Current Satellite News
June 14th, 2010
Orbit Technologies... O&G For OrSat
[SatNews] Orbit Technologies Ltd. is in receipt of additional orders from large satellite communications companies in Brazil for its OrSat satellite communications systems, to be installed on offshore Oil & Gas platforms.
Ericcson... Taking The Field With 3D (SatBroadcasting)
[SatNews] The 2010 World Cup is continuing to attract a huge global audience, with soccer fans watching the action at home or together in larger venues, and will be broadcast for the first ever time in 3D.
Thailand... Thaicom Tryst Possible...
Thailands government plans to offer to buy Temasek Holdings Ptes stake in satellite monopoly Thaicom Pcl, an aide to Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said.
Vizada + ARINC... Dancin' With The DoD
[SatNews] Vizada has been selected by ARINC to help fulfill a Department of Defense contract for international broadband services.
iDirect... Ubiquitous Upgrade
[SatNews] iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems Inc. (VT Systems), has released iDX 2.1, the latest software upgrade to its
C2SAT... Righteous Reflection
[SatNews] C2SAT (NGM-Stock Exchange, C2ST) is launching a new reflector solution for the Ku-band, based on the company's proven 4-axis system for stabilizing VSAT antennas in maritime environment the new reflector will be intro'd during the current CommunicAsia exhibition in Singapore.
Wavestream... Certification Competence
[SatNews] Wavestream Corporation has a new Service Center Certification Program to certify regional centers worldwide to provide technical support and repair services for Wavestream Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPA) and Block Upconverters (BUC).
Wavestream... Digital Teflon For Transmissions (SatBroadcasting)
[SatNews] Wavestream Corporation is now making available Redundancy Kits to complement the companys family of PowerStream(tm) Solid State Power Amplifier (SSPA) and Block Upconverter (BUC) products supporting broadcast satellite communications systems.
Hughes Network Systems... Occurring In Oregon
[SatNews] Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the State of Oregon to provide services via its SPACEWAY 3 satellite system.
ITT Corporation... MDU Makes The Grade...
[SatNews] ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) has passed a key milestone with the successful completion of the Critical Design Review (CDR) for the Mission Data Unit (MDU) the company is developing for the U.S. Air Forces Global Positioning System (GPS) program, GPS III.
NASA | JPL... Tsunami's Strengths Seen
[SatNews] A NASA-led research team has successfully demonstrated for the first time elements of a prototype tsunami prediction system that quickly and accurately assesses large earthquakes and estimates the size of resulting tsunamis.
Inmarsat... IsatPhone Pro Proceeds Forth
[SatNews] Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT) has just launched its new global handheld satellite phone, the IsatPhone Pro.
Integral Systems... COMPASS Points The Way
[SatNews] Integral Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISYS) announced at CommunicAsia 2010 that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Newpoint Technologies, has embedded its COMPASS Network Management Software into Australia-based Clearbox Systems n2 nexgen monitoring and control solution.
GeoPro... Messenger's Market Melding
[SatNews] GeoPro LBS Inc. has commercially released GeoPro(tm) it will support real-time, low-latency two-way communications over a highly-reliable, secure IP and global satellite network.
Antenna Technology Communications (ATCi)... A Sporting Flyaway (SatBroadcasting)
[SatNews] Antenna Technology Communications Inc. has designed and delivered a low-cost complete Fly Away Broadcast System specifically designed for broadcasting sporting events to smaller communities in Latin America and Africa.
NASA Moon Has Water Retention Issues Amount Underestimated
[SatNews] NASA-funded scientists estimate from recent research that the volume of water molecules locked inside minerals in the moon's interior could exceed the amount of water in the Great Lakes
Soyuz Take A Gander At The Finished Gantry
[SatNews] Construction of the mobile gantry at Soyuz' new launch site in French Guiana is moving into its final phase as this structure's framework is now complete, and the metallic siding is being installed.
Aid and Trade and GVF This Meeting Will Be A Disaster!
[SatNews] All parties involved in an upcoming meeting will be directing their energies and attentions to disasters Aid and Trade and the Global VSAT Forum (GVF) have come together to strengthen multi-sector disaster preparedness efforts that will transpire during the 2010 Aid & International Development Forum at the Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., July 22.
NASA... Moving On Up...
[SatNews] Lawrence D. Thomas has been appointed manager of NASA's Constellation Program, which manages the effort to take humans beyond