User uptake

User uptake

Our Sat4Alps project meets emergency user communities at EENA 2018 1 June, 2018 | Author: @Eurisy | | tags: Our Sat4Alps project meets emergency user communities at EENA 2018

Eurisy attended the European Emergency Number Alliance's 2018 EENA Conference & Exhibition in Ljubljana, Slovenia. On the agenda – new technologies and innovation. Or rather how new technologies can benefit and/or support emergency and crisis response services. Here's what we're learned about the challenges and uses of satellite-based services in this sector. 

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Why make it simple when you can make it complicated (about end-user needs) 25 March, 2016 | | tags: Why make it simple when you can make it complicated  (about end-user needs)© apinan

"[…] more effort should be carried out, on the ground, to talk to end-users and get new ideas from them.
The fact that we can do that, in Europe, is perhaps our biggest competitive advantage in the face of much decried (by some) American competition, of the likes of Google and the rest. We – both public and private providers – can create European value-added services because we can talk to the end-users on the ground. We can find out what they need. And they need stuff. So we can insist on going beyond research, to create highly personalised solutions that rely both on Europe’s impressive satellite infrastructure and on field knowledge."

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EO uptake: the Holy Grail? 27 March, 2015 | | tags: EO, users uptake EO uptake: the Holy Grail?Dr. Ian Thomas: reviewing ice typing in Antarctica

We’ve interviewed Dr Ian Thomas for some tips to advance EO Uptake based on his three-decade plus career as an Earth Observation (EO) specialist and supporter to end-users. This has been within various local, central and pan-government programmes in the United Kingdom, Western Europe, SE Asia, USA, Australia, Antarctica and New Zealand. (More on his current work at www.eoci.info )

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