Tag Archives: communication

Boeing Completes First Geomobile Satellite for Intl Customer; Craig Cooning Comments

Boeing Co. has finished the first of two high power satellites for Mexico’s communications system. The Centenario geomobile satellite is built to enhance Mexico’s Mexsat social communications for public, military, civil and humanitarian needs, Boeing said Tuesday. Craig Cooning, vice president and general manager of Boeing Space & Intelligence Systems …

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Astronics Subsidiary Starts Harris CapRock Tech-Based SATCOM Service; Tom Eaton Comments

Astronics Corp.’s AeroSat subsidiary has introduced a satellite broadband service that uses Harris CapRock’s technologies in a move aimed to fulfill communication requirements of customers that carry out VVIP flights. The FliteStream VVIP service features AeroSat’s Ku-band antenna technology and includes a installation design and supplemental-type certificate data package, Astronics said Oct. …

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TWD to Offer Customers Vidyo’s Commmunications Tech; Larry Besterman, Rob Hughes Comment

TWD & Associates has partnered with Vidyo Inc. to provide that company’s communication services to TWD’s public, non-profit and commercial sector customers . Vidyo designed its unified-communications-as-a-service portfolio to work with legacy video conferencing tools through its VidyoGateway system and built the VidyoWorks platform for clients to consolidate their existing applications with …

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Northrop, Honeywell Partner to Refresh Navy Landing Systems

Northrop Grumman. and Honeywell have teamed up to help the U.S. Navy modernize systems that air traffic controllers use to obtain landing information of an aircraft, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes the companies will work to upgrade components of the Navy’s Precision Approach Landing Systems installed on aircraft carriers …

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Raytheon to Upgrade Comm Systems for Nuclear Weapons Controllers

Raytheon Co. has won a $33.4 million contract with the U.S. Air Force to modernize satellite communication systems for nuclear missile launch control sites, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Tuesday. John Keller writes Raytheon’s Marlborough, Mass.-based integrated defense systems segment will install, maintain and transport upgrade components for the minuteman …

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Cubic Launches Mobile Platform for Transit Agencies

Cubic Transportation Systems has designed a new mobile platform for transit agencies to offer cloud-based services to their customers via an agency-branded mobile application. The NextWave Mobile Business System works to help agencies use near field communication technology and turn a mobile phone into a fare card to allow for …

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Red Hat, Meteorcomm Team for Rail Network Comm System Project; James Kirkland Comments

Red Hat and Meteorcomm Communications  have partnered to develop a messaging system for North American railroad customers to detect and respond to emergencies. The companies will work to integrate Red Hat’s JBoss messaging technologies and Linux and Meteorcomm’s Interoperable Positive Train Control communications service to build the new system, Red Hat …

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Level 3 Communications Partners on Video Conferencing Tool; Bruno Zerbib Comments

Level 3 Communications Inc. and Blue Jeans Network have jointly introduced a fresh cloud-based video collaboration service designed to fulfill customers’ communication requirements using various platforms. The video conferencing tool works without human intervention and hardware requirements, Level 3 Communications said Thursday. Bruno Zerbib, Level 3’s vice president of product …

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IBM to Help Digitize Int’l Industrial Area’s Infrastructure; Rahul Sharma Comments

IBM Corp. has collaborated with the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corp. to complete a digital plan for an industrial base in Maharashtra, India, intended to help various cities fulfill their infrastructure demands. IBM designed the integrated communication technology master plan for Dighi Port Industrial Area, which intends to build an intelligent …

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CenturyLink to Migrate FCC Domains to Cloud Environments; Diana Gowen Comments

CenturyLink Inc. has won a $1.1 million contract to move the Federal Communications Commission’s public domains to its data center with the goal of helping the agency secure its communications infrastructure. Savvis Federal Systems Inc. will work to migrate FCC’s www.fcc.gov, myfcc.gov and other public websites to CenturyLink’s managed and …

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