Averting global disaster using edge computing

Planet Earth from Space.

Governments and corporations use Earth Observation (EO) data gathered from space to detect abnormal activity – from illegal shipping and distress signals on vessels to understanding the risk of weather events like hurricanes, tsunamis and climate change. 

Satellites have been providing EO data for a long time but until recently, it was mainly governments and institutions such as NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) who developed and supported dedicated EO  missions....