Upcoming events

August 24, 2020


Calgary, Canada ,
24 August 2020 — 29 August 2020

September 21, 2020

SPIE Europe’s Remote Sensing symposium
EICC in Edinburgh , United Kingdom
21 September 2020 — 24 September 2020

September 28, 2020

ESA Phi-week
Frascati , Italy
28 September 2020 —  2 October 2020

October 08, 2020

Copernicus Industry Workshop
Brussels , Belgium
8 October 2020

October 13, 2020

Intergeo
Germany
13 October 2020 — 15 October 2020

October 18, 2020


Switzerland
18 October 2020 — 21 October 2020

October 20, 2020


Tunis, Tunisia ,
20 October 2020 — 22 October 2020

October 26, 2020


Kigali, Rwanda ,
26 October 2020 — 30 October 2020

November 02, 2020

GEOWeek
Port Elizabeth ,
2 November 2020 —  5 November 2020

December 07, 2020

European Space Week
Bonn , Germany
7 December 2020 — 11 December 2020
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News Market Watch

Gabon mining sector project awarded to GAF

(Munich, May 20, 2015) GAF AG, Germany and its partner Sofreco, France, are pleased to announce the awarding of the “Renforcement des Capacités de l’ Administration des Mines” contract and the initiation of activities in Gabon. The client and beneficiary is the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Tourism in Gabon. The project has been launched as a response to Gabon’s request for assistance in developing its mineral sector.

MDA extends provision of Radarsat-2 information to the Netherlands

(13 May 2015) MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has signed a five-year contract amendment valued at CA$3.3 million to provide Radarsat-2 information to the Netherlands Space Office (NSO).

Airbus, European Space Agency to Develop Satellites for Earth Observation Program

Airbus Defence and Space has signed a $198.8 million contract to design and produce a second satellite for Copernicus, a European Commission-led program that uses satellites to observe and collect information about the planet Earth and its environment.

Canada Releases a Report on the Value of their Geomatics Sector

May 5, 2015—The Summary Report of the Canadian Geomatics Environmental Scan and Value Study, prepared by Hickling Arthurs Low and associates for Natural Resources Canada is now available for “download”: http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/geomatics/canadas-spatial-data-infrastructure/cgdi-initiatives/canadian-geomatics

GAF and ESA sign an agreement regarding the delivery of IRS data for the Copernicus Data Warehouse 2014-2020

(Munich, 4th of May 2015) GAF AG, the exclusive supplier of optical Indian Remote Sensing data in Europe, has signed an agreement with ESA concerning the provision of IRS data for the Copernicus Data Warehouse. The agreement will run until the end of 2020.

Latin America Earth Observation Data Market to exceed $350 million by 2024

Paris, Washington D.C., Montreal, Yokohama, May 7, 2015 – According to Euroconsult’s newly released report, Earth Observation Requirements & Solutions in Latin America, the Latin American Earth observation market is undergoing significant expansion brought about by growing demand for Earth observation data and services, and governments’ growing investment into the application to support this demand and help to develop national Earth observation industries. In this regard, the region is considered one of the most dynamic markets globally.

BlackBridge to Provide RapidEye Satellite Imagery to The Climate Corporation for Precision Agriculture Services

Arlington, VA, May 6, 2015 — BlackBridge announced today that it has entered into an agreement with The Climate Corporation to provide RapidEye imagery of the major agricultural areas across the U.S. for use in The Climate Corporation’s products and services for farmers.

Exelis ENVI analytics now on DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data platform

BOULDER, Colo., May 6, 2015 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) and DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI) have agreed to provide a new commercial offering of cloud-based ENVI earth science analytics for the DigitalGlobe Geospatial Big Data (GBD) platform. ENVI is the industry-leading remote sensing analytical software used by government, academic and private industry organizations to extract meaningful information from imagery and sensor data.

Groundbreaking system launches for £600m Earth observation market

Leading sustainability software and data firm Ecometrica has launched a new technology which allows government departments and firms to analyse complex data from satellites without the need for supercomputers for the first time.

Groundbreaking system launches for £600m Earth observation market

Leading sustainability software and data firm Ecometrica has launched a new technology which allows government departments and firms to analyse complex data from satellites without the need for supercomputers for the first time.

Airbus Defense and Space enters the field of precision farming with Pléiades satellites in the US

(30 April 2015) Airbus Defense and Space and Simplot are launching a project to deliver Pléiades very high-resolution satellite imagery to Simplot customers.

PCI Geomatics adds GlobalGeo as Sole Authorized Reseller in Brazil

MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada—April 29, 2015: PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced today that it has signed Globalgeo Geotecnologias Ltda. as the company’s sole representative for the country of Brazil. Moving forward, customers in Brazil will be directed to GlobalGeo for inquiries related to PCI Geomatics’ software products, support services, and training.

Airbus Defence and Space selected by CNES to build MERLIN - the first Franco-German Earth observation satellite

Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, has signed a contract with the French space agency (CNES) to build the platform and carry out final integration of the MERLIN (MEthane Remote sensing LIdar missioN) satellite. From 2020 MERLIN will measure methane (CH4), one of the main greenhouse gases, in the Earth’s atmosphere. MERLIN is the first joint Earth observation satellite programme between the French (CNES) and German (DLR) space agencies.

NovaWurks partners with NorStar Space Data

(15 April 2015) NovaWurks and NorStar Space Data Inc (NSDI) announce today that they’ve signed an agreement for NovaWurks to provide the Space Segment for the NorthStar satellite constellation.

Exelis now offers right-sized, high-resolution satellite systems

(15 April 2015) Exelis has evolved its industry-leading capabilities in large space-based imaging systems to a full portfolio of smaller form factor solutions.

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