CLERMONT-FERRAND, France – June 18, 2020 – PlanetObserver is a European provider of value-added geospatial data and satellite imagery for civil and military solutions used in various industries, ranging from Defense to GIS solutions and webmapping. We are proud to announce today the release of our brand new global imagery basemap.

PlanetSAT Global : A worldwide satellite imagery basemap

PlanetObserver offers a comprehensive portfolio of global, regional and local imagery in order to get detailed geographic information at every scale.

PlanetSAT Global imagery basemap has an impressive resolution of 10 meters. Therefore, it represents the best solution for an improved user experience. PlanetObserver users benefit from an up-to-date imagery that is consistent with all local changes. We are committed to release a new version of our global basemap every year, based on recent and cloudless imagery.

Moreover, the visual experience remains unrivaled thanks to the unique natural color balance and the seamless view of the Earth. This results from our expertise in imagery processing, developped over more than 30 years.

Our users take advantage of a view-ready imagery with no retouching needed. All of our images have already been optimized by our team and are ready-to-use.

PlanetSAT #2020 : Updated data and imagery

We have selected best available Sentinel-2 imagery data in order to update PlanetSAT Global imagery basemap.

The latest Sentinel-2 imagery data ingested in the mosaic is from 2018-2019 time frame and covers 30% of all emerged land. There is a particular focus on updating all capital cities, large urban areas across the world and large regions including Northern Africa and the Middle East.

The global mosaic version 2020 is color-corrected, cloudless, optimized and ready-to-use in different professional formats. Consequently, PlanetSAT Global basemap brings great value to all our users across various industries.

About PlanetObserver

PlanetObserver’s mission is to help Defense, Aerospace, Mapping and GIS sectors optimizing and enriching their projects with performing and frequently updated satellite imagery and 3D data.

Most importantly, all our products are developed internally, backed up by PlanetObserver’s know-how in geospatial data processing and more than 30 years of technological expertise.

Our products are ready to use for a large range of applications such as :

  • Defense : GeoINT solutions, aircraft simulators
  • Aerospace : Visualization & simulation, Satellite imagery orthorectification
  • Mapping : Web Map Services, GIS solutions
  • Graphics & Animation : Weather graphics systems, In-flight Entertainment (IFE)

With a constant commitment to R&D and innovation, and mastery of cutting-edge technologies, PlanetObserver is positioned as the supplier and partner of leading companies located in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, such as Dassault, Thales, Boeing, CEA or New Zealand MetService.