Synthetaic Secures $13M Series A Financing to RAIC the World

DELAFIELD, Wis. (Synthetaic PR) — Synthetaic, the end-to-end AI company, announced today that it had closed a $13M Series A financing round led by Lupa Systems, and with participation from TitleTown Tech, Betaworks, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Esri. The money will be used to scale Synthetaic’s groundbreaking RAIC platform and continue establishing strategic partnerships to analyze some of the world’s most important data sets. Lupa Systems’ Ben FitzGerald has also joined Synthetaic’s Board of Directors.

Synthetaic provides organizations with an end-to-end pipeline for AI-enabled solutions without the traditional dependency on human labeled data, thereby allowing for AI insights in minutes instead of after months of human annotation. Synthetaic’s flagship technology, RAIC (Rapid Automatic Image Categorization) enables rapid object labeling, AI modeling, and solution deployment by analyzing large, multidimensional imagery datasets, and allows both experts and non-experts to build and run detection AI models in minutes.

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Microsoft and Esri Deliver Centralized Satellite Image Analysis in Azure Orbital

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Redmond, Wash. (Microsoft PR) — Satellites now provide huge datasets that require complex processing, data routing, and storage. To satisfy the growing demand for this data, Microsoft has teamed with Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, to rapidly analyze imagery data captured by satellite providers in space orbit. Esri’s ArcGIS Image technology will provide processing and analysis on imagery hosted in Azure Orbital, Microsoft’s Satellite Ground Station As a Service.

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HawkEye 360 Secures $70 Million in Series B Financing to Deploy Constellation

HERNDON, Va., August 6, 2019 (HawkEye 360 PR) – ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​HawkEye 360 Inc., the first commercial company to use formation flying satellites to create a new class of radio frequency (RF) data and data analytic products, today announced that it has secured $70 million in Series B financing.

This financing capitalizes the company’s business plan to include buildout and launch of the HawkEye 360 commercial satellite constellation and development of the company’s line of RF analytic products by 2021.

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DigitalGlobe, Esri Partner to Expand World Imagery Map

DigitalGlobe_logoWESTMINSTER, Colo. (DigitalGlobe PR) — DigitalGlobe, Inc. (DGI), the global leader in earth imagery and information about our changing planet, today announced an agreement to make more current satellite imagery of the entire world available to users of Esri’s ArcGIS product family.

The new long-term partnership with Esri will enhance the World Imagery Map and give ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Data Appliance users access to current and complete high-resolution satellite imagery mosaics.

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