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  • SDMB Radio Phase A

    Status date: Aug

    The Satellite Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (SDMB) System intends to implement a multicast layer over unicast terrestrial 3G UMTS.

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  • Integrated GNSS and Mobile Communication Terminal - NAVCOM

    Status date: Aug

    NAVCOM is the development and demonstration of an Integrated Navigation / Mobile Communication User Terminal .

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  • European non dissipative Bypass

    Status date: Aug

    Some main objectives of developing the bypass switch are to avoid US export licenses, limit inspection costs and shorten the procurement lead time by having a European manufacturer.

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  • Requirements for Wideband Aeronautical Services

    Status date: Aug

    The scope of the proposed activity is to investigate the commercial and technical feasibility of a higher capacity system for Aeronautical services. Such a system would provide business class passengers' connections up to 2 Mb/s.

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  • Modeling for Electric Propulsion Effects: Lessons Learnt on ARTEMIS

    Status date: Aug

    The objective of this study is to formally capture the history and lessons learnt from the ARTEMIS electric propulsion experience, from the Platform Prime and Spacecraft Operator perspective.

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  • Satcom for ATM

    Status date: Aug

    The main objective of this study by CNES is to determine if satellite based systems could be considered as economically viable solutions for safety aeronautical communication services.

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  • Compact Ku-Band aeronautical antenna for commercial airliners

    Status date: Aug

    ERA's new low profile antenna is the first array based design to operate in both the Ku-Band RX and Ku-Band TX bands using a single aperture capable of scanning up to 70º off boresight.

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  • Stand Alone Ka-Band Down-Converter and Receiver

    Status date: Aug

    The aim of Alcatel's program is to fill their frequency converters portfolio with competitive and flexible Ka-band designs matched with customers most current needs in terms of frequency ranges, performance, and unit functionality. Created on 14 September 2006

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  • C-Band Low Pass Filter

    Status date: Aug

    The main objective of the program was the qualification of a very high power C-band low pass filter for telecom or TT&C application, with high rejection up to Ku band and compact design construction.

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  • C-Band Feed Horn

    Status date: Aug

    The main objective of the program was the qualification of a low mass and very high power corrugated feed for C-band telecom applications.

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  • Advanced In-Orbit Test System

    Status date: Aug

    This project aims to demonstrate the feasibility of the Advanced In-Orbit Testing concept based on the following objectives of: in-orbit test time reduction, accuracy, spin off and drift orbit.

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  • Flexible reflector antennas in the context of European Telecommunication strategy - A feasibility study

    Status date: Aug

    The purpose of this work is to study and quantify the properties, advantages and limitations provided by a shaped dual reflector equipped with a reconfigurable surface when applied to a realistic mission scenario in Ku band.

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  • DVB-S(2)/DVB-RCS broadband mobile system

    Status date: Jul

    The main objective of Space Engineering SpA is to in-depth analyze possible techniques for adapting DVB-S2 / DVB-RCS standards to mobile systems operating at Ku- or Ka-bands whilst retaining, as much as possible, backward compatibility with current version of the standards.

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  • Cooled Low Noise Amplifier Implementation on Large Platforms

    Status date: Jul

    The objective of this project is to define the best cooled LNA thermal control design and accommodation for Alphabus.

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  • NGM SatSys

    Status date: Jul

    The NGM SatSys project aims to develop improved throughput satellite telecommunications networks.

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  • Switch Matrix with Fibre Optical Interface

    Status date: Jul

    The aim of the project is to develop a Switch Matrix with Fibre Optical Interface which fits in the multimedia ground terminal as a central unit. Receive signals are collected from all the antennas with Low Noise Block Converters (LNC) and distributed free on demand to numerous outputs.

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  • ILS

    Status date: Jun

    The ILS project aims to integrate the SIECAMS interference detection technology with state-of-the-art geo-location techniques to support the satellite communications market in terms of rapidly detecting satellite operator interference.

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  • eWave VideoServer

    Status date: Jun

    eWave VideoServer is an interactive telelearning system based on MHP. It is especially designed to educate operators of highly complex technical equipment. Operators will be able to work with the technical equipment by using the simulated user interface on the TV. A high quality video image provides a detailed view of the equipment. Direct connection of sensors allows visualisation of the main parameters on the TV screen. Through the standard IP return channel it is possible to interact with the equipment and to simulate failure situations, enable failure identification and perform recovery actions.

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  • Multi-PID

    Status date: Jun

    The "Multi-PID" project has developed and demonstrated a state-of-the-art, fully automated system to allow multiple DVB broadcast satellite channels to be filtered, processed and monitored in order to supply content playout information to be reported back to the content owners. The Multi-PID platform provides a comprehensive and cost-effective method of monitoring all of the main European broadcast channels, which is far more efficient than a pan-European terrestrial monitoring network.

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  • The Lift Channel

    Status date: Jun

    The IHT Lift Channel system enables multimedia clips for any purpose to be assembled and then simultaneously transmitted via satellite to any number of remote locations across Europe. The content, distributed via satellite, is then presented on screens within the client building. This may include a lift compartment. Any kind of media can be displayed from moving video with audio, to still pictures and graphics. The system can be used for advertising purposes and many different applications such as information sharing, the provision of safety information and topical news relevant to a particular organisation.

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  • 2EDIBS

    Status date: Jun

    EDIBS® is a DVB-compliant technology of embedded content transmission, partly based on MHP. It works with most MHP-compliant set-top boxes equipped with a hard disk without any hard- or software adaptations. The combination of embedded content enables broadcasters to embed additional video clips of an unlimited size and in broadcast quality into their TV programme without requiring additional transmission bandwidth. Once additional content is transmitted, it is received and managed by the MHP-compliant EDIBS client application. The broadcaster defines the criteria for viewers to be able to make use of this additional content.

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  • Web-Sat DVB-S2 Upgrade

    Status date: Jun

    The project objective is to upgrade the Web-Sat interactive satellite system for IP access to the DVB-S2 standard to allow a more efficient use of satellite bandwidth and significantly improve the commercial position of Web-Sat in the marketplace. The project includes a pilot phase with integration of existing services with a set of services developed under the specific scope of this project.

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  • Asset Management

    Status date: Jun

    The purpose of the Cast4All Content Conductor software suite developed in this project is to create a complete turnkey solution for satellite-based content distribution management in general, and digital cinema networks in particular. The system provides a fully integrated solution for the operation of such networks, including reliable and secure transmission, and also network management, distributed content management, dynamic scheduling, and allocation of resources. It also implies a distributed system with zero-administration effort at the remote sites.

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  • SatServ

    Status date: Jun

    The SatServ project aims to provide a real time chart updating service, including new chart editions; access to maritime navigational information, such as weather and tidal information; and required input for the weather routing system. With this system, C-MAP aims to become a one-stop shop for all nautical information necessary for the mariner. The SatServ project intends to enable C-MAP to improve online access to navigational information via a single communication terminal. The project aims to make use of customers' already installed Satcom platform, to reduce costs and to avoid any need for extra equipment.

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  • GWVAS

    Status date: Jun

    The GWVAS project is dedicated to developing and operating on a trial basis a Value-Added Application Server which will meet both current and future application needs employing the GlobalWave wireless system. GlobalWave is an end-to-end satellitebased packet data system, which operates with a variety of existing L-band geostationary satellites, and provides tracking, monitoring and control and short message services to a wide variety of fixed and mobile assets.

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  • SpaceForScience

    Status date: Jun

    SpaceForScience aims to facilitate the scientific cooperation in Europe, especially in Southern and Eastern Europe, by providing virtual, collaborative working and education applications for research institutions, via either fast academic networks or bidirectional satellite links. The goal of SpaceForScience is to enable distant centres all over Europe to connect, meet, work, teach and learn wherever their geographical position, thus enabling isolated institutes to enter into the cooperative research, education and technology transfer networks.

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  • ESEMAR

    Status date: Jun

    ESEMAR is a system providing one and two-way satellite interconnectivity and associated applications for on-board and on-shore solutions for maritime travel and tourism. ESEMAR offers a suite of multimedia networking services such as Fast Internet, Thematic Interactive Channel, Multimedia Content Delivery, Symmetric Conference and Telephone/fax over IP. Two principal market segments are being considered: cruise liners and ferry lines.

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  • BizSmart SAT

    Status date: Jun

    The project aims at the development of a unique software tool, based on INNOVIS' BizSmart" workflow and Enterprise Application Integration platform and utilising satellite communication technologies. The new tool allows the execution of tasks and process steps anywhere in the world, irrespective of the communications device the task assignee has access to. The BizSmart SAT system will be targeted at large corporations and organisations, willing to set-up their own workflow and integration suite and will practically allow them to 'satellite-enable' all of their existing software applications.

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  • Wired Ocean

    Status date: Jun

    Under this project access technologies using cost-effective broadband IP-based communications services are developed to establish asymmetrical broadband communications to ships. The project envisages the development and validation of two possible product/service configurations that would allow the use of higher frequency bands and their associated increased bandwidth to enable broadband communications, TV access and telephone service.

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  • REMSAT II Phase 3

    Status date: Jun

    Phase 3 of the REMSAT II program expands the capabilities of the system developed and deployed under the preceding REMSAT II program phases. The primary area of development is the monitoring and surveillance capabilities required for checking rivers that are prone to flooding. The system consists of a portable weather station, a system for flow monitoring and a series of surveillance cameras deployed along the river to monitor the rise. The current methods of measuring snow pack melt rates and snow cover will be further developed using satellite images to improve prediction of potential flood prone areas.

  • World-Link

    Status date: Jun

    This project provides end-users who have standard UMTS terminals with new exciting services through satellite based multicasting of multimedia content to Base Stations of cellular networks. The integration between UMTS access technology and satellite IP broadcasting requires the insertion, in each base station necessary for UMTS coverage, of a parabolic satellite antenna and an equipment box able to adapt satellite transmission stream to the suitable UMTS channel. The box is interconnected through the appropriate open UMTS interfaces to the network, in order to allow the UMTS operator to manage the offered services.

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  • In-Flight Reporting Tool

    Status date: Jun

    The objective of the project is to provide a reporting system which will enable the in-flight reporting of airline operational data over satellite communication systems. The reporting system will provide the Flight Crew and Cabin staff with the ability to issue reports during all phases of flight. A ground based server will make the reports available to authorised personnel and legacy airline systems in real time over the Internet. The ability to transfer important data en route means the aircraft turnaround cycle will be performed more efficiently.

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  • GigaManPack

    Status date: Jun

    The GigaManPack project aims to provide a more highly integrated terminal than currently available by taking advantage of MPEG-4 video and MPEG-2 audio encoding techniques. It either transmits directly via satellite using a DVB transport stream, including encryption, or uses locally available telecommunications connections. The terminal also incorporates electronic hardware to provide antenna control with auto-pointing and auto-acquisition software. It incorporates a communication modem to provide remote order wire capability and talkback facilities if desired.

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  • EODIS

    Status date: Jun

    The EODIS network and services are being developed with the aim to disseminate the large amount of EO products coming from the Ground Segments of several Acquisition Stations. This will establish a complete end-to-end data distribution service over a satellite link complemented by a terrestrial network (Internet) used to transfer protocol control messages.

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  • Wired Ocean Pilot Service

    Status date: Jun

    Wired Ocean's objective is to significantly improve the availability of internet access from ships at sea. Compared to existing systems the Wired Ocean system has the potential to increase internet access speeds by a factor of ten and to reduce costs by 70% to 90%. The chosen technology is a 'hybrid' of broadband Ku-band satellites for the downlink and narrowband mobile satellites (or cellular) for the uplink. A specialised client server is developed (the Wired Ocean Satellite Broadband Server) to manage the communications sessions at the ship end. The server interfaces to a tracking TV receive only (TVRO) antenna to receive the downlink and to a narrowband terminal for the uplink.

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  • SM@RT

    Status date: Jun

    The SM@RT project ("Satellite medical applications for Regional Terminals") aims at promoting a new interactive telecommunications application ("Video portal"), targeted at the Medical, Scientific and Pharmaceutical communities. The application was designed to support satellite-based distribution of highquality multimedia contents like medical protocol databases, corporate scientific and pharmaceutical agent information materials and video communications.

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  • HPS in Surgery

    Status date: Jun

    The Healthtrack Professional Service (HPS) is a satellite based broadband network connecting medical General Practitioners (GPs), hospital consultants and pharmacies with the pharmaceutical industry and other service providers in the sector. The service provides a high-speed channel for the parties to send and receive large quantities of media rich information in the form of text, pictures, video and interactive educational packages.

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  • MultiMED

    Status date: Jun

    The MultiMED project is designed around the concept of providing remote access to the high fidelity medical simulation services at the Bristol Medical Simulation Centre (BMSC). In addition to providing indirect and direct access to the simulator itself, MultiMED adds several layers of context-sensitive information, database and news resources which combine to provide a high quality education and training product suite.

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  • Mobile Web Services Framework

    Status date: Jun

    The Mobile Web Services Framework plans to deliver a product prototype comprising a set of standard web services, which can be deployed on any type of mobile satellite user terminal. The standard services include network performance testing services, a web cam service, a field data retrieval service and a GPS service. Additional web services can be created within the framework, using specific APIs for tight integration with the satellite modem and other devices deployed. A field validation campaign will be executed using a mobile web server connected to the Inmarsat RBGAN terminals.

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  • SKYMED

    Status date: Jun

    SKYMED is dedicated to develop and operate in a pilot service phase an advanced satellite based eLearning system to support Continuing Medical Education (CME) services. The final objective of the project is the set-up and validation of satellite based high end quality services (not comparable to those available on Internet) and the definition of CME services as part of Telbios' spin-off company portfolio.

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  • EMN

    Status date: Jun

    The European Medical Network (EMN) has been formed to create a distance-learning service for the medical professions in Europe. The EMN platform includes at its core a menu-driven digital satellite broadcast combined with an Internet service. The Pilot project has been launched in order to assess and verify the acceptance of the proposed service by the target groups, the operational and financial feasibility throughout the entire value chain and prepare for the build-up of an operational service.

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  • Health Information Services

    Status date: Jun

    Health Information Services, brand name Telesana, is a television- and IP-based information platform addressing patients in waiting rooms and doctors in surgeries. Based on two different service versions (Telesana Live Patients and Telesana Professional), the Health Information Services use satellite communication to reach both target groups - patients and doctors - with a mixed content stream of DVB and IP.

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  • BirdCom

    Status date: Jun

    The objective of this project is to develop and integrate an airborne user terminal based on satcom, navigation and computing commercial modules. The target market is the ultra-light aviation segment made up of aircraft owners and operators. The terminal will be tested in a real airborne environment with the application software needed for new services provisioning. The produced terminal could also prepare the ground for applications dedicated to the general and commercial aviation market and for employment of other space segments in the airborne environment.

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  • SkyLAN: GEO Cluster for Advanced Telecom Services

    Status date: Jun

    The SkyLAN concept consists in splitting functions usually performed by a single large telecommunication satellite among a number of co-located and interlinked smaller satellites. In other words, SkyLAN is a cluster of relatively small satellites that perform an integrated function through a coordinated exchange of information via Inter-Satellite links (ISL).

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  • Uranus

    Status date: Jun

    The objective of this project is the definition and development of a universal integrated Ku-band transceiver (CR 1216L), which will be compliant to the Sat Lab specifications.

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  • Platform Based Lens Antenna

    Status date: Jun

    The project objective is to design and manufacture VSAT Waveguide Lens Antennas (WGLA) for the Ku-satellite band, 10.75-14.50 GHz.

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  • Axial Grooved Heat Pipes Delta Qualification Programme

    Status date: May

    The main objective of the project was to perform a Delta Qualification Programme of Axially Grooved Heat Pipes (AGHPs) as requested in the ESA standard PSS-49 (TST-01) Issue 2 (March 2003). The main features of this AGHP technology were transferred from TAIS, Russia to IberEspacio.

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  • DELOS

    Status date: May

    The project DELOS intends to develop the IP-core which will offer an excellent opportunity to accelerate DVB-RCS market growth and remove any technological incompatibilities.

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  • ELCOGEO (Impact of electric propulsion on the collocation of geostationary satellites)

    Status date: May

    The project objectives are to define collocation requirements and station keeping strategies for geostationary satellites, develop a software tool and a GNCDE-compatible template in MATLAB, and to execute simulated test scenarios.

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  • Sky One

    Status date: Apr

    The objective of this activity is the definition and development of a universal integrated 2 watt Ku-band transceiver (KR 1216L) which will be compliant to the Sat Lab specifications.

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