Satellites out in space take snapshots of our earth and send us back for some spectacular applications such as maps, street views, and so on. We, technological addicts, have experienced our Earth in images so far. But EarthNow, a private company, plans to end this scenario of observing the earth through images. Instead of images, they suggested a real-time video experience of the earth.
EarthNow mended with some finance companies such as the Softbank Group, Bill Gates, Airbus, and Greg Wyler to complete the first phase of the process of streaming the Earth in the world. The CEO of EarthNow promised for the real-time images and videos of the Earth, which could take minutes, hours and even days out of space.
You can easily see every corner of the earth online that would make us understand our earth even more clearly.
Russell Hannigan, the CEO of EarthNow, said the company is preparing to deliver real-time Earth videos commercially to government and private customers. He said the EarthNow will help pinpoint hurricanes and storms before they develop, even forest fires, volcanic eruptions, illegal fishing and conflict zones around the world.
EarthNow can track the migration of whales, stunning imagery and earth videos that could be judged by cell phones and tablets. This will serve as an important application for humans to visually connect with the earth and make forwarding steps to fulfill the ultimate care for the earth.
For this ultimate idea, EarthNow uses a constellation of satellites that have a large number of satellites CPUs than the ordinary commercial satellites currently orbiting the Earth. The EarthNow also wanted to deliver video with a latency of less than a second. That's why the company decided to install some high-performance compression hardware in the satellite.
Of course, a few dozen satellites are needed to make the above possible, so Airbus' advanced production line stood out to make some Earth observation satellites.
Apart from the real-time experience, this application will help us humans to feel the influence that we have created on Earth.