Iridium Certus based on Iridium NEXT for autonomous vessels
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…

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Operation of satellite television antennas when converting from MPEG2 to MPEG4
Changes of this kind are inevitable and are dictated by the very spirit of the times. First of all, they are necessary to save a satellite resource, because in connection…

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Inmarsat Presents Maritime Industry Internet of Things (IIoT) Study
Humanity consumes more and more. Now we are more than ever, we are accustomed to new technologies and constant access to the information that they bring into our lives. This…

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Satellite operators and satellite providers in the fight for the “faithful” customer

NSR (Nothern Sky Research) – a global leader in satellite services market research – wonders if the “faithful” satellite client for the maritime industry is good enough.

Fact: Satellite operators are looking for any profitability opportunities within value chains.

One of the ways to increase the profitability of satellite services is to create a customer base with a high percentage of so-called “faithful” customers, which significantly reduces the operator’s costs for their constant switching. In markets such as DTH (Direct To the Home, home satellite TV), entire geographic areas of “loyal” customers can be held by a single video signal and the high cost of rebuilding household antennas. In the mobile services sector, the capacity of such an “ecosystem” is formed by a satellite operator so that users move within its own satellite fleet. A classic example of creating an “ecosystem” for Continue reading

Only the new Dreambox can be the best DreamBox!

Dream-Multimedia company again delighted fans of sat tv, releasing a new product – the Dreambox dm 7020 s model. At first glance, the receiver remained the same as its previous brother in the shop. But this is not so. The upgrade affected the inside of the Dreambox. And so, let’s look inside the receiver and consider in more detail what has been changed, and also talk about the advantages and disadvantages of the new model. The motherboard is very high quality. It immediately catches the eye that the power supply was removed from it. In the Dreambox dm 7000 s, the board was made in the form of a monoblock. The processor remained unchanged – Set Top Box IBM PowerPC STB04500 series. But flash-memory has undergone a major Continue reading

KVH TracPhone in questions and answers of key employees

Great ideas often require implementation time and time for people to realize their value. This is especially true in the ever-changing world of technology, where all ideas are tested and challenged before they take their final form. To understand how this works, and what wonderful products can be created in the process of developing an idea, KVH, a company engaged in the development and production of satellite equipment, decided to talk in detail with the chief radio engineer Bosui Liu and vice president of research and development Tom Monte, who received A patent for his work on KVH TracPhone technology implemented in the KVH TracPhone V11-IP VSAT Ku / C satellite dish.

KVH: You just received a US patent for the work you did on the KVH TracPhone V11-IP technology. This product has been on the market for several years. So, what can you say why it is still important? Continue reading

The first batch of Iridium Next satellites is ready to launch
The first batch of Iridium Next satellites, the total number of which is 81, will soon leave the design base to go into space on SpaceX Falcon 9 missiles in…

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Television at sea
Traditionally, broadcasting video via satellite was considered prohibitively expensive and simply clogging communication lines. tv-on-yacht.jpg Therefore, before the company abandoned the idea of ​​creating television. However, now Inmarsat and KVH…

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DisplayPort 2.0 - standard with support for 8K and 16K displays
Video Electronics Standardization Association (VESA) announced the release of DisplayPort 2.0 audio / video standard. DisplayPort 2.0 (DP 2.0) is the first global update to the standard since March 2016.…

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Iridium GMDSS in a first-person interview
The safety of sea-going sailors is a top priority. The Global Maritime Distress Communication System (GMDSS) was established more than twenty years ago to ensure an adequate level of maritime…

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