The Growing Pains of Sustainable Palm Oil

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The Growing Pains of Sustainable Palm Oil James Fox Although palm oil is an almost omnipresent ingredient in products in supermarkets and households around the world, it suffers from a desperate image problem, particularly in the Western world. Despite its prevalence and importance, those googling the term “palm oil” find that the very first result calls for a boycott, decrying …

US Equity Investors – Chipotle (CMG) – Will You Know Where the Bottom Is? Our Clients Will.

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Using the ‘TrafficSignals’ solution to identify traffic inflection points Webinar: Thursday, February 25, 2016 1:00pm Eastern For equity investors few factors drive restaurant revenue and comps more than customer traffic. RS Metrics’ proprietary, automated car counting and sampling methodology uses high resolution satellite imagery to measure Y/Y traffic growth and market share shifts at US retailers and restaurants including CMG, …

📡 GSI has unique relationship with PlanetLabs ‘Shoe box Satellites’ 📡

Smaller, Lighter, Faster PlanetLabs is making a fleet of tiny satellites (named ‘Doves’) which measure less than a foot but are equipped with a telescopic camera to provide HR photos from anywhere across the planet which are typically downloadable in 1-2 hrs. PlanetLabs CEO is Will Marshall who oversees the in house design and manufacture, from their base in SanFrancisco. There …

📡 GSI NEW PRODUCT: Palm Oil Tree Characterization 📡

Palm Oil Background About half of the worlds palm oil is produced in Indonesia.  The 2013 the output was approximately 22 Million Tonnes, produced from approximately 6 Million Hectares of productive plantations.  The Indonesian government has stated a target output of 40 Million Tonnes from 10 Million Hectares by 2020.  Current estimates of the increase in area from tracking the …

📡 GSI Estimates Earnings through Satellite & Big Data Generated Footfall 📡

Geospatial Insight (GSI) build novel data sets from satellite / drone imagery. This report focusses on our capability in the ‘US Retail’ sector. Thousands of satellite images of US parking lots are taken daily to provide an accurate estimate of a chains ‘Traffic volume’, which when combined with‘Conversion Rate’ and ‘Average Spend’ provides analysts with an early heads up on …

The Legal Aspects of Remote Sensing

To obtain the full 100 page analysis of the new ‘satellite’ / ‘drone’  techniques from an investment professional’s perspective please download here: What follows is a short excerpt from our comprehensive guide: Legal Aspects of Remote Sensing Data Within the Investment Process GSI is at the vanguard of companies that employ sophisticated surveillance and data-crunching technology to supply the financial …

Satellite & Big Data Provide an Early Indicator for ‘Earnings’

Geospatial Insight (GSI) build novel data sets from satellite / drone imagery. This report focusses on our capability in the ‘US Retail’ sector. Thousands of satellite images of US parking lots are taken daily to provide an accurate estimate of a chains ‘Traffic volume’, which when combined with‘Conversion Rate’ and ‘Average Spend’ provides analysts with an early heads up on …