A worker carries a sack of rice inside a National Food Authority warehouse in Valenzuela, Metro Manila, the Philippines, on Thursday, March 26, 2020. File photo: Veejay Villafranca/Bloomberg A worker carries a sack of rice inside a National Food Authority warehouse in Valenzuela, Metro Manila, the Philippines, on Thursday, March 26, 2020. File photo: Veejay Villafranca/Bloomberg
A worker carries a sack of rice inside a National Food Authority warehouse in Valenzuela, Metro Manila, the Philippines, on Thursday, March 26, 2020. File photo: Veejay Villafranca/Bloomberg

US big data company Orbital Insight uses satellites to track food supplies in coronavirus era

  • Orbital Insight has seen inquiries about monitoring food supplies double in the past two months
  • The California-based big data company uses satellites, drones, balloons and mobile phone geolocation data to track what’s happening on Earth

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A worker carries a sack of rice inside a National Food Authority warehouse in Valenzuela, Metro Manila, the Philippines, on Thursday, March 26, 2020. File photo: Veejay Villafranca/Bloomberg A worker carries a sack of rice inside a National Food Authority warehouse in Valenzuela, Metro Manila, the Philippines, on Thursday, March 26, 2020. File photo: Veejay Villafranca/Bloomberg
A worker carries a sack of rice inside a National Food Authority warehouse in Valenzuela, Metro Manila, the Philippines, on Thursday, March 26, 2020. File photo: Veejay Villafranca/Bloomberg
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