Orbital Insight using satellite imagery to predict business

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Orbital Insight Inc is analyzing satellite images of construction sites in 30 Chinese cities, with the goal of giving traders independent data so they don’t need to rely on government statistics. Orbital also analyzes satellite imagery of cornfields to predict how crops will shape up, and studies parking lots to provide early indicators of retail sales and quarterly earnings of companies such as Wal-Mart and Home Depot.

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