DigitalGlobe Partners With Mapbox To Launch Its Maps API

Aug 14, 2015



DigitalGlobe, the publicly traded, high-res imagery service that owns its own fleet of satellites, has long been known as a purveyor of fine satellite imagery to governments and large companies like Google and Nokia. While these companies then often made DigitalGlobe’s imagery available through their own developer programs, DigitalGlobe itself never focused on making its data available to smaller-sized startups and companies.......................................................................................................................To offer developers that, the company has partnered with MapBox, an OpenStreetMap-based mapping service. Mapbox will distribute DigitalGlobe’s imagery and back the service with an SLA....Read more on TechCrunchdowntown_san_fran_wv3_29mar2015