Using kdb+ with satellite imagery data at 3DEO
13 Apr 2018
Last year Earth observation specialist 3DEO selected Kx technology to provide rapid analysis of data from satellites, aerial platforms and Unmanned Air Vehicles for multiple commercial markets. Their plan was to use Kx’s time-series database system kdb+ for the real-time capture, processing and visualization of vast quantities of imagery data.
Kx for Earth Observation and Astronomy Big Data challenges
11 Oct 2017
The aerospace industry is increasingly becoming aligned with companies that can take advantage of high-value geospatial and global Earth observation data. In the current era of Big Data and IoT analytics, businesses in industries ranging from energy to civil engineering to facilities management that can commercially exploit non-traditional sources of data, such as data from satellites, can gain a critical edge. Kx technology has already been adopted in a number of such initiatives.
Kx and Airbus developing satellite data analytics platform
14 Mar 2017
Kx parent First Derivatives today announced a collaboration agreement with Airbus Defence and Space to develop an innovative approach for the large-scale processing of geospatial Earth Observation data using Kx technology.
Satellite data manipulation and information provisioning, stemming from increased volumes of Earth Observation data, provide significant commercial potential. Together, Kx and Airbus Defence and Space are striving to take the lead in this emerging market.