What can be achieved with satellite data and AI has come so far! Asking Planet Labs and Synthetaic about cutting-edge AI applications for satellite data
Sorobata conducted an exclusive interview with Planet and Synthetaic about the case of finding Chinese reconnaissance balloons from satellite data!
Axelspace’s Challenge: A satellite capturing Earth and Space [Understanding Space Situational Awareness (SSA)]
Axelspace has announced a partnership with two companies, HEO Robotics and NorthStar Earth & Space, to provide observational data for their respective SSA (Space Situational Awareness) services. We spoke with the CEOs of each company to learn more.
Japanese space startups discuss how satellite data usage can be accelerated
Satellite data in the earth observation field rapidly expands and influences diverse industries, but challenges remain for further diffusion. Three companies (Synspective,SPACE SHIFT,Warpspace) spoke to us about their businesses and the challenges and prospects for satellite data utilization.
Event Report of the “Tellus x QGIS Hands-on” Event, and Introduction to Analyzation of Satellite Data
Seminars titled “QGIS Analysis Hands-on with Satellite Data from Tellus -Let’s Learn About the Analyzation of Satellite Data from the Basics” were held on 8th Dec. 2022 (Thu.) and 13th Dec. (Tue.). This article will report on the seminar and introduce the analysis methods of satellite data using Tellus and QGIS.
‘Small countries have greater need for innovation.’ Why Luxembourg’s government continues betting on the space industry for over 30 years
Why is space resources drawing global attention today? We interviewed Mr. Mario Grotz, Director-General of Industry, Technology and Research at the Ministry of the Economy, to have a close look at the strategies of Luxembourg, which leads this industry. [PR] presented by Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office - Tokyo
“Even when we didn’t get any results, I never thought it was hopeless at all.” Revealing a Story Behind the New Project of KAGOME and NEC Changing World’s Tomato Cultivation!
We interviewed KAGOME and NEC ‘s new project of applying satellite data to tomato agriculture!
Automatic extraction of changes in cities and buildings from two satellite images! New Tellus tool “Tellus-DEUCE” is now available.
We will introduce what you can do with the new Tellus tool "Tellus-DEUCE," released on the 25th of February 2021, which can automatically extract the difference between two selected satellite images using AI, showing some actual screenshots and how to use it.
3rd Prize Approach of The 4th Tellus Satellite Challenge
This article was contributed by citron, the 3rd place winner of the 4th Tellus Satellite Challenge.
The 4th Tellus Satellite Challenge! Explanation of approaches taken by the winners
"Coastline extraction" was the theme of the 4th Tellus Satellite Challenge. In this article, we will look at the approaches taken by the winners, make comparisons, and summarize their methods so that they can be applied to other (satellite) image data competitions.
Marine litter in the oceans can’t be solved by volunteering. Project IKKAKU’s Vision for an Economic System That Combats Marine Pollution
Project IKKAKU is working to create an economic system that combats marine pollution. We spoke with Yuko Ueno, a representative from Leave a Nest America, about their plans.
We are proud of our services because we have been able to do "this" The road to social implementation – Skymatics, a company that solves many industrial problems from the sky.
Skymatics solves all industrial problems by remote sensing and its own analysis technology. This interview is a must-read for those who are familiar with "social implementation with advanced technologies". The keywords are "persistence", "price setting", and "discernment of issues".
Is the Susanoo Shrine built in a location that is resistant to flood damage? We took a look at the enshrined deity and used satellite data to examine the city it is in.
In this article, we will be using the satellite data platform "Tellus" to look into a series of shrines called the Yasaka Shrines, which have both Buddhist and Shinto aspects to them. We will look specifically at their Hikawa sect which enshrines the deity Susanoo. Looking at Shrines From Space! Pretty Cool, Eh?
Time has come for 37 space companies to say goodbye to 2020 and welcome in the New Year, 2021!
In this article, we ask each of the 37 Japanese space companies about their highlights in 2020 and their resolutions for 2021. What kind of year was 2020 for the Japanese space industry?
【Now available at our Tellus Market!】It’s now possible to sell tools on Tellus! Increased browsing speed and new functions available on update.
The ability to sell tools has been introduced to the Tellus Market, which has only had free tools up until now. Browsing speeds are also faster than ever before, and it is far easier to compare and search for data thanks to our latest update. Now's the perfect chance to try out Tellus for those users who want to browse satellite data, or sell their very own tool on our platform.
The Shift to a Five Axelspace GRUS Satellite System. The roadmap to achieving profits of $100 million.
Axelspace released their plans to launch four GRUS small satellites. The company shared its revenue goals at the unveiling of its satellites. Along with a summary of the event, we here at the SORABATAKE editorial department would like to share an estimation of how many satellite images they will need to sell to achieve their goals.
Space as a “means” used in business: summary of market size and operators of microsatellites
Compared to large satellites, small satellites can be developed at a lower cost and in less time. An increasing number of companies are developing small satellites, especially microsatellites. This article explains what companies are working on, in what fields, and also how to make a small satellite.
Using Amedas Data to Visualize Temperature Forecasts and Rainfall in Real Time.
For this article, we used the Amedas minute-by-minute data available on Tellus for our analysis. We looked specifically at the minute-by-minute Amedas data in northern Kyushu for rainfall that occurred between 5th and 6th of July 2017.
Using SSD to Perform Object Detection on Airplanes
For readers who want to try using machine learning and satellite data to do something interesting, we'd like to suggest trying out object detection. In this article, we attempt to use satellite data in order to perform object detection on airplanes.