Norsat To Provide Terminals For Telemedicine Application
Norsat International [Toronto: NII], a Burnaby, British Columbia based-satellite equipment company, has received a contract to supply its Securelink satellite terminals to the University of California to deliver health care via satellite to remote parts of California. Financial terms were not disclosed. The portable Securelink terminals will enable medical personnel from the UC Davis Health and Technology Center to work with emergency personnel in the field, providing telemedicine services to people who do not have access to telecommunications infrastructure. The portable satellite terminal and Earth station will enable the transmission of images and data at speeds up to 6 Mbps.