by Angela Guess
According to a recent press release, “Radiant Solutions, the newly formed geospatial services business unit of Maxar Technologies (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) today announced its strategy for combining its legacy businesses to create a new leader in the geospatial industry. Radiant Solutions will deliver unique capabilities to transform global mapping and intelligence missions by revealing information and insights that help national security and commercial customers better understand and navigate our changing planet. ‘In establishing Radiant Solutions, we have created an organization that brings a commercial mindset to tackling complex national security problems,’ said Tony Frazier, President of Radiant Solutions. ‘Traditional approaches to geospatial data collection and analysis are too manual and result in information silos. We are driven to help our customers break down those silos and get to the best geospatial information and insights across multiple sources on rapid timelines based on our unmatched data collection, enrichment and analytic capabilities’.”
The release goes on, “The newly combined Radiant Solutions team is comprised of over 1,000 specialized aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, developers, data scientists and DevOps engineers who are proven at delivering innovative capabilities that keep our nation safe and help our customers anticipate emerging threats and opportunities. The availability of pervasive data-gathering sensors, cloud computing, machine learning and big data analytics offers the potential for our customers to see and understand activity across our planet in near real-time. Radiant Solutions has a strong track record of partnering with customers to harness these emerging trends to create a decision advantage over their competitors and adversaries.”
Read more at Business Wire.
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