NEO is a Dutch international earth observation service provider, celebrating its 23rd anniversary. NEO concentrates on solving technological and process challenges in monitoring of geo-objects using earth observation tools. We provide services that create valuable services by sensing the dynamics of our habitat. NEO serves over 200 customers in the Netherlands, within the European Union, in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as in Africa, Asia and Latin America. With its 30 Geo- and EO-specialists in 2019 the company is independent from all providers of imagery, software and other organizations. Our information helps our customers to reduce costs, increase safety, and prevent errors, to comply with regulations and to manage our environment better.
Agriculture; Floods; Forests; Land use; Urban Areas; Topography
Agriculture, Infrastructure, Coastal, Floods, Forests, Inland Water, Land Ecosystems, Land use, Landslides, Sea-ice and icebergs, Snow & Ice, Topography, Urban Areas, Security, Assess Environmental impact of farming, Monitor crops, Assess Deforestation / Forest Degradation, Assess environmental impact of forestry, Assess and monitor water bodies , Monitor land ecosystems and biodiversity, Monitor land cover and detect change , Baseline mapping , Map line of sight visibility (land surface), Asset infrastructure monitoring, Monitor coastal ecosystem, Monitor the coast line, Map and assess flooding, Detect and monitor wildfires, Forecast and assess landslides, Monitor sensitive risk areas, Forecasting epidemics and diseases, land administration, land use studies, monitoring of settlements, urban atlas, urban development, smart cities, rural areas, building inventory, building footprint, spatial planning, land cover, Solar energy, Construction, Forestry, Real-estate management, Transportation
The complexity of modern urban environments has led to the introduction of 3D Land Information Systems (LISs), which tend to replace traditional 2D LIS architectures for the purposes of urban planning and regeneration, land administration, real estate management and civil development. Both the need for 3D visualization of the geometry of buildings in various time instances through the years and the need for acquisition of 3D models in various levels of detail (LoDs), which not only fulfill the requirements of the various users but also they speed up the visualization process, are obvious. Thus, additional dimensions, that is, for time and scale, need to be supported by a modern LIS. This service introduces a 5D modelling pipeline that may be adopted by a multi-purpose LIS for the selective creation of 3D models of an urban area in various time instances and at various LoDs, enriched with cadastral and other spatial data. The methodology is based on automatic change detection algorithms for spatial-temporal analysis of the spatial changes that took place in subsequent time periods, using image orientation, dense image matching and structure from motion algorithms, the procedure requires photogrammetric stereo plotting, implements procedural modelling and relies on the availability of overlapping aerial and terrestrial imagery, ground control points and cadastral information.
Floods, Inland Water, Land Ecosystems, Geology, Forests, Infrastructure, Land use, Urban Areas, Fires, Earthquakes, Construction, Emergency Services, Environmental, Pollution & Climate, Farming, Utilities (water, electricity, waste) , Oil and Gas, Minerals and Mining
LCA stands for Land Cover Analysis and is used to provide an up to date, digital overview of what covers the surface of our earth split out into 10 key land cover classes. The LCA is often the first step in many environmental monitoring or site selection processes.
Agriculture, crop acreage, Monitor crops, crop types extent, Land use, Assess land value, ownership, type, use, Measure land use statistics, Agricultural commodities, Agriculture and rural development policy, Farming, Real-estate management, Local and regional planners, City authorities, Planners, Regional governments, Town authorities, Agriculture and rural policy makers
NEO signals changes to agriculture parcels. Monitoring, based on satellite imagery in combination with artificial intelligence, aims to detect changes in the boundaries of the parcels. The service saves time and money because, based on the mutation signalling, parcels can be looked at more specifically to determine the new parcel boundaries. This supports the process of keeping the national LPIS (Land Parcel Identification System) registry up to date. The service that NEO provides is unique: it is the first time that mutation signalling based on earth observation is performed automatically on this scale. In this way the 500.000 parcels in the Netherlands are monitored. Open data from the national satellite data portal in the Netherlands is used.
Forests, Assess Deforestation / Forest Degradation, Assess forest damage due to storms or insects, Monitor forest resources, Land use, Forestry, Forest policy, Forest policy makers, Logging industry, Wood industry
NEO is monitoring trees using satellite data and deep learning methodologies. This service informs people about the status of different trees species in their surrounding/municipality. Trees managed by municipalities can be checked on presence and correct attributes such as tree height.