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February 25th, 2014
 
 
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)—Pad Positioning (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] The launch pads at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) Tanegashima Space Center on Tanegashima Island, Japan, are seen on...
 
Troop Strength + Force Structure Budget Reductions Outlined By Hagel (Government—Military)
[SatNews] Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has proposed cuts in military spending that include further reductions in troop strength and force structure in every military...
 
Milsatcom Middle East 2014—An Assemblage Of Pros (Event)
[SatNews] Join the Middle East's highest profile gathering of MILSATCOM professionals—on the 6th of April, 2014, at the...
 
ViaSat + Samsung—KNOXworks (Cybersecurity)
[SatNews] ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) is adopting the Samsung KNOX™ secure Android platform and has agreed to integrate its defense-grade cyber and...
 
Advantech Wireless—Checking The Pulse (Amplifier)
[SatNews] Advantech Wireless Inc. has released the firm's new 10kW S-band...
 
Federation Of Galaxy Explorers—Pulham To Be Honored (Event)
[SatNews] Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham will be honored in 2014 with the James E. Haywood Award, recognizing his support and...
 
PCI Geomatics + Skybox Imaging—SkySat-1 Support (Imagery)
[SatNews] PCI Geomatics now supports data analysis of images from SkySat-1, the first in a planned constellation of 24 satellites from...
 
MaxLinear + Unitron Group—Stack Those Channels (SatBroadcasting™—SoC)
[SatNews] MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE: MXL) has announced that Belgium’s Unitron Group has selected the MxL86x family of digital channel-stacking system on chip (SoC) devices for its first...
 
Latitude Technologies + AKV—A Developing Partnership (Business)
[SatNews] Latitude Technologies, a global supplier of flight data monitoring, flight following, and SATCOM solutions for regional fleet operators, and AKV Inc., a manufacturer of helicopter engine cycle counters, have jointly...
 
Hosted Payload Alliance—Forum @ Satellite 2014 (Event)
[SatNews] The Hosted Payload Alliance will kick off the Hosted Payload Forum track at Satellite 2014 with a keynote panel entitled “Hosted Payload Forum: Leveraging...
 
Haigh-Farr—Congratz On Certification (Antennas)
[SatNews] Haigh-Farr has announced its certification to the quality management standards of AS9100C. The certification was issued for the company’s design, manufacture and testing of antennas and...
 
Cambridge Consultants—Do You Know Where Your Assets Are? (Tracking Technologies)
[SatNews] As the offshore industry moves towards ever-more-remote and extreme locations, product development firm Cambridge Consultants is demonstrating DropTag and Trace, two new monitoring technologies that...
 
CompassTools—Reference Station Enables Corrections (GIS)
[SatNews] CompassTools Inc., a distributor of mapping and GIS products for field data collection, has installed a GPS reference station in Durango, Colorado, to provide freely available differential correction data to GPS users...
 
ETL Systems—Opening Up + Technology Showcase @ CABSAT 2014 (Business—Event—RF)
[SatNews] RF distribution equipment company, ETL Systems, has revealed its plans today to expand its presence in the...
 
FOR-A—Technology Showcase @ Satellite 2014 (Event—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)
[SatNews]  FOR-A has announced plans to display several highlights in its product range, including video encoder, signal processor, and frame rate conversion technology, at ...
 
Global VSAT Forum (GVF)—Facilitating Broadcast Solutions (Event—SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] Key officials of the Arabic and Islamic Broadcasting Union (AIBU) met with representatives of the Global VSAT Forum (GVF), the U.K.-based association of the satellite communications industry, to begin coordinating ...
 
Honeywell Aerospace + Airbus Helicopters—Navigation Knowledge Acquisition (GNSS—IRU)
[SatNews] Honeywell Aerospace’s (NYSE: HON) LASEREF VI navigation system has been selected by Airbus Helicopters for its...
 
Honeywell Fleet Tracking System For New Helicopters Is Now Certified (SATCOM)
[SatNews] is the first system that enables simultaneous worldwide automated tracking, text messaging and voice capabilities to improve crew and passenger safety and ...
 
JAXA's The Precision Of Their Digital 3D Map Is Precisely What Is Needed (Earth Imaging)
[SatNews] ...will compile the global digital 3D map with the highest precision in the world using some 3 million data images...[SatNews] ...will compile the global digital 3D map with the highest precision in the world using some 3 million data images...
 
Landsat Shoots Largest Landslide Stretched For Four Miles...Not Like A Simple Slide Into Home Base (Earth Observation)
[SatNews] The sediment stretched more than four miles down the mountain, and the slide was triggered on a near-vertical mountain face 9,200 feet high...
 
Thales Alenia Space + French Defense Procurement Agency Hired For SSAS = No Surprises
[SatNews] ...entails station keeping and support services for the Syracuse 3A, Syracuse 3B and Athena-Fidus satellites and...
 
MTN's OceanPhone App Enables Maritime Conversations + Caller Remains Dry (SATCOM)
[SatNews] makes it possible for the crew to stay in touch using their own smartphones and tablets... enables easier, more cost-effective access to family and friends...
 
Singapore Airlines + Panasonic MOU = A Real Game Changer (Contracts | SATCOM)
[SatNews] also announced a long term Power By The Hour Maintenance Contract...
 
Gefen—Quick Switchers (SatBroadcasting™—UHD)
[SatNews] Two new Gefen ToolBox Matrix Switchers for HDMI 4Kx2K help build a 4K infrastructure, just in time for new Ultra HD displays and...
 
Artel Video Systems—Technology Showcase @ NAB 2014 (Event—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)
[SatNews] At the 2014 NAB Show, Artel Video Systems will demonstrate its comprehensive solution for transporting broadcast-quality media across...
 
SSPI Calls For True Life-Changing + Inspiring Satellite Stories... No Fairy Tales Here (Conference)
[SatNews] Companies, academic researchers, industry trade groups and others are invited to submit stories of satellite changing the world