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Northrup Grumman Targets 30 Percent Emissions Reduction by 2020

[Via Satellite 04-23-2014] In honor of Earth Day, celebrated on Tuesday, Northrop Grumman has set a new greenhouse gas emissions goal for 2020. The company plans to reduce its amount of emissions by 30 percent compared to where they stood in 2010. To accomplish this goal, Northrop Grumman’s environmental sustainability program will make greater use [...]

By | April 23, 2014

Entropic Releases New EN5500 Product Line

[Via Satellite 04-23-2014] Entropic has unveiled its newest digital Channel Stacking Switch (CSS) and Band Translation Integrated Circuit (IC) family, the EN5500-series. The new series has three configurations that support Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) operator configurations: the EN5500, EN5510 and EN5520. The EN5500-series’ low power Outdoor Unit (ODU) Integrated Circuit (IC) can be directly powered [...]

By | April 23, 2014

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Lava International Chooses Broadcom HSPA+Turnkey Platform

[Via Satellite 04-22-2014] Mobile device provider Lava International has selected Broadcom’s quad-core High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) and turnkey platform for its new QPAD e704 tablet. The device is now available to consumers in India. Broadcom provided chips for connectivity and multi-constellation Global Navigation Satellite Service (GNSS). The QPAD tablet uses Broadcom’s 1.2 GHz quad-core [...]

By | April 22, 2014

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Hughes Announces Enhancements to HughesON Digital Media Solutions

[Via Satellite 04-22-2014] Hughes has added enhancements to its HughesON Digital Media Solutions to more readily access Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Flickr, Google+, and Instagram. HughesON is a comprehensive suite of managed network solutions, ranging from high-capacity access and high-availability, to digital signage and on-line training, optimized for the needs of multi-branch enterprises and government organizations. [...]

By | April 22, 2014

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Rockwell Collins Reports Sales Increase for Second Quarter 2014

[Via Satellite 04-22-2014] Rockwell Collins reported $1.27 billion in total sales for the second quarter of fiscal year 2014. This was a 12-percent increase in sales, and was attributed primarily to the acquisition of Aeronautical Radio, Incorporated (ARINC), a provider of transport communications and systems engineering solutions for the aviation industry, in Dec. 2013. ARINC [...]

By | April 22, 2014

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Lockheed Martin Delivers SUVI Instrument for GOES R Satellite

[Via Satellite 04-21-2014] Lockheed Martin delivered a new solar analysis payload to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Space Weather Prediction Center in Boulder, Colo. The payload will help scientists better measure and forecast space weather, which can be damaging to satellites and ground systems on Earth such as electrical grids. The Solar Ultraviolet [...]

By | April 21, 2014

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Exelis Integrates Jagwire with MotionDSP’s Ikena Software

[Via Satellite 04-21-2014] Exelis has integrated its Jagwire geospatial data management system with MotionDSP’s Ikena image processing software, in a move to improve the quality of its satellite video feeds that are delivered to end users in military and intelligence. The Ikena software analyzes video streams and will offer advanced features for Jagwire users such [...]

By | April 21, 2014

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ViXS Files ITC Complaint Against Entropic Communications

[Via Satellite 04-21-2014] ViXS filed a complaint in the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) against Entropic Communications and several of the company’s customers and importers. ViXS alleges that these companies have kept unfair trade practices through the importation, sale of importation and sale after importation of set-top boxes (STBs), gateways, bridges, switches and adapters. [...]

By | April 21, 2014

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Orbital Sciences Facing Near-Term Challenges with Amazonas 4A and Russian-Built Engines

[Via Satellite 04-18-2014] Orbital Sciences has narrowed down the most probable causes of the anomaly that has affected the Amazonas 4A satellite. During the company’s first quarter earnings call, Orbital said the satellite, operated by Hispasat, suffered a partial electrical system failure about two weeks ago. If deemed irreversible, the issue is likely to reduce [...]

By | April 18, 2014

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C-COM Releases First Quarter Financial Results

[Via Satellite 04-18-2014] C-COM Satellite Systems announced its financial results for the first quarter. Revenues for the quarter ending on Feb. 28, 2014, were approximately $2.4 million, and the company generated an after tax profit of $451, 396, or one cent per share. This profit marks a 39.5 and 50.3 percent decrease from last year [...]

By | April 18, 2014