Nothing tells of the ubiquity of satellite imagery like Google Maps. A completely unpaid service provides anyone with internet access a entire planet's worth of satellite imagery. While Google Maps is free, other paid alternatives exist which take photos of the earth's surface on a more frequent basis for commercial use. World governments also utilize their satellites for many domestic uses. As the availability of satellite imagery outpaces the ability of humans to look through them manually, an automated means to classify them must be developed.
Apr-19-2021, 15:20:40 GMT