Skybox Imaging Provides First Full-HD Video Of Earth From Space




/ 6 years ago

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Skybox Imaging based in San Francisco has been working on revealing the first public high resolution and definition video footage of Earth from 600 km above. The image resolution is fairly high, where anyone can easily observe objects such as cars, trucks, shipping containers, using the video recorded by the company’s satellite, named SkySat-1, which was launched in November.

“There’s an enormous amount of knowledge that we can glean from analyzing movement – supply chain monitoring, maritime awareness, industrial plant activity, environmental monitoring, and humanitarian relief monitoring – and we are excited to explore the breadth of possibilities with this unique data source. skybox official website”

The satellite is said to be capable of capturing full HD, 1920 x 1080 pixels, images at a 30 FPS for up to 90 seconds. Comparing a normal ground camera snapshot or clip with an orbital one is clearly not an option, since the two are completely different things. And having a satellite camera capable of recording a full HD clip for 90 seconds, given that the requirements for capturing an orbital imagery is quite high, is a big improvement.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCrB1t8MncY[/youtube]

Skybox is making progress and innovation with its Start-Up program, and for anyone interested in more details about the project can have a look at their web page here.

Thank you MB MAG for providing us with this information
Image and video courtesy of Skybox Imaging


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