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DigitalGlobe Twitter Chat – July 9, 3:15 P.M. EDT

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DigitalGlobe is hosting a Twitter chat on July 9th, a week prior to attending the ESRI User Conference in San Diego. This #DGchat will feature Luke Barrington (@lukeinusa), Senior Manager of Crowdsourcing, as we discuss: Lessons learned from recent campaigns Disaster relief efforts around the globe Use cases and future applications of crowdsourcing Geospatial Big [...]

Mapping the World with OpenStreetMap via Mapbox

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Kevin Bullock (@kevin_bullock), Senior Manager Product Management at DigitalGlobe We are partnering with Mapbox to bring timely and relevant imagery to OpenStreetMap. As of today you can access DigitalGlobe imagery for tracing through the Mapbox Satellite layer available in popular OpenStreetMap editors like iD or JOSM. DigitalGlobe has been a supporter and contributor to OpenStreetMap for many years now, [...]

The Hunt for Flight 370 Continues as the Crowd Sifts Through Vast Amounts of Data

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DigitalGlobe is truly humbled and amazed by the global response to our call to action just 48 hours ago. Following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, we activated our Tomnod crowdsourcing platform to help locate the jet by asking volunteers to scan through imagery captured by our satellites. More than 2 million people have [...]