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September 21st, 2015
 
 
Bringing A Linear UHD Demo To IBC2015—Harmonic + Intelsat
"As consumers purchase millions of 4K televisions before Ultra HD content even reaches critical mass, it has become clear that they are ready to experience the fully immersive viewing experience that Ultra HD provides."—Peter Ostapiuk, head of media product services, Intelsat.
 
Nominations For SSPI's The Better Satellite Awards Are Now Open
Nominations for the Better Satellite World Awards are due September 30.
 
Euroconsult's 12th Annual Awards For Excellence In Satellite Communications ... Anyone Here That You Know?
“These companies, through their innovation, strategic leadership and performance have all had an exemplary impact on the satellite industry over the past year.”
 
NASA + HARMONIC Are In Harmony Delivering First Non-Commercial UHD Channel In North America
“As NASA reaches new heights and reveals the unknown, the NASA TV UHD channel can bring that journey to life in every home."
 
China's Long March 5 Set To Start Rehearsal For Moon Shot
This will be the first drill carried out in a launch site that involves the carrier rocket and a probe, according to the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense, but no launch site was named.
 
Bringing Thermomechanical Expertise To Orion Is Thales Alenia Space
Orion is designed for manned missions beyond LEO, with possible destinations including the Moon, asteroids and deep space.
 
Rockwell Collins Wins DARPA Award... A STOIC Plan Reduces Military's GPS Dependence 
STOIC program, aims to reduce warfighter dependence on GPS for modern military operations.
 
Strategic Transaction Of The Year Awarded To UrtheCast By Euroconsult During World Satellite Business Week
Euroconsult's Annual Earth Observation Business Awards recognize companies that are transforming and driving the satellite industry, contributing to its growth and innovation.
 
EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference in Toulouse Starts On September 21st.
This year, the conference will focus on advances in nowcasting and short-range regional numerical weather prediction at very high resolution and preparation for new geostationary satellites.
 
Cobham's COLCAM Makes A Dog A True Hero... Hope For Those Who Thought It Was All Over
Imagine how a disaster victim reacts when all hope is lost for their rescue... until a dog shows up with Cobham's COLCAM.
 
The Fifth Edition Of NSR's Satellite Operator Financial Analysis Report Is En Route...
Satellite Operator Financial Analysis, 5th Edition assesses operator financial statements through H1 2015 in many cases, and provides answers and insights to key questions in the financial realm of the industry.
 
Technology Innovation Of The Year Award Goes To Integrasys
Series Industry Awards in London.
The VSAT Global Conference is the annual meeting place for the major decision makers from across the industry to focus on key issues, discuss the latest industry developments and identify opportunities across the globe.
 
Inmarsat, Deutsche Telekom + Lufthansa Flying High With Connectivity
"With this integrated network we can meet the need for capacity, flexibility and quality of service, including the ability to expand quickly to anticipate growth in demand.”—Andy Sukawaty, Chairman, Inmarsat.
 
Arianespace' Launch Vehicles To Appear In Times Square
"Our relationship with the United States reaches back to the founding of our company, and year after year the leading American manufacturers and operators continue to entrust us with their satellites."—Stéphane Israël, Chairman + CEO, Arianespace.
 
US Government's Headend Refresh Of Their Satellite Broadcast Net To Be Supported By International Datacasting
The broadcast network provides secure, high-speed, broadband IP connectivity, as well as broadcast content delivery to US forces and government agencies in the field.
 
SES + Andean Community Train Together ... The Beginning Of A Great Digital Ecosystem Partnership
"These sessions will also open the doors for potential future partnerships between the Andean Community and SES in areas like disaster response communications and e-health.” 
 
Thuraya Debuts Their New SatSleeve+ and SatSleeve Hotspot Offerings
“SatSleeve+ and SatSleeve Hotspot offer double the choice, and demonstrate triple innovation."—Samer Halawi, CEO, Thuraya.
 
Harris To Supply Tac + Public Safety Radios To US Air Nat'l Guard + DoD Contract Increase
"This system is the first TACP networked solution in a vehicle, and highlights Harris' unique ability to integrate tactical and land mobile radio systems that bridge the needs of defense and civilian missions."—Chris Young, President, Harris Communication Systems.
 
Joint Conference On Communications Satellite Systems Coming To Cleveland, Ohio, In 2016
The Opening Session will present the significant achievements of the satellite industry during the last fifty years and will look at the future.
 
Next Space Generation Sparks Satellite 4.0: INNOspace Masters Idea Competition Launches
...experiences that have already been gained in non-aerospace sectors in connection with Industry 4.0 can open up new perspectives in spaceflight. 
 
IsoTropic Networks Expands Teleport Capabilities w/6.1M Antennae Installment
which meets IsoTropic’s growing clientele and coverage demands, specifically in the maritime, energy, and public service markets, where flexibility and range are essential.
 
Lockheed Martin's Desert Hawk III Now A Core Defence Capability For The UK Ministry Of Defence
"Desert Hawk has served the U.K. military well in providing intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance to tactical warfighters."—Jay McConville, Director, Unmanned Solutions Business Development, Lockheed Martin.
 
Satellite Masters Conference and Awards Ceremony... Second Edition
it is a unique marketplace for sharing ideas on space-based innovation and connecting with the world's leading network for downstream satellite business.
 
Keysight's New Wireless Power Transfer Software For Efficiency Measurements Releases
“The demand to test wireless power transfer efficiency is expanding rapidly in the market as more and more devices start to support wireless power transfer technologies.”—Akira Nukiyama, V.P. + GM, Component Test Division, Keysight, Kobe.
 
A Gathering For Internet of Things For Defense + National Security Plans, Opportunities + Challenges
determining the direction of IoT, M2M and battlefield connectivity for future military and national security operations.
 
 
The Space Report Online, 10 Years of Data, 10 Years of Growth ... 100 Percent Searchable ... Now Available
The report contains worldwide space facts and figures and is illustrated with photographs, charts and graphs.
 
Blue Bear Systems Research Sonobuoy Enhances Anti-Submarine Warfare Operations
Deployment can be achieved at low or medium altitude automatically, leaving the crew free to concentrate on locating the submarine threat. No new equipment is involved and  minimal training is required.