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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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12th January 2018Press

Earth-i launches prototype of world’s first full-colour, full-motion video satellite constellation

British ‘New Space’ pioneer Earth-i has confirmed that the pre-production prototype satellite of its upcoming satellite constellation was successfully launched earlier today. The new commercial constellation – which the company announced is called Vivid-i – will be the first of its kind to provide full-colour video; and the first European-owned constellation able to provide both… (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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