This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Geo Spatial startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Geo Spatial industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
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Top Geo Spatial Startups
AiDash is an AI-first vertical SaaS company that enables satellite-powered operations and maintenance for utility, energy, and other core industries with geographically distributed assets. The company uses high-resolution, multispectral imagery, and SAR data from satellite constellations that are fed into its proprietary AI models to make timely predictions for O&M activities.
Its full-stack applications enable efficient planning, prioritization, execution, review, and audit of O&M activities using satellite analytics and AI. AiDash was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California..
California-based Hayden AI Technologies, Inc. has developed an artificial intelligence-powered data collection platform for smart and safe cities to make their traffic flow faster and far more efficiently.
The company is partnering with the world’s most innovative cities to deploy its vision-based mobile solution in a city’s fleet of vehicles to collect real-time data for the enforcement of traffic laws and other data services.. .
OneView is a platform for the acceleration of remote sensing imagery analytics in a scalable and cost-effective way. The platform creates virtual synthetic datasets to be used for machine learning algorithm training.
OneView enables skipping the tedious process of collecting, tagging, and validating real images from drones, airborne, and satellites. The OneView platform is capable of generating datasets for any environment, object, and sensor..
Urban Sky is developing the first-ever reusable ‘micro-sat’ version of a near-space balloon, armed with sensors that collect high-value Earth observation data over entire cities, serving a multi-billion dollar imagery market and making daily and weekly aerial imagery collection a cost-effective reality. Leveraging advances in component miniaturization, first-of-its-kind balloon reusability, and the high vantage point of the stratosphere, the Microballoon drastically reduces the cost of high-resolution remote sensing and weather-related data capture over broad areas, leading to more impactful data over more areas than ever before.
With a new wealth of data from the stratosphere – this completely untapped layer of Earth’s atmosphere – we can fundamentally change the collective human understanding of the surface of our planet and urban centers.. .
Boston Geospatial develops a geospatial data platform designed to access a number of satellite data providers. Its platform provides access to a large amount of data that is searchable, comparable, and can be analyzed in a number of ways.
The company was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.. .
Spatial Laser uses machine learning to model investment returns, risk, and market conditions at the hyper-local level proprietary ranking and scoring. By screening locations, investors can identify the perfect places, down to the city block, that are the best fit for their investment strategy.
The company was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.. .
GeoFluxus is an academic spin-off company that specializes on research projects. GeoFluxus develops an open-source platform for mapping public waste data as the essential trigger for a Circular Economy.
The company uses technological solutions to take care of data sensitivity and legislative agreements. GeoFluxus aims to upscale the platform to include broader geographical and material range, improve user friendliness, interoperability, and analytical capabilities..
MAPID creates ecosystem of digital mapping and IoT sensing for seamless massive spatial data collection. we organize and build sustainable geographic information in one cloud data center for location intelligence in every business and industry.
Our application has been integrated to various business also as location insight for everyone.. .
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blackshark.ai provides powerful insights into the world by extracting information from satellite imagery fully automatically. A scalable artificial intelligence builds the core of the blackshark platform, detecting features with incredible precision and speed.
A novel machine learning approach was developed to train a neural network for new features rapidly, enabling blackshark to serve various use cases in many different industries. Input sources supported: – satellite imagery – 2D photographs (aerial, street level, …) – point clouds (photogrammetry or lidar) – HD map data – OSM – & more Examples for feature detection: – buildings (footprint, height, type, roof, orientation, facade) – vegetation – streets – land classification – flood detection – & more blackshark.ai can also fully automatically and semantically reconstruct detected features in 3D, using a patent-pending technology for efficiently storing and streaming petabytes of data.
blackshark.ai is a team of 50+ data scientists, geospatial engineers, 3D rendering programmers and developers, based in San Francisco, US, and Graz, Austria. We are on a mission to answer questions such as: – Can my drone land in this backyard? – How many solar panels are installed in India? – How many tents does a certain refugee camp have? – How many cars are parked in a specific parking lot? What would you like to know?.
Matidor is a geospatial collaboration platform that helps you organize projects on a live-updating map with easy visualization, team collaboration, and management. More consultancies, project managers, and field workers now choose to use Matidor to manage their projects over spreadsheets because it leads to higher productivity and client satisfaction.
Our key features to help companies stay on top of their daily workflow include a centralized dashboard showing budgets, cost reports, files & historical details. In addition, our detailed site maps & user-friendly GIS tools help eliminate collaboration hurdles between departments, improve operational efficiency, and business development effectiveness.
Matidor’s map-based interface uniquely meets the needs of field companies: tasks and information relating to a physical location can be readily seen understood by both technical and business audiences due to this interface. Matidor doesn’t require the long training cycle of other industry-specific systems, and an unlimited user model opens the door to viral growth.
Stickiness is built-in through historical data storage and the aforementioned network effect. Matidor’s founders also have the right mix of technical and domain expertise to support customers in their journey.
Matidor is the only software product that combines mapping and project management with controlled, two-way sharing.. .
Airio is focused on next-generation automated path search and optimization for commercial robots and drones. Our revolutionary, patent-pending system automatically generates safe, secure, and precise pathways for multiple vehicles operating in a shared space.
Our solution enables more vehicles to operate without conflict. Arrive faster, extend range, or optimize ideal pathways for a wide-variety of operational objectives..
EOfactory is a one-stop-platform that provides deep insights into earth observation using AI/ML. EOfactory provides you with the option of uploading your own images and orthomosaics, be it satellite data, aerial data or drone data.
Have the freedom of collecting and uploading data and let AI handle the rest. EOfactory allows you to build your own models through Interactive AI tools which harnesses the power of machine learning to help you create the best EO machine learning models.
No coding required! Like any factory, we perfected the entire assembly line, from the moment raw material comes in, to the pre-production and production cycle, everything is powered by AI. Precision meets perfection in our factory floor, and the talent and skill of our operators on the assembly line knows no bounds.
In today’s world, EO data is like a gold ore, and its abundance keeps growing, and without a factory to extract the gold, the true value of the data will always be lost. Like the industrial revolution, we are embarking on this journey to usher in the era of industrialization of EO AI algorithms..
Using vehicle sourcing, RoadDB provides an end-to-end software solution for road data and localization for highly automated driving and ADAS in series production vehicles. RoadDB data is not just another HD map.
RoadDB has gone beyond conventional mapping and computer vision approaches to distill images of the road into exactly the road data needed by vehicle manufacturers for the vehicle control software of highly automated vehicles: * A CAD-like image of the road ahead, with a small data footprint that omits unnecessary points of interest, street names and addresses, and tile structures * A robust localization layer that includes a large number of reference points to position the vehicle in its lane with 10 cm relative accuracy laterally and longitudinally RoadDB’s approach is unlike the approaches of conventional mapmakers and the products for geofenced vehicles such as robotaxis, shuttles, and delivery vehicles. RoadDB’s technology, aimed at series production vehicles: * Covers everywhere RoadDB-equipped vehicles drive * Is continuously updated from road data generated by RoadDB-equipped vehicles * Uses sensors that are already in the vehicle for other functions * Is updated over the air RoadDB has a global presence, with headquarters in Grand Forks, North Dakota, U.S.A.; an engineering center in Chengdu, Sichuan, PRC; and additional staff in France, Germany, Japan, and the UK..
At SpotSense, our mission is to bring harmony between Humans, Technology, and the World around us. It is our belief that the best technology serves us at the right place and the right time.
By providing easy to use and accurate location-based services for mobile applications through our API and SDK, we are empowering both mobile developers and brick and mortar establishments to create unique experiences for their end users in real-world places.. .
Ai4 Technologies, Inc.
Ai4 Technologies, Inc. (Ai4) provides real-time remote sensing intelligence products and services.
Our AI software georeferences and analyses LiDAR, imaging and environmental sensor data in near real-time. This takes place in minutes without compromising accuracy.
The immediate and precise results support the use of remote sensing also in time sensitive and mission critical applications. The end users are empowered with the tools to quickly visualize and communicate the insights using an intuitive dashboard, which also allows the end-users directly to create new analysis for their needs.
The analytics runs directly at the location of the measurement such as in aircraft, ground vehicles, field equipment, and stationary sensor devices providing near-real time results and insights.. .
EQUINOX’ S DRONES
Awarded for the Best UAV Company of the year in 2019. We render Specialized Drone services for projects across India, including Aerial Photography, Drone Survey, Volumetric Analysis, UAV.
We serve industries like Agriculture, Roadways, Railways, Mining, Urban planning, Building Surveillance, Solar farm inspection, Power line inspection, Wind turbines etc. We are team of GIS Experts, Pilots, Engineers using Drones to solve real world problems..
Whistly is created to fill a missing piece in digital communication. We have lots of social apps to connect with people in our social circle.
The apps and services that helps us make new connections ends up as dating app. We are building a social layer to any place you are in, some of the use cases are: – Talk about a lecture in a lecture room – A group chat for your neighbourhood.
– Connect with other attendees of a tech event or conference.. .
Vision: JUNINA will be the largest Germany-wide platform for childcare with a multifaceted search, mediation and booking that covers all the needs of children and their parents. Plan: In the medium term, the aim is to use the existing know-how to revolutionize the CRM management of day care centers and thus to offer a transparent and comprehensive all-round “carefree package” in the field of day care.
– Comfortable search for KITAs and Nannies in every german city and counties – Specify your search result with many filters to improve your result such as: educational concept, religious consideration, food specification and many more. .