June 2017 Edition
A Plethora of SATCOM Expertise...
The Forrester Report: Major Challenges Ahead for the Big Three, By Chris Forrester, Senior Contributor
The month of May is proving to be anything but Spring-like for each of the ‘Big Three.’
Innovation: Decidedly Disruptive—Applying New Ideas in the Satellite Sector, by Bryan Reid, Director of Business Development, Space Systems, Marotta Controls, Inc.
Disruption in the satellite sector is often described as a quest for new technology that enables new applications.
Stepping Up the Battle Against Cyber-Attackers: A Spectra Perspective, By Simon Davies, Chief Executive Officer, Spectra Group (UK) Ltd. and Senior Contributor
Cyber-attack has been identified as one of the four highest priority and most pervasive of risks faced by the UK — the others being international terrorism, international military crises and major accidents or natural hazards.
Addressing the Comms Needs in Myanmar and Mongolia: An AsiaSat Perspective, AsiaSat 9 is the company’s most powerful satellite yet to serve the prospering markets in Asia.
In 1945, Arthur C. Clarke wrote a piece in Wireless World magazine proposing geostationary satellite stations — 20 years later, his idea to connect through communication became reality.
The Space Industry in Africa: From an IGNITE Talk Given at the Sixth Space Generation Advisory Council Fusion Forum, by Oniosun Temidayo Isaiah
Africa is the one of the most populous continents on this planet and is filled with rich history, cultures and resources.
Rescue at the Push of a Satellite Button: An SSPI Perspective for SatMagazine, A web portal lets users create pre-set messages that go out by email or text to people they designate.
Joe Hiscock and his son look forward each year to hunting on the south coast of Newfoundland, Canada
Innovation: Optimizing Mission Assurance on a Smallsat Budget A VORAGO Technologies Focus, by Ross Bannatyne, Director of Marketing, VORAGO Technologies
Although cubesats are expected to be created and deployed relatively inexpensively, there are rising expectations about their reliability.
Better Security for Assets with Smart Satellite Enabled Tracking: A Globalstar Perspective, by Corry Brennan, Regional Sales Manager, EMEA, Simplex Products, Globalstar
Anyone involved in manufacturing, shipping and logistics knows that by having precise information about the location of cargo shipments, enjoys multiple benefits to their supply chain operations and customer relationships.
Innovation: A Ground Station in the Lab—Test SATCOM Solutions and Applications Efficiently, by Lars Christensen, Chief Software Architect, GateHouse Telecom
Test and validation are crucial to ensure robust satellite communications equipment, including user terminals, applications, and solutions, are viable.
Saving Time and Resources: Mesh Space and Ground Networks, by David K. Chan, Ph.D., Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Quintech Electronics, Inc.
Manufacturers and designers of satellite terminals (modem, transceivers) and other wireless radio devices and networks can face significant “lab logistics” challenges in testing and validating RF signals for mesh (any-to-any) network topologies.
Recent Advances in SATCOM Systems Design and Control, A Hiltron Communications Focus, by Jan Molter, Managing Director, Hiltron Communications
Satellite communication today depends not so much on flavor as on the ability to deliver robust solutions combining precision, efficiency and affordability.