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Insight from Satellite Imagery Helps Oil and Gas Companies

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New Images from Recently Launched WorldView-3 Satellite imagery, and the information derived from it, is playing a greater role in the management of exploration and production operations as oil and gas companies increase activities in remote regions of the world. After the August launch of our WorldView-3 satellite, we imaged several examples of interest for [...]

Revealing the Hidden World with Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) Imagery

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“Smoke disappears and fire hotspots become clearly visible” WorldView-3, the newest addition to the DigitalGlobe constellation, will enable our customers to see the world in new ways. Not only does it offer the highest resolution in the industry, as you saw in our first imagery blog post, but the satellite also carries a shortwave infrared [...]

WorldView-3: First Images!

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On August 13, 2014, DigitalGlobe launched WorldView-3 into orbit. On August 19, a mere six days after launch, our team completed commissioning  the satellite bus and opened the door on the main telescope to begin observing our changing planet. And on August 21, we  completed our focusing and achieved Initial Operational Capability (“IOC”) on the [...]