5th December 2017Blog

New Video: Inside Earth-i

As excitement builds inside the company about the launch of prototype satellite VividX2, we take a look inside Earth-i at the people behind the business and the new constellation. Filmed at Earth-i’s headquarters on Surrey Research Park, and at SSTL’s facilities nearby, this short film talks to a few members of our team about what… (continued)

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2nd November 2017Blog

Two days in Space

By Owen Hawkins, Operations Director at Earth-i. After a few busy days, at Reinventing Space in Glasgow and the Earth Observation Showcase event hosted by the Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation (CEOI) and Satellite Applications Catapult in Harwell, I wanted to share a few thoughts on the pioneering nature of Earth Observation in the UK… (continued)

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28th June 2017Blog

Case Study: Queensland Government – How EARTH-i delivers annual wide-area, very high resolution imagery for an entire State

The Opportunity In 2016 the State Government of Queensland (Department of Natural Resources and Mines) committed to acquire very high-resolution satellite imagery of the entire state on an annual basis. Earth-i was able to demonstrate to the DNRM that full State-wide coverage was now possible at less than 1m resolution. The 80cm pixel size data… (continued)

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11th April 2017Blog

How Satellites Are Keeping The Cost Of Your Flat White Down

Coffee plantings near Juja, Kenya (colour infrared) – All rights reserved ©21AT ©Earth-i Coffee production is a multi-billion pound industry, which provides a significant financial boost to the economies of some of the poorest countries in the world. However, factors such as climate change, coffee leaf rust, pests, and extreme weather can potentially cause a… (continued)

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6th March 2017Blog

A gold mine of information

Leveraging remote sensing technologies like satellite imaging to support natural resource exploration activities is not a new concept. Doing so in a value-adding, cost-saving and user-friendly manner has been a challenge for many years. However, we have entered a new era of geospatial intelligence. More high-resolution imaging satellites have been launched since the beginning of… (continued)

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