DigitalGlobe Releases Winning Algorithms in SpaceNet Challenge Round 2; Tony Frazier Comments

Tony Frazier

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2017 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has made the winning mapping algorithms in the second round of the SpaceNet Challenge available to the public as the company seeks to drive the development of machine learning technologies for geospatial applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.

The company said Monday SpaceNet Round 2 utilized higher-resolution satellite imagery from WorldView-3 and continues a partnership with CosmiQ Works and NVIDIA.

“The results from Round 2 show developers are harnessing machine learning and high-resolution training data to achieve outcomes that indicate automation could be used in the near future to support broader geospatial analytics,” said Tony Frazier, senior vice president and general manager of DigitalGlobe’s Radiant business.

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