Pixxel and SatSure sign MOU to utilize Satellite Imagery for Agriculture in India
Trivandrum: Two of the foremost New Space startups of India – Pixxel and SatSure have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will allow utilizing Pixxel’s unique satellite imagery for building innovative data products. Satsure’s platform will combine this satellite imagery with agricultural datasets that can help in improving the existing crop and water management analytics.
This collaboration will not only provide Satsure access to Pixxel’s high quality satellite imagery data but also enable them to monitor agricultural farms, proper disbursement of farmer loans, assess flood and other natural calamity in real-time with location specific insights.
Awais Ahmed, CEO, Pixxel said “Collaborating with SatSure was a natural step since both companies share a common goal in using space data for building niche geospatial software products. SatSure is one of the leading firms in the space data analytics domain and we are excited about the possibilities of jointly exploring the global market with them as we embark on our journey to build the first commercial satellite constellation from India.”
Prateep Basu, CEO, SatSure said “We are thrilled to be working with Pixxel and believe in their capabilities to provide high quality and unique satellite imagery, which will be used by SatSure to expand upon our existing set of products for the agriculture and natural resource management markets’’.
The signing of this MoU was done at the Space Park Kerala organized EDGE 2020 conference in Trivandrum, which saw more than 300 delegates from national and international organizations in the space industry.