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Swiss platform allows users to gain insights, build AI and ML algorithms


Picterra, a Swiss AI-based SaaS platform allows users to interactively create a personalized AI detecting, localizing and counting any objects from satellite and aerial imagery. The company aims to democratize geospatial mapping, and its platform bridges the gap between Earth Observation (EO) imagery, cloud processing and geospatial insights by commoditizing Machine Learning technology. From precision agriculture to utilities and infrastructure, Picterra serves a wide variety of clients and provides customized services. Its main partners are geospatial and UAV mapping professionals looking to derive insights and actionable information for specific verticals based off large or heavy EO imagery set. The Picterra platform allows users to seamlessly integrate cutting edge machine learning technology into their existing workflow, so they can focus on their core business while achieving quick return on investment.

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Here the human intelligence in charge is telling the AI model to have a look at these sections of the image. At this stage, only the human knows what is in the selected spots --sheep on a background in full shadow, sheep on the grass, and sheep on the bare ground. Defining areas where you know there are not examples of your object of interest helps the algorithm by enabling it to understand what you are NOT looking for looks like. The AI model will use these sections of your image as counterexamples. It is particularly helpful to draw the attention of the algorithm to areas where you have objects that look similar to your object of interest, but which are not that for which you are looking.

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Picterra combines deep learning with human expertise to help you extract structured insights from Earth observation imagery. Our AI platform is designed to help you process a large volume of aerial or satellite images, detect objects and trends, and monitor change over any area or period of interest, enabling you to unlock key insights, all from your desk with just a few clicks. AI that works for you. We provide a powerful all-in-one AI feature-extraction, classification, and change detection solution. This makes your work easier by streamlining your geospatial analytic processes and producing higher quality results.

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