Sep 30, 2015

PlanetObserver continues production of PlanetSAT 15 L8 imagery base map

(30 September 2015) The French company PlanetObserver, specialized in imagery base map production for more than 25 years, announced today the coverage of more than 50 Mill. sq km with PlanetSAT 15 L8 base map.

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Processed from Landsat 8 imagery, PlanetSAT 15 L8 base map offer detailed and seamless geographic information at 15m resolution.

Key benefits of PlanetSAT 15 L8 base map are:

  • Base map produced with fresh data from 2013-2015
  • Cloudless data
  • Natural colour imagery processing

PlanetSAT 15 L8 imagery base map already covers more than 50 Mill. sq km. Areas available stretch from North Africa to all Middle-East countries, Central Asia countries and a large part of India. By the end of 2015, all India, China and Australia will also be covered. The list of countries and areas available is regularly updated on PlanetObserver website.

In order to meet our customers and partners needs, PlanetObserver offers on demand production service for all areas of interest not currently available.

“PlanetSAT 15 L8 base map is a unique product already used by many partners and clients”, says Laurent Masselot, CEO of PlanetObserver. “With our current production flow, we can release new territories on a very regular basis. By the end of this year, PlanetSAT 15 L8 imagery base map will cover around 70 Mill. sq km. Our target for the end of 2016 is to cover America and large parts of Africa.”

Available off-the-shelf in different standard formats, PlanetSAT 15 L8 base map is perfect for many projects: GIS software, visualization and simulation solutions for commercial or military applications, graphic tools for the broadcasting industry, etc.

About PlanetObserver

PlanetObserver offers a full range of value-added geospatial products: PlanetSAT imagery base maps in natural colors with a unique visual quality, PlanetDEM global and accurate Digital Elevation Models, and PlanetAIR aerial photography of France and any places in the world. All products are developed internally, backed up by PlanetObserver’s know-how in geospatial data processing and over 25 years of technological expertise.

PlanetObserver geospatial data are perfect for numerous commercial, military and consumer applications, ranging from web-mapping to 3D visualization and simulation solutions, moving map apps, cartographic mapping to audio-visual production.

(source: PlanetObserver)