Posts Tagged ‘Geospatial Analytics’

Orbital Insight’s 2019 Recap & Our Promise for 2020

Orbital Insight’s 2019 Recap & Our Promise for 2020 Like any year, 2019 was filled with major events, including natural disasters like Hurricane Dorian and the devastation of the Bahamas; terror attacks such as the Houthi raid on Saudi oil facilities and the brief tightening of oil supplies from that; political high-drama like the U.S. […]

New Infrastructure’s Impact On Retail and Commerce

Our roads, bridges, mass transit systems, air and sea ports, and water infrastructure are critical national assets that drive growth, jobs, and economic health. When our infrastructure ages it prompts debate on government spending. When our economic rivals invest in infrastructure it elicits fear. Orbital Insight GO shows there are as many stories under and […]

Measuring Impact and Recovery of California Wildfires

The impact of wildfires simply cannot be understated. According to the U.S. Forest Service, the average size of a wildfire before 2005 was under 100 acres. By 2015, it was slightly above 140 acres and by 2017, it was almost 175 acres. California suffered a record $400 billion in damages in 2018, according to Accuweather. […]

GM Strikes and Supply Chain Monitoring

The United Auto Workers’ (UAW) strike against General Motors continues. Pressure mounts on GM to make a deal as their stock plummets by more than 10% and vehicle production has ceased at their major manufacturing plant sites. Orbital Insight looked into the impact of these disruptions — using the GO platform and its geolocation algorithm […]

Mission Bay’s New Chase Center: Cui Bono?

The new Mission Bay Chase Center is an indoor arena in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood and now serves as the home venue for the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors have played their home games at Oakland Arena from 1971 to 2019, but the Chase Center’s September 6 opening with Metallica and San Francisco Symphony […]

Bluer Oceans with Geospatial Trade Area

Deriving the True Trade Area Trade area modeling allows retailers and property owners to better select sites and forecast retail revenues by understanding real-time site characteristics such as the ‘draw’ of a center. Fixed radial trade areas based on government demographics are often outdated and do not represent actual patterns or customer bases. A Commercial Observer […]

Lackluster Traffic at Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge

Background Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is a themed area inspired by the Star Wars universe, located in Disneyland Park at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. Each highly anticipated location opened this year on May 31 and August 29 respectively, with lackluster […]

Employee Spotlight: Yating Chen, Software Engineer

In our mission to help clients understand what is happening on and to the Earth, we’ve created a culture that pushes us forward to deliver exceptional results. Orbital Insight created its Employee spotlight to illustrate the culture and people needed to support our mission. In this month’s Employee Spotlight, we interview one of the many […]

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 […]

Employee Spotlight: Shaunak De, Data Scientist

Employee Spotlight: Shaunak De, Data Scientist In our mission to help clients understand what is happening on and to the Earth, we’ve created a culture that pushes us forward to deliver exceptional results. Orbital Insight created its Employee spotlight to illustrate the culture and people needed to support our mission. In this month’s Employee Spotlight, […]

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, […]

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 […]