The inhabitants of some of the most remote areas of the world often find difficulty communicating desperate situations and urgent needs, especially those concerning health.

Google Earth Health Codes: Messages Through The Sky

The inhabitants of some of the poorest, most remote areas of the world often find difficulty communicating desperate situations and urgent needs, especially those concerning health. Google Earth Outreach is a solution that delivers vital information to non-profits and public health officials to better assist in addressing this issue.

Google Earth Outreach employs satellites to read simple graphic images drawn on the ground.  Image recognition software to scans the pictures for the codes, detects the location, and extracts information from the image.

PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION CONTENT
This content is available for Premium Subscribers only.
Already a subscriber? Log in