It comes with its share of challenges, but High-Throughput Satellites (HTS) will also bring about great innovation in the amplifier market and beyond. HTS have caused increased collaboration between vendor and customers and it will elevate the industry to a more competitive level to the benefit of all, insiders say.
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Like “Big Data” and the “Internet of Things,” the “Connected Aircraft” has moved from a concept, to a buzzword, to a here-and-now reality. Nowhere was that more evident than at this year’s Global Connected Aircraft Summit where airlines, satellite operators and everyone in-between came together to discuss what connectivity means for multiple industries. While much [...]Read More
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Antenna manufacturers address design, optimization, and implementation challenges with emerging technologies such as intelligent control mechanisms, planar concepts and flat antennas, metamaterial and electronically steerable antennas, and solutions for satellite antenna deployment in hazard environment.
Transportation now needs to be connected. Whether it is a car, aircraft or a ship, the demand for always-on communications is ubiquitous. This connectivity can improve the passenger/customer experience, but it can also be part of improving operations and efficiency. The “connected” transportation market in some ways is nothing new to the satellite industry, but [...]
World Radiocommunication Conferences (WRC) come around every three or four years, and provide the satellite industry an opportunity to seek spectrum and rationalize international regulations. Like other WRCs, November’s conference has a variety of opportunities and threats for the satellite industry.
Ben Boyes, deputy engineering manager for the ExoMars Rover Vehicle Project, Earth Observation, Navigation & Science Space Systems at Airbus, is working on shaping the Mars Rover Project, a robotic vehicle that will be used to gather information on the red planet. He says there is “nothing quite like it,” and that the problems they [...]