A Former NASA Engineer is Using Satellite Imagery to Predict Retail Sales & Market Intelligence

At the recent EQUITIES Emerging Growth and Innovation Forum in New York, a number of business leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators came together to discuss the accelerating rate of change in technology – and how best to take advantage of it. One such company that made a noteworthy showing at the conference was Orbital Insight, Inc. Founded by artificial intelligence researcher and entrepreneur Dr. James Crawford, Orbital Insight utilizes in-depth data analytics of satellite imagery to provide valuable information to their clients. According to Crawford, with their satellite imagery, Orbital Insight can “look at parking lots, and tell you how Wal-Mart (WMT) is doing, how Target (TGT) is doing, or how much Chipotle (CMG) is being affected by the problems and challenges that they’ve had.” Crawford explains that Orbital Insight will…


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