Friday August 14, 2015 0 comments
WESTMINSTER -- DigitalGlobe Inc. (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of commercial high-rez Earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions, announced a new product focused on the growing community of location-aware app developers.
DigitalGlobe Maps API is a simple, cost-effective subscription service for embedding satellite imagery and other geospatial content into mobile and web apps, the company said.
Geospatial information is now a key feature of many consumer apps and powers a wide range of business intelligence tools, DigitalGlobe said. DigitalGlobe Maps API enables developers to enhance their apps with accurate, current, high-resolution satellite imagery and detailed map layers, the company said.
“The launch of DigitalGlobe Maps API and our new developer portal is the culmination of a series of strategic investments and partnerships that focus on allowing our customers to build our imagery, maps and analytics into their applications and customer solutions,” said Jeffrey R. Tarr, DigitalGlobe CEO.
“By streamlining access to our industry-leading content and enabling subscription services like Maps API, we are positioned to unlock a large and vibrant new customer base and expand our Location Based Services business.”