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UrtheCast’s New Satellites Provide Big Data

“This is our first step off the Space Station, and an exciting growth opportunity that will help to accelerate our UrtheCast Constellation plans, while populating our platform with powerful content,” explained Scott Larson, UrtheCast Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer. “By acquiring the entire Deimos satellite operations, two satellites and two ground stations, we’ve created another substantial […]

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UrtheCast To Acquire Deimos Satellites And Earth Imaging Operations

UrtheCast is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Elecnor, S.A. to acquire the Earth Observation business, Deimos. UrtheCast will soon acquire Deimos ownership, operation of the Deimos-1 and Deimos-2 satellites, and the Deimos global archive of Earth imagery. “This is an incredible acquisition that epitomizes technological and operational synergy,” explained Scott Larson, UrtheCast Co-founder and […]

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UrtheCast Announces World’s First Commercial SAR And Optical 16-Satellite Constellation

VANCOUVER, June 19, 2015 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”) today announced plans to build, launch and operate the world’s first fully-integrated, multispectral optical and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) commercial constellation of Earth Observation satellites (the “Constellation”), to be deployed over multiple launches expected in 2019 and 2020. The Constellation is expected to […]

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London, Boston, Barcelona: The World’s First Full-Color HD Videos Of Earth From Space

Today, UrtheCast released the world’s first, full-color HD videos of Earth, filmed from the International Space Station (ISS) at roughly one-meter resolution. These videos of London, Boston, and Barcelona showcase life on Earth as viewed from the International Space Station, revealing the diverse utility of UrtheCast’s technology. “Today, we are continuing our advancement towards democratizing the […]

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UrtheCast Holds Media Event Prior To Release Of First Earth Videos

UrtheCast is set to unveil its First Light videos to a select, invite-only group of media members in New York City this afternoon, June 16, 2015. Captured from the International Space Station, these videos of London, Barcelona, Boston and São Paulo, give us a revealing look at the powerful tools that UrtheCast is set to release to the public — for planet stewardship, for business, for big data analysis, and for the greater public good — all with the aim of democratizing a very powerful perspective on the planet.

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UrtheCast Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Revenue of $3.3 Million; Working Capital Improved to $24M; Commissioning of HRC Progressing Well VANCOUVER, May 12, 2015 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”), a technology company that is developing the world’s first Ultra HD video platform of Earth from space, today announces financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2015. […]

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UrtheCast And Pepsi® Partner To Create An Epic Film Adventure For The New Pepsi® Challenge™

VANCOUVER, May 12, 2015 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”) announces that footage captured from its two cameras aboard the International Space Station will be incorporated into a first-of-its-kind short film for the 2015 Pepsi® Challenge™ global campaign. Challenging live production conventions, UrtheCast’s Ultra HD video of worldwide locales will help to make […]

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UrtheCast To Host 2015 First Quarter Conference Call On May 12, 2015

VANCOUVER, May 6, 2015 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”) today announces that it will host a conference call regarding its 2015 first quarter financial results at 5:00 p.m. ET (2:00 p.m. PT) on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. An archived version of the conference call will be made available on the Company’s investor […]

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Art Meets Science: UrtheCast Sponsors Art Exhibit At Science World BC

This summer, Science World British Columbia presents Planet Earth — an art exhibit that brings together art and science, exposing the compelling beauty of our planet. Canadian artist Norah Borden is teaming up with UrtheCast to showcase our world from an alternate perspective. This innovative collaboration will feature Norah Borden’s large-scale Planet Earth series of paintings in the atrium, while UrtheCast — the world’s first Ultra HD video platform of Earth streamed from […]

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UrtheCast Teams With NASA To Stream Live High-Definition Earth Video

UrtheCast has teamed with NASA to stream real-time Earth video data from NASA’s HDEV cameras aboard the ISS to UrtheCast’s interactive web platform.

“This summer we’ll begin feeding live video data from the HDEV cameras to UrtheCast’s web platform, our interactive hub of Earth video and imagery [...]

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