Remote Sensing

Remote Sensing

Why is nFrames acquisition by Esri huge news for the whole GIS industry?

Big news arrived at the turn of the last week when Esri acquired nFrames, a Stuttgart based photogrammetry software company. I believe that this...

What is the difference between othophotos, orthophotomaps, orthomosaics and true orthophotos?

The science of photogrammetry has been developing for more than a century. Initially being fully analogue, it is gradually being digitalized for the past...

Start Up with Copernicus: Innovative Earth Observation Solutions Wanted

If you are interested in Copernicus and Entrepreneurship, join us on the 1st of September to learn more about the Copernicus programme, current applications...

The most epic, detailed and complete list of all Earth Observation satellites

From keeping an eye on large forest fires to tracking clouds and watching dust storms to predict the weather, or even mapping the growth...

GNSS joins the fight against the global pandemic

New applications of GNSS Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technology is an enabler for numerous applications which make our lives more convenient and efficient. With...

Here’s your chance to solve industry problems with IoT and Satellite tech

If you are a budding entrepreneur who is keen on using IoT and Satellite tech (Galileo) to solve industry problems, congratulations you are in...

How Galileo is enabling the efficient transit of critical goods in EU

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has forced several EU Member States to either outright close their border with neighboring countries or perform health screening...
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COVID-19 is overshadowing East Africa’s locust plague. Satellites help understand the crisis

While the entire world grapples with the novel coronavirus, East Africa has been struggling to manage two devastating outbreaks. Billions of desert locusts, the...

Improvement in air quality also over Europe, learning for global heating?

The anti-corona measures that were implemented by many European countries in the course of March led to a lockdown of cities, regions and even...

Better air quality over China due to anti-corona actions

Three moths ago nobody would have considered a shut down of transport, local businesses and industrial facilities as a consequence of the fight against...

The obstacles holding satellite remote sensing from going mainstream

Imagine it’s the early 80s. You meet one of your geeky friends, and he tells you about this fantastic new tech he’s working on: —...

From millions of satellite images to deforestation alert: Answering the 3 most frequently-asked questions

At Satelligence, we help companies and NGOs around the globe to end deforestation with satellite-based information. Reliable, real-time, and relevant. When we talk about...

Australia bushfires as seen from space: Satellite pictures reveal overwhelming scale

When Australia’s fire season begun in September 2019, nobody could have imaged it would turn out to be one of the worst seen in...

ESA Phi Week 2019

From 9 – 13 September 2019 the Phi week, organised by the European Space Agency (ESA), took place in its ESRIN facilities in Frascati...

The latest high-res imagery at your fingertips

The quality of any satellite image is determined by its spatial resolution, and from this perspective, high-resolution imagery is undoubtedly beyond competition as it...

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