Recent Europe News
Getting All Fueled Up Is EUTELSAT 8 West B Satellite @ Arianespace Ops Base
Built by Thales Alenia Space, EUTELSAT 8 West B is a 5.8-metric-ton-class relay platform that features 40 operational Ku-band transponders.
DEV Systemtechnik Has Product Debut Plans For IBC2015
“Our new 8² L-Band Matrix Switch offers stronger RF performance with the best cost-performance ratio in the smallest form factor."—Jörg Schmidt, Managing Director, DEV Systemtechnik.
Making Assets Of Themselves... RR Media @ IBC2015
Additionally, RR Media will also showcase new and advanced viewer engagement and monetization capabilities that are made possible using the solaRR platform.
Arianespace's Upcoming Vega Push Is Underway As Two Zerofire Stages Arrive In French Guiana
The mission to loft LISA Pathfinder is designated Flight VV06 in Arianespace's launcher family numbering system, and will be the sixth Vega launch from the Spaceport since its introduction.
Major Collaboration Among Organizations Delivers Survivable AEHF System ... Achieves Initial Operational Capability
This significant achievement reflects superb collaboration between numerous organizations
Acoustic Array For Micro Drones To Be Supplied By Microflown AVISA
Microflown AVISA is an active member of several NATO INDUSTRY ADVISORY GROUPS dealing with the threats of low, small and slow flying autonomous airborne platforms.
Thomson Video Networks Integrated Receiver/Decoder Family To Launch @ IBC2015
When the channel lineup is growing, they can simply add a new module — and they can use any combination of descrambler or decoder modules to address all use cases."—Stéphane Cloirec, Director, Product Management, Thomson Video Networks.
Sentinel-2A's First Applications Are Realized
Launched from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on June 23, Sentinel-2A is the second satellite in orbit for Europe’s Copernicus environmental monitoring program.
NASA Lobster-Eye Optics' X-Rays' SMILE About Mission To Detect Dangerous Weather + Gas
"Because all of the energy that powers dangerous space weather events near Earth comes from solar wind, this capability allows us to better protect our space assets—particularly geosynchronous spacecraft, such as those that carry cell phone signals,"
The Total Systems Strategy From Albis Elcon To Be Presented @ IBC2015
At the heart of each Albis Elcon solution are the company's SceneGate™ set-top boxes (STBs), which support a variety of traditional (e.g., IPTV, broadcast television, and VOD) and value-added services (e.g., OTT, interactive content, and media sharing).
Pay-TV Solutions From Viaccess•Orca On Display @ IBC2015
Viaccess-Orca will demonstrate how service providers can quickly address critical market changes to shape the ultimate content experience on every screen—ahead of the competition.
Now Entering The Arianespace Clean Room — Galileo #9 + #10
Galileo is the European satellite navigation initiative that will provide high-quality positioning, navigation and timing services to users across the world through a constellation of 24 satellites and six spares, as well as associated ground infrastructure.
Spaceport Australia's Two New Additions ... CTO + Sales + Media Director
"...Tony will bring valuable Space Based technical information as well as the exclusive experience of working at Vandenburg Space/Airforce Base."
SAIT Communications Is Being Acquired By SpeedCast International Limited
With this acquisition, we are expanding our presence in major and fast growing maritime markets in southern Europe."—Pierre-Jean Beylier, CEO, SpeedCast.
Advanced Comms + SatBroadcasting™ Advances Agreement Signed By RSC Energia + RSCC
"Our cooperation will serve the objective of further development of Russia’s infrastructure of satellite communications and broadcasting.”—Vladimir Solntsev, President, Energia.
Globecast In The Bike Saddle Sees A Sea Of Yellow From Utrecht to Paris ... Covers 2015 Tour de France
was designed to handle the feeds from the five motorcycles and two helicopters out on the course.... In total, there were 27 HD satellite feeds each day using four satellites.
Thomson Video Networks Has A Boost In Store During IBC2015For ViBE Encoders
"These latest software releases take that commitment forward by delivering outstanding compression efficiency gains for broadcast, including DTH satellite, IPTV, cable, and DTTV, as well as for multi-screen delivery."—Christophe Delahousse, President, Thomson Video Networks.
Video Over IP Distribution Demos Will Be Exterity's Plan For IBC2015
Our systems can scale to support large numbers of channels and multiple end user devices without compromising system performance, flexibility or network availability.”—Colin Farquhar, CEO, Exterity.
On The Short List For A CSI Award @ IBC2015 Is Vimond Media Solutions
The Vimond Platform is a suite of software applications and tools that help content owners, broadcasters, and content distributors manage their video services and publish with full control and efficiency on any device.
MSG-4 Turned Over To EUMETSAT
The release of the first image generated by the SEVIRI imager on board MSG-4 in some eight days will be an important milestone.