This month, we look at the distribution of very high resolution (VHR) optical imagery collected by image suppliers during the last year, in order to pick out interesting patterns and insights. The picture above shows a heat map of Very High Resolution (VHR) image acquisitions in the year 2016. The “warmer” (red/yellow) the spot the higher […]






An important task for Geocento in acting as an independent provider of satellite imagery has been in helping users to navigate some of the complexities of ordering imagery.






By far the majority of users of Geocento’s EarthImages platform search for optical imagery. Very few consider using radar imagery. Given its undoubted advantages in terms of being able to see the Earth’s surface through cloud, why is it not used more?






Image Alert has been a long standing and popular feature of EarthImages.   What exactly is Image Alert?   Image Alert is “the asynchronous version of a manual search“. In a nutshell, you tell us what you are looking for and we will send you an email every time new fresh, imagery has been added […]






Imagery of our planet and derived analytics

The first half of this year has been very busy for Geocento. We have been working hard with our clients, partners and image suppliers to ensure that the service we offer is as good as it can be. For example, we have broadened both our drone and satellite image supplier networks to build upon our […]






Satellite images from SPOT and Pleiades working full time

Satellite images from SPOT and Pleiades have been used very often this week. From viewing the North Korean Anniversary Parade to helping the Indian Agricultural Ministry gather accurate crop information, the importance of using satellite imagery has become very apparent.