The DigitalGlobe GBDX Read Vector search capability gives users the ability to query a vast amount of vector data rapidly and easily by location, keyword, date/time, and more. It allows access to a wide variety of vector data including map data and social media records. The API provides the analyst with a tool for visually mapping all available vectors within a given aoi. 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 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.