Article: Skymet opens up a trove of satellite data to all

Access, Geospatial, Open Data, Open Decision-Support

Skymet opens up a trove of satellite data to all

Fertile opportunity for agri-tech entrepreneurs and businesses

Skymet is opening up a goldmine of information for students, researchers, farmers, entrepreneurs and businesses. The private weather forecaster is giving everyone free access to its 10-year geospatial proprietary farm-level data repository through a digital platform ‘SkAlgeo’.

“The idea is to throw it open to the public and see what all use cases can be developed. We have tried to expose the data so that people who don’t have that compute power or resources, can develop software on top of it,” said Vivek Singh, Deputy CEO and CTO of Skymet.

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