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New imaging sensor enables more flexibility for states

Greater sensor efficiency results in more data at higher resolution, allowing States to fine-tune their imagery needs

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Case Study

AI solution to a parking problem

Take look into how AI and orthorectified aerial imagery are combined to create an accurate inventory of parking lots and spaces in Germany

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Content+ initiative for State Governments

From leaf-off data and higher resolutions to more refresh rates, Content+ delivers tailored imagery produced to State-defined specs

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Germany in 3D: GIS data for everyone

Hexagon provides the first current, homogeneous and Germany-wide digital surface models (DSM) with matching orthophotos

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Select the right imagery for the job

Essential considerations for choosing geospatial data sources and finding the perfect imagery partner that has accuracy you can trust

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Which is better: aerial or satellite?

The pros and cons to consider when choosing between aerial imagery or satellite imagery

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Texas joins new Content+ licensing model

Content+ offers States flexibility to obtain data above standard specs. Texas's GIO shares how it has8 benefitted the Texas Imagery Service

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Orthophotos exceed expectations in Pitkin County

When Pitkin County put Hexagon's aerial imagery to the test, the data accuracy exceeded its expectations, even in mountainous areas

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Case Study

5G wireless networks rely on aerial data

Read how Land Info produces 3D building footprints and landcover maps for 5G wireless network development using aerial data

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6 facts about the HxGN Content Program

Check out six things that you should know about one of the most accurate imagery programs in the world

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7 considerations before using open-source data

Before jumping into an open-source imagery service, understand the limitations, image quality, and licensing agreements among other aspects

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Data Sheet

Acquisition data sheet

Specifications for aerial imagery acquisition from the HxGN Content Program

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Aerial data enables ML and analytics

The HxGN Content Program is an excellent source of highly accurate, consistent, and large data sets to train machine learning algorithms

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Case Study

Aerial imagery helps hunters plan and prepare

Sportsman Tracker offers HxGN Content Program high-resolution aerial imagery for enhanced user experience hunters using the HuntWise app

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Are you covered? See what's new in 2020

Jamie Curtin, VP of Global Sales, shares product updates from 3D models to high-definition layers and what these new offerings mean for you

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Calling 911: aerial data to the rescue

Discover how statewide aerial imagery supports the deployment of the Kansas Emergency Service call system

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CIR images offer a different perspective

Learn about the impact of color-infrared photos, how they differ from true colour images, and the benefits of using them

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Creating a 3D world: is it worth the cost?

With population growth, comes urbanization, contributing significantly to the demand for more accurate, real-time geospatial data

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Data Sheet

Digital surface model (DSM) data sheet

Specifications for digital surface models from the HxGN Content Program

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Ecosystem of the HxGN Content Program

What does it take to build the largest library of 4-band aerial imagery and elevation products? Let the data speak for itself

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First responders stream pre-disaster imagery

The HxGN Content Program is providing pre-disaster aerial imagery for those responding to the damage caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria

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From the sky to the cloud

The Hexagon Imagery Program takes professional airborne imagery online

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Geo-data for underserved rural communities

HxGN Content Program offers some unique advantages that serves rural communities

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Geospatial data informs strategic decisions

Aerial and satellite imagery vary in capture processes and technologies but when combined they help make more strategic decisions

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Get nationwide DSM and stereo imagery

The HxGN Content Program provides highly accurate orthophotos, DSMs, and stereo imagery of the United States, Europe, and parts of Canada

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Good enough for government work: when centimetres matter

You may have heard this saying in a condescending tone before, but did you know that it originally meant the exact opposite?

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Case Study

Improving county access to high-resolution data

Jefferson County in Washington creates crucial decision-support tools by overlaying Hexagon's imagery with detailed county-wide GIS data

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Machines are learning but we’re smarter

There’s more work to do to train our algorithms to the point where they can train themselves and truly get smarter

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Mixed, virtual, augmented reality with geo-data

The time is right for geospatial data to be part of the content experience, and mixed reality is already in use at Hexagon

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New imagery to be released for 6 states

New imagery for six States were captured in 2020 as part of the HxGN Content Program’s third refresh cycle

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New launch: imagery streaming service

Our newly launched web streaming service allows users to subscribe to the entire United States, individual State, metro, or county

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Data Sheet

Orthophoto specifications

Specifications for aerial imagery from the HxGN Content Program

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Pixel order user guide

User Guide for step-by-step data download service instructions

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Stereo imagery data sheet

Specifications for stereo imagery from the HxGN Content Program

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Streaming user guide

User guide for step-by-step data streaming service instructions

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Updates on the 2020 data refresh

We finished 2020 strong, capturing and processing new imagery for the United States and Europe. Next year, we're anticipating even more!

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Updating 3M+ square kilometres in 2020

We're on track with our 3rd refresh for North America and Europe, including 4-band orthophotos, elevation data, and stereo imagery

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When streaming outperforms downloading

The pros and cons to consider when choosing between streaming versus download

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Who pays for geospatial content?

A vibrant map-making community feeds customers' needs; but for close integration within workflows, rely on the HxGN Content Program