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The Future of Remote Sensing?

"We are pleased to introduce the world's first high-resolution HD video of Earth taken from a commercial remote sensing satellite.

This video showcases a selection of the first videos taken from SkySat-1, the first of our planned 24 satellite constellation. The video clips have not yet been calibrated or tuned. SkySat-1 captures up to 90-second video clips at 30 frames per second. The resolution is high enough to resolve objects that impact the global economy like shipping containers, while maintaining a level of clarity that does not determine human activity."

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Most remote sensing videos show still images that are animated to give the temporal sequence a video-like quality.  Technology is changing rapidly and this video represents an impressive leap in our ability to monitor changes on Earth's surface.  To read more about SkyBox Imaging and their plans, click here.   


Tags: remote sensing, geospatial, unit 1 GeoPrinciples.

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Maricarmen Husson's curator insight, January 1, 6:36 PM

La tecnología sigue avanzando rápidamente.

YEC Geo's curator insight, January 2, 6:03 AM

It will be interesting to see if this can be used by the geological GIS community.

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