Satellite imagery and HD mapping prepares the ground for full automation

In his 1951 science fiction short story entitled The Pedestrian, Ray Bradbury predicted that cars would not need a driver by the year 2053. As a result of constant technological advances, ranging from steering control assistance, GPS and the novel use of satellite imagery, this prediction may occur sooner than he thought.

The level of development achieved by applying new technologies to the transport industry is quickly shaping a future landscape where fully autonomous vehicles will populate the highways of the world.

Accurate lane marking using HD satellite mapping — Toyota

There are different levels of vehicle automation


Happy Holidays and Welcome to API version 2020–12

At Arlula, we’re always looking for ways to make satellite imagery much more accessible, so are pleased to announce some new updates to our API that will go live on the 29th of December 2020. We are expanding the capabilities and changing the structure of our API, so this new update may require you to update your integration and/or SDK to support the new version going forward.

We’ve included a description of the new updates and core features below, and as always the full Arlula API documentation can be viewed at www.arlula.com/documentation


Introduction

In this tutorial we’ll be showing you how to order your first Landsat 8 satellite imagery for free using our API and Python.

The Arlula API allows users to query databases of satellite imagery from vendors around the world. This powerful tool allows users to search and compare the quality of global image datasets and order them at scale. The Arlula API is a new way in which people from around the world can access timely satellite imagery and create their own data streams from space!

The Arlula PI Python package makes it easy to access all of the API…


Learn how to access free high-res satellite imagery from our growing sample library with the Arlula API and dashboard

Introduction

In this tutorial we’ll be showing you how to find and download sample imagery via your Arlula account and API. You will also learn how to delete sample imagery form your account history.

The Arlula API gives users the power to query archives of satellite imagery from vendors around the world. In order to help users set up the API and integrate into their workflow, we have provided access to some sample imagery that users can experiment downloading. …


Introduction

In this tutorial we’ll be showing you how to get started with Arlula and order your first Landsat 8 satellite imagery datasets for free using our API.

The Arlula API allows users to query databases of satellite imagery from vendors around the world. This powerful tool allows users to search and compare the quality of global image datasets and order them at scale. The Arlula API is a new way in which people from around the world can access timely satellite imagery and create their own data streams from space!

Step 1: Signup

If you’re new to Arlula, you’ll…


Sentinel Satellite data showing greenhouse gas levels during the Covid-19 outbreak in Italy

Sebastian Chaoui -Arlula

As Earth imagery collected from satellites in orbit becomes more widespread, new applications are emerging in the public health sector. Specifically, scientists are finding new ways to predict the outbreak, spread and impact of diseases from space. Thanks to new innovations in data science and remote sensing, we are able to measure the impacts of disease like never before.

The idea of monitoring diseases from space may seem far fetched, but it’s not when we learn that the many telltale markers of certain illnesses can be easily seen from orbit. Take malaria for instance, a disease that…


South Coast Bushfires, Jan 2020 — Bureau of Meteorology

Sebastian Chaoui - Arlula

As communities are experiencing the effects of climate change in Australia and around the world, people are looking for solutions that can help us better predict, prepare for and address the impacts of severe weather events. Australia is currently experiencing the worst fires on record and effective monitoring solutions are critical. One way for individuals and community leaders to understand the scale and impact of these fires is to utilise available satellite imagery.

New satellite images of locations from around the world are constantly being collected by hundreds of different public and private satellite operators. These…

Arlula

Arlula provides API access to millions of high resolution satellite images from providers around the world.

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