The Asia IOT Business Platform 2018 – Manilla

The Asia IOT Business Platform 2018 event was organized with the purpose of focusing on concrete discussions between IoT solution providers and end users to address key challenges and pain points in implementing IoT in businesses. The 2-day event, held from the 26th – 27th of April was a huge success for the SkyMap Global

Forest Fire Monitoring with Remote Sensing

Forest fires are major disasters that destroy many forest resources and damage the ecological environment. For millenniums, Forest and wildland fires have been taking place and shaping landscape structures, patterns and even the species composition of ecosystems. These fires are considered important for natural ecological processes initiating natural exercises of vegetation succession. However, artificially planting

SkyMap Global at the Google Cloud Summit 2018 in Mumbai

At SkyMap Global, we have powered our infrastructure using the capabilities of the cloud. Processing, analysis and deriving insights from imagery have become easier thanks to the scalable compute power of the cloud. We have since hosted applications and solutions on the cloud to make the analysis of imagery easier and faster for our end-users.

Infrastructure Monitoring – A Case Study

At SkyMap Global, our mission is to help businesses and government agencies leverage remote sensing technology to gain critical insights while keeping it affordable yet efficient. Our team built a solution for the state government of Arunachal Pradesh that leverages satellite imagery, the internet and the power of a smartphone to help personnel monitor infrastructure

Remote Sensing Applications in the Financial Sector

Weather as a Commodity A surging increase in weather and spatial data demands within the financial and banking fraternity has led remote sensing data to pave its way into the world’s financial capitals. Hedge Funds now employ a variety of techniques to track weather fluctuation in order to get a cutting edge over competitors and

SkyMap Global at NESAC
SkyMap Global showcases at the NESAC Conference

A 2-day seminar on ‘Advances in RS & GIS ‘ organized at NESAC on 10th & 11th May 2018 jointly by ISRS, ISG, NESAC, NEHU. The NESAC conference focused on bringing people from the  Remote Sensing and GIS industry to showcase their solutions and capabilities in solving some of the toughest challenges in the North

Disaster Management using Remote Sensing technology

So, what is disaster management? Well, according to the International Association of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), disaster management can be defined as – the organization and management of resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies. In particular, preparedness, response, and recovery in order to lessen the impact of

Oceanography – Remote Sensing

Introduction In today’s age, remote sensing has become crucial in the interpretation of data from multiple fields. In this blog post, we are primarily going to be addressing one such field – Oceanography. Since the birth of the space age in the 1950s – developments in the satellite remote sensing field, along with the increasing

MACHINE LEARNING – REMOTE SENSING

So, What is Machine Learning? As you go through the web, you are bound to have come across the term machine-learning. Today’s news is, in fact, bombarded with new studies and discoveries of applications revolving around this ‘overused’ term. So what exactly is it? In its essence, Machine Learning is the unique science of getting

Smart Transportation

“A developed country is not a place where the poor have cars. It’s where the rich use public transportation” – Gustavo Petro, Columbian politician. Intelligent Transportation Systems While recent digital technologies are drastically transforming vehicles and the way we interact with them, they have also been reshaping city transport infrastructure. Smart Infrastructure Technology, collectively known

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