Joins The Blasting News! Get A Well-Paying Freelance Writing Job!

$3 guarantee for each article published on our site + a variable compensation, up to $500 per article!

Blasting News is a fully independent magazine based on the principle of social journalism and powered by the voices of thousands of people called Blasters.

Being part of the largest social news magazine, the 142nd most read site in the world, according to Alexa Rank, getting your news out to over 100 million active monthly users. Blasting News has just reached this size 44 months after its launch (growing faster than Facebook, which took 54 months to do the same). Registration is free!

Erwin Castro (The Techchaser) Invited You To Sign Up And Get This Great Opportunity! Blasting News

Friday, May 5, 2017

New High Performance SAILOR Ku-Band Antenna Brings VSAT Broadband To Ships Sailing On Tight Budgets

Cobham is introducing a super-light Ku-band antenna system that brings the advantages of unlimited high-throughput broadband to all vessel types regardless of operating budget

Singapore – The SAILOR 600 VSAT Ku-band system comes with a super-light 60cm antenna that delivers a level of radio performance better than any antenna of similar size on the market today. In combination with regional satellites or global HTS services, it is opening the way for intra-regional carriers in Asia and operators of smaller vessels as well as globally trading vessels of any size to capitalize on the benefits of unlimited throughput that VSAT enables.

Constructed from lightweight materials, the new antenna is compatible with all Ku-band satellites. It also features advanced diagnostics and configuration options for close integration into network operation centers.

“From the outset, the SAILOR 600 VSAT Ku was engineered to maximize performance on the smallest form factor. All vessels, including smaller tonnage, such as short sea shipping and fishing vessels, can now exploit the benefits of a new breed of high-throughput satellites,” said Christian Kock, Senior Sales Director, Global Maritime at Cobham SATCOM.

Taking advantage of lightweight materials such as carbon fiber composites and aluminum, Cobham’s engineers have shaved the weight of the antenna so that it can be hand-carried and fitted on the compass deck without the use of a crane or forklift. This results in swifter and more cost-effective installation.

The SAILOR 600 VSAT Ku comes with an array of technical features designed to sustain the market leading performance of SAILOR antennas, including the automatic roaming capability that allows vessels to stay online even when sailing between different coverage areas. The feature enables connectivity both under traditional wide-beam satellites or the new smaller spot beams that distinguish a new generation of high throughput satellite constellations, such as Intelsat’s EpicNG.

Uniquely, the new antenna can also be natively configured for dual antenna installations, eliminating a requirement for a separate dedicated switchover box and the additional complexity and cost this entails. “This is particularly important for ships which have structures that could block the direct line-of-sight of one antenna to a satellite, which will result in link degradation and intermittent connection,” explained Jens Ewerling, Director, Maritime Broadband. The switch-over to the second antenna happens in less than a second without affecting onboard connectivity.

To maximize reliability, the development team also packed the SAILOR 600 VSAT Ku with a host of diagnostic tools. Automatic event reporting provides service providers with details of any unusual operating anomalies. The antenna is also fitted with shock and vibration sensors, whose data can also be retrieved for remote diagnostics and analysis. “Together this information allows service providers to monitor and pro-actively maintain the antenna to ensure uninterrupted connectivity on board as well as ensure that service level agreements (SLAs) are met,” added Jens Ewerling.

Cobham SATCOM’s decision to design a new 60cm Ku-band antenna was driven by growing demand for high-speed broadband on a wider range of vessel types and size, Christian Kock noted. “For example, in the commercial fishing sector, a small VSAT system can provide both Internet broadband for keeping the crew happy, whilst simultaneously ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.”

SAILOR VSAT antennas are unique software-controlled communication systems. Combined with advanced sensors and a robust construction they deliver the promise of top level performance in any seas, satisfying the demand for high-throughput data on board today and tomorrow.

About Cobham SATCOM
Providing dependable communications and internet access anywhere under the most demanding conditions.

Our satellite and radio communication terminals perform in the most challenging and remote environments on land, at sea, and in the air. 

We design and manufacture these high-performance products under the AVIATOR, EXPLORER, SAILOR and Sea Tel brands providing customers with outstanding performance, value and support through our global sales and service network.

About Cobham
The most important thing we build is trust.

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the most challenging problems, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.

We employ around 11,000 people on five continents, and have customers and partners in over 100 countries, with market leading positions in wireless, audio, video and data communications, including satellite communications; defense electronics; air-to-air refueling; aviation services; life support and mission equipment.

For more information please contact:
Cobham SATCOM
Jens Ewerling
Director, Maritime Broadband
+45 3955 8200
jens.ewerling@cobham.com

www.cobham.com/satcom
Twitter.com/cobham_plc

No comments:

Introducing A Great Place To Find A Job

The marketplace where tech companies compete to hire you. Meet 5 to 15 top companies in one week with salary info upfront. You’re in demand. Shouldn’t companies you love come to you with offers upfront? We think so. That’s why Hired is changing the way you find your next job with a faster, more transparent job search process built specifically for Python Programmers, RoR Developers, Java Programmers, Software Engineers, Big Data Scientists, Data Scientists, DevOps, UI/UX Designers, Product Managers, and Web Developers.

Hired is the first two-sided marketplace created specifically for Engineers, Data Scientists, Designers and Product Managers who are overwhelmed with job opportunities.

We believe recruiting should be transparent, unbiased, and that the talent should be in control. Our one week “auctions” provide upfront offers from vetted and funded companies, dedicated talent advocates, and a $2,000 signing bonus.

Our mission is to make hiring, or getting hired, less painful. Hired.com: A Whole New Recruiting Model.


THE PREMIER MARKETPLACE FOR TECH TALENT
BEGIN THE NEXT CHAPTER IN YOUR CAREER TODAY


Learn More: GET HIRED!

VMware: Virtualizing the Entire Data Center



Virtualizing the Entire Data Center by: VMware, The World's Leader in Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure

VMware vSphere Essentials delivers the industry-leading virtualization platform for small businesses at an affordable price. Small businesses can virtualize their physical servers and centrally manage these servers, reducing hardware costs and increasing operating efficiency with a low upfront investment.
Provides cost-effective server consolidation and management for small offices

Learn more about the VMware vSphere Essentials