GREENBELT, MD – Orbit Logic announced today that it is delivering to DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), an updated version of its Direct Access Facility Collection Planning System (DAF CPS) software that includes WorldView-4 and provides multi-user planning enhancements. The updated planning software will allow DigitalGlobe’s international Direct Access Program partners to task and receive imagery from WorldView-4 (planned for launch in September 2016) in addition to GeoEye-1, WorldView-1, WorldView-2, and WorldView-3, and supports collaborative work by multiple planners in parallel. Orbit Logic has supplied the collection planning software component for DigitalGlobe’s Direct Access Facility since the inception of the program in 2006.
“Orbit Logic has provided planning software for the Direct Access Program for several years now, and we look forward to continuing to support DigitalGlobe’s industry-leading commercial imaging satellite constellation with our industry-leading planning software,” said Alex Herz, president of Orbit Logic.
Proven over several years of commercial imaging satellite operations, Orbit Logic’s collection planning software performs high-fidelity satellite modeling, imagery collection planning, window management, contact scheduling, order tracking, recorder management and downlink planning. Orbit Logic’s planning software solution for DAF CPS provides advanced planning algorithms, user-friendly GUIs, a multi-user collaborative planning environment, and detailed maps to support the planning process and enhance operator situational awareness.
DigitalGlobe’s Direct Access Program establishes trusted partnerships with select defense, intelligence, and commercial customers to provide priority access to DigitalGlobe’s constellation of high-resolution earth observation satellites. The program gives customers the ability to integrate DigitalGlobe satellites with their existing resources without the cost associated with direct satellite ownership.
About Orbit Logic
Orbit Logic (www.orbitlogic.com) specializes in mission planning, scheduling, and space situational awareness. Orbit Logic’s operationally proven software products create better plans faster with fewer resources, more insight, and less risk. Our highly configurable desktop, web, mobile, and onboard software supports analysis and operations for domains including aerial/satellite imaging and space/ground networking.
DigitalGlobe is a leading provider of commercial high-resolution earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions that help decision makers better understand our changing planet in order to save lives, resources and time. Sourced from the world’s leading constellation, our imagery solutions deliver unmatched coverage and capacity to meet our customers’ most demanding mission requirements. Each day customers in defense and intelligence, public safety, civil agencies, map making and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, navigation technology, and providers of location-based services depend on DigitalGlobe data, information, technology and expertise to gain actionable insight. DigitalGlobe is a registered trademark of DigitalGlobe.