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Tomnod campaign to find missing Malaysian jet draws online crowds

San Jose Mercury News - 11 Mar 2014
Satellite company DigitalGlobe's online crowdsourcing platform experienced an unprecedented number of visitors within the first 24 hours of a campaign to locate the missing Malaysian aircraft using Earth imagery, causing its servers to crash before ...
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South Sudan: Satellite Images Used to Track Food Insecurity

AllAfrica.com - 04 Jun 2017
DigitalGlobe's platform, known as Tomnod, has more than 2 million unique users. Other crowdsourcing observation campaigns using satellite imagery include the effects of a wildfire in South Africa and counting seals in Antarctica. But the work is ...
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Satellite Images Used to Track Food Insecurity in South Sudan

Voice of America - 02 Jun 2017
DigitalGlobe's platform, known as Tomnod, has more than 2 million unique users. Other crowdsourcing observation campaigns using satellite imagery include the effects of a wildfire in South Africa and counting seals in Antarctica. But the work is ...
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How Amateur Mappers Are Helping Recovery Efforts In Nepal

CityLab - 28 Apr 2015
Tomnod, a project of the geospatial content company DigitalGlobe, provided armchair plane-hunters like Hoebel with constantly updated satellite images of the rapidly growing search area and the tools to digitally “tag” mysterious shapes in the sea.
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We're Fighting Famine in South Sudan With Images From Outer Space

Motherboard - 12 May 2017
The network is working with with DigitalGlobe, a Colorado-based satellite company that offers the highest resolution satellite imagery commercially available—30 to 50 centimeters per pixel—on a crowdsourcing campaign run by DigitalGlobe's Tomnod ...
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Be a Space Archaeologist! Explore Sites with Online Platform

Live Science - 30 Jan 2017
GlobalXplorer's design is based on a platform pioneered by DigitalGlobe called Tomnod, which allows users to annotate satellite photos and map objects of interest related to events such as wildfires and earthquake recovery missions, according to their ...
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Need for New Players and Leaders to Enter the Land Sector

GIM International (press release) (subscription) (blog) - 01 Jun 2017
Examples of emerging innovative technologies include DigitalGlobe's Tomnod platform, which is using artificial intelligence powered by crowdsourcing to automatically identify features of interest in satellite and aerial imagery. Meanwhile, Facebook ...
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Count seals in Antarctica from the comfort of your couch

UMN News - 26 Jul 2016
“We couldn't do this without help from citizen scientists and that's why partnering with the crowdsourcing website Tomnod to do this project was critical,” said Michelle LaRue, a research ecologist in the University of Minnesota's Department of Earth ...
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Post-Mortem on Flight MH370 Crowdsource Search

GPS World magazine - 27 Aug 2015
Tomnod provided volunteers with images of the Thailand Gulf, Andaman Sea and areas of the Indian Ocean (West of Australia), an area that had been recommended for scrutiny by AMSA, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority. The area was organized by ...
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A Better Way to Map Humanity's Spread Around the Earth

CityLab - 14 Apr 2017
The campaign launched last week through the crowdsourcing site Tomnod, where contributors can help researchers identify objects and places in satellite images. In each round of this project, users are given a random image with a pink box in the center.
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Crowdsourcing lessons from Tomnod

ArmsControlWonk.com - 08 Apr 2013
DigitalGlobe announced today that it is acquiring Tomnod, a five-guy operation known for its pioneering work in the field of crowdsourced intelligence. By combining satellite imagery and Tomnod's own unique crowdsourcing algorithms, this group has done ...
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Genghis Khan: Could satellites help find his tomb?

BBC News - 24 Feb 2017
An 800-year-old puzzle about the burial place of Mongolian ruler Genghis Khan sparked a very 21st Century business. Albert Lin was on an expedition to locate the lost tomb of the Mongol Empire founder, when satellite imagery firm DigitalGlobe donated ...

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