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1st July 2019Blog

Top 5 uses of video from space – why full-colour HD video from space matters

Colour High Definition video from space is catalysing fundamental and disruptive changes for the Geospatial Intelligence and Earth Observation industries. Earth-i claims its place as the global leader, and we are not alone in recognising the value of video from space with others in the early stages of looking to develop their own video constellations…. (continued)

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26th June 2019Press

Earth-i Signs Armed Forces Covenant

Today Earth-i is pleased to announce they have officially signed the UK’s Armed Forces Covenant. The Covenant is a pledge by Earth-i to work with UK Armed Forces and to acknowledge that those who serve or who have served in the services should be treated with fairness and respect in the community, economy and society…. (continued)

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17th June 2019Blog

Use of archive data – predicting the future by looking at the past

As our digital world becomes more interconnected by big data and the ‘Internet of things’, the ability to access and process great volumes of new and historical data is ever increasing in importance for the success of a geo-spatial insights company such as Earth-i, as our colleague Sam Bancroft, recently mentioned in his blog “what’s… (continued)

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13th June 2019Blog

What links D-Day, the London commute and coffee farming in Kenya?

Forecasting the weather is a notoriously difficult thing. Of course, technology and the science have only got better and better over the decades, and the recent commemorations of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day in Europe reminded us all of just how critical but difficult weather forecasting can be, and of the consequences of getting it… (continued)

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6th June 2019Blog

How can satellite data help combat water leaks?

After recent reports regarding the background to the departure of the CEO of Thames Water have emerged, it appears from the press coverage that one of the contributing factors impacting Thames Water’s performance is its struggle to address the significant leaks in its network. The BBC reported that Ofwat had fined Thames Water £120 million,… (continued)

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6th June 2019Blog

RADAR vs OPTICAL Earth Observation – Why both?

Optical satellite imagery is a great way to view the world as the human eye does, however it does not always reveal to us all the “secrets” that the Earth holds, especially as it will always be at the mercy of clouds. Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) on the other hand, can image at both day… (continued)

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