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DigitalGlobe Releases First Images Captured by WorldView-3

DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery and geospatial solutions, today released the first images from its WorldView-3 super-spectral, high-resolution commercial imaging satellite. The images can be viewed on the DigitalGlobe Blog. WorldView-3 was successfully launched on August 13 on a...

     

Recommendations And Report Of The Stimson Task Force On US Drone Policy

Few recent national security developments have been as controversial as the increased US reliance on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), more colloquially known as “drones.” While UAVs have multiple peaceful and commercial applications, heated debates about the use of lethal UAV strikes away from traditional, territorially bounded battlefields have tended to...

     

First images taken with Exelis system on DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 satellite release

Exelis-built integrated super-spectral imaging system consists of a telescope, sensor and shortwave infrared system DigitalGlobe has released the first images taken with the Exelis-built (NYSE: XLS) integrated, super-spectral imaging system on the WorldView-3 satellite, which launched last week from Vandenberg Air Force Base in...

     

Early Registration Deadline Extended for UAS Mapping 2014 Reno

The first technical UAS symposium sponsored by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is approaching (October 21-22)! The deadline for early registration has been extended to allow attendees just learning about this exciting event to take advantage of low registration and exhibition fees. The current fee for ASPRS...

     

INTERGEO Reports: “UAVs have come of age”

UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) are taking over the surveying industry thanks to their ever-improving sensors and the fact that they are getting lighter and can therefore remain in the air for longer. They complete surveying and inspection tasks that would otherwise be difficult to tackle and do so with impressive cost-efficiency. UAV trends and...

     

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