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22nd March 2018Blog

Satellite Video- An invaluable tool for catastrophic destruction

By Tom Gmerek, Client Services. Image: Marco Island, Florida, captured on 18 September 2017 by KOMPSAT-3A. Hurricane Irma was the largest Atlantic storm in the last decade. It was the 5th costliest hurricane on record in the U.S.A, causing $5 billion of damage after hitting the south west coast of Florida and moving up through… (continued)

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5th February 2018Blog

Earth-i will be at the SmallSat Symposium 2018

This week members of the Earth-i team will be heading off to Silicon Valley to attend the SmallSat Symposium as we prepare to release the first data sets to the public. Our Chief Technology Officer, John Linwood will be joined by Adrian Norris (General Manager) at this year’s SmallSat Symposium to meet with organisations and… (continued)

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23rd January 2018Blog

A paradigm shift from a traditional Border Control System to a full Tactical and Strategic Surveillance solution to augment frontier control and early warning.

Blog by Nico Spyropoulos, Strategic Engagement (EMEA) at Earth-i. Border Areas are at the centre of today’s geopolitical challenges and geopolitical developments. Terrorism, illegal immigration and trafficking, proximity to crisis zones, EEZ monitoring and the need for in-depth ISR are some of their current defining characteristics. Also, the multi-faceted threats generated within border geographic neighbourhood… (continued)

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11th January 2018Blog

VividX2: The Countdown Begins

By Adrian Norris, General Manager and member of the Earth-i Launch Team from Sriharikota, India. The countdown has started, and in less than 24 hours Carbonite 2, or ‘VividX2’ as Earth-i will designate it as the prototype of our future Constellation, will be launched from ISRO’s (Indian Space Research Organisation) Satish Dhawan Space Centre on… (continued)

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8th January 2018Blog

“…a new day, a new beginning”

By Richard Blain, CEO of Earth-i. With less than a week to go until launch of our pre-production prototype satellite, VividX2, there’s an ever growing sense of excitement, anticipation and yes – a little anxiety too. Our treasured spacecraft is about to be thrust into orbit atop a controlled explosion in the second most violent… (continued)

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7th December 2017Blog

Satellite Imagery for the Markets

By Lisa Fleckhaus, Market Analyst at Earth-i. Earth-i attended an informative day hosted by Equity House at Chandos House in London, where geospatial professionals, academics, financial risk and commodity analysts from the US and Europe, came together to discuss ‘Satellite Imagery for the Markets’. It was a popular event, with great networking opportunities to meet… (continued)

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