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With advances in artificial intelligence and analytics, we are just beginning to see the full potential of how Planet’s robust datasets can be used to track dark vessels globally and uncover illicit supply chain routes. Overlaying machine learning algorithms on…CONTINUE READING
Planet was thrilled to officially launch our Startup Program last month at Explore23. Democratizing access to satellite data is core to Planet’s mission and this program furthers that goal by enabling early-stage startups to build novel applications powered by Planet’s…CONTINUE READING
By: Kevin Weil and Andrew Zolli Back in 2018, Planet co-founder and CEO Will Marshall asked the audience during his TED talk: what if you could search the surface of the Earth the same way you search the internet? It…CONTINUE READING
In January of 2021, Planet set out to lead the RapidAI4EO consortium to advance state-of-the-art, continuous land monitoring applications throughout Europe. The initiative was awarded a competitive grant under the Horizon 2020 program to develop improved AI processes and provide critical training data for higher frequency updates of land use land cover. […]CONTINUE READING
Our Education and Research Program is continuing to grow across California! We’re proud to share that the University of California – Santa Barbara (UC Santa Barbara) is the latest university to gain a campus-wide Planet license. Through this multi-year collaboration, the university will operate with an Education and Research Campus License Bundle, […]CONTINUE READING
Drought acts as a major threat to global agriculture, but with our Planetary Variables data feeds, we are seeing our customers and partners create drought insurance programs to mitigate risk and support farmers in critical situations. Today, we are proud to announce the extension of our strategic partnership with AXA Climate, a […]CONTINUE READING
By: Tasha Gillotti and Thamires De Souza Ferreira Modern soccer pitches are more like patchwork quilts than traditional fields. Increasingly large, closed-off stadiums do not allow enough sunlight for grass to thrive naturally, so clubs grow it in nearby fields and retrofit it into their pitches. But professional players can’t be expected […]CONTINUE READING
As the sun set on Explore 2023, I walked away in awe of the countless stories I heard, detailing how Planet data has continued to shine a bright light on our rapidly changing planet. Thanks to our leadership keynotes, luminary speakers, and customer stories, I’ve gained an even better sense of the […]CONTINUE READING