DigitalGlobe Crowdsourcing

Leverage the insight of a massive human network.

Imagine hundreds or thousands of people working on your problem – scrutinizing imagery to tag important objects, features, or locations. Increase the speed and scale of imagery analysis with DigitalGlobe Crowdsourcing. The collective input of our human network is validated and refined with advanced geospatial consensus algorithms. You get fast, actionable insight for your toughest challenges.

Leverage the insight of a massive human network.

Imagine hundreds or thousands of people working on your problem – scrutinizing imagery to tag important objects, features, or locations. Increase the speed and scale of imagery analysis with DigitalGlobe Crowdsourcing. The collective input of our human network is validated and refined with advanced geospatial consensus algorithms. You get fast, actionable insight for your toughest challenges.

It's now possible to analyze 100,000 square kilometers of imagery in a day – a task that might take a single analyst weeks.

Answers from billions of pixels

Buildings

Infrastructure

Objects

Understand the situation on the ground

Disaster response

An earthquake occurs in Kathmandu, Nepal. Within hours, DigitalGlobe crowdsourcing provides first-responders a bird’s eye view of the damaged areas, guiding emergency response and citizen relocation.

Disaster response

Insurance companies

A tornado cuts a path through Oklahoma. Through DigitalGlobe Crowdsourcing, an insurance agency can assess the impact and work with local staff to expedite claims.

Insurance companies

Global development

Many areas around the world do not have reliable and readily-available maps. Crowdsourcing enables decision-makers to identify structures and roads in order to provide valuable information on the ground.

Global development

See the ways you can use DigitalGlobe Crowdsourcing

Mitigate the impact of disasters before they happen

See how

Unfortunately, natural and man-made disasters are inevitable.

Often times communities are under-prepared to properly react when disasters happen, leaving citizens stranded without basic resources.

Drag the slider to see before and after imagery of Hurricane Katrina collected by DigitalGlobe.

Before
After

DigitalGlobe's satellite imagery and elevation technologies allow you to map evacuation routes and areas of importance as well as increase environmental awareness.

Click below to toggle damage assessment layers over the city of Tacloban in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

Transparency for evolving global insecurity

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Changing landscapes define our modern era.

Global insecurity and international politics have heightened the need to be informed about activities happening around the world.

Satellite imagery and analysis can provide you with timely access to information so you can understand evolving situations that may have an impact in your area of responsibility.

The image on the right shows the devastation after the Sana'a Airport attack in Yemen on March 27, 2015.

Mapping hard-to-reach locations around the globe

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There is value in mapping the entire globe.

There are numerous places around the world that can be extremely challenging to map with on-the-ground or aerial assets due to either limited physical access or safety concerns.

High-resolution satellite imagery makes it practical for you to create maps for anywhere in the world, in a cost efficient way, and without having to worry about access or the safety of your resources on the ground.

Click through the toggle to view various hard-to-reach locations.

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