Reducing the risk of bird strikes using satellite images and Ascend’s Normalised Difference Water index software (NDWI)
British start-up Rezatec has developed a landscape monitoring service based on Earth Observation data
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.
With the support of ESA, Belgian SME Ovinto has developed a service that offers satellite-based monitoring of rail cars and intermodal tank containers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The GeoSHM structural health monitoring system, developed with the support of ESA, is now being further deployed in Scotland and China.
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.
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.
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.
An enterprising Dutch startup is developing a viable business using Sentinel-1 SAR imagery to monitor oil and gas pipelines from space.
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.
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.
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.
Project Showcase: How ARTES-supported Sway4edu2 uses satcoms to help close the digital divide in education.
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.
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.
Demonstration and pilot implementation of a satellite-based operations control system for managing teams in alpine rescue missions.
How satellite services give landowners an easier and cheaper way of calculating the potential economic value of conserving or restoring environmentally important peatlands.
Satellites are linking mobile breast cancer screening units directly to hospitals so that radiologists can start their diagnoses earlier.
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.
Thanks to European telecoms satellites, affordable broadband Internet access via satellite is becoming reality.
Two recent ARTES-funded feasibility studies looked into ways of understanding and mitigating the risks associated with unstable terrain.
The incorporation of satellite communication services in railway signalling systems is now one step closer.
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.
ASSIST allows project managers to analyse the positive and negative impacts of their Telemedicine services way before they go live.
European Defence Agency (EDA) and European Space Agency (ESA), have agreed to pursue their cooperation in the domain of Remotely Piloted Aircrafts.
The Dutch company Robin Radar has recently taken the FlySafe technology down a new and unexpected path.
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.
Status date: 10 September 2021
After decades of interventions in the cocoa sector and implementation of voluntary sustainability standards, the environmental impacts of cocoa production are still present. Supposedly sustainably produced cocoa is mislabelled and not produced according to sustainability standards. The EO4CS project aims at preventing food fraud of cacao by supporting the certification process for labels of sustainability with objective satellite-based earth observation information.
Status date: 08 September 2021
AGROMS aims to identify crop types among major ones, at the very beginning seed season, then to provide a forecast of the harvest size, by the mid-season, far before the actual harvest, with the best accuracy. All by using Artificial Intelligence.
Status date: 19 November 2018
RAPSODY, a project led by TEKEVER, will demonstrate the use of remotely piloted aerial systems (RPAS) in a wide area maritime context, through the execution of search & rescue and pollution monitoring missions. The missions will be executed in near-real scenarios over the Atlantic Ocean. The Satcom-enabled RPAS will be fully prepared and customized to perform these maritime missions, including the integration of specific payloads and the usage of specially tailored mission-oriented data fusion, data compression and automatic feature recognition and identification algorithms.
Status date: 02 September 2021
AMOR aims to provide Public Institutions and Visitors with services dedicated to the Cultural Heritage domain, respectively for Safeguard and Fruition aspects.
Safeguard services (derived by satellite EO, UAV systems and GPR technologies) will contribute to provide information about the state of conservation of ancient monuments.
Fruition services (supported by 5G connection) will offer Mixed Reality experiences directly available on personal devices, via a dedicated mobile APP.
Status date: 03 June 2019
Developed by Archangel Imaging, WAMCam is an innovative solution integrating satellite communication and machine learning technologies to radically improve wildlife monitoring and population studies. Researchers and conservationists working in remote regions can deploy AI-enabled cameras to remotely monitor animal traps and study areas. Receiving prompt notifications of the wildlife identified by the cameras revolutionizes the effectiveness of conservation studies.
Status date: 21 July 2021
LifeLoS is a new patient management and monitoring solution that can be used by any hospital or home care service to track and trace ‘free-to-move’ patients and other relevant people in indoor and outdoor spaces, reacting quickly to possible incidents or lost patients, and to dynamically plan new safe paths in case adverse events happen both indoor and outdoor.
Status date: 30 August 2021
EOLO aims to provide the corn growers an agritech cloud-based platform which allows to save water and energy by predicting the optimal water needs, monitor crop health through the use of vegetational indexes and control the irrigation system remotely. These features are implemented by leveraging both EO and on-ground sensors data and by fusing them with machine learning algorithms.
Status date: 25 August 2021
This project is a technical, economic and commercial feasibility assessment into an adaptive Load Reduction Device (LRD) for Floating Offshore Wind (FLOW) mooring systems that can significantly reduce Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE).
Status date: 23 August 2021
The growing urban population and the impacts of climate change are putting increasing pressure on cities.
Vacant, underutilised and brownfield land provide an opportunity to create transformative interventions that contribute to addressing urban challenges and enhance the resilience of cities.
Status date: 23 August 2021
The Biodiversity Net Gain service aims to develop a rapid, accurate and efficient approach to the mapping of biodiversity baselines and biodiversity change for Biodiversity Net Gain, facilitated by remote sensing technology.