Google acquired a developer of high-precision maps

Google acquired a developer of high-precision maps

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Manufacturer of precision cards Skybox Imaging announced a deal with Google. Skybox Imaging was acquired for $ 500 million in cash, according to Re / code.

According to the Google, Skybox Imaging technologies allow Google to maintain accurate maps and modern. In addition, over time, the company hopes, Skybox Imaging can start working on conducting Internet to remote regions of the planet and to monitor natural disasters. These two areas are currently interested in the Internet giant.

Skybox Imaging is developing detailed maps and give 90-second video clips from satellites. In addition, companies are creating software build data centers and design orbiting satellites.