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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
What an exhilarating ride we had today at Explore 2023! Our annual user conference, hosted in Washington, D.C., was stacked with thought leadership keynotes, customer and partner speaking events, and an Expo theater. With hundreds of individuals in the audience, the day began with a series of energizing keynotes from Planet co-founder […]CONTINUE READING
Earlier this year we announced our second annual customer awards! The Planet Purpose Awards recognize and celebrate companies that are leading the way in the respective categories that align to Planet’s core values. This year the theme is “From Transparency to Action.” While Planet believes transparency and accountability are critical to understanding […]CONTINUE READING
Making Waves with Blue Carbon Trace your finger across a globe, around the edges of islands and continents, and soon enough, you’ll brush against some of the world’s most important ecosystems – the marshes, mangroves, and seagrasses that constitute the world’s “coastal blue carbon” stocks. Beyond their role in storing carbon, these […]CONTINUE READING
Authors: Steve Levay and Ryder Kimball Special thanks to: Arjan Geers, Max Borrmann, Tessa Kramer, Robin van der Schalie, and Megan Zaroda Record low rainfall has pushed the Horn of Africa into a disastrous drought that is precipitating a humanitarian crisis. Water is a limiting factor for habitability: a season with little […]CONTINUE READING
We are excited to share the latest about our collaboration with Planet partner Upstream Tech. Through a new integration with Upstream Tech’s Lens platform, PlanetScope Basemaps is now available through a Planet Basemaps in Lens, allowing users to access both global, monthly visual Basemaps with historical imagery back to the start of […]CONTINUE READING