Spotting Trends With Satellite Imagery
Do you ever get the feeling you’re being watched? Well, you are. There are more than 350 satellites in space today observing Earth. San Francisco-based software maker Orbital Insights uses algorithms to spot trends in satellite imagery and draw conclusions on everything from customer traffic at shopping malls to inventory levels at Chinese refineries. In an interview with Bloomberg North’s Anthony Lacavera, James Crawford, Founder and CEO of Orbital Insights talks about the evolution of geospatial data.