Posts tagged as SI

Redefined SI measurement standards come into effect

On World Metrology day, 20 May, four of the seven base units comprising the International System of Units (SI) changed. While this revision underlies all measurements in science, it will not affect our everyday lives. A metre will still be a metre, a litre of petrol will still be a litre of petrol, and one […]

The science of measurement: A history

Metrology is the science of measurement and the technology behind the quality assurance processes in manufacturing that ensure a car runs the way it should, the computer’s processor works properly, aircraft stay in the air and more aspects of daily life that we take for granted – until something goes wrong. In manufacturing, hundreds or […]

New imagery reseller agreement

  East View Geospatial (EVG) has announced its new reseller agreement with South Korea’s Satrec Initiative (SI), a solutions provider of earth observation missions. EVG is now able to resell archival imagery collected from the Kompsat 2 and Kompsat 3, as well as task new imagery collection to meet client requests. Both sensors provide high-resolution […]

How time passes!

by John Wilson, Accreditation and Metrology Services John Wilson On average we look at our watches about six times an hour. In some cases, when we get frustrated, this comes down to about six times a minute or when waiting for somebody, seconds feel like hours. Why do we have this fixation about time? In […]