When searching for satellite imagery the date of acquisition is crucial to the return of accurate results whether this be year, month, day or time the sensing took place. As a user, you may be looking for coverage over an event that took place on a specific date at a particular time. Unfortunately, not all […]
This month, we look at the global collection of commercial optical and radar imagery collected by satellite image suppliers during the last year in order to pick out interesting patterns and insights.
Geocento presented at the very high profile Digital Globe ENGAGE 2017 conference, in London 25-26th of April. Whilst we already have a good set of platforms to show some nice, appealing demos on screens, we were looking to add something new, some unique eye-catching animation. What makes us unique at Geocento is our supplier agnostic API, covering […]
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.
The Geocento archive contains over 30 million individual satellite footprints – spanning the last 33 years. The maps below show the frequency of commercial acquisitions in 2015 alone (1.5 million in total), from more than 22 satellites. High density sampling areas (dark green) from commercial satellites include busy maritime regions (for example areas of military […]