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Cloud-native geospatial processing suite

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FilmDrop is a suite of open source tools for ingesting, archiving, processing, analyzing and distributing geospatial data in the cloud.

Earth Search

Earth Search offers a public search and discovery API for Earth on AWS, Amazon‘s registry of open geospatial datasets. Initial datasets include Sentinel 2 COGs and Landsat 8.  Try out Earth Search.

Papua New Guinea
Ahmedabad Gujarat India
Satellite Beach, FL
Town Lagos Nigeria

Element 84 proudly participates in theAWS Registry of Open Data.

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The Stack

System

UI

Accessible front-ends for FilmDrop Core and DR including broad API compliance

Domain-specific visualizations, monitoring, and data analysis

Analytics

Notebook-based interface for programmatic access to FilmDrop Core datalakes to create custom processing and analysis workflows

ESRI

Support for publishing ArcGIS Image Services

Core

Ingest, archive, management, and discovery of remote sensing data

Create custom data products and derived analysis data

Create custom data lakes and processing pipelines with support for STAC, NetCDF, HDFx, COGs, Zarr, and more

Metadata generation and management

Deployment

Cloud Providers (AWS, Azure, GCP)

On premises with Kubernetes

DR/Field/Snowball

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Open Source Tools

FilmDrop is built on a suite of open source projects and standards used across the commercial and public sector geospatial industry. Check out our current FilmDrop open source tools.

Cirrus on Github STAC on Github

Core Features

Ingest to Analysis (Core)

FilmDrop can help you manage all aspects of your data pipeline from ground station and S3 ingest through processing and analysis.

STAC Compliant (Core)

All archived metadata in FilmDrop is stored as SpatioTemporal Asset Catalog (STAC) assets for broad interoperability with tooling and industry partners.

Choose your own Adventure (Core/DR)

FilmDrop is flexible and can support deployment to the AWS Cloud, Kubernetes, and even field-deployable packages like the Snowball, Snowcone, and Snowball Edge.

Plays Well with Others (Core)

Generate ephemeral archives of convenience (AoC) and custom pipelines to make your data more useable. Support for STAC, NetCDF, HDFx, COGs, Zarr, and more.

Analysis Ready

FilmDrop Analytics supports a notebook-based interface for programmatic access to FilmDrop Core datalakes. Depending on end-user needs, customized dashboards and visualizations for data analysis can also be built.

Demo & Talks

FilmDrop Demo Console
Element 84 Film Drop Demo

Explore FilmDrop

See our processing pipelines in action and explore the data through a map and notebook interface.

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