|At the beginning of August, various stakeholders from DigitalGlobe, the South African National Space Agency (SANSA), and the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), launched the third Earth Observation data, Innovation challenge with a rousing call to join the space industry revolution by contributing novel applications for Earth observations gathered by satellites.
The winners will receive access to the DigitalGlobe’s GBDX Platform and the Licensed Content; This includes DigitalGlobe’s 18-year, 100 Petabyte library of high-resolution, multispectral imagery, as well as pre-built machine learning and remote sensing algorithms. In addition, they can also access the latest imagery from NASA’s Landsat and ESA’s Sentinel data.
Any South African based organisation or individual can enter the open innovation challenge, whether an experienced space entrepreneur or someone who can envision how this data can be used to address issues around food security, water security, environmental sustainability and building urban resilience.
SUBMISSIONS CLOSE 30 SEPTEMBER 2018.