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16th April 2018Press

Earth-i releases its first full-colour video of Earth taken from space

‘New Space’ pioneer Earth-i today released the first video taken by VividX2, the technology prototype for its Vivid-i Constellation. Launched on 12 January 2018, VividX2 is the world’s first commercial satellite able to provide full-colour video of life on Earth. Weighing 100kg and measuring approximately 1 cubic metre, VividX2 is orbiting at 505km above the… (continued)

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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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20th February 2018Press

EARTH-i receives £2.7 million from UK Government to improve crop yield for African coffee farmers

EARTH-i, one of Europe’s most prominent New Space companies, has been awarded a grant of £2.7 million from the UK Space Agency’s International Partnership Programme, which supports UK space firms tackling global challenges. The grant will enable Earth-i to launch the ACCORD programme in Kenya and Rwanda. ACCORD has been specifically developed to help smallholder… (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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22nd January 2018Press

Earth-i at DGI 2018 in London

Earth-i is attending the DGI 2018 conference for the second year, and this time is delighted to be a sponsor and exhibitor. DGI is an annual event for the geospatial intelligence community with a specific focus on safety and security taking place in London, 22-24 January 2018. DGI is Europe’s largest gathering dedicated to high-level… (continued)

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