business applications






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: 20 June 2018

Hawking is a machine learning based solution for commercial growers analysing satellite imagery for better management of their crops.


Status date: 20 June 2018

SAGAS examines the viability of Multi-Source ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance –Broadcast) integrated services, making use of terrestrial ADS-B (ADS-B-TER) and space based ADS-B (ADS-B-SAT) technologies with added-value from the relevant ground and space based data fusion and intelligence in supporting the requirements of targeted market and use scenarios.SAGAS proposes and defines a viable multisource ADS-B integrated services model and a way towards a successful operational realization.


Status date: 20 June 2018

Geoaudio is an ‘Augmented Reality meets Audio’ experience that enhances the tourism offer for outdoor attractions in a non-obtrusive way that does not detract from the natural environment. Users experience an immersive soundscape of voice, music and sound effects triggered by GNSS derived locations as they move through the landscape. 

ADS-B Xplore

Status date: 20 June 2018

ADS-B Xplore elaborates innovative service ideas targeting:Big data applications based on air traffic surveillance dataA global communication solution accessible for every aircraft to support safety and flight route optimizationSafe coexistence of manned and unmanned air traffic


Status date: 19 June 2018

LuxSpace (LU), in cooperation with the project partners arviem (CH), OHB teledata (D) and megatel (D), develop an innovative container/cargo monitoring device which offers cargo localisation and condition monitoring capabilities via a wireless sensor network and reporting using satellite communication means and AIS (Automatic Identification System) data.Apart from the technical development, a comprehensive customer tailored real time cargo monitoring service is offered, including analytics and operational support.


Status date: 17 June 2018

The preservation of safety and information distribution in the maritime transport market is currently enabled by systems, which already show signs of overload, such as AIS. SENSE is a feasibility study to analyse and assess the use of space assets, and in particular VDES, for maritime navigation systems. The project aims at developing a viable system services concept closing the information gap between ship and shore. SENSE’s core value is information exchange using worldwide standardized dataflows and thus ensure easy scalability and integration of new vessels.


Status date: 15 June 2018

The SenZitall integrated solution is envisaged as a one-stop-shop for smart IPM and horticulture management. It will operate as a fully independent, low power WSN providing high resolution, near real-time environmental data as input to an integrated Spatial Decision Support System (SDSS). The sensors will run with a multi-constellation GNSS and a dual uplink SATCOM system.


Status date: 13 June 2018

The lack of proper information on water availability is one of the most challenging obstacles for water management practices. To fight this challenge, OWASIS-NL uses space assets in two innovative water availability services that support effective water resource management in the Netherlands and South Africa.


Status date: 11 June 2018

BlackShore’s crowdsourcing platform Cerberus reinforces developing country economies by employing satellite imagery to support sustainable food production while preserving the environment. This is achieved through socially conscious gaming and the power of the crowd.


Status date: 07 June 2018

The WAMMO project, a continuation of Ascend XYZ’s AMMO project, aims to expand the service with ground radar data. Airports will be able to visualize bird activity and identify the associated areas of interest. Radar data and correlated EO data from multiple airports will be used to produce statistical models for airports not equipped with a radar and with similar habitats.