USA – DigitalGlobe, a leading global content provider of high-resolution commercial satellite imagery and geospatial information products, today announced that it has extended its service agreement with Google to provide high-resolution satellite imagery for Google Maps and Google Earth.
The new multi-year, non-exclusive content agreement continues DigitalGlobe’s relationship as one of Google’s leading providers of global high-resolution satellite imagery, with ongoing commitments for imagery on Google’s current and future imagery platforms.
The signing of this agreement marks the continuation of Google and DigitalGlobe’s relationship to pioneer wider accessibility of global imagery started back in 2002.
“Our relationship with Google has provided DigitalGlobe with the ideal showcase for advanced earth imagery,” said Marc Tremblay, Senior Vice President and General Manager of DigitalGlobe’s Commercial Business.
“As businesses and consumers become more location aware in their day-to-day activities we are seeing increasing demand for imagery to become embedded in many online mapping and mobile applications. DigitalGlobe is uniquely positioned to satisfy this increasing demand from its own sub-meter satellite constellation, with QuickBird and WorldView-1 fully on orbit (with WorldView-2 launching next year), together with our unsurpassed ImageLibrary, containing over 460 million sq km2 of accurate, highly detailed imagery.”
Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.