Satellite operator Iridium announced the signing of a Protocol of Intent with one of the pioneers of smart shipping (intelligent ship transport) Rolls-Royce Marine (RRM) in support of their development program for the so-called autonomous vessels.
As part of this arrangement, Iridium and RRM will work together to explore the possibility of including the next-generation Iridium Certus L-band satellite broadband service in the RRM suite of Ship Intelligence solutions. Thus, the RRM will have a stable and reliable broadband connection, which can serve as the possibility of independent communications or backup data with high bandwidth, expanding Continue reading
Satellite operator Inmarsat, positioning itself as the sole leader in the field of seamless global satellite communications, but experiencing constant and serious competition from such market players as Iridium and Thuraya, offers a satellite resource in the Arctic – in a strategic region that is rapidly turning into an arena of fierce struggle for influence among the Arctic states. This project is being implemented by Inmarsat in partnership with the Norwegian company Space Norway and its subsidiary Space Norway HEOSAT.
Inmarsat Global Xpress (GX) in the Arctic is an impressive communication opportunity for government and commercial organizations that are in dire need of guaranteed high-speed satellite services in such a Continue reading
John Dyer is the founder of Last Chance to Paint and an artist at the residence of the world’s largest rainforest, The Eden Project, in the UK. John also works with The Born Free Foundation.
In 1989, the late Douglas Adams traveled with zoologist Mark Carwardine to observe endangered animals in the hope of attracting more attention to this issue and increasing overall awareness of environmental issues. Douglas Adams has published the book Last Chance to See and a documentary on the BBC that allows viewers to join in their journey.
In turn, over the past 20 years, John Dyer has painted in many wonderful and endangered places, using Continue reading