May 2020 Edition
SATCOM, satBroadcasting, Digital Solutions and more...
Defining Satellite’s Role In An OTT World, By Hans Massart, Head of Media and Broadcast, ST Engineering iDirect
Streaming services are revolutionizing how we watch TV and consume content.
A Journey Into The Northern Lights, By Krister Sjölander, Project Manager, Space System Engineer, Swedish Space Corporation (SSC)
Late February, close to midnight, a blast successfully sent off the one-stage rocket experiment Spider-2 from Esrange Space Center in northern Sweden.
Redux: Why 2020 Holds A World of Promise For SATCOM, By Dave Rehbehn, Vice President, International Division, Hughes Network Systems
The 2020s are gearing up to be the one of the most exciting decades in satellite industry history since the dawn of the space age in the 1960s.
Increased Demand For Digital Solutions Is Likely Following the COVID-19 Pandemic, Those companies which had already embraced digital connectivity had a distinct head-start
The coronavirus pandemic has had devastating effects on the world and will result in many changes to the way we live – one of which may be a greater understanding of the role of digital technology.
The Evolution Of Landscape Monitoring, By Stefano Antonetti, Head of Institutional Business, D-Orbit
Landscape monitoring — the ability to precisely detect changes of land features at different scales
Fleet Security Endpoint Targets The Cybercriminal Endgame, Fleet Secure Endpoint will detect infection and respond by blocking it and removing it.
Raised awareness is valuable but enforced procedures will be decisive in the battle against maritime cybercrime.
Conversations: Alba Orbital, Alba Orbital wants to get more people building and launching their own satellites.
Alba Orbital’s mission statement is to democratize access to space and to advance PocketQube technology.
Conversations: HawkEye 360, John Serafini is the Chief Executive Officer of HawkEye 360 and has over a decade of experience in security-oriented technology companies.
HawkEye 360’s offerings are built around sensing and providing insights on radio frequency (RF) signals.
Conversations: Orbital Insight, Dr. James Crawford is the Founder and CEO of Orbital Insight
Orbital Insight helps organizations to understand what’s happening on and to the Earth
Drivers For The Wide Adoption Of Earth Observation, By Emiliano Kargieman, Chief Executive Officer, Satellogic
The wide adoption of satellite-based Earth Observation (EO) data can and should play a critical role.
Challenges Within The Ground Segment, By Alex Donnison, Business Development Manager, ETL Systems
We are all aware of society’s ongoing demand for constant connectivity and bandwidth
NextGen TV Apps Take HbbTV To New Heights, By Greg Jarvis, Vice President and General Manager, Fincons US
Developing their Hybrid broadcast and broadband TV (HbbTV) standard has been an on-going work in progress over the last ten years in Europe.
ESCAPE To The Future, By Flavio Sbardellati, Marketing Development Officer, European GNSS Agency (GSA)
The European Safety Critical Applications Positioning Engine (ESCAPE) project, funded by the European GNSS Agency (GSA) under its Fundamental Elements research and development program, ended in December of 2019.
OTT Streaming Now Made Easy & Cost Effective, By Jean-Claude Sachot, Business Director, Broadpeak
Enabling consumers to watch popular, live video content and television channels on their personal electronic devices (PEDs), whether at home or on-the-go, has been a major goal for all video content providers.
The Power Of Bathymetry In SecureWatch, By Kyle Goodrich, TCarta President; Bryan Smith, Maxar Director of Product Management for Maritime Applications; and Jake Dickinson, Maxar Product Manager for SecureWatch
Maxar’s SecureWatch now includes TCarta’s Global Marine Basemap.
Connecting One To Many To All, By Michael Abad-Santos, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy, BridgeComm, Inc.
In The State of Broadband Report 2019 issued by the International Telecommunications Unit (ITU) of the United Nations (UN), it was announced that by the end of 2018 more than half the world had begun to participate online in the global digital economy.
Mitigating 5G Interference Signals In The C-Band, By Mehdi Ardavan, RF Design Engineer, Norsat International
The coverage and capacity band of the new 5G cellular network will operate mostly at 3.3 to 3.6 GHz posing interference concerns with the C-band satellite communication terminals which receive Space-to-Earth signals in the 3.4 to 4.2 GHz band.
Calls For Space Tracking Increase, By Lesley Conn, Senior Manager, Research & Analysis, Space Foundation
On January 29, 2020, a decommissioned U.S. space telescope and a U.S. experimental payload were hurtling toward one another over Pittsburgh