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Satellite images, crowdsourcing emerge as resource in search for missing climbers
document Tools

After hundreds of people looked over the images Friday night, Tomnod , a company that uses satellite images and crowdsourcing for geographical analytics, analyzed the data and determined that...

Benjamin FosselAug 01, 2012 04:39 am GMT1684 views
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Satellite images, crowdsourcing emerge as resource in search for missing climbers
Syria: Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis to Identify Mass Human Rights Violations
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Crowdsourcing imagery analysis has proven to be a workable solution in several other projects & sectors. The “crowd” can indeed scan and tag vast volumes of satellite imagery data when that...

Pablo BracciniSep 10, 2011 03:00 pm GMT1879 views
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Syria: Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis to Identify Mass Human Rights Violations
Help Crowdsource Satellite Imagery Analysis for Syria: Building a Library of Evidence
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The idea is to provide volunteers the Standby Volunteer Task Force (SBTF) Satellite Team with as much of road map as possible so they know exactly what they’re looking for in the satellite...

Benjamin FosselSep 16, 2011 01:15 pm GMT2582 views
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Help Crowdsource Satellite Imagery Analysis for Syria: Building a Library of Evidence
GeoEye Foundation Grantee Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin Uses GeoEye-1 Satellite Imagery for Archeological Discovery in Mongolia
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

During the summer of 2010, GeoEye's satellite images were used in a National Geographic crowdsourcing project, "Field Expedition: Mongolia," allowing "citizen...

Adam FrazerNov 09, 2011 09:58 pm GMT1441 views
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GeoEye Foundation Grantee Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin Uses GeoEye-1 Satellite Imagery for Archeological Discovery in Mongolia
Small satellite aims for launch thanks to money from crowd-funding
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To DeBenedictis, crowd-funding is part of the project's point. A lifelong space buff whose company sells astronomy apps, he wants people to feel connected to space and excited about space...

Harshida PatelSep 06, 2012 11:24 am GMT951 views
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Small satellite aims for launch thanks to money from crowd-funding
Combining Crowdsourced Satellite Imagery Analysis with Crisis Reporting: An Update on Syria
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

The satellite imagery analyzed by the SBTF was taken in early September. They could grab the August and September crisis data from Syria Tracker and turn the satellite imagery analysis data into...

Benjamin FosselSep 20, 2011 01:12 pm GMT1201 views
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Combining Crowdsourced Satellite Imagery Analysis with Crisis Reporting: An Update on Syria
Hackers plan space satellites to combat censorship
document Distributed Knowledge

In the open-source spirit of Hackerspace, Mr Bauer and some friends came up with the idea of a distributed network of low-cost ground stations that can be bought or built by individuals.Used...

Adam FrazerJan 01, 2012 11:12 pm GMT1041 views
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Hackers plan space satellites to combat censorship
ArduSat Kickstarter project puts an Arduino-based satellite up for rent
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The ArduSat is loaded with sensors, cameras, and radios that will be available for use in just about any experiment you can think of, and that's the point: the team is trying to create an...

Luis Enrique MoralesJun 22, 2012 05:32 am GMT914 views
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ArduSat Kickstarter project puts an Arduino-based satellite up for rent
Preen.Me Global Beauty Platform Unveils Official Blog
article Distributed Knowledge

Preen.Me's overarching goal is to offer its members personalized product recommendations based on crowdsourcing and the user's social media graph, delivering a more holistic way to buy...

Jason RobbinsJul 24, 2013 09:20 am GMT649 views
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Preen.Me Global Beauty Platform Unveils Official Blog
Instant Wild Satellite Cameras Protect Animals Through Crowdsourcing (video)
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Remote cameras are useful to wildlife conservationists, but their closed (or non-existent) networking limits the opportunities for tracking animals around the clock. The Instant Wild project's...

Harshida PatelSep 07, 2013 10:48 pm GMT743 views
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Instant Wild Satellite Cameras Protect Animals Through Crowdsourcing (video)
Satellite Cameras Saving Endangered Species
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A remote monitoring system from product development firm Cambridge Consultants is helping conservationists at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) combat poachers and track rare animals in the...

Harshida PatelSep 07, 2013 11:37 pm GMT753 views
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Satellite Cameras Saving Endangered Species
Company using satellite of disaster areas to crowdsource help
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In the event of a devastating storm, having quick images of flooding and damage from DigitalGlobe's five high-powered satellites can better direct response and even track patterns of human...

Pablo BracciniSep 08, 2013 06:07 am GMT791 views
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Company using satellite of disaster areas to crowdsource help
600,000 people scan satellite images in crowdsourcing effort to find missing jetliner
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DigitalGlobe is calling it a crowdsourcing campaign to help search crews. The company plans daily updates of the images on the search website, http://www.tomnod.com. SOURCE LINK to the full...

Harshida PatelMar 12, 2014 12:05 pm GMT848 views
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600,000 people scan satellite images in crowdsourcing effort to find missing jetliner
Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis for Somalia: Results of Trial Run
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

This is a big data problem that needs mass human intervention until the software can catch up. Moreover, crowdsourcing has proven to be a workable solution in many other projects and sectors....

Fritz SchaeferAug 31, 2011 05:08 pm GMT2013 views
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Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis for Somalia: Results of Trial Run
Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Tagging to Support UNHCR in Somalia
document Distributed Knowledge

The project officially launches this Friday. The triangulated results will be pushed to a dedicated UNHCR Ushahidi map for review. This will allow UNCHR to add additional contextual data to the...

Harshida PatelNov 02, 2011 01:39 am GMT1020 views
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Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Tagging to Support UNHCR in Somalia
Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis for UNHCR-Somalia: Latest Results
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The Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis for UNHCR-Somalia project represents an applied research & development initiative. In short, the project initiators certainly don’t have all the...

Samuel BennettNov 10, 2011 07:01 am GMT694 views
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Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis for UNHCR-Somalia: Latest Results
Virtual Communities Tap Satellite Technologies for Disaster Response
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“This report shows that crowdsource mapping and space technologies are natural partners,” said Dr. Michael Simpson, Executive Director of Secure World Foundation. “Our challenge going forward is...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 15, 2012 11:24 pm GMT1222 views
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Virtual Communities Tap Satellite Technologies for Disaster Response
ArduSat wants to put Arduino satellite, your experiments into orbit
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ArduSat's asking Kickstarter contributors to help them get a Arduino CubeSat off the ground. Headed by NanoSatisfi, a tech startup operating out of NASA's Ames Research Center, the...

Jason RobbinsJun 18, 2012 11:39 pm GMT986 views
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ArduSat wants to put Arduino satellite, your experiments into orbit
Company uses the crowd to solve mysteries
article Distributed Knowledge

One of Tomnod’s founders, Albert Yu-Min Lin, is a research scientist at the university and a noted explorer. He led three summer expeditions to Mongolia, guided in part by crowdsourcing scrutiny of...

Jason RobbinsSep 06, 2012 01:55 am GMT2616 views
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Company uses the crowd to solve mysteries
The First Kickstarter Satellites
article Crowdfunding

Picosatellites are intended to fly into Low Earth Orbit (LEO), a 90-minute orbit around the Earth, the same region the shuttle flew.They are just a bit larger than a soda can and weight 1kg.Over 70...

Tonya Van Dijk Sep 09, 2012 11:40 pm GMT1756 views
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The First Kickstarter Satellites
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