Satellite Communications: Communications using an active or passive satellite to extend the range of radio, television, or other electronic transmission by returning signals to earth from an orbiting satellite.DNA, Satellite: Highly repetitive DNA sequences found in HETEROCHROMATIN, mainly near centromeres. They are composed of simple sequences (very short) (see MINISATELLITE REPEATS) repeated in tandem many times to form large blocks of sequence. Additionally, following the accumulation of mutations, these blocks of repeats have been repeated in tandem themselves. The degree of repetition is on the order of 1000 to 10 million at each locus. Loci are few, usually one or two per chromosome. They were called satellites since in density gradients, they often sediment as distinct, satellite bands separate from the bulk of genomic DNA owing to a distinct BASE COMPOSITION.Satellite Cells, Skeletal Muscle: Elongated, spindle-shaped, quiescent myoblasts lying in close contact with adult skeletal muscle. They are thought to play a role in muscle repair and regeneration.Communication: The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.RNA, Satellite: Small, linear single-stranded RNA molecules functionally acting as molecular parasites of certain RNA plant viruses. Satellite RNAs exhibit four characteristic traits: (1) they require helper viruses to replicate; (2) they are unnecessary for the replication of helper viruses; (3) they are encapsidated in the coat protein of the helper virus; (4) they have no extensive sequence homology to the helper virus. Thus they differ from SATELLITE VIRUSES which encode their own coat protein, and from the genomic RNA; (=RNA, VIRAL); of satellite viruses. (From Maramorosch, Viroids and Satellites, 1991, p143)Satellite Viruses: Defective viruses which can multiply only by association with a helper virus which complements the defective gene. Satellite viruses may be associated with certain plant viruses, animal viruses, or bacteriophages. They differ from satellite RNA; (RNA, SATELLITE) in that satellite viruses encode their own coat protein.Cell Communication: Any of several ways in which living cells of an organism communicate with one another, whether by direct contact between cells or by means of chemical signals carried by neurotransmitter substances, hormones, and cyclic AMP.Satellite Cells, Perineuronal: The non-neuronal cells that surround the neuronal cell bodies of the GANGLIA. They are distinguished from the perineuronal satellite oligodendrocytes (OLIGODENDROGLIA) found in the central nervous system.PAX7 Transcription Factor: A paired box transcription factor that is involved in EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM and SKELETAL MUSCLE.Animal Communication: Communication between animals involving the giving off by one individual of some chemical or physical signal, that, on being received by another, influences its behavior.Satellite Imagery: Composition of images of EARTH or other planets from data collected during SPACE FLIGHT by remote sensing instruments onboard SPACECRAFT. The satellite sensor systems measure and record absorbed, emitted, or reflected energy across the spectra, as well as global position and time.Hospitals, Satellite: Those hospitals which are extensions of a main hospital and are wholly or partly administered by that hospital.Spacecraft: Devices, manned and unmanned, which are designed to be placed into an orbit about the Earth or into a trajectory to another celestial body. (NASA Thesaurus, 1988)Communication Disorders: Disorders of verbal and nonverbal communication caused by receptive or expressive LANGUAGE DISORDERS, cognitive dysfunction (e.g., MENTAL RETARDATION), psychiatric conditions, and HEARING DISORDERS.Health Communication: The transfer of information from experts in the medical and public health fields to patients and the public. The study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions that enhance health.Communication Aids for Disabled: Equipment that provides mentally or physically disabled persons with a means of communication. The aids include display boards, typewriters, cathode ray tubes, computers, and speech synthesizers. The output of such aids includes written words, artificial speech, language signs, Morse code, and pictures.Cucumber Mosaic Virus Satellite: A satellite RNA (not a satellite virus) which has several types. Different cucumoviruses can act as helper viruses for different types.Nonverbal Communication: Transmission of emotions, ideas, and attitudes between individuals in ways other than the spoken language.Communication Barriers: Those factors, such as language or sociocultural relationships, which interfere in the meaningful interpretation and transmission of ideas between individuals or groups.Physician-Patient Relations: The interactions between physician and patient.Muscle Development: Developmental events leading to the formation of adult muscular system, which includes differentiation of the various types of muscle cell precursors, migration of myoblasts, activation of myogenesis and development of muscle anchorage.Regeneration: The physiological renewal, repair, or replacement of tissue.
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Landsat 4Satellite DNA: Satellite DNA consists of very large arrays of tandemly repeating, non-coding DNA. Satellite DNA is the main component of functional centromeres, and form the main structural constituent of heterochromatin.History of communication studies: Various aspects of communication have been the subject of study since ancient times, and the approach eventually developed into the academic discipline known today as communication studies.Satellite (biology): A satellite is a subviral agent composed of nucleic acid that depends on the co-infection of a host cell with a helper or master virus for its replication. When a satellite encodes the coat protein in which its nucleic acid is encapsidated it is referred to as a satellite virus.Satellite glial cellMaster of Advanced Studies in Interaction Design (MAIND), SUPSIRobotic spacecraft: 250px|right|thumb|An artist's interpretation of the [[MESSENGER spacecraft at Mercury]]Glossary of communication disorders: This is a glossary of medical terms related to communications disorders such as blindness and deafness.Key word signing: Key word signing is a technique of Simultaneous Communication whereby the communication partner of the user will use both natural speech and also produce signs for the words that carry the most important information.Windsor, J.Dyssemia: Dyssemia is a difficulty with receptive and/or expressive nonverbal communication. The word comes from the Greek roots dys (difficulty) and semia (signal).Foreign branding: Foreign branding is an advertising and marketing term describing the implied cachet or superiority of products and services with foreign or foreign-sounding names.Regeneration (biology): In biology, regeneration is the process of renewal, restoration, and growth that makes genomes, cells, organisms, and ecosystems resilient to natural fluctuations or events that cause disturbance or damage. Every species is capable of regeneration, from bacteria to humans.
(1/180) Deriving meteorological variables across Africa for the study and control of vector-borne disease: a comparison of remote sensing and spatial interpolation of climate.
This paper presents the results of an investigation into the utility of remote sensing (RS) using meteorological satellites sensors and spatial interpolation (SI) of data from meteorological stations, for the prediction of spatial variation in monthly climate across continental Africa in 1990. Information from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) polar-orbiting meteorological satellites was used to estimate land surface temperature (LST) and atmospheric moisture. Cold cloud duration (CCD) data derived from the High Resolution Radiometer (HRR) on-board the European Meteorological Satellite programme's (EUMETSAT) Meteosat satellite series were also used as a RS proxy measurement of rainfall. Temperature, atmospheric moisture and rainfall surfaces were independently derived from SI of measurements from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) member stations of Africa. These meteorological station data were then used to test the accuracy of each methodology, so that the appropriateness of the two techniques for epidemiological research could be compared. SI was a more accurate predictor of temperature, whereas RS provided a better surrogate for rainfall; both were equally accurate at predicting atmospheric moisture. The implications of these results for mapping short and long-term climate change and hence their potential for the study and control of disease vectors are considered. Taking into account logistic and analytical problems, there were no clear conclusions regarding the optimality of either technique, but there was considerable potential for synergy. (+info)
(2/180) Distributing digital imaging and communications in medicine data and optimizing access over satellite networks.
To improve radiology access to full uncompressed Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) data sets, we evaluated satellite access to a DICOM server. Radiologists' home computers were connected by satellite to a Medweb DICOM server (Medweb, San Francisco, CA). A 10.2-kb data set containing a 19-image head computed tomography (CT) scan was transferred using DirecPC (Hughes Electronics Corp, Arlington, VA) at three different times of the day; 6 AM, 3 PM, and 8 PM. The average transfer time for all 19 images from the DICOM server was 4 minutes and 17 seconds (257 seconds). The slowest transfer rate of 670 seconds (121 kbps) was obtained at 8 PM. The best transfer rate of 2 minutes, 54 seconds (467 kbps) was obtained at 6 AM. The full 16-bit DICOM images were viewed with bone, brain, and soft tissue windows. The Medweb plug-in viewer loaded the first image within 30 seconds of selecting the case for satellite transfer. In conclusion, satellite internet transfer of radiology studies is suitable for timely review of full DICOM data sets and can expand the range of teleradiology consultation. (+info)
(3/180) Application of the advanced communications technology satellite to teleradiology and real-time compressed ultrasound video telemedicine.
The authors have investigated the application of the NASA Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS) to teleradiology and telemedicine using the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)-developed ACTS Mobile Terminal (AMT) uplink. In this experiment, bidirectional 128, 256, and 384 kbps satellite links were established between the ACTS/AMT, the ACTS in geosynchronous orbit, and the downlink terrestrial terminal at JPL. A terrestrial Integrated Digital Services Network (ISDN) link was established from JPL to the University of Washington Department of Radiology to complete the bidirectional connection. Ultrasound video imagery was compressed in real-time using video codecs adhering to the International Telecommunication Union-Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) Recommendation H.261. A 16 kbps in-band audio channel was used throughout. A five-point Likert scale was used to evaluate the quality of the compressed ultrasound imagery at the three transmission bandwidths (128, 256, and 384 kbps). The central question involved determination of the bandwidth requirements to provide sufficient spatial and contrast resolution for the remote visualization of fine- and low-contrast objects. The 384 kbps bandwidth resulted in only slight tiling artifact and fuzziness owing to the quantizer step size; however, these motion artifacts were rapidly resolved in time at this bandwidth. These experiments have demonstrated that real-time compressed ultrasound video imagery can be transmitted over multiple ISDN line bandwidth links with sufficient temporal, contrast, and spatial resolution for clinical diagnosis of multiple disease and pathology states to provide subspecialty consultation and educational at a distance. (+info)
(4/180) Predicting malaria infection in Gambian children from satellite data and bed net use surveys: the importance of spatial correlation in the interpretation of results.
In line with the renewed World Health Organization Global Malaria Control Strategy, we have advocated the use of satellite imagery by control services to provide environmental information for malaria stratification, monitoring, and early warning. To achieve this operationally, appropriate methodologies must be developed for integrating environmental and epidemiologic data into models that can be used by decision-makers for improved resource allocation. Using methodologies developed for the Famine Early Warning Systems and spatial statistics, we show a significant association between age related malaria infection in Gambian children and the amount of seasonal environmental greenness as measured using the normalized difference vegetation index derived from satellite data. The resulting model is used to predict changes in malaria prevalence rates in children resulting from different bed net control scenarios. (+info)
(5/180) Estimates of gene flow among Anopheles maculatus populations in Thailand using microsatellite analysis.
We report an analysis of seven microsatellite loci in eight populations of Anopheles maculatus mosquitoes dispersed over a distance of approximately 1,100 km in Thailand. A wide spectrum of genetic variability, with mean heterozygosities ranging from 0.738 to 0.847 were found. Based on microsatellite analysis, geographic populations of An. maculatus can be grouped into two clusters; one includes upper and lower northern populations that extend from approximately 11 degrees to 16 degrees north latitude, and the other (southern populations) extends south from about 7 degrees to 6 degrees north latitude. Wright's F(ST) and Slatkins's R(ST) for all seven microsatellite loci indicated low estimates of differentiation among all populations (mean values of F(ST) and R(ST) = 0.0406 and 0.051, respectively, corresponding to the Nm values of 5.91 and 4.65, respectively), and suggested that gene flow occurs among populations. However, there is some restriction of gene flow between the northern and southern populations. Geographic barriers could be limiting factors for greater gene flow between populations. (+info)
(6/180) Spatial and temporal patterns of imported malaria cases and local transmission in Trinidad.
Over a 30-year period (1968-1997) 213 malaria cases in Trinidad were investigated by the Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of Health. Using a global positional system and a geographic information system, we mapped the precise location of all reported malaria cases, and associated them with breeding habitats of anopheline vectors. The majority of the cases (138, 63%) were individual imported cases around the big port cities. Plasmodium falciparum was the most common parasite, and Africa the most common source of imported cases. Two clusters of cases occurred: an introduced P. vivax outbreak associated with Anopheles aquasalis in 1990-1991, and an autochtonous focus of P. malariae associated with An. bellator and An. homunculus in 1994-1995. Application of a space-time statistic showed a significant clustering of P. malariae cases, and, to a lesser extent of P. vivax cases, but not of P. falciparum cases. Based on potential for occurrence of local transmission, we are developing risk maps to determine surveillance priorities, outbreak potential, and necessary degree and spatial range of control activities following case detections. (+info)
(7/180) Climate and infectious disease: use of remote sensing for detection of Vibrio cholerae by indirect measurement.
It has long been known that cholera outbreaks can be initiated when Vibrio cholerae, the bacterium that causes cholera, is present in drinking water in sufficient numbers to constitute an infective dose, if ingested by humans. Outbreaks associated with drinking or bathing in unpurified river or brackish water may directly or indirectly depend on such conditions as water temperature, nutrient concentration, and plankton production that may be favorable for growth and reproduction of the bacterium. Although these environmental parameters have routinely been measured by using water samples collected aboard research ships, the available data sets are sparse and infrequent. Furthermore, shipboard data acquisition is both expensive and time-consuming. Interpolation to regional scales can also be problematic. Although the bacterium, V. cholerae, cannot be sensed directly, remotely sensed data can be used to infer its presence. In the study reported here, satellite data were used to monitor the timing and spread of cholera. Public domain remote sensing data for the Bay of Bengal were compared directly with cholera case data collected in Bangladesh from 1992-1995. The remote sensing data included sea surface temperature and sea surface height. It was discovered that sea surface temperature shows an annual cycle similar to the cholera case data. Sea surface height may be an indicator of incursion of plankton-laden water inland, e.g., tidal rivers, because it was also found to be correlated with cholera outbreaks. The extensive studies accomplished during the past 25 years, confirming the hypothesis that V. cholerae is autochthonous to the aquatic environment and is a commensal of zooplankton, i.e., copepods, when combined with the findings of the satellite data analyses, provide strong evidence that cholera epidemics are climate-linked. (+info)
(8/180) Farming from a new perspective: remote sensing comes down to earth.
Farmers strive to increase the yield of their fields by adding nutrients and water to the land, and using pesticides to control insects and disease. In addition to bountiful harvests, the results of their endeavors may include elevated amounts of fertilizers in surface waters and aquifers and potential risk to themselves and their neighbors from exposure to pesticides. Precision agriculture is the use of modern information technologies such as geographic information systems, the global positioning system, and remote sensing from the air to reduce the environmental effects of these chemicals while enhancing the productivity of farming. By combining crop yield maps with soil survey maps and remote sensing output, farmers can identify areas that need more or less fertilizer, water, or pesticide. (+info)
- Find out how satellites fit into the total telecommunications market, who is doing what in satellite communications, major issues and trends in satellite delivered services and what the ambiguous terms, jargon and acronyms used in the satellite business mean. (satellitetoday.com)
- CCW+SATCON incorporates several important vertical markets under one roof with an Expo that features the latest satellite, fiber, broadband, wireless and hybrid network technologies for government, military, broadcasters, telecommunications, enterprise firms, IP Networking, mobile communications and emergency response applications. (eventsinamerica.com)
- SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 4, 2016 -- The fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) for the U.S. Navy has reached orbit, successfully deployed its solar arrays and antennas, and is beginning pre-operational, on-orbit testing. (globalsecurity.org)
- Ground antennas had to track the satellite with a pointing error of less than 0.06 degrees as it moved across the sky at up to 1.5 degrees per second. (mpoweruk.com)
- The Satellite's Antennas were in the form of an array of slots or cavities spaced evenly around the waist of the satellite body, with 48 for the transmitter and 72 for the receiver. (mpoweruk.com)
- Out of caution, the Navy and Lockheed Martin engineering team immediately placed the satellite in a safe mode in transfer orbit as they investigated and examined their options. (globalsecurity.org)
- The satellite will begin on-orbit testing before being turned over to the Navy for further testing and eventual commissioning into service. (globalsecurity.org)
- Lockheed Martin assembled and tested all five now-on-orbit MUOS satellites at its Sunnyvale, California, facility. (globalsecurity.org)
- THAICOM 8 will be the second satellite that Orbital will build for Thaicom, following the launch and in-orbit testing and activation of THAICOM 6 in January 2014. (thestreet.com)
- The August 12, 1960, launch of the Echo 1A was the first successful one for NASA in its communications satellite program, almost three years after the launch of Russia's Sputnik and two and a half years after the U.S. put its very first satellite, the Explorer 1, into orbit. (cnet.com)
- Due to its non-geosynchronous orbit, Telstar's availability for transatlantic signals was limited to the 20 minutes in each 2.5 hour orbit when the satellite passed over the Atlantic Ocean. (mpoweruk.com)
- The satellite derived its initial spin from the third stage of its Delta launch vehicle typically spinning at 200 r.p.m. before they separated on reaching the desired orbit. (mpoweruk.com)
- However, the communications electronics were only used during 20 minutes of each orbit when the satellite was visible to both the sender and the receiver. (mpoweruk.com)
- Telstar 1, launched by a Delta #11 rocket in 1962, carried the first ever transatlantic television images and the first live satellite phone conversation. (mpoweruk.com)
- The satellite industry has long had close ties with the public safety community, supplying connectivity to life-saving emergency communications and restoring services to ensure continuity of operations. (satellitetoday.com)
- Since 2010, Vista Satellite Communications has been providing Communication Services, Nec from Columbus. (dandb.com)
- We are honored to be recognized with the 'Satellite Operator of the Year' award at this year's World Satellite Business Week event. (spaceref.com)
- This award is a great honor for Bulgaria and Bulgaria Sat. We pioneered with the BulgariaSat-1 project 10 years ago and today we are proud to step up as a part of the European satellite operator family. (spaceref.com)
- BulgariaSat-1 opens the path for the development of the Bulgarian space and satellite industry, expanding the nation's reach and reinforcing our position as a satellite operator in Central and Eastern Europe, fueling our regional growth. (spaceref.com)
- The project will also consider rescuers relying on professional terminals and legacy communication channels. (europa.eu)
- GPL source code for satellite earth station control systems and accessory functions. (sourceforge.net)
- In the end, the Navy and Lockheed Martin engineering team were able to isolate the issue and develop a work-around using alternative propulsion," said Mark Woempner, director of Narrowband Communications Systems at Lockheed Martin. (globalsecurity.org)
- The Navy's Program Executive Office for Space Systems and its Communications Satellite Program Office responsible for the MUOS program are based in San Diego. (globalsecurity.org)
- This page describes the evolution of key satellite technologies pioneered by the early satellite communications systems. (mpoweruk.com)
- Mr. Pramook Chaiwongwutthikul, Thaicom's Senior Vice President for Satellite Engineering and Operation, said, "Orbital was an excellent partner on the THAICOM 6 program. (thestreet.com)
- Although NASA's work with passive satellites in the Echo program gave way to projects involving active technology, the space agency isn't done working with balloons. (cnet.com)
- Seminar leader, Dr. Mark R. Chartrand, will present a comprehensive program offering study of the technology and issues surrounding satellites. (satellitetoday.com)
- Orbital's highly successful communications satellites are based on the company's GEOStar satellite platform, which is able to accommodate all types of commercial communications payloads. (thestreet.com)
- Mobile Communications is a wireless form of communication in which voice and data information is emitted, transmitted and received via microwaves. (ecrater.com)
- For the Navy, MUOS-5 completes a network of orbiting satellites and relay ground stations that is revolutionizing secure communications for mobile military forces. (globalsecurity.org)
- British Library EThOS: Effects of atmospheric turbulence on ground-satellite optical communications and countermeasures. (bl.uk)
- This session is the starting point for the non-technical manager working within the global satellite market. (satellitetoday.com)
- The public safety community is eagerly looking forward to the next generation of capabilities being brought to market by the communications industry. (satellitetoday.com)
- CCW+SATCON provides you with actionable information and knowledge to keep pace with the ever-changing global communications market. (eventsinamerica.com)
- LOS ANGELES -- The initial launch of a military communications satellite system under construction by Boeing Co., and long considered an industry leader in melding space technologies for commercial and Pentagon contracts, will be delayed 15 more months due to installation of potentially substandard parts, industry and company officials said. (wsj.com)
- As the flood risk in Europe increases, several organisations responsible for disaster management make great efforts to improve crisis management by investing in communication and information technologies to reduce floods damages. (europa.eu)
- Once fully operational, the network will provide users with 16 times more communications capacity than the legacy system it will eventually replace. (globalsecurity.org)
- Power Supply was by means of 3,600 solar cells covering most of the outer surface which produced a tiny 14 Watts of power which was not enough to support the continuous operation of the communications system. (mpoweruk.com)
- The World Satellite Business Week is the unique executive meeting place for the global satellite business. (spaceref.com)
- The new satellite will be produced at Orbital's state-of-the-art satellite manufacturing facility in Dulles, VA. (thestreet.com)
- Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB), one of the world's leading space technology companies, announced today that Thaicom PLC (SET Index: THCOM) has authorized the company to begin the development, manufacturing, integration and testing process for the THAICOM 8 commercial communications satellite. (thestreet.com)
- Google's investment in SpaceX comes as the space exploration company's founder toys with the notion of creating a constellation of satellites that can transmit local and long-distance Internet traffic. (thestreet.com)
- Not long thereafter, according to the space agency, Echo allowed President Eisenhower to make the first voice communication via satellite. (cnet.com)
- Euroconsult, the leading global consulting firm specializing in space markets, announced the recipients of its 14th Annual Awards for Excellence in Satellite Communications on the occasion of the World Satellite Business Week, its annual senior executive event, the 21st edition of which took place in Paris from Sept. 11 to 15. (spaceref.com)
- Station Keeping relied on solely on passive spin-stabilisation to resist the influence of external perturbations and keep the satellite on track with the desired orientation in space. (mpoweruk.com)
- The World Satellite Business Week brings together the leaders of the industry and plays an important role in defining its future shape. (spaceref.com)
- The summit brings together over 130 top-level speakers and 1,000 senior executives from the fixed, mobile and broadband satellite industry, the satellite imagery and information community and the financial community. (spaceref.com)
- SATCON, the Satellite and Communications Conference & Expo, is the most important opportunity in the U.S. for meeting with prospective buyers and partners in the satellite communications industry. (eventsinamerica.com)
- Don't miss out on exhibiting at the leading fall event for the satellite industry with thousands of end-users, integrators and industry partners who will be returning again this year to see the latest technology and meet with their suppliers. (eventsinamerica.com)
- It comprises three sub-events, each catering for different vertical markets: Summit for Satellite Financing, Earth Observation Business and SmartPlane. (spaceref.com)
- The anniversary of the launch was last week, but we'd be remiss if we didn't take a moment to commemorate the passing of 50 years since the U.S. sent aloft its first communications satellite. (cnet.com)
- THAICOM 8 will join the many GEOStar™ communications satellite platforms ordered by customers around the world. (thestreet.com)
- In most instances, the affordable GEOStar satellite can be built and delivered in 24 months or less. (thestreet.com)
- It handled radio, television, and telephone signals, including the first coast-to-coast phone call via satellite. (cnet.com)
- The MUOS network provides near-global coverage, including communications reach deep into polar regions. (globalsecurity.org)
- These annual awards recognize companies and their management for their outstanding accomplishments in the satellite sector. (spaceref.com)
- Vista Satellite Communications has estimated annual revenues of $48,000.00 and also employs an estimated 1 employees. (dandb.com)
- Telemetry and Control were accessed through a four-element helical antenna located on the top of the satellite. (mpoweruk.com)
- This award reinforces ViaSat's commitment to transform satellite broadband communications - bringing affordable, accessible, high-quality internet to the world. (spaceref.com)
- The Mylar surface of the balloon reflected signals from Earth, making it a passive communications satellite--or "satelloon," as it was sometimes known at NASA. (cnet.com)
- A viscous ring mechanical damper prevented the onset of precession or coning of the satellite itself from causing further instability. (mpoweruk.com)
- The GEOStar design is optimized for satellite missions requiring up to 8 kilowatts of payload power. (thestreet.com)
- Commenting on the start of THAICOM 8 production, Mr. Christopher Richmond, Orbital's Senior Vice President of its Communications Satellites Division, said, "We are delighted that Thaicom has joined the ranks of repeat customers for our GEOStar satellite product line. (thestreet.com)
- This type of communication allows individuals to converse with one another and/or transmit and receive data while moving from place to place. (ecrater.com)
- How are satellite communications capabilities being leveraged by public safety users? (satellitetoday.com)
- This panel will examine the current and future network and policy landscapes for public safety satellite communications. (satellitetoday.com)