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VISTA GmbH participates in innovative “Artificial Intelligence for Earth Observation” project

ExtremeEarth (http://earthanalytics.eu/) is a recently funded innovative research project that will develop new Artificial Intelligence techniques and software for extracting information and knowledge from big Copernicus data. The project is coordinated by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and it will receive nearly 6 million euros from the Horizon 2020 research and innovation [...]


VISTA sponsorship for RMI Analytics Crop Tour to Slovakia, Austria, Czechia

In order to gain insight in the quality level and development status of the supply regions on-site, representatives of the malting barley industry from all over the world (traders, buyers from malthouses, breeders) meet up for crop tours to important cultivation areas every year before harvest season. At the end of June VISTA attended one [...]


BayWa AG becomes shareholder of VISTA GmbH

BayWa AG acquired 51% of VISTA GmbH’s shares, and thus underlines its long-term interest in the valuable know-how and potential for development of VISTA. With the signature at the notary and a small celebration on July 25th 2017, VISTA and BayWa sealed their long-standing cooperation in the field of digital solutions for agriculture. These solutions [...]



Satellite maps for digitally enhanced sustainable farming Farmer and consultant Jürgen Schwarzensteiner from Lower Bavaria has been working with sVISTAs TalkingFields products for five years. In an interview, he tells about their use in day-to-day farming, their pros and cons, and how farming is heading for a new era. DLR COUNTDOWN Newsletter 33  Download COUNTDOWN 33 (low resolution) (5,28 MB) at [...]


VISTA auf der “Bayernkarte der Digitalen Champions” verzeichnet

VISTA jetzt als eine unter insgesamt 70 Firmen in Bayern als Teil der Digitalen Champions verzeichnet. Diese sind aktiv in den Feldern Industrie 4.0, Digitale Geschäftsmodelle, Vernetzte Mobilität, Cloud, Big Data und Künstliche Intelligenz, ECommerce und IT-Sicherheit, und wurden bereits mit Preisen ausgezeichnet. https://www.stmwi.bayern.de/digitalisierung/bayernkarte-der-digitalen-champions/ Auf der Karte ist VISTA an seinem Verwaltungssitz Weßling zu finden.


“Satellitengestützte Ertragserhebung” – Forschungsbericht für Sachsen ist jetzt online

Die Veröffentlichung informiert über das Vorgehen zur Ableitung von Pflanzenparametern aus Satellitendaten und die Ergebnisse der Ertragsmodellierung. Über ein Wachstumsmodell und raumbezogene Inputdaten wurden für drei Standorte in Sachsen schlaggenau Erträge geschätzt und validiert. Die Methode zeigt für die Testbetriebe zufriedenstellende Ergebnisse bei den meisten Kulturen. Satellitengestützte Methoden können zur Effizienzsteigerung der Ertragsdatenerfassung im Pflanzenbau [...]


DAFNE Project Kick-Off

DAFNE A Decision-Analytic Framework to explore the water-energy-food NExus in complex and trans-boundary water resources systems of fast growing developing countries The overall objective of DAFNE is to establish a decision-analytic framework (DAF) for participatory and integrated planning of Water ressources in trans-boundary river basins in Africa. The DAF will be developed for the two [...]


Alberta Wildfire – FireRisk Project

Another hot topic at VISTA's desks... Alberta Wildfires still ravaging the areas around Fort McMurray! Latest Landsat and Sentinel images are placed here: http://vista-geo-service.de/AlbertaWildfire/ Background is our activity on "Improved Fire-Risk Management by integrating C-/X-Band SAR EO and environmental modeling in Canada" - as part of a DLR and CSA project together with Hatfield Consultants.

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