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Join Us on GIS Day – Nov 18, 2020

Simularity is teaming up with Esri to celebrate GIS Day on November 18, 2020. See some cool discoveries we’ve made with our AI Anomaly Detection software, ask us anything, and have a chance to win a prize valued at $100. See below for details. #GISDay has events happening around the world – some physical and …

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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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Advances in Change Detection and Continuous Land Monitoring Technology

Introduction The monitoring of large regions of the world for significant changes has been a challenge in the past due to insufficient imagery and timeliness of the data. Thanks to accelerated development of satellite sensor technology and the increasing frequency of launches of cubesats, nanosats, and proliferation of UAV/Drones and even smart phones, the problem …

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SAR Change Detection Detects Iraqi Camp Construction in 13 Seconds

The challenges in using satellite and drone imagery to detect unusual changes (using historical imagery) include: The frequency (cadence) of the images can be too infrequent Dependency on daytime images relatively free of cloud cover For more regular and consistent monitoring of areas around the world, a better solution would be to use more frequent …

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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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Military Facilities On Mischief Reef

It’s no secret that China is building massive military facilities on former reefs known as the Spratly Islands. But what exactly are they doing, and at what pace? Using Simularity’s Automatic Image Anomaly Detection System (AIADS), we can analyze a candidate image against a set of historical images, as the AI can learn from 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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North Korea Nuclear Activity Confirmed

An excellent article regarding the activity at the North Korean Yongbyon  nuclear complex, was published March 27, 2018 by the New York Times. The key point of the article was that through detailed and painstaking analysis of satellite imagery over the area, the analysts conclude that the North Koreans have built and begun operations of a …

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