CEOS Development Environment

Technology Exploration


The purpose of the Technology Exploration Interest Group is to serve as a forum for exchange of technical information and lessons-learned experience about current and trending software technologies, services and other WWW / Internet related software technologies.

The primary goals of the Technology Exploration Interest Group are to:

  • Give CEOS/WGISS members opportunities to collaborate and discuss present and future technology solutions;
  • Research technologies that can help the Earth observation community be flexible and adaptable in their IT infrastructure;
  • Help facilitate CEOS/WGISS understanding of all generations of technology and support the implementation of both legacy and leading-edge technologies into Earth observation data systems;
  • Promote technologies in CEOS/WGISS that prove beneficial to the Earth observation community.


Current Topics include:

  1. Artificial Intelligence
  2. Big Data, HPC and Cloud Computing
    1. CEOS needs and Challenges
    2. Distributed data centers
    3. Data processing (including Data cubes)
    4. Data distribution
    5. Data Analysis (including environment analysis)
    6. API and use of standards
    7. Network (bandwidth, application)
    8. Advantages and disadvantages
  3. Visualization of Data
    1. Web-based visualization
    2. Volume rendering
    3. Tiling
    4. Augmented reality
  4. Usage metrics, dataset metrics



Contact Us

Please feel free to contact this Interest Group for more information:

Yousuke Ikehata – JAXA, Esther Conway – UKSA, Richard Moreno – CNES