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Monitoring Wildfire Risk Using Space and AI

Planet, Salo Sciences, and Vibrant Planet are announcing a partnership to develop the California Forest Observatory (CFO)—a new platform that will dynamically map forest structure and fuel loads down to the tree level, statewide. Combining satellite imagery and artificial intelligence…...


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Celebrate the Apollo 11 Moon Landing with These Stellar Moon Shots

This Saturday, July 20, marks the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 moon landing, when Neil Armstrong took “one small step for man” and “one giant leap for mankind” on the lunar surface. Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin joined Armstrong to plant…

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Planet Analytic Feeds No Longer in Beta, Achieve Global Scale

Today, Planet Analytic Feeds are moving out of beta, and our three flagship Analytic Feeds—Road Detection, Building Detection, and Vessel Detection—can now scale globally and are offered off-the-shelf. This means that customers can leverage these feeds on top of Planet…

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Technology

Planet Experts Discuss Future of Analysis Ready Data at 2019 ARD Workshop

Last week Planet engineers helped organize the Analysis Ready Data (ARD) Research Workshop in Menlo Park, California, an event where great minds met to tackle the burning topic of how to make ARD operational in 2019. The event’s purpose was…

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More Freedom to Explore with New Planet Basemaps

In keeping with our mission to help you see change and make better decisions, today we are excited to unveil the new Planet Basemaps! Since we introduced Planet Basemaps, customers have valued the ability to update maps and visualize broad areas with high resolution imagery. As the world moves faster, with landscapes […]

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Agtech Startups Continue to Scale Globally with Planet Imagery

The key to a startup’s success is growth. To achieve that, you need a foundation that is scalable. Planet’s constellation of Earth-observation satellites is imaging the entire Earth every day, unlocking unlimited potential and providing the needed foundation for agricultural technology (agtech) startups. The agtech sector is showing continued momentum in 2019, […]

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You Can’t Fix What You Can’t See: The Realities of AI and Satellite Data

Earth observation (EO), the monitoring of the Earth from space using satellites, has undergone fundamental changes in the last decade. We have seen the convergence of two exciting trends in remote sensing and processing algorithms that now herald a new era of space renaissance. The implementation of ambitious government initiatives such as […]

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Civil Government Expands Investment in High Frequency Satellite Imagery

Effective governance requires good data. Local governments are spending billions to upgrade their technology infrastructure, ranging from smart cities initiatives to data migration to the cloud. At the same time, budgets are constrained and expenditures need to be justified by demonstrating clear value. Planet satellite imagery is proving to be a cost-effective […]

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Planet Integrates Tools with Pioneering GIS Company Esri

At the Esri User Conference, Planet CEO Will Marshall just announced Planet’s release of the ArcGIS Pro desktop plug-in for Esri, a GIS global market leader with a suite of tools often used by Planet customers. The plug-in, referred to as an “add-in” by Esri, will allow customers to easily access, view […]

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