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We’re happy to announce that UrtheCast is now a sponsor of Devpost’s Sparkathon — a Big Data hackathon powered by IBM Bluemix, with $30,000 in prizes up for grabs. Throughout the global online competition, software developers and data engineers build weather apps using climatic data and IBM’s new spark-as-a-service offering, Analytics for Apache Spark. Bluemix’s new Spark service allows devs [...]

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Oi Oi, London Town

Theras A. Gordon Wood ‐ Company

In UrtheCast’s latest Theia image from space, we get a glimpse at an enormous, bustling Heathrow Airport, and the River Thames as it snakes into the heart of London, England. Arguably, there are few cities in the western world that begin to rival the cultural significance of London, and even fewer that are so populous. With an area covering ~670+ square miles, [...]

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UrtheCast Imagery Hits the Market

Theras A. Gordon Wood ‐ Company

  So you’ve been interested in incorporating UrtheCast’s medium-resolution imagery into your products and/or research — now is the time to visit our Theia order page, from where you can download Theia product samples and spec sheet. Simply click here, and provide us with your name, email, and organization. Once you’ve submitted your details and click the ‘download’ link, we’ll provide you [...]

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VANCOUVER, JULY 16, 2014 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or “the Company”) today provided an update on the commissioning process for its Medium-Resolution Camera (“MRC” or “Theia”) and its Ultra HD, High-Resolution Camera (“HRC” or “Iris”). The MRC has achieved Initial Operational Capability (“IOC”), completing the MRC’s commissioning phase. Theia is now capable of commercial [...]

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UrtheCast Cameras Successfully Pass Initial Functional Tests

Theras A. Gordon Wood ‐ Company

VANCOUVER, February 18, 2014 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or “the Company”) is extremely pleased to announce that its two Earth sensing cameras — a High Resolution Camera (HRC) that will produce 1-meter class, full color videos, and a Medium Resolution Camera (MRC) that will produce 6-meter class, 50-km wide swaths of imagery — have successfully [...]

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VANCOUVER, Jan. 28, 2014 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or “the Company”) is very pleased to announce that its two earth imaging cameras have been successfully installed on the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS). Contrary to the online broadcast of the installation, the telemetry was received by Mission Control Central nearMoscow.  During the installation, we [...]

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VIDEO: How UrtheCast’s Cameras Will Capture The World

Theras A. Gordon Wood ‐ Company

UrtheCast’s engineers have created another handy animation to demonstrate how our cameras will image Earth from the International Space Station. While you’re done watching, add this date and time to your calendar — UrtheCast’s cameras are officially scheduled for installation on Jan. 27, 2014, 2:30 p.m. GMT.    

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UrtheCast Confirms Camera Installation Date

Theras A. Gordon Wood ‐ Company

VANCOUVER, January 13, 2014 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (‘UrtheCast or ‘the Company’) is pleased to announce that its two Earth imaging cameras have been scheduled for installation aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on Jan. 27, 2014, at 2:30 p.m. GMT. “With the ISS cabling issue now resolved, we expect that the second spacewalk will [...]

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UrtheCast Cameras Rescheduled For Installation

Theras A. Gordon Wood ‐ Company

VANCOUVER, January 7, 2014 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (‘UrtheCast or ‘the Company’) is very pleased to announce that its two Earth imaging cameras have now been cleared for installation aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The issue that delayed the initial installation of the cameras has now been resolved, allowing for the scheduling of the [...]

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UrtheCast Camera Installation Update

Theras A. Gordon Wood ‐ Company

VANCOUVER, December 30, 2013 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (‘UrtheCast or ‘the Company’) announces that on Dec. 27, 2013, its two Earth observation cameras were installed as planned on the outside of the International Space Station (ISS). However, Mission Controllers were unable to confirm that the cameras were receiving power from the ISS. As a safety [...]

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