DigitalGlobe GBDX Catalog is an API that queries the GBDX Vector Services database. The API is a compatibility layer that allows users to switch from querying the current GBDX catalog to querying Vector services with limited functionality changes. This includes; Get the API heartbeat, Get a record by ID and Search the catalog. GBDX is a living digital library that documents our planet with tools to extract meaningful insights at scale from that library. The ecosystem matches the creators of those insights with customers who can turn them into effective solutions. It is geospatial big data made accessible using a cloud-based platform that puts location intelligence at your fingertips. DigitalGlobe combines resolution, accuracy, global coverage and experience to provide high-resolution Earth satellite imagery, data and analysis.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Mapping, Search, PaaS, and Education. Highlighted today is an API for managing, editing, and delivering images from Amend Cloud and APIs from DigitalGlobe for accessing Earth satellite imagery.