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14th of September

articipation of Aratos Technologies S.A. on United Nations/Turkey/European Space Agency Workshop on “Space Technology Applications for Socio-Economic Benefits”

Aratos Technologies S.A. participated in the Workshop which took place at Istanbul, from 14 to 17 September 2010. It was a United Nations / Turkey / European Space Agency Workshop on Space Technology Applications for Socio-Economic Benefits hosted by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) in cooperation with International Society For Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) (

3rd of September

Aratos Technologies S.A. uses satellite data to accurately estimate the extension of the fire of Mesologgi

Aratos Technologies S.A. has created Rapid Damage Assessment for every fire which has taken place in Greece. Our company offers them free of charge in sympathy with the fire-stricken areas.

On August 31st a great fire took place at Agrilia, a village near of Mesologgi. The Technical Department of Aratos Technologies S.A. estimated with great accuracy the extension of the fire and the size of the burnt areas, using satellite data and satellite images.

A depicted a map of the burnt areas coudl be found at Aratos

24th of August

Aratos Technologies S.A. Fire Detection Algorithm™

Aratos Technologies S.A. has recently implemented its own algorithm, Aratos Fire Detection Algorithm™ , to be used in the processes of real time detection of fires.

The algorithm was designed by taking under consideration the company’s technical knowledge and experience in the field of fire detections and uses real time satellite data which are being combined with regard to the environmental factors contributing to the cause, expansion and/or maintenance of a fire.

The results acquired from the algorithm’s performance were highly successful and are going to be united with the detection systems that the company already runs in its products for monitoring and protecting private and public areas, Aratos Disaster ControlΤΜ and European Fire Guard Alarm SystemΤΜ.

23rd of August

Fires hit Greece for another summer

For another summer continuous fires occur in Greece, causing catastrophic damage to agricultural, forest and residential areas. Some examples are the fires at Samos, Kithira and East Attica.

In such cases, the earlier the fire is detected, the better it is. The Crisis Management System developed by Aratos Technologies S.A., Aratos Disaster Control, detected the majority of the fires which occurred this summer in Greece and sent early warnings.

Moreover, our company continues to send “Rapid Damage Assessment” for every detected fire, free of charge, in sympathy with the fire-stricken areas.

19th of July

Aratos Technologies S.A. supports municipalities against fires

Aratos Technologies S.A. continues to support the greek municipalities against fires, as it did last year. Aratos Disaster Control continues to detect possible fires and send warnings in order to great disasters be avoided. Moreover, Rapid Damage Assessment for each fire is sent, for free, with valuable information for the burnt area.

An example is depicted in Aratos website