Hong Kong Aerospace and Technology Group (HKATG) has announced it has entered into a partnership with Intelli Global Corporation Ltd. (IGC) to promote the Golden Bauhinia commercial satellite systems, the company said.
Under this agreement, HKATG authorized IGC to resell and bundle its smart city solutions with the satellite data derived from the Golden Bauhinia for regions including the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, other cities in China and overseas countries.
The agreement also includes cooperation in the areas of aerospace industry supply chain, constellation design and planning, satellite manufacturing and international aerospace collaborations etc. Through this partnership, both parties shall utilise their respective resources to jointly promote the development of the commercial satellite industry and its big data applications, in driving the further development of the Greater Bay Area into a smart city cluster. At the same time, both parties will jointly expand their business globally.
Hong Kong Aerospace Technology Group is co-founded by 11 global aerospace scientists and is the first member of the International Astronautical Federation in Hong Kong. HKATG designs, launches and operates the Golden Bauhinia satellite constellation covering urban agglomerations, providing near-real-time (less than 5 minutes) all-weather satellite data with 0.5 meter image resolutions.
Intelli Global Corporation Limited (IGC) aims to assist city leaders around the world to realize the great potentials of smart city development, particularly in the areas of smart city top-level design, big data applications, and digital twin city management platforms.