Directions Magazine
Hello. Login | Register

Press Releases

Home | Submit Press Release

European Space Imaging partners with Skybox Imaging to offer new Challenge for the Copernicus Masters

Bookmark and Share
Thursday, April 3rd 2014
European Union, Skybox Imaging | Munich, Germany


European Space Imaging has a new partner to support their High-Res Challenge which is now called “European Space Imaging & Skybox Imaging High-Res Challenge” and is open worldwide to participants.

Their new partner, Skybox Imaging, located in Mountain View, California, is the new kid on the block in the satellite business. Founded in 2009, it is launching an innovative constellation of more than 20 very high-resolution satellites with sub-meter color imagery and high definition video capability. This satellite constellation affords the option of sub-daily access, meaning it will now be possible to image a site up to 8 times during daylight hours.

“The European Space Imaging & Skybox Imaging High-Res Challenge” is looking for new, viable application ideas for this sub-daily availability of very high-resolution (VHR), multispectral data from the Skybox Imaging satellite. The partners are hoping researchers and developers will think outside the box in proposing ideas that have real future potential. The winner will receive a European Space Imaging data package of Skybox Imaging satellite data valued at EUR 20,000 to apply in realizing their application idea.
 
“Now the Copernicus Masters has expanded globally, we hope this new partnership will give remote sensing idea developers inspiration and scope to come up with groundbreaking new applications for optical VHR satellite imagery,” says Michaela Weber, Director Sales & Marketing, European Space Imaging.
 
The unique aspect of this Challenge is the search for viable ideas only. It doesn’t require prototypes or prior testing, just the belief in the idea, an understanding of what makes it different and a justification of why it is possible. Submissions open worldwide on the 15th April until 13 July 2014. Register at www.eusi-skybox.copernicus-masters.com.

About European Space Imaging
European Space Imaging (EUSI) is a leading supplier of very high-resolution satellite imagery to customers in Europe and North Africa. It is the only European satellite data provider operating its own multi-mission capable VHR ground stations, enabling optimized collection strategies, flexibility and real-time weather assessments. Since 2002 the Munich based company has provided customers access to the most advanced VHR satellites and services available throughout their region.
 
About Skybox Imaging
Skybox Imaging (Skybox) empowers global businesses to make better decisions with timely, high fidelity imagery and infinite analytics. By combining the power of web technologies and a constellation of high-resolution imaging satellites, Skybox is generating a unique data source describing daily global activity with timely, accessible, sub-meter color imagery and high definition video of the Earth. Founded in 2009, Skybox Imaging is backed by leading venture firms and comprised of internet and aerospace professionals. For more information, visit www.skybox.com.

To learn more about this project, please contact:
Penelope Richardson, Marketing Manager
European Space Imaging
Arnulfstrasse 199, Munich 80634
Tel: +49 (0) 89 13014255
Fax: +49 (0) 89 13014222
prichardson@euspaceimaging.com
www.euspaceimaging.com

Bookmark and Share

Stay Connected

Twitter RSS Facebook LinkedIn Delicious Apple Devices Android Blackberry






Recent Comments

Esri Development Center Program for Higher Education

Graduates of higher education programs in geographic information systems and science who can code software and build apps are highly sought after by employers. David DiBiase, Esri’s director of education, explains how the Esri Development Center (EDC) program confers special status and benefits upon a select few leading university departments that challenge their students to develop innovative applications based upon the ArcGIS platform....

Modeling a Changing American Landscape
The American Community Survey in Action
Is Location Still Everything?
Putting Geography to Work in Healthcare
FOSS4G PDX Conference: Geospatial Technological Innovation and Diversity are Thriving
Data Mashups can Help Answer the World’s Biggest Questions
New high-resolution Satellite Image Analysis: 5 of 6 Syrian World Heritage Sites “Exhibit Significant Damage”
Is GIS Splitting?

DirectionsMag.com

About Us | Advertise | Contact Us | Web Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy
© 2014 Directions Media. All Rights Reserved