Spectee Launches Partnership with Getty Images to Enhance UGC Content Supply for Global Market

Spectee Inc. and Getty Images, a preeminent global visual content creator and marketplace,, have entered into a partnership to bring  Spectee’s crisis-related user generated content (UGC) to Getty Images’ global customer base.

Spectee offers a comprehensive range of UGC coverage across news events such as natural disasters, weather events, politics and protests across the world.

Available today on, the collection contains over 20,000 clips, including 4K video and is updated daily.

Using cutting-edge AI-powered content curation technology, Spectee crowd sources and vets clips of top news events uploaded to social media by people around the world, employing moderators to fact-check the content before making available for licensing to media partners. Spectee partners with global news brands as well as other content platforms in the United States and Europe, to deliver newsworthy UGC.


■ About Spectee
Spectee visualizes risks by aggregating and analyzing data from social media, camera footage, sensors, weather parameters and traffic updates.

With its cutting-edge AI technology, Spectee introduces Spectee Pro, a disaster prevention and crisis management solution that has been adopted by the most governmental entities and private companies in Japan,

as well as Spectee Supply Chain Resilience, a supply chain risk management service. The company leverages the same technology also to provide UGC newswire to empower reporters and publishers around the world.


■ About Getty Images

Getty Images (NYSE: GETY) is a preeminent global visual content creator and marketplace that offers a full range of content solutions to meet the needs of any customer around the globe, no matter their size.

Through its Getty Images, iStock and Unsplash brands, websites and APIs, Getty Images serves customers in almost every country in the world and is the first-place people turn to discover,

purchase and share powerful visual content from the world’s best photographers and videographers. Getty Images works with over 551,000 contributors and more than 315 content partners to deliver this powerful and comprehensive content.

Each year Getty Images covers more than 160,000 news, sport and entertainment events providing depth and breadth of coverage that is unmatched.

Getty Images maintains one of the largest and best privately-owned photographic archives in the world with millions of images dating back to the beginning of photography.

Through its best-in-class creative library and Custom Content solutions, Getty Images helps customers elevate their creativity and entire end‑to‑end creative process to find the right visual for any need.

With the adoption and distribution of generative AI technologies and tools trained on permissioned content and uncapped indemnification and perpetual, worldwide usage rights,

customers can use text to image generation to ideate and create commercially safe compelling visuals, further expanding Getty Images capabilities to deliver exactly what customers are looking for.

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