SpaceX and a Canadian startup are planning to launch a satellite that will broadcast ads into space. A selfie stick will be used to broadcast the images live on earth.
We knew that the blue sky would no longer be polluted with advertising banners hanging on the backs of private planes, but teaches us that advertising could take even more height. According to our colleagues, and a Canadian start-up have the joint project of launching a satellite dedicated to the display of advertisements in space.
Called CubeSat, the craft should be placed in , and its particularity is to be equipped with a pixelated screen on which will be projected advertisements, company logos, but also works of art … In fact, any company or person , having the means, will be able to advertise itself in .in 2022 by the rocket of
Will the advertisements be framed and moderated?
Concretely, the CubeSat will be equipped with a selfie stick which will film its screen, and broadcast the images live on YouTube or on. To advertise on the CubeSat, anyone, professional or private, will have to acquire “tokens” ( ) with some , and each “token” represents a on the screen.
To design its logo or its work of art, five types of “token” are necessary: Beta for the X coordinate; Rhoe for the Y coordinate; Gamma for brightness; Kappa for theand XI for the display.
According to the CEO of the , Samuel Reid, the idea is to “ achieve something that can democratize access to space and allow decentralized participation “. Wishing that the ads were moderate … since he hopes people won’t waste any « for something inappropriate, insulting or offensive. »