"First Prize" in Satellite Image Recognition Competition of Building Detection by AI/Machine Learning Technology
PASCO CORPORATION (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan, President and CEO: Dr. Hideki SHIMAMURA, hereinafter referred to as PASCO) provides the results by processing and analyzing the geospatial information collected by satellites, aircraft, specialized vehicles, etc., as a geospatial information service for solving the social problems.
Especially for the services that utilize Earth Observation satellites, PASCO provides "Urban Change Analysis Map" and "Estimated Number of Parked Vehicles Map" in addition to "Agricultural Land Use Survey Support Service" and "Surface Movement Monitoring Service".
This time, for the building detection task in the DeepGlobe Satellite Challenge (an international competition) of "CVPR" which is the world's most prestigious academic conference in the computer vision research held in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA in June 2018, the team of PASCO's Satellite Business Division achieved the highest accuracy by utilizing company's proprietary AI/Machine learning technology (deep learning technology) and won the challenge.
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