e-GEOS – Italy
e-GEOS – Italy
e-GEOS, an ASI (20%) / Telespazio (80%) company, is a leading international player in the geo-spatial business. e-GEOS offers a complete range of products and services in the Earth Observation and in the Geo-spatial Information application domains, based on both optical and radar satellites as well as on aerial surveys and in-situ data. The company employs more than 500 people and operates through the Earth Observation Centres in Matera (Italy) and Neustrelitz (Germany). e-GEOS grants unique access to a variety of satellite data such as: COSMO-SkyMed, WorldView, Radarsat, Pleiade, Spot and IRS satellites and is the provider of all these data to the Joint research Centre of the EU in the framework of the 4-year contract signed in January 2016.
COSMO-SkyMed earth observation programme of the Italian Space Agency and the Italian Ministry of Defence, based on a constellation of four VHR SAR satellites, provides all-weather, day and night, world-wide radar data acquisitions. e-GEOS exploits COSMO-SkyMed data to offer near-real-time monitoring services and large-area mapping capabilities, in combination with its existing product and services portfolio, that includes solutions for key vertical markets such as emergency management, maritime surveillance, agriculture & forestry, cadastre, environmental protection, oil & gas, utilities and other industries.
e-GEOS is one of the main industrial players in the Copernicus Program and is a world leader in environmental and maritime monitoring and in rapid mapping for the management of natural disasters and humanitarian crises, cooperating with EMSA (European Maritime Safety Agency), EU SatCen (European Union Satellite Centre) / EUSC (European Union Satellite Centre), JRC (Joint Research Centre of the European Commission), various UN Organizations and the Italian Civil Defence.
The company serves national and international clients, in the public and private sectors, including customers such as the Italian Ministry of Agriculture, the Italian Ministry of the Environment for the interferometric processing of SAR data, major international oil & gas companies and railroads