Canadian startup offers repair quotes via satellite images

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Satellites are capable of accurately monitoring such swathes of the Earth it’s no surprise we’re seeing innovations taking advantage of the images they can capture, as we’ve seen with a startup that uses them to spot illegal deforestation practices, and now homeowners can harness that power to keep their roofs weather-proof. Canada-based Roofr is an online platform that offers free quotations and arranges contractors for roof repairs — all users have to do is fill in their address to receive a free, accurate quote within seconds. Roofr achieves this using images captured via Google Earth satellite surveillance, from which roof…

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