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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 ...

Radiant expands NGA machine learning contract

Washington Technology - 18 Oct 2018
For this contract, Radiant will concentrate on moving forward its DeepCore computer vision software development kit and Tomnod crowdsourcing platform for NGA. Radiant was acquired in 2016 by DigitalGlobe, which in turn was acquired by the former ...

Radiant Solutions Awarded $92 Million NGA Contract

Via Satellite - 19 Oct 2018
Radiant Solutions will advance development of machine learning capabilities, such as its DeepCore Computer Vision Software Developer's Kit (SDK) and crowdsourcing capabilities, such as Tomnod, to help analysts quickly process large volumes of remote ...

Satellite imagery for journalism: Why a picture is worth a thousand words

Geospatial World (press release) (blog) - 20 Oct 2018
One can also take help from tools such as Tomnod, GeoHive, OpenStreetMap, Esri's Living Atlas of the Planet. Tomnod is a volunteer driven initiative which uses DigitalGlobe's satellite imagery and builds on crowdsourcing data, and is open and free for use.

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.

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 ...

Q&A with Tomnod co-founder Luke Barrington

Spatial Source - 19 Apr 2016
Responsible for mapping earthquake damage after the 2011 Christchurch earthquake, searching for missing flight MH370, and most recently, assisting recovery in Fiji after tropical cyclone Winston, Tomnod has proven what's possible when you bring ...

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 ...

Scientists need your help in first-ever census of Weddell seals

UMN News - 13 Apr 2017
This research is funded by the National Science Foundation and is a joint effort of the University of Minnesota, University of Colorado at Boulder, H.T. Harvey & Associates Ecological Consultants, Point Blue Conservation Science, Tomnod, and DigitalGlobe.

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 ...

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 ...

Satellite 'Search And Rescue' Imaging Finally Comes Of Age

Forbes - 25 Nov 2013
An image taken September 16th by DigitalGlobe's QuickBird satellite was flagged as potentially being the missing yacht by multiple Tomnod users. The image was then sent to Maritime New Zealand where it was thoroughly analyzed in terms of whether it ...

Strangers log on to help satellite search for missing schooner

Fox News - 27 Nov 2013
“People are poring over every picture, every pixel,” Luke Barrington, founder of Tomnod, a crowdsourcing company recently acquired by DigitalGlobe, a Colorado-based satellite imagery mapping company that is helping in the search, told

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