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Retail, Finance, and Corporate Services

Retail, Finance, and Corporate Services

In the information age, space products and services have become increasingly important to the retail, finance, and corporate service sectors. A healthy industry requires reliable access to information in order to reach customers and develop products. Satellite services are versatile, benefiting sophisticated, highly modernized economies as well as poorer, developing regions.


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Year: 2016
An aborted European planet-hunting satellite's technology helps muffle wind turbines in Germany.
Year: 2016
A biological filter helps clear the air in space, and fight corrosion on Earth.
Year: 2016
Space technology helps keep produce fresh during ocean crossings.
Year: 2014
Satellite simulation software and banking fraud prevention software—one became more robust and accurate thanks to the experience garnered from the other. Feedzai is a company that took its expertise in developing ESA satellite mission simulation software for space and applied it to the detection...
Year: 2014
Country: United Kingdom
As space activities and businesses using space assets grow, entrepreneurs are sensing opportunities in a growing space market. Mixing terrestrial legal expertise with Earth observation technologies, some lawyers are beginning to understand the benefits of space assets in cases that might have...
Year: 2013
Scientific and technological advances from space have added a performance-improving tool to the arsenal of professional sports teams and training centers. Kinexon One is a new addition that promises to improve individual and team performance by providing highly accurate data of athlete movements...
Year: 2013
Country: United States
The Climate Corporation provides tailored weather insurance to farmers based on a database of satellite and ground weather data collected over the past 30 years, adjusted for the impact of climate change. Farmers state the levels of rainfall and temperature ranges for which they would like...
Year: 2013
Country: Germany
Companies can capitalize on smartphones with GNSS receivers in new ways to reduce their operating costs. Microjobbing, or crowdsourcing small jobs rather than dispatching employees to perform a simple task, is the aim of German startup company “wer denkt was” and its smartphone application...
Year: 2013
Country: China
New space-based services created to assist companies and inform investors continue to emerge. Satellite information can benefit certain activities, such as commodities trading, that directly depend on raw material. In September 2013, China surpassed the United States as the world’s largest...
Year: 2012
Country: South Africa
Satellite internet is a suitable alternative to conventional cellular and ground-based internet for businesses and farmers operating in remote or difficult-to-reach areas. In 2012, MWEB Business launched a new satellite internet service in South Africa that is designed to benefit farmers, game...

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