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.