Thanks, Ben. I think the idea that generic imagery derivatives are going to be enough for commercial use cases is not going to happen soon. It's still geospatial data and usually "big" data, so there aren't many people that know how to work with it effectively. There's still a ton of promise, but I think the people who realize that potential will build applications that obfuscate the role imagery is playing in the final product which means it's going to go slowly.

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