Global Real-Time Video Surveillance - EarthNow

By: John Honovich, Published on Apr 20, 2018

A new company, EarthNow, with backing from Bill Gates, Airbus and more, is claiming that:

Users will be able to see places on Earth with a delay as short as about one second. This makes it possible to see and monitor events as they happen.

They are planning to launch a network of satellites, costing potentially a billion dollars for real-time, global monitoring.

In this note, we examine the potential impact for the video surveillance market.

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***** **** ** **** to *** ****** ** Earth **** * ***** as ***** ** ***** one ******. **** ***** it ******** ** *** and ******* ****** ** they ******.

**** *** ******** ** launch * ******* ** satellites, ******* *********** * billion ******* *** ****-****, global **********.

** **** ****, ** examine *** ********* ****** for *** ***** ************ market.

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Satellite ******** - *** **** ****

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EarthNow **** **** ** **********

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Resolution ****** *** ** ***** ************ *********

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*** ****** ***** **********, combined **** ***** *********** techniques, ** ******** **enable ***** ********** and tracking applications consistent with existing and future customer requirements. [emphasis added]

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Integrated ***** *********

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Comments (15)

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