Torch.AI Launches Firefly Earth Observation AI with New Satellite Constellation Capabilities

Torch.AI Launches Firefly Earth Observation AI with New Satellite Constellation Capabilities

Torch.AI announced that the company has launched Firefly, an earth observation (EO) capability integrated with a mesh of existing satellites, now offered as a standard module within the company's HALO Autonomous Fusion platform. Firefly builds on Torch.AI's momentum supporting defense and intelligence community customers and critical national security missions.

Firefly expands a customer's information ecosystem by leveraging hundreds of satellite sensors to help contextualize, correlate, and improve high-fidelity ground truth analysis.  The new module can support a broad range of observational needs. Land and ocean surfaces, topographies, air quality, trace gas measurements, to day-to-night all weather ground surveillance are enabled by sophisticated sensor arrays including multi-spectral optical, atmospheric chemistry, radar altimeter, hyperspectral, microwave radiometer, anthropogenic carbon dioxide, land surface temperature, and synthetic aperture radar. Torch.AI's real-time all-source-fusion technology combined with AI-enabled analytics provides intelligence and defense organizations with the information required for decision advantage and enhanced crisis management.

Bolstering the Torch.AI platform's ability for customers to achieve information superiority, Firefly harnesses real-time, authentic information about the Earth's surface, weather, and daily events. Firefly creates a high-fidelity data stream integrated directly within HALO, an in-memory vector analysis engine generating real-time fusion of multi-modal data in a single computational environment.

Firefly's EO data is vital to our nation's defense and security posture, enabling increased situational awareness and improved strategic response capabilities to potential threats. U.S. defense and intelligence agencies can actively rely on this information for detailed, up-to-date insights for monitoring of global activity, including for aircraft and vessel movements, infrastructure, search operations and counterintelligence, damage assessments, logistics and planning actions, and military facilities.

"Our systems have been ingesting and analyzing EO data for some time. We're extremely excited about the launch of Firefly so that all our customers can more easily access and rely on satellite sensor feeds as part of their broader analysis efforts," said Brian Weaver, Torch.AI's founder and CEO. "This brings us another step closer to the goal of becoming the de facto standard for intelligence analysis. Expanding ways for which our customers can gather insights and act on widespread multi-modal data."

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GNSS Constellations - A list of all GNSS satellites by constellations


Satellite NameOrbit Date
BeiDou-3 G4Geostationary Orbit (GEO)17 May, 2023
BeiDou-3 G2Geostationary Orbit (GEO)09 Mar, 2020
Compass-IGSO7Inclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)09 Feb, 2020
BeiDou-3 M19Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)16 Dec, 2019
BeiDou-3 M20Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)16 Dec, 2019
BeiDou-3 M21Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)23 Nov, 2019
BeiDou-3 M22Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)23 Nov, 2019
BeiDou-3 I3Inclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)04 Nov, 2019
BeiDou-3 M23Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)22 Sep, 2019
BeiDou-3 M24Medium Earth Orbit (MEO)22 Sep, 2019


Satellite NameOrbit Date
GSAT0223MEO - Near-Circular05 Dec, 2021
GSAT0224MEO - Near-Circular05 Dec, 2021
GSAT0219MEO - Near-Circular25 Jul, 2018
GSAT0220MEO - Near-Circular25 Jul, 2018
GSAT0221MEO - Near-Circular25 Jul, 2018
GSAT0222MEO - Near-Circular25 Jul, 2018
GSAT0215MEO - Near-Circular12 Dec, 2017
GSAT0216MEO - Near-Circular12 Dec, 2017
GSAT0217MEO - Near-Circular12 Dec, 2017
GSAT0218MEO - Near-Circular12 Dec, 2017


Satellite NameOrbit Date
Kosmos 2569--07 Aug, 2023
Kosmos 2564--28 Nov, 2022
Kosmos 2559--10 Oct, 2022
Kosmos 2557--07 Jul, 2022
Kosmos 2547--25 Oct, 2020
Kosmos 2545--16 Mar, 2020
Kosmos 2544--11 Dec, 2019
Kosmos 2534--27 May, 2019
Kosmos 2529--03 Nov, 2018
Kosmos 2527--16 Jun, 2018


Satellite NameOrbit Date
Navstar 82Medium Earth Orbit19 Jan, 2023
Navstar 81Medium Earth Orbit17 Jun, 2021
Navstar 78Medium Earth Orbit22 Aug, 2019
Navstar 77Medium Earth Orbit23 Dec, 2018
Navstar 76Medium Earth Orbit05 Feb, 2016
Navstar 75Medium Earth Orbit31 Oct, 2015
Navstar 74Medium Earth Orbit15 Jul, 2015
Navstar 73Medium Earth Orbit25 Mar, 2015
Navstar 72Medium Earth Orbit29 Oct, 2014
Navstar 71Medium Earth Orbit02 Aug, 2014


Satellite NameOrbit Date
NVS-01Geostationary Orbit (GEO)29 May, 2023
IRNSS-1IInclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)12 Apr, 2018
IRNSS-1HSub Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (Sub-GTO)31 Aug, 2017
IRNSS-1GGeostationary Orbit (GEO)28 Apr, 2016
IRNSS-1FGeostationary Orbit (GEO)10 Mar, 2016
IRNSS-1EGeosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)20 Jan, 2016
IRNSS-1DInclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)28 Mar, 2015
IRNSS-1CGeostationary Orbit (GEO)16 Oct, 2014
IRNSS-1BInclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)04 Apr, 2014
IRNSS-1AInclined Geosynchronous Orbit (IGSO)01 Jul, 2013