White Papers & Case Studies
ARTICLE MILSAT MAGAZINE LINK
The future soldier may be alone, or in a small group; and yet, he or she will never be more connected to his or her homeland, and to the platoon members, as a result of massive strides in the development of military communications technology.
The story begins in the middle of the Mojave Desert where the sun relentlessly scorches the earth and everything on it. There is nothing around for miles save for a few sand dwelling scorpions and cacti.
WHITE PAPER ‐ JAPAN EARTHQUAKE 2011
March 11, 2011, 2:46 pm – a 9.0 magnitude earthquake hits 100 km off the coast of Japan. Centered East‐Northeast of Sendai, the underwater quake creates a tsunami 10 meters high which crashes into the shores of Northern Japan, blasting 140 km of the coastline and travelling as far as 10 km inland.
MOBILE POST OFFICE USING SATCOM
At the turn of the 21st century, postal services worldwide are facing more challenges than ever before. Electronic communications is one of most profound challenges that postal services have encountered.
NEW ZEALAND HAZMAT VEHICLES AND iNetVu®
The first of the country’s 17 hazardous materials/command vehicles has been rolled out by the Fire Service in Christchurch. The vehicles are equipped to deal with hazardous chemical, biological, and radiological threats. They are being strategically positioned around the country so they can respond within 20 minutes in major cities and within an hour to the rest of the country, 90% of the time.
WHITE PAPER ‐ AECL FIRE DEPARTMENT
Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) Fire Services had a communication problem caused by geographical issues. Their response area covers a very large geographic area, most of which is not covered by typical terrestrial connectivity.
WHITE PAPER ‐ ARY DIGITAL ONE – ESNG APPLICATION
With the use of iNetVu®; technology, ARY journalists can now connect to the satellite, simply with the push of a button, thus making it possible to deliver cost effective ‘on the spot’ news reporting without the need for in‐depth technical knowledge of satellite technology.
WHITE PAPER – iNetVu® AND NEW ZEALAND EMERGENCY SERVICES
Reliance on local resources being available during a large event or a natural calamity cannot be guaranteed. By including the option to provide VoIP services within the vehicle can make the difference between being able to communicate through a telephone and not having a telephone access when communication is essential.
APSCC ‐ EMERGENCY RESPONSE TO MOBILE OFFICES
While satellite based emergency response applications are still the mainstream, satellite mobile office applications in various forms have now been emerging as the next wave of large scale development for mobile satellite applications.
MINI CASE STUDY – iNetVu® JAPAN LANDSLIDE
In this emergency communications recovery operation, Softbank Mobile used two versions of their satellite based cellular backhaul: A vehicle‐based cellular backhaul station and their transportable cellular base station.