Portfolio

PROJECT SHOWCASES

22 November 2017

Reducing the risk of bird strikes using satellite images and Ascend’s Normalised Difference Water index software (NDWI)

16 August 2017

British start-up Rezatec has developed a landscape monitoring service based on Earth Observation data

06 June 2017

A new forestry monitoring service, which is currently being used by three regional forestry departments in Poland, combines space and terrestrial data with a web-based interface.

09 May 2017

With the support of ESA, Belgian SME Ovinto has developed a service that offers satellite-based monitoring of rail cars and intermodal tank containers.

20 March 2017

A new satellite-enabled information management system for commercial fishermen, developed the support of ESA, is currently being used by some seventy Irish fishing vessels.

03 March 2017

A new rail line in Australia uses GNSS positioning for signalling, introducing the concept of virtual balises for ERTMS Level 2 solutions. It has obtained SIL4 certification, the stringent safety integrity level which is required by train control systems. 

14 February 2017

Managing seasonal navigational hazards, such as winter ice, on Romania's section of the Danube river is the goal of an ongoing ARTES IAP Demonstration Project.

06 December 2016

With the support of ESA's ARTES Applications programme, 21Net has built a system that seemlessly integrates satcoms to improve the user experience of WiFi on high-speed trains.

11 November 2016

The GeoSHM structural health monitoring system, developed with the support of ESA, is now being further deployed in Scotland and China.

03 November 2016

The Basilicata Region in southern Italy has announced the allocation of a nearly one million euros to support an ongoing ARTES Applications project, ONE Class! Open network for Education.

28 July 2016

An integrated rescue management tool being developed with the support of ESA is improving the speed and accuracy of search and rescue missions in the mountains of the Czech Republic.

30 June 2016

With the support of ESA, HydroLogic (NL) is developing an application called the HydroNET Flood and Rain Report generator to map rainfall and flooding quickly and easily. It has been successfully deployed in flood-prone Australia, and other countries are taking interest in the system.

23 June 2016

The ARTES Applications 3InSat project recently completed a trial run of its integrated rail signalling system on the island of Sardinia. The successful outcome confirmed the viability of GNSS technology for the rail industry.

01 April 2016

An enterprising Dutch startup is developing a viable business using Sentinel-1 SAR imagery to monitor oil and gas pipelines from space.

25 January 2016

Thanks to a new portal video encoder device developed with the support of ESA, high definition video can now be cost-effectively streamed from mobile satellite terminals. This breakthrough facilitates the transmission of broadcast-quality video content from regions with limited terrestrial infrastructure.  

 

15 November 2015

With the support of ESA through the ARTES IAP programme, Vista GmbH has developed a successful business supplying precision agriculture services to farmers. At this year's Agritechnica trade fair in Hannover, the Munich-based company was awarded a gold medal for innovation in recognition of its achievements.

15 September 2015

A recent ARTES IAP demonstration project shows how satellites give the deployment of RPAS a huge boost. The project leader, an enterprising British SME, is capitalising on this experience to develop a viable business in remote surveying services.

10 August 2015

Project Showcase: How ARTES-supported Sway4edu2 uses satcoms to help close the digital divide in education.

29 April 2015

A satellite communications-based system developed with the support of ESA is making it easier for a Belgian medical team to test new antiviral drugs for the treatment Ebola patients in West Africa.

24 March 2015

Long-term monitoring using historical Earth Observation data and short-term GNSS positioning is a potent combination for studying the health and well-being of complex structures such as bridges.

24 February 2015

Demonstration and pilot implementation of a satellite-based operations control system for managing teams in alpine rescue missions.

26 January 2015

How satellite services give landowners an easier and cheaper way of calculating the potential economic value of conserving or restoring environmentally important peatlands.

07 November 2014

In an activity supported by ESA, a software package called VECMAP was developed that uses Satellite Navigation and Earth Observation data to populate an online database, allowing researchers to map high-risk areas. 

15 September 2014

Satellites are linking mobile breast cancer screening units directly to hospitals so that radiologists can start their diagnoses earlier.

10 September 2014

With the support of ESA, Irish company Treemetrics has developed an innovative system that uses space and ground assets to map forests and monitor tree-harvesting machinery.

26 August 2014

Thanks to European telecoms satellites, affordable broadband Internet access via satellite is becoming reality. 

23 May 2014

Two recent ARTES-funded feasibility studies looked into ways of understanding and mitigating the risks associated with unstable terrain.

06 May 2014

The incorporation of satellite communication services in railway signalling systems is now one step closer.

11 March 2014

A robust portable device for monitoring vital signs and providing communications for medics developed with the support of ESA offers a lifeline even in the remotest areas on Earth via satcoms.

14 February 2014

ASSIST allows project managers to analyse the positive and negative impacts of their Telemedicine services way before they go live.

12 February 2014

European Defence Agency (EDA) and European Space Agency (ESA), have agreed to pursue their cooperation in the domain of Remotely Piloted Aircrafts.

12 February 2014

The Dutch company Robin Radar has recently taken the FlySafe technology down a new and unexpected path.

BROWSE PROJECTS

Based on user needs and industry skills, the evolution of customized solutions and the establishment of innovative services is accomplished through project activities. Focusing on various thematic areas, relevant information on the project activities is provided below.

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Economic Intelligence Factory

Status date: 13 October 2021

The objective of this demonstration project was the analysis of satellite data to create standardized indicators of economic activity, from the study of key sectors of the economy.

SSD

Status date: 13 October 2021

In this project, a data privacy-compliant social distancing tool for monitoring compliance with social distancing regulations was developed. In times of COVID-19, it is important to track and monitor the number of people being present in a specific area. The tool can also document the captured visitor numbers in a web-based backend and can trigger warnings so that organizations can prove compliance to regulations.

EMLM

Status date: 13 October 2021

EMLM investigates the technical feasibility and commercial viability of Earth observation satellites, HAPS and drone data to detect, monitor and model the movement of large accumulations of floating plastic litter as it travels from the source, along rivers and estuaries, and into the Oceans.

CoffEO

Status date: 08 October 2021

Building a data intelligence & risk management platform for the coffee industry powered by AI, SatEO & cutting-edge agrometeorology to scale sustainable coffee production.

DRAMA (AMMO CCN#2)

Status date: 29 September 2021

DRAMA enables airports to address the drone challenge in a systematic, fact-based manner. All decisions concerning the management of drones and procurement of detection solutions are driven by risk assessment and ongoing risk monitoring. DRAMA provides airports with an easily adaptable solution that enables mitigation strategies and drone sensor selection.

SBWS

Status date: 27 September 2021

In the era of access to huge data resources, advanced analysis and data-to-information processing are essential in the decision-making process. SBWS in the form of friendly web portal, provides advanced analytical tools and a structured data repository, designed to support environmental monitoring using remote sensing data.

Digital Engineer

Status date: 27 September 2021

The Digital Engineer provides engineering learners with AI-assisted teaching, and engineering expert knowledge base. Its main advantages are time efficiency, flexibility, user friendliness and remote learning. The Digital Engineer offers a revolutionary approach in Space engineering education, acting as a helpful ‘Study Buddy’ to students, and reducing university, research centre, and company costs.

TELEMACHUS

Status date: 27 September 2021

Telemachus is an integrated hardware/software medical system for the remote treatment and monitoring of users’ health conditions and positioning, thanks to a smart bracelet and a web platform leveraging on AI. Devised as a telemedicine tool answering the need to contain the spread of COVID-19 virus, Telemachus digitalise the interaction between Patients, Doctors and Health Authorities, and allows the monitoring of the health conditions of healthcare workers within hospitals.

AUDROS

Status date: 21 September 2021

Aim of the project is to demonstrate the two services: Drone Hunter – Antidrone effector to be installed as a part of an intruder drone detection and surveillance solution and First responder’s mobile service - a mobile UAV surveillance and monitoring solution to respond against CBRNe threat.

Both services are based on fully autonomous BVLOS services of UAV’s provided by a system consisting of a drone and a base – hangar, delivering data transfer, maintenance and several other services within the system.

ForestAI

Status date: 21 September 2021

The ForestAI project uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Earth Observation (EO) to provide an advanced forest monitoring solution globally. The service offers customers in the forestry domain with new tools to more efficiently manage their forests through up-to-date maps, deforestation alerts, and risk assessments.