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Second Space App Camp

24 February 2016

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New challenges and opportunities arise as Europe's Copernicus programme continues to launch the Sentinel satellites, converting their data into accessible products that can benefit citizens. The Space App Camps give developers the chance to deliver data from these and other satellites to the everyday user, via mobile apps.

Five teams from Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, the UK, Greece and India were selected by an expert jury and invited to participate in this second camp, which ran for three days at the SAP stand of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

Developers of the Building Radar App, which uses satellite data to supply verified construction tips that enable users to focus on sales, took home the trophy of this Spanish event.

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