Company

With Earth’s population growing at an exponential rate, the future of agriculture — in particular precision agriculture — will continue to grow in importance as the world works to support its population. Satellite monitoring, a key component of precision ag, aids in the analysis of everything from crop type and crop health, to yield prediction.

Read more...

UrtheCast has signed a strategic partnership with OmniEarth, Inc. ("OmniEarth") in support of UrtheCast's planned UrtheDaily Constellation, expected to be capable of imaging 140 million square kilometers of the global landmass every day at 5 meters GSD. The UrtheCast-OmniEarth partnership includes collaborative system development, the sharing of intellectual property, and joint customer marketing activities.

Read more...

The Syrian crisis is undoubtedly an unceasing tragedy for its citizens, and a heavy burden on the rest of the world. In May, a UN-led analysis of UrtheCast Deimos-2 satellite data revealed that refugee camps in Rukban and Hadalat — two Syria-Jordan border crossings — had experienced 81 percent and 587 percent increases in refugee structures, respectively, from late January and early February.

Read more...

Deimos-1, which is currently on a five-year campaign over the contiguous United States for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), has an extremely wide swath (650 km) and high revisit rate of 2-3 days. Now, for the first time, that data is flowing directly to the UrthePlatform soon after it is captured and made available for rendering in any mapping application and in GeoTIFF format.

Read more...

By the morning of Friday, May 6, the urban service area of Fort McMurray, Alberta, had been engulfed in a wildfire for four days, resulting in the displacement of over 88,000 residents. That’s when, after speaking with his clients, Dan Plant of Terrabotics called us at his wits’ end. When the Terrabotics Commercial Director and Head of Sales spoke to our Customer Experience (CX) team, it was clear he needed high-quality imagery of Fort Mac, and he needed it immediately.

Read more...