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November 19, 2013
Online Game Cerberus Launches to Help Relief Effort in the Philippines, Uses VHR Satellite Imagery

Munich, Germany, Nov. 14, 2013—Imagery supplied by European Space Imaging is being used in by Cerberus in their online crowdsourcing game to assist the relief effort in typhoon affected areas in the Philippines.

Hans van 't Woud is the developer of this online game incorporating very high-resolution satellite imagery which won the Copernicus Masters and the European Space Imaging High-Res Challenge in 2012. After one year of research and development he is launching his project and inviting people to participate in his online game and help identify areas affected by the typhoon on Bantayan Island. Cerberus says "You can now get started by pressing the "Play" button. After a short introduction you will be taken to the disaster area." To play and support the relief effort you can log-in at https://www.facebook.com/cerberusgame.

About European Space Imaging

European Space Imaging is a leading supplier of very high-resolution satellite imagery to customers in Europe and North Africa. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Munich, Germany. They are the  European satellite data provider with the longest track record operating their own very high-resolution satellite ground station for direct satellite tasking and local data down-link.

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