Evolution of the Earth Observation Market

Download this page in PDF format The changing Earth Observation (EO) market has been a topic of office conversation this week at Pixalytics. We’re currently in the final stage of developing our own product portal, and it was interesting to … Continue reading

China’s Geo-Information Survey

Download this page in PDF format The first national geo-information study of China was released last week at a State Council Information Office press briefing. The study, also referred to as the national census of geographic conditions, was originally announced … Continue reading

Supporting Uganda’s Farmers

Download this page in PDF format Uganda is a landlocked country of just over 240,000 square kilometres. Agriculture is a key element of the country’s economy and was responsible for 23% of gross domestic product in 2011 and almost half … Continue reading

Uncovering Secrets with Remote Sensing

Download this page in PDF format Recent significant discoveries in Cambodia and Jordan have highlighted the potential offered by remote sensing and satellite imagery to help uncover secrets on Earth – a field known as satellite archaeology. Cambodia Helicopter mounted … Continue reading

Identifying Urban Sprawl in Plymouth

Download this page in PDF format Nowadays you can answer a wide range of environmental questions yourself using only open source software and free remote sensing satellite data. You do not need to be a researcher and by acquiring a … Continue reading

Why Satellite Agri-Tech Applications Will Grow In 2016?

Download this page in PDF format 2016 is likely to be the year of agri-tech for remote sensing. Its potential has been highlighted for some time, but last year its call was loud and clear. Agri-tech is the use of … Continue reading

Lidar: From space to your garage and pocket

Download this page in PDF format Lidar isn’t a word most people use regularly, but recent developments in the field might see a future where is becomes part of everyday life. Lidar, an acronym for LIght Detection And Ranging, was … Continue reading

The Small and Mighty Proba Missions

Download this page in PDF format This week the European Space Agency announced the latest mission in the Project for OnBoard Automony (PROBA) mini-satellite programme. Proba-3 is planned to launch in four years; and will be a pair of satellites … Continue reading

Science won’t be rushed!

Download this page in PDF format Last week scientists presented the most accurate model of ocean currents created to date using data from the GOCE satellite; twelve months after the satellite burnt up on re-entry to the Earth’s atmosphere. Immediacy … Continue reading

Smashing the Earth Observation Data Silos

Download this page in PDF format Earth observation (EO) is an all-encompassing term for monitoring our world, however as soon as you start examining the topography of the field in detail you’ll find all sorts of mountains, valleys and oceans. … Continue reading