Skybox Imaging has a vision of a constellation of small satellites that will deliver high resolution imagery and video of the earth at up to eight hour repeatability, worldwide. Is this the disruptive force remote sensing needs to explode in the next few years?
The Esri Business Summit will be held July 7-9 in San Diego, California. Attend the summit to learn how you can use GIS and location analytics to reveal trends, patterns, and relationships in your data not apparent in traditional tables and charts. Visit esri.com/bizsummit for more information and to register.
Start-up Profile: Skybox Imaging - IEEE Spectrum
Skybox Imaging Accelerates Constellation Deployment - SpaceRef
Skybox Imaging Raises $70 Million in New Financing - Directions Magazine - Press Release
The Watchers - Wired
A gathering of the European OpenStreetMap communit, State of the Map Europe, took place in Karlsruhe, Germany in June. Hundreds of attendees met to discuss various aspect of the project. Ed Freyfogle details how OpenStreetMap (OSM) has come a long way.