DigitalGlobe is a leading provider of commercial high-resolution earth observation and
advanced geospatial solutions that help decision makers better understand our changing planet
in order to save lives, resources and time. Sourced from the world's leading constellation,
our imagery solutions deliver unmatched coverage and capacity to meet our customers' most
demanding mission requirements. Each day customers in defense and intelligence, public safety,
civil agencies, map making and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration,
infrastructure management, navigation technology, and providers of location-based services depend
on DigitalGlobe data, information, technology and expertise to gain actionable insight.
In January 2013, DigitalGlobe and GeoEye combined to become one DigitalGlobe, creating a company
capable of providing greater value to customers through an integrated constellation and a
broader set of products and services.
DigitalGlobe provides high-resolution earth imagery. It offers a portfolio of more than two
billion squared kilometers of commercial earth imagery. Services include image capture and
processing and delivery of basic and advanced elevation data.
GeoEye provides geospatial information and intelligence solutions. It collects, processes and
analyzes massive amounts of geospatial data allowing customers to quickly see precise changes
on the ground to protect lives, manage risk and optimize resources. Geospatial refers to methods
using software and analytical processes on geographic imagery.
The basic workflow to provide imagery to a client is:
- Capture the raw image
- Process the basic image
- Process the image with advanced features
- Perform analysis or build maps
- Deliver the image