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GEOSPATIAL INSIGHT’S SOLAR SERVICES PLAY A KEY ROLE IN IDENTIFYING SOLUTIONS TO THE ENERGY CRISIS

Millions of families in the UK risk being forced into fuel poverty after the energy price cap was increased in April leading to bills going up by £693 for 18 million households on standard tariffs. With further increases of up to £800 expected in October, when the energy price cap is next reviewed, it doesn’t appear there will be a reprieve any time soon. But what is specifically behind the energy crisis in the UK? What have other countries done to avoid similarly disastrous situations? What can the country do to mitigate the impact and help millions of citizens and businesses? And importantly, how can we reduce our reliance on fossil fuels in favour of clean energy sources, such as solar power?

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Satellite

DECREASING THE GROWING RISK OF TAILINGS DAM FAILURES

The safety issues surrounding tailings dams has been a hot topic over the past few years, with numerous failings causing catastrophic property and environmental damages. To minimise the occurrence of disastrous collapses in the future, there is a pressing need to understand the stability of these infrastructures and implement more efficient monitoring solutions.

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Satellite

A POWERFUL TEAM FOR ON-DEMAND DATA ANALYTICS

The satellite Earth Observation (EO) industry is evolving incredibly quickly, as new satellites are being planned and launched, and leading-edge ML-based analytics developed and applied to open up new capabilities and markets. Nothing exemplifies this trend better than the partnership between Geospatial Insight and BlackSky, which creates a step-change in the potential for our customers to receive near real-time geospatial intelligence. This partnership has not happened overnight – we have been working alongside BlackSky for the last 7 years as both companies’ capabilities have developed and matured. With the growing capabilities of the BlackSky constellation, this close partnership has now crystallised as we become part of their reseller network, enabling Geospatial Insight to distribute their imagery to our clients worldwide in the insurance, finance, utilities and defence sectors.

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CONTOUR

AN INTEGRATED SOLUTION FOR 3D VISUALISATION

The stereo 3D viewing experience has always had some issues associated with it, with standard screens suffering from dim lighting and requiring the use of 3D glasses. More recently, fewer graphics card vendors are supporting traditional stereo displays. Vision Engineering, a global optical and digital innovation and manufacturing company, have now changed the game. CONTOUR is the future of glasses-free 3D stereoscopic displays, designed specifically for GIS professionals.

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Satellite

THE FUTURE OF DAM SAFETY

After the collapse of Brumadinho Dam, the mining industry has been under intense scrutiny. Although the safety and infrastructure stability of tailings dams has always been extremely important, now, with the world watching, it is more crucial than ever that dam monitoring programmes are put in place.

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MotionMonitor-TSF

APSIS – THE FULL COVERAGE INSAR

MotionMonitor-TSF, our latest service specifically designed to monitor ground movements in and around mine tailing dams, enables Tailing Storage Facility (TSF) managers and ESG compliance officers to monitor key TSF locations and provides an early warning of potential failure, therefore minimising financial and environmental impact as a direct consequence.

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Air Quality

CACHE 22 – A CLEAN AIR AND CLEAN HARBOUR INITIATIVE

The European Space Agency (ESA) launched their ‘Port of the Future’ initiative to address a number ecosystem challenges within ports across the world, whilst also utilising space-based data and services. ESA funded a total of nine studies, providing a solution to one of four key themes: environmental sustainability and energy efficiency, digitalisation, infrastructure improvement and safety and security services.

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Hexagon

ENHANCED CHEST BUNDLES OFFERING WORLD-CLASS SOLUTIONS

The new Hexagon Geospatial CHEST Agreement for academic and research institutions in the UK and Ireland is ready for renewal and due to be in place this month. It has been great working with Hexagon and the CHEST teams again to review the offering and to work out how we can tailor the bundles to meet the changing needs of universities, colleges and research institutions across our region.

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