STM Consortium To Improve DVB-RCS
[09-24-07 – Satellite News] STM Group’s research and development center is leading a consortium to evaluate, prototype and test advanced modem technologies for the European Space Agency (ESA), the company announced Sept. 21.
The primary intent of the consortium is to improve performance of the digital video broadband-return channel satellite (DVB-RCS) standard while reducing operating costs. DVB-RCS is an international standard for multiple frequency time division multiple access satellite networks published by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute and developed by The DVB Project, an industry-led consortium of manufacturers, software developers, broadcasters and regulatory bodies in more than 35 countries.
Thales Alenia Space España, German Aerospace Center-DLR, ENST Bretagne, TurboConcept and Verisat are part of the STM Norway consortium.