The Sentinel hub API provided by CDSE and What is the difference between the Sentinel Hub APIs provided by https://www.sentinel-hub.com/?

Hello. I’m curious about the following.

  1. The two APIs appear to be the same, what’s the difference?

  2. Is it free (commercial included) to use Sentinel hub API using API Key on CDSE? (within limitations below)
    Documentation - Quotas and Limitations

Even if I read the relevant documents, I’m not sure for sure. I look forward to hearing from you!

Sentinel Hub running as part of Copernicus Data Space Ecosystem has the same set of features as the one running on sentinel-hub.com.
CDSE has free-for-user plans, funded by the European Commission.

The systems, however, are completely detached one from another. You cannot use the API key from one in the another - you need to register on CDSE and get API key there.

Thank you for your response!

Is there a reason why the two APIs are separate?
Is there any difference in terms of speed or the features you provide?

Security implications require the authentication and authorization to be separate.
The main difference, for the moment, is the lack of availability of Landsat collections in the CDSE - something that we are hoping to address in the future.

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