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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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15th December 2017Press

Earth-i chooses Spacemetric to process still images and video from its prototype satellite

British ‘New Space’ pioneer Earth-i today announced that images and video from its new prototype satellite due for launch early January 2018 will be managed, catalogued and geometrically corrected using software from Swedish photogrammetry and imagery specialist, Spacemetric. Earth-i is building the first commercial constellation in the world to provide full-colour video; and the first… (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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6th December 2017Press

December 2017 Newsletter

2017 is rapidly coming to an end and it’s been quite a year for Earth-i. The last 12 months have proved to be an exciting ride and the ambitious targets we set ourselves in 2016 are quickly becoming a reality. Since our last newsletter we’ve commissioned, from our partners SSTL, the next five satellites in our new full-colour video… (continued)

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