Use Cases

Empowering customers to map, monitor and protect our changing planet


Keep pace with change by choosing a reliable source for accurate, current and global geospatial data.

Multisource geospatial data

Multisource data for global solutions

Build a more comprehensive perspective by integrating multiple data sources to inform critical decisions. We can help you simplify access to diverse datasets and expedite analysis.

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Maxar Intelligence’s satellite constellation

Our unique flexibility in resolution, spectral diversity and collection capacity helps innovative industries conserve resources, expedite operations, improve compliance and save lives.   

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A living global image library

We collect more than one billion sq km of high-resolution imagery per year, building and refreshing the most comprehensive and up-to-date high-resolution imagery library in the world as well as offering tremendous tasking capacity for specialized missions.  

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Your eyes in the sky

Some missions demand complete control to monitor an asset, image defined areas at specific times or downlink imagery as soon as possible. Get your hands on critical information when you need it, where you need it and how you need it with Maxar's Access Programs.

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Maps are foundational tools that help first responders identify viable routes, analysts predict conflict, consumers navigate rapidly changing cities, and more.

Satellite image of Niagara Falls

Start with the right foundation

There are many ways to read a mapand even more ways to build one. Whether a map is central to your project or simply for visual context, Maxar offers best-in-class imagery, privacy and flexibility to develop new applications or integrate into existing workflows.

Innovation for business and customers

Customers rely on Maxar’s high-resolution satellite imagery to keep their applications up to date and continuously complete unmapped or outdated areas of large cities, enabling better business.

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Evolving next-gen mapping technology

From hand-drawn paper maps to dynamic, real-time digital views of Earth, the mapping industry is rapidly changing. And we're helping our partners thrive at the forefront of this opportunity.

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Providing geospatial context

Imagery basemaps, vector data, 3D building footprintseach of these datasets can provide valuable context for business decisions and operations. Not sure what you need or how to use it? Explore example use cases with our interactive map.

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Access to exponential amounts of geospatial data has governments, commercial and global development organizations struggling to extract and apply meaningful insights. But Maxar can help.

AI Analytics

AI-driven analytics

As the source and experts in multisource geospatial content, we have developed leading-edge analytics fueled by machine learning to reveal useful patterns in massive amounts of data–helping customers maximize resources while increasing scale and speed.

Analytics with the right tech, tools and talent

Through our integrated capabilities, Maxar has the right resources to unlock Earth intelligence at a global scale. By combining change detection, object detection and predictive analytics, we deliver insights as a service to quickly and effectively identify and address challenges.

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Advanced mapping capabilities for analysis

As the source, Maxar delivers expedited high-resolution satellite imagery, basemaps, 3D models and derived geospatial data—anywhere in the world. Experience how these accurate mapping and analysis capabilities can alleviate common challenges that affect mission planning with our interactive map.

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The value of artificial intelligence for analysis

In the age of rapid revisit when massive amounts of geospatial data are coming in to be examined, even a whole team of analysts won't have the bandwidth to thoroughly examine all of the data and create actionable insights. Artificial intelligence and machine learning  offer a solution.

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Empowering our customers

Maxar serves a variety of customers across dozens of industries worldwide, from environmental monitoring and mapping to defense and public safety.

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