Cobham SATCOM has received Inmarsat Type Approval for operation of its technology-leading EXPLORER 8100GX 1 metre antenna system on the Global Xpress satellite network.
Hiltron Communications, a provider of satellite equipment and system integration, said that its latest-generation HCS-4 satellite communications controller has seen a significant number of customized system deployments in recent months. The HCS-4 was developed from its HCS3 predecessor and forms the central control element for a wide range of satcom applications. These include easy switchover between devices such as downconverters, high power amplifiers, waveguides
Japanese broadcasters are preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, including getting ready for 8K UHDTV. In 2018, public broadcaster NHK will roll out the needed ISDB-S3 standard. The multichannel R&S SLG signal generator from Rohde & Schwarz was used for the 8K satellite tests.
More pixels, more audio channels and increased complexity. Those are some of the challenges facing today’s broadcast and media engineers. In this week’s review of technology briefs, we first examine a prediction of 8K cameras being used for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.
Then, we conclude the three-part tutorial series on AES67. It appears that audio experts at AES got this standard right. Complete this tutorial journey by reading the last in the three-part series that examines the AES67 standard and how it can be installed, used and maintained.
Veteran satellite and fiber connectivity provider IntelSat has partnered with Dejero, pioneers of bonded cellular video transmission technology to offer hybrid Ku-band IP connectivity as part of a new hybrid bandwidth service Dejero calls CellSat.
Technology integration provides satellite operators a unified solution for satellite modulation, video and audio analytics, and error detection, with a resulting QoE boost.