April 2015 Edition
Maritime, Airborne, O&G, Mining, Construction, Utilities and more...
SatBroadcasting™: A Technical Focus On... Making The Most Of Metadata, By Roger Franklin, Chief Executive Officer, Crystal
Video content providers, from traditional broadcasters to Internet streaming platforms, face expanding consumption models and the challenge of responding to direct and immediate feedback from viewers.
Poachers Without Borders... A DigitalGlobe Satellite Sentinel Project Report, By Silvano Payne
Poachers are killing the elephants of Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo at an unprecedentedly rapid pace.
NSR Analysis: A Bump In The Road For Energy, By Brad Grady, Senior Analyst, NSR USA
The talk of the Energy Industry, or more specifically the Oil & Gas Sector, these days is centered on the trickle-down impacts of the near-term instability of crude oil pricing.
Meeting The Demand For Crew Welfare + Operational Efficiency, By Rick Driscoll, Vice President, Satellite Products + Services, KVH Industries
The maritime industry is experiencing an exploding demand for broadband connectivity. Data and connectivity enable ship owners to accomplish many goals, from reduced fuel consumption through voyage planning to increased safety through updated training programs delivered to crew while they are onboard. Indeed, many of the maritime industry’s most pressing challenges can be addressed with connectivity.
Paving The Way: The Scout Launch Vehicle, By Jos Heyman, Senior Contributor
In the early days of spaceflight, NASA principally used launch vehicles developed from the Atlas, Thor and Titan military missiles for the bulk of its general launch requirements.
Simulating Satellite Doppler Shift With COTS Test Equipment, By Donald Vanderwelt, Keysight Technologies, Inc.
When testing satellite communications links, there is often a requirement to use Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) test equipment to simulate one or more link components.
The Impact Of The Battle For C-Band On The Satellite Industry, By Zahid Zaheer, Senior Director of GMPCS Affairs, Thuraya
There is a raging debate in the international and regional spectrum regulatory community on the issue of sharing Fixed Satellite Service (FSS) C-band downlink spectrum rights with the International Mobile Telecommunication Advanced (IMT-Advanced) service.