From Hurricane Maria to massive floods in India, the increasing occurrence and intensity of natural disasters around the globe has created a need for greater coordination between the private and public sectors to improve disaster preparedness and emergency management. Planet…...
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I’ve spent the better part of my career in more traditional enterprise SaaS software, so my recent move to Planet has been both a challenge and a breath of fresh air. I was lucky enough to attend the ESRI User…CONTINUE READING
Several few weeks ago, we launched the Planet Analytics beta – our new product designed to help customers and partners more easily consume Planet’s daily satellite imagery and arrive at insights more quickly. To achieve this, Planet Analytics uses machine…CONTINUE READING
To encourage innovation in radio communication, Planet is releasing OpenLST, an open radio solution for communicating with remote instruments, vehicles, and stations using low-cost commercial components. OpenLST builds on experience gained from Planet’s UHF radio, which has been successfully integrated…CONTINUE READING
Today, Planet is pleased to welcome Nathan Dickerman as Chief Commercial Officer. Nathan will be responsible for all customer-facing and partner functions, leading cross-functional teams within Planet, and helping drive the go-to-market strategy for Planet’s data and analytics. With 20 years experience in the enterprise software industry, Nathan brings the strategic thinking, […]CONTINUE READING
Planet is excited to announce that 16 Dove satellites – Flock 3r – are scheduled to fly on ISRO’s PSLV launch vehicle this fall. Planet’s 16 Doves will ride as secondary payloads. This Flock is being sent to a 500 km altitude Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO). SSO’s regular mid-morning crossing times provide […]CONTINUE READING
Earlier this week, Planet announced its vision to index physical change on Earth and make it searchable for all. Today we’re unveiling a major step toward realizing this vision – the beta release of an exciting new solution called Planet Analytics. Planet Analytics leverages machine learning to transform our global, daily satellite […]CONTINUE READING
In April, I presented a vision for Planet’s future onstage at TED 2018 in Vancouver, Canada. We call it Queryable Earth. Thanks to the good people at TED, you can now watch the full presentation below to hear what Queryable Earth is and what’s next for Planet. When Planet achieved Mission […]CONTINUE READING
Planet, as part of an Airbus-led consortium, is excited to announce a commercial contract to service the European Commission and European Space Agency Copernicus Programme, the ambitious European Earth observation initiative. Planet will contribute to the consortium close to 1.7 million square kilometers of very high resolution satellite imagery of the continent […]CONTINUE READING