The world is being measured all around the clock. 200 years after Alexander von Humboldts expeditions radar satellites, drones and special cameras took over the job. Legions of data collectors feed gigantic computer networks. A battle over owning that data has emerged between multi-national companies.
Animation and title design for the documentary movie Die Neuvermessung der Welt by Christian Schidlowski. NDR, arte, N24.