Current Satellite News
January 26th, 2011
LightSquared... Deployment OK'd (Satellites)
[SatNews] LightSquared, the nations first wholesale-only integrated wireless broadband and satellite network, has issued the following statement on the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) Conditional Waiver of the Ancillary Terrestrial Component (ATC) Integrated Service Rule:
EMS Aviation... Air Mail For The Air (SATCOM)
[SatNews] EMS Aviation has debuted their Aspire(tm) Portable AirMail System.
International Communications Group... Getting Flighty + AQP'd With ARINC (SATCOM)
[SatNews] International Communications Groups (ICGs) new Datalink-100 satellite based Flight Deck Data Unit has successfully completed ARINCs Avionics Qualification Program (AQP) testing.
GTX Corp... Looking Backwards + Forwards (LBS)
[SatNews] GTX Corp (OTC BB: GTXO), a provider of 2-way GPS tracking personal location services providing technologies, has recapped the Company's 2010 and issued a forecast for 2011.
Russia... Needs To Pool Space Efforts
[SatNews] According to RIA Novosti, and veteran rocket scientist Boris Chertok, Russia is not in a position to carry out global space programs single-handedly and should team up with India and Kazakhstan.
Ultra Electronics... Interference Immunity One Benefit (Antennas)
[SatNews] Ultra Electronics DNE Technologies has launched its Satellite Fiber Link (SFL) module set for the CV-MCU2 platform.
NASA... Salinity Seeker (Satellite)
[SatNews] Technicians from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., completed the installation of thermal blankets on NASA's Aquarius instrument last week.
Vishay Precision Group... Gadzooks, Foiled Again (Resistors)
[SatNews] Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG) is now offering a wide variety of resistors built on <i>Bulk Metal</i>(r) <i>Foil</i> technology with new techniques and materials that improve reliability and stability for demanding military, avionics, and space applications.
NASA... Bursting With Stars (Imagery)
[SatNews] Stars are forming in Henize 2-10, a dwarf starburst galaxy located about 30 million light years from Earth, at a prodigious rate, giving the star clusters in this galaxy their blue appearance.
ITT Corp. Best Instrument For Worst Weather
[SatNews] An announcement came stating that ITT Corp. has the next-gen weather satellite instrument.
SES WORLD SKIES USG... FCSA Furtherance (Capacity)
[SatNews] SES WORLD SKIES U.S. Government Solutions has received an order under the U.S. Government's new $5 billion Future Commercial SATCOM Acquisition (FCSA) program to provide C-band capacity to Artel Inc. for support of government initiatives.
Juniper Networks... Financially Speaking...
[SatNews] Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) has reported preliminary financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2010, and provided its outlook for the three months ending March 31, 2011.
NCMA... Glendale Gathering For Contractors (Event)
[SatNews] More then 350 contracting, acquisition, and procurement professionals from government and private industry will gather in Glendale, Arizona, for NCMA's 49th Annual Aerospace Defense Contract Management Conference (ADC).
Media Broadcast... Moving On Up...
[SatBroadcasting(tm)] MEDIA BROADCAST has appointed Bernd Kraus as new Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1, 2011.
US Air Force Academy FalconSAT-3 Goes Joint With The Point (UAV)
[SatNews] On January 21, in a unique union, the US Air Force Academy's FalconSAT-3 satellite went in joint service...
Utah Scientific... It's A MADI, MADI World For CSP (Hardware)
[SatBroadcasting(tm)] Utah Scientific has announced that CSP Mobile Productions has acquired two UTAH-400/288 video routing switchers and two UTAH-400 AES audio routing switchers with integrated MADI for installation in the company's first HD television production trucks.
Front Porch Digital + Encompass Digital Media... Storage Sensibilities (Hardware)
[SatBroadcasting(tm)] Front Porch Digital has revealed that Encompass Digital Media is in the process of expanding its use of the DIVArchive(r) content storage management (CSM) solution to its facilities in Atlanta, Ga., and London.
Atlona Technologies... It's An Input Party For This Switcher (Hardware)
[SatBroadcasting(tm)] Atlona Technologies? has released their AT-LINE-PRO4.
Signiant... Diligence With Digital Media (Software)
[SatBroadcasting(tm)] Signiant has partnered with On Demand Group (ODG), a wholly owned subsidiary of SeaChange International and a worldwide provider of video-on-demand (VOD) and transactional television services, to bring On Demand Group customers a seamless, global platform for management and distribution of digital media.
Irdeto... Cloaked Transition (CA)
[SatBroadcasting(tm)] Shaanxi Broadcast &TV Network Intermediary Company, Ltd. (Shaanxi BC&TV), a Shanghai-listed digital cable TV network operator, is starting trials of Irdetos Cloaked CA, a conditional access technology that is part of a strategy to transition more than two million subscribers from analog to digital services.