Who we are


Pinkmatter is a specialized software company based in Pretoria, South Africa and Berlin, Germany and has been involved in the earth observation industry for over a decade. The company specializes in satellite ground station software and development of information extraction algorithms.

Our ground station and data management software, the FarEarth software suite, encompasses antenna and satellite downlink scheduling, high volume data processing as well as large data archiving and cataloguing.


Pinkmatter has been noted as the leading organization in the development of real-time processing and information extraction algorithms, being able to deliver time critical warnings and events from earth observation data. Space and remote sensing agencies in Europe, North-America, Asia, Africa and Australia rely on FarEarth software for their daily operations.

We also provide automated services for the processing and visualization of earth observation imagery, including high resolution elevation models, encroachment detection, vegetation analysis as well as flood and fire monitoring.

What we do

FarEarth Change Monitor Service

The FarEarth Change Monitor is an end-to-end service for monitoring areas of interest using earth observation data. Whether you need to monitor mining areas, loading docks, forests, settlements or construction stability, the FarEarth Change Monitor service will alert you of any relevant changes over your area of interest and present them in an interactive analysis platform on the web.

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Airbus Stack Insight

Stack Insight is an easy and affordable subscription service to continuously monitor mining areas. The easy-to-use, interactive online interface highlights changes over time, and assists with operations planning, production analysis and rehabilitation monitoring.

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FarEarth Product Suite

The FarEarth product suite is aimed at satellite ground receiving stations and organizations that acquire, process, archive and analyse remote sensing data.

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Real-time Global Observer

Pinkmatter's FarEarth Global Observer presents a live view of Landsat, MODIS and SUOMI NPP imagery as it is downlinked by ground-stations around the world. Real-time data is received, decoded and displayed within seconds of the satellite imaging an area.

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Antenna Hosting

After managing various ground stations for our partners remotely, Pinkmatter now offers antenna hosting at their new site outside Pretoria, South Africa.

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How to reach us

Pinkmatter Africa

Boschkop Road
South Africa


Pinkmatter America

2885 Ashley Road
Victoria, BC, V9A 2S9


Pinkmatter Europe

Torstraße 154
10115 Berlin


+27 12 998 3492


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