Ubotica teams up with IBM for space tech partnership

Company has built several services on IBM Cloud, allowing developers to directly deploy AI inference models to Ubotica’s platform

Aubrey Dunne, Fintan Buckley and John Bourke of Ubotica pictured with a satellite model of CogniSant-6. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Ubotica, the Irish space tech company, has partnered with IBM to allow firms to deploy AI-enabled applications directly to satellites in just one-click.

The partnership means significant savings for firms wishing to run AI applications onboard satellites to generate insights from data in space.

The move is possible through Ubotica’s CogniSAT space AI compute platform, which is included in satellites. The solution can autonomously schedule image taking and generate insights onboard using image sensor ...