Liz Derr

VIIRS reveals illegal fishing in the South China Sea

Asiatic squid vessels are constructed from marine steel, usually weigh between 800-1000 gross tons, and are outfitted with automated jiggers that use up to 150 incandescent lamps to attract squid to the surface. Credit: Simon Ager https://youtu.be/8zbWF1LqZd0 According to Global Fishing Watch, “each night, its nighttime surveillance system is detecting 10,000 to 20,000 boats, or …

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Using AI+SAR+Optical To Find The Invisible

Shining A Light On Illicit Activities Trying to hide your illicit activities by doing them at night? Not any more – AI+SAR+Optical  can be trained to track activity at night. Trying to hide your illicit activities under the canopy of trees?  Not any more. AI+SAR+Optical can be trained to see the texture and health of …

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Satellite Image Analysis Is Expanding: 3 Indicators

Analysis of satellite images is nothing new. Governments have used it to monitor other countries for decades. Hedge funds started to innovate by using satellite imagery to count cars in company parking lots to predict sales 15 years ago. But until recently, from a technology perspective, limited imagery, and the highly manual process of image …

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Simularity Selected For TiE50 2018

Thanks to the TiE50 Judging Panel for selecting Simularity for the TiE50 Award. This awards competition is part of TiE Inflect 2018, the world’s largest conference for tech entrepreneurs. “TiE50 has become a global brand that attracts thousands of tech startups worldwide. This year, we screened more than 7400 companies from 28 countries and selected the …

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Simularity Selected As Finalist For The 2nd Shenzhen Innovation & Entrepreneurship International Competition

Congrats to the team and special thanks to Kartik Shah, our Product Manager, for being selected as a finalist in the pitch competition at the Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum Pitch event for 2018, held at the Santa Clara Convention Center on March 30, 2018. Here’s a picture of our happy Kartik, with our prize. Simularity …

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Simularity joins AWS Marketplace to provide AI software for automated anomaly detection in daily satellite images

Integration of Simularity’s Automated Image Anomaly Detection System (AI-ADS) to deliver timely alerts to the rapidly evolving remote sensing industry.   Simularity Inc., a Silicon Valley based Artificial Intelligence (AI) software company with expertise in anomaly detection and incident prediction for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, announced today availability of Simularity’s Automated Image Anomaly Detection …

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KQED Public Radio’s California Report Covers Simularity Intelligent Virtual Wall Proposal

KQED’s Tara Siler reports on Simularity’s Automated Image Anomaly Detection System (AI-ADS) as part of Simularity’s proposal for an Intelligent Virtual Border Wall.  Using 10,000 year old technology (physical walls) is an ineffective way to protect borders or expensive remote assets. The smart and more effective solution is to use the latest technology to identify …

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