SAN FRANCISCO, August 21, 2019 -- Capella Space, an information services company that provides on-demand Earth observation imagery, today announced its partnership with SpaceNet®, a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating open source, artificial intelligence (AI) applied research for geospatial applications. Capella joins the collaborative SpaceNet partnership alongside In-Q-Tel’s (IQT) CosmiQ Works, Maxar Technologies, Intel AI and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Capella’s addition to the partnership presents an exciting opportunity to expand SpaceNet’s existing geospatial open source research to a new data type, Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR). Opening access to this data will help broaden the use of high-quality SAR in a variety of geospatial analytic applications.
Herndon, Virginia (August 14, 2019)— The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) recently opened its own state-of-the-art event space, known as the Trajectory Event Center (TEC), in Herndon, Va. The TEC will be a year-round resource for the geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) community and any organization interested in hosting events in the Dulles Technology Corridor.
August 13, 2019 (Reston, VA) – Dun & Bradstreet Government Solutions today announced that Yaneev Golombek, a Ph.D. candidate in Civil Engineering at the University of Colorado, was awarded the 2019 Dun & Bradstreet Geospatial Data Science Scholarship. Golombek will receive the $15,000 scholarship to pursue his research in 3D geospatial/analytical applications to support transportation.
Luxembourg, 6 August 2019: Kleos Space S.A. (ASX: KSS, Frankfurt: KS1), a space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data provider, announces that it will collaborate with Spire Global, one of the world's largest space to cloud analytics companies. Kleos and Spire will collaborate to combine Spire AIS data with KLEOS RF data to create a new shared capability to bring safety at sea.
Capella Space announced an agreement with Addvalue for use of its Inter-Satellite Data Relay System (IDRS™) via Inmarsat’s global L-Band satellite communications network. The Inmarsat network provides satellite uplink and downlink services, which enable Capella to task any satellite in its constellation in any location in the world in real-time. Through its agreement with Addvalue, Capella will have a significant market lead as the only Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) provider with real-time tasking capability. This unique partnership will position Capella as the only SAR operator capable of real-time responsiveness.
Geosaurus, the first-of-its-kind Geospatial Resource & Innovation Center under development within T-REX’s downtown innovation facility, has named Mark Tatgenhorst its founding Program Director. Geosaurus will be an inclusive community space uniting St. Louis’ expanding geospatial cluster, focusing on nurturing early-stage geospatial startups and supporting workforce development.