Posts Tagged ‘Product’

Dorian’s Destruction of the Bahamas seen by Orbital Insight via ESRI

Dorian’s destruction of the Bahamas seen by Orbital Insight via ESRI As the world continues to vacillate over the exact devastation to the Bahamas from Hurricane Dorian, Orbital Insight’s land use classification algorithm and pre- and post-storm imagery shows the destruction of buildings in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, right down to individual structures. To […]

Using GO to Observe the Operational Status of Suspected Chinese “re-education” Camps

Challenge Trying to understand trends in the construction rates and operational status of specific facilities in non-permissive environments can be time-consuming and difficult. other than having on the ground intelligence, satellite imagery may be used to explore these challenges. However, imagery still requires a human analyst to sift through imagery and identify additional construction manually […]

Orbital Insight Energy Spotlight: Houthi Abqaiq Attack

Spotlight: Houthi Abqaiq Attack With regard to the current situation in Saudi Arabia, Orbital Insight continues to monitor all 639 domestic tanks that hold 191mm barrels of shell capacity as well as track shipments from its export locations. We will continue to update you with our proprietary insights on Saudi progress in returning to normal […]

Samsung Pyeongtaek: Tracking Semiconductor Manufacturing in Real-Time

Samsung Pyeongtaek: Tracking semiconductor manufacturing in real-time For those unfamiliar with Orbital Insight GO, our self-service geospatial platform, users have access to multiple sources of geospatial data — including millions of satellite images and IoT devices — to develop real-time analytics exactly where and when they want in the world. This use case will focus […]

Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi and Orbital Insight Partner to Understand Tourism and Growth Patterns in New Zealand’s Northland Region

Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi, an indigenous health provider located primarily in the Northland region of New Zealand, and Orbital Insight have partnered to create a better understanding of how human activity is impacting environmental and economic conditions in the Northland region. Using Orbital Insight’s GO platform, the partnership leverages satellite imagery and AI-derived analytics […]

Understanding Development Trends through Updated Parcel Data

Understanding Development Trends through Updated Parcel Data Combining Orbital Insight land use and open-source parcel data helps identify outdated parcel data or unregistered property A 3-step process to create land use maps, intersect against parcel boundaries, and conduct analysis is cost effective and may be completed in a matter of days. Governments require an up-to-date […]

Geospatial Analytics Makes for Safer Bets in Casino Equities

Geospatial Analytics Makes for Safer Bets in Casino Equities We recently launched our self-service geospatial platform, Orbital Insight GO, in our mission to understand what is happening on and to the Earth. Subscribers have access to vast quantities of geospatial data, including multiple imaging satellite constellations and hundreds of millions of connected devices. The GO […]

Solving Wide-Area Object Detection Challenges with Orbital Insight GO

Solving Wide-Area Object Detection Challenges with Orbital Insight GO We recently launched our Orbital Insight GO Platform, supporting DIY geospatial analytics at scale. A core feature of the platform is the ability for users to monitor activity-based intelligence. The theory of activity-based intelligence centers around finding human-made objects as proxies for nearby human activity and […]

GO Consumer Takes OEM Transparency From 0 to 60 with Autos Monitoring

OEM Transparency From 0 to 60 with Autos Monitoring In July 2018 Orbital Insight’s proprietary computer vision and artificial intelligence to count years of historical inventories at Tesla’s Lathrop distribution center using satellite imagery. The methodology determined Tesla’s “factory gate” to be a seasonal trend at the facility rather than flagging demand. In July 2019, […]

Global Oil Inventories Continue to Climb Amid Middle East Tension and OPEC Output Cuts

Orbital Insight Chief Business Officer, Kevin O’Brien, shares the company’s latest above ground oil storage data surrounding Chinese builds, Iran sanctions and the upcoming OPEC meeting on Bloomberg Commodities Edge with Alix Steel. Video Transcript Alix Steel: I’m going to bring in now Kevin O’Brien, Chief Business Officer at Orbital Insight. Tensions flare, oil prices […]

Orbital Insight data shows car counts from Tesla's Fremont factory

From Tracking Teslas to Fighter Jets and Gas Stations, Orbital Insight GO Create Puts the Power in Your Hands

Empowering Asset Managers, Corporates, and Governments Alike with Automated Scalable Geospatial Intelligence Orbital Insight GO is the geospatial analytics platform that empowers asset managers, corporates and governments alike with automated scalable geospatial intelligence. In the past, this was technology reserved for specialized government agencies. In our mission to quantify what is happening on and to […]

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HollyFrontier’s Tulsa Refinery Front-Runs Maintenance Season

Orbital Insight’s Weekly Refinery Roundup Amid the seasonal rise in U.S. pump prices, Orbital Insight brings you its weekly Refinery Roundup to monitor maintenance as the Spring turnaround season progresses. This free weekly newsletter collated from our refineries product tells you which plants are on track with scheduled work, which are ahead and which are […]


Libya’s Weekly Oil Stockpiles Tumble Just Before Its Turmoil Worsens

Orbital Detects Decline in Crude Inventories Against the backdrop of falling global oil supplies, Orbital Insight has detected a substantial drop in crude inventories in Libya, one of OPEC’s top ten producers edging towards heightened internal military conflict. Libya’s crude stockpiles dropped by 830,000 barrels or 4.2% in the week ending April 1, Orbital’s satellite-based […]

We’re Now Monitoring 85% of U.S. Refining Capacity

Our New Refineries Product Will Provide Daily Updates On Outages Up to Three Days Before Industry Reporting We know that refineries are the life force of the petroleum industry for an energy trader and even slight changes in their operations can critically alter oil supply information. Yet, past reporting on refinery outages has hardly been […]

Global Oil Stocks Up Despite OPEC Cuts Nearing Q1-End

As the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ market rebalancing nears the end of the first quarter, global stocks of oil are up across all calendar measures – week, month and year – Orbital Insight’s oil tank-monitoring data shows. Collated from Orbital Insight Energy, which covers more than 25,000 floating roof tanks monitoring over five […]

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Ten Thousand Barrels at Cushing

2018 was a good year for our energy product. We expanded coverage to over 25,000 tanks monitoring over five billion barrels of oil storage capacity worldwide, which is more coverage than anyone else. We expanded our satellite imagery library to unprecedented depth and breadth by combining the best qualities of electro-optical and Synthetic Aperture Radar […]

Discussing Global Oil Inventories on Bloomberg’s Commodities Edge

Heading into 2019 and OPEC’s meeting in Vienna on December 7th, we’ve observed a few interesting developments in oil inventories. Not only have we seen global inventories building in Q4, when we normally expect a draw, but we’ve also observed builds in non-OECD countries. Check out some of our findings on Bloomberg’s Commodities Edge with […]

Return on Rollercoasters: Big Data and Theme Park Investing

Amusement parks are quintessential to American recreational life; they are quite literally the biggest form of fun in the United States. People expect their theme parks to be merry, exuberant and brash, where cotton candy and hotdogs mix with rides that range from the gentle giant Ferris wheel to the terror-striking Typhoon. But while pleasure, […]