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News

Making satellite technologies work for sustainable development

(By Flavie Halais, October 2017)

farmAR: Helping farmers making sustainable decisions based on satellite data

Healthy land and rich soils are crucial for sustainable agriculture. With farmAR, a pioneering idea of using virtual reality based on Earth observation (EO) satellite imagery for an agricultural app, Beril Sirmacek was a finalist in the Copernicus Masters DLR Environment, Energy and Health Challenge in 2016.

Satellite Images show Europe's diversity in new book

(Munich, 02/10/17) European Space Imaging have partnered with eoVision to produce a book entirely comprised of satellite imagery showcasing the diversity of Europe as seen from space

The CAMS Use Cases programme: a financial instrument available for Copernicus entrepreneurs

(© Copernicus website-Brussels, 29 September 2017). Last year, eight innovative Copernicus use cases were funded and supported technically by the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS), in the frame of the 2017 Use Cases programme. CAMS recently launched a second call and is looking for six new ground –breaking applications. If you would like to develop an economically sustainable model on the basis of your innovative ideas, this is your chance!

Major milestone reached in forest monitoring from space

(26 September 2017 ) Thanks to a major effort to ensure full satellite coverage of the world’s forests, all countries now have the necessary data for annual forest monitoring for the first time ever.

Joint project to tackle disaster from space

Australia’s top science organisation, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation or CSIRO, is to conduct joint research with US-based Radiant.Earth into satellite imagery and earth observation data for promoting disaster resilience and tackling critical issues in health, climate change and sustainable water management, mainly in the Asia-Pacific region.

SPACEMETRIC awarded 1M$ contract extension with Armed Forces

The Swedish Armed Forces has awarded Spacemetric an extension to a current contract for maintenance and support of software systems managing reconnaissance imagery from the JAS 39 Gripen multirole fighter, and video data from UAVs deployed on international missions. Both solutions build on Spacemetric’s Keystone Image Data Management System.

IABG’s Geodata Factory celebrates its tenth anniversary

Ottobrunn/Dresden, 18 Sep. 2017. IABG’s Geodata Factory, established in Dresden in November 2007, can meanwhile look back on a successful first decade. Its launch was part of a large-scale assignment that included the processing of world-wide geo data for the German Federal Armed Forces.

Earth-i Recruits Industry Veterans To Help Meet Demand for Earth Observation Data

(20 September 2017) British satellite company Earth-i today announced a range of new senior appointments to help with the company’s rapid growth as it cements its position at the forefront of the commercialisation of space and the rapid evolution of the New Space market.

Airbus encourages Northern Ireland’s SMEs to look to Space for new business opportunities

Guildford, 18 September 2017 – Airbus Defence and Space in partnership with Digital Catapult NI, Invest Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Space Office launches a new space challenge to encourage Northern Ireland small and medium-sized enterprises and research institutions to generate new business opportunities using satellite imagery. The development of these new applications can range e.g. from fishing and farming to urban planning and traffic management, and should contribute to a sustainable society. The winner will be allowed to secure satellite imagery worth €20,000 from Airbus-owned or operated Earth observation satellite systems.

Seraphim Space Fund closes at $91M, invests in U.S., Finnish geospatial satellite companie

(© Peter B. de Selding | Sep 17, 2017) PARIS — With satellite fleet operator SES joining its investor team, Seraphim Capital passed the $90-million mark for its Seraphim Space Fund and closed it with the announcement of two initial investments in Spire Global and Iceye Oy.

From selling data to selling answers, EO market faces transformation

(by Tereza Pultarova — September 15, 2017). PARIS — Earth-observation startups are investing in data analytics and machine learning to transform raw satellite data into marketable insights they say have the potential to be every bit as indispensable to investors and business leaders as the up-to-the-second analytics they get from the likes of a $20,000-a-year Bloomberg terminal subscription.

Growing new EO data markets will require user-friendly approaches, say executives

(by Tereza Pultarova — September 14, 2017). PARIS — Providing a user-friendly experience together with in-depth understanding of customers’ needs will be key for the growth of Earth-observation data use in new markets in the upcoming years, according to industry leaders.

The PanGeo Alliance welcomes a new member and celebrates 3 years of achievements

(Sept 2017) The PanGeo Alliance, the first global alliance of Earth Observation satellite operators, is pleased to announce Geoinformation Systems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus as the latest new member of the alliance. In addition, PanGeo is celebrating 3 years since its launch in Paris, as all the members gathered in the French capital to commemorate the formation of their collaboration and to evaluate its results and look to the future

New Bathymetrics Data Portal delivers quality water depth data online

13 September 2017 – An online portal providing fast access to high quality water depth
data went live today.

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