- Quick search API - Added
strictparameter to strictly remove false positives from geo intersection.
- Mosaics API - Added
- Developer's Center - Release of comprehensive API docs.
- Quick Search API - Search performance improvements.
- Data API - Reduction of rate limits on certain endpoints.
- Updates to the Relative Spectral Response (RSR) Curves.
Basemaps and Mosaics
- Added 4 Band Surface Reflectance Basemap.
- January monthly mosaic released.
- Adjusted color curve to avoid black scenes.
- Adjusted color balance to enhance contrast in deserts and reducing blockiness of snow.
- Improved WTMS support for base maps with different max zoom levels.
- Improved API performance when listing many quads.
This is a major release. We have switched to a new API endpoint and have changed API syntax. Refer to the API docs for more information.
In summary, here is what has changed:
- Switched to Product Bundles
- Introducing Raster Toolkit with 8 tools:
- Clip Crops the raw imagery to desired boundaries
- TOAR Convert radiance to top of atmospheric (TOR) imagery
- Tile Tiles images to desired specification
- Composite Merge multiples images into a single image
- Reproject Converts coordinate projection system
- Band Math Perform arbitrary band math to create outputs like NDVI
- Image co-registration Aligns multiple images within few pixels over a same geographical area
- Zip per product bundle or entire results in a single zip file.
- Improved error messages
- Added new status bar with many new features.
- Added new measurement tools, allowing you to interactively measure line and area features.
- Added new bearing tool, allowing you to find distance/direction between two points.
- Added New settings panel, allowing you to configure the units and positions.
- Add new ground control option, allowing you toggle ground locked imagery.
- Data API - Added
SkySatSceneitems to the Data API.
- All SkySat imagery and products are now available in Planet Explorer.
- Added surface reflectance (
analytic_srasset type) asset to the PlanetScope item type.