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Large Vessel Activity at Naval Base in Hainan China

AllSource Analysis has recently published their latest “Spotlight” regarding activity on a Naval Base in Hainan, China. A snippet of their report revealed: “Analysis of GEOINT from 7 November to 29 December 2020 reveals that two of the newest capital vessels of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA(N)) have been deployed to the South Sea …

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Simularity CEO To Speak At Pilipinas Conference 2020

“Philippines and the Indo-Pacific: Responding to the Emerging Regional Political-Security Environment”   25 November 2020 (Wednesday) | 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM Philippine Time Featuring Keynote by Hon. Delfin Lorenzana Secretary, Philippine Department of National Defense  Now on its fifth year, this annual event will again bring together thought leaders from the national and local government, …

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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 Free Low Resolution SAR and Optical Imagery To Detect Destruction

In this blog post we’ll demonstrate how relatively low cost and low resolution SAR imagery can help governments and other organizations monitor wide areas so that they can be alerted to significant events. On September 14, 2019, at approximately 4am local time in Eastern Saudi Arabia, a group of precise drone strikes attacked these oil …

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New Earth Day UP42 Post Reveals Deforestation in Romania

In co-operation with UP42 we published this overview on how you can use satellite imagery + analytical AI software to detect deforestation in Romania… or anywhere on Earth for that matter. The idea for the step-by-step post started thanks to this article from OBC TransEuropa entitled Timber Mafia and Deforestation in Romania, which mentions: “With …

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Can AI and Satellite Imagery Detect the End of Covid-19?

Many states in the US are under “shelter in place” guidelines and as a result, most businesses are closed. The most talked about economic topic on most financial networks is will we see a V, U or L shape recovery when the shelter in place guidelines are lifted? No clear consensus has emerged yet because …

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