KITCHENER, Ontario, May 23, 2024 (Newswire.com) – SkyWatch Space Applications Inc. (“SkyWatch“), a leader in the geospatial data technology industry, announced today its new platform strategy and five new solutions to be released over 2024, including the new SkyWatch EXPLORE application for discovering and purchasing geospatial data. The SkyWatch platform provides the infrastructure for data providers to…

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When we started SkyWatch, our vision was to build a platform that enabled anyone to programmatically access all of the world’s satellite data, through a single easy-to-use Application Programming Interface (“API”). We were inspired by what Twilio did for communications infrastructure; what Stripe did for payment processing; and what Plaid was doing for financial services….

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Using satellite imagery is a great competitive advantage for those in the media industry to enhance their news coverage. Earth observation technology provides an excellent method to monitor areas of interest and detect changes in developing stories. Investigative journalists, in particular, benefit from satellite data as consistent monitoring can be a safe and cost-effective way…

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Watch Earth observation refers to the collection of information about our planet’s physical, chemical, and biological systems using various technologies, such as satellites, aircraft, drones, and ground-based sensors. This data is gathered for a wide range of purposes and applications, including: 1. Environmental Monitoring: Climate change analysis: Tracking temperature, ice melt, sea level rise, and…

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In the oil and gas industry, site monitoring is an essential component of operating effectively and safely. Site monitoring is crucial to safety, compliance, and operational performance; it’s one of the most efficient and effective ways to avoid negative environmental impacts and ensure the safety and well-being of employees and customers. With the advent of…

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Watch What are the most common satellite image processing techniques? Satellite image processing involves various techniques to enhance, analyze, and extract information from satellite imagery. Some of the most common techniques include image enhancement classification change detection image fusion vegetation index calculation geometric correction feature extraction and data visualization These techniques help in tasks like…

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KITCHENER, ON, March 5, 2024 – SkyWatch Space Applications Inc. (“SkyWatch”), a leader in the remote sensing data technology industry, announced today that it has been selected as the first aggregation platform partner by Capella Space Corp. (“Capella”), a leading provider of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data. Capella’s high-resolution Spotlight product is now available to SkyWatch customers,…

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Watch What is open data? Open Data refers to data that organizations provide at no charge, and often with very permissive licensing. An example would be Sentinel-2 data from the European Space Agency, which is multispectral data from their Sentinel-2 satellites provided at no charge from their Copernicus service, as well as from many other…

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We have some exciting news! Urban Sky’s very high-resolution stratospheric balloon imagery is now available to SkyWatch customers, marking the first fully integrated non-satellite imagery source on the platform. 10cm Very High Resolution Stratospheric Imagery from Urban Sky Highlights Urban Sky’s very high-resolution stratospheric balloon imagery is now available to SkyWatch customers, marking the first…

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Satellite data has become an indispensable tool for local governments to safeguard assets, conserve and manage their land resources, and react swiftly and effectively to unforeseen emergencies that may arise within their jurisdictions. With the help of advanced satellite technologies, local authorities can monitor and analyze various environmental factors such as land use, water resources, weather patterns, and natural disasters, enabling them to make informed decisions, take proactive measures, and mitigate potential risks. By leveraging satellite data, local governments can ensure the safety and well-being of their citizens as well as preserve the land they govern.

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