Latest Iridium Stories

2014-08-14 20:20:30

Avionica adds another STC to its growing list with new satLINK MAX MIAMI, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avionica announced the FAA issuance of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for satLINK MAX, the industry's first Iridium based ATS SATCOM for air transport aircraft. Avionica also announced United Airlines as the launch customer. The FAA granted design approval for the Avionica satLINK MAX SATCOM communications system as the first RTCA/DO-262A compliant voice and data SATCOM...

2014-08-05 12:35:31

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Iridium(®), the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe, has recently implemented SunTec's revenue management and business assurance product suite, Xelerate, to help provide end-to-end real-time automated service provisioning to their customers. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140805/133415) Iridium enables connections between people, organizations and assets to and from...

2014-07-29 23:00:25

XGate satellite data services adds compatibility with new Wi-Fi-enabled satellite terminals, enabling more people to easily and affordably access email, web, weather data, social media and blogging wherever they go. Maryville, TN (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 RedPort Global, the leader in advancing satellite data speeds and services, today announced that it has updated the industry-leading XGate satellite email and data service to provide data services with the Globalstar Sat-Fi and Iridium GO!...

X-ray Study Reveals Formation Of Iridium Trihydride At High Pressure
2013-11-20 10:34:40

Desy An international team of researchers has synthesized a new material that stores an unusually large amount of hydrogen. Performing high-pressure X-ray studies at DESY’s PETRA III and other light sources, the scientists detected the formation of previously unobserved iridium hydride from hydrogen and metallic iridium at a pressure of 55 gigapascals (GPa), corresponding to approximately 550,000 times the Earth’s atmospheric pressure. The new material can store up to three times more...

2013-04-23 23:02:25

Sagetech Corporation delivered signal-processing receiver technology to Harris Corporation, GCS for satellite-based NextGen air traffic control. This technology will enable for the first time global tracking of aircraft flying over oceans and other remote areas. White Salmon, WA (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 Sagetech, an avionics company, provided Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) receiver technology to Harris Corporation, a communications company developing space-qualified ADS-B...

2013-02-20 23:03:14

Wil Wheaton stars in a voice-controlled, real-time strategy game like no other. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Iridium Studios, developer of the critically acclaimed Sequence, has announced its second title. There Came an Echo is a voice-controlled squad-based strategy game, and to ensure an exceptional level of quality, Iridium has gone out to its fans to ask for help. A Kickstarter campaign has been launched, and Wil Wheaton has signed on to the project. “This is mildly...

2012-08-31 23:02:48

Satellite phone service provider working exclusively with applied satellite engineering on docking station upgrade and rebate program. Portsmouth, NH and Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 GlobaFone, a leading satellite communications service provider, and Applied Satellite Engineering, manufacturer of award-winning Iridium fixed-site phones and docking stations announced today that they will offer a unique rebate and trade-in program for clients that upgrade ASE´s Iridium docking...

Latest Iridium Reference Libraries

2005-05-25 18:52:44

Platinum is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pt and atomic number 78. A heavy, malleable, ductile, precious, gray-white transition metal, platinum is resistant to corrosion and occurs in some nickel and copper ores along with some native deposits. Platinum is used in jewelry, laboratory equipment, electrical contacts, dentistry, and anti-pollution devices in automobiles. Notable characteristics The metal is a beautiful silvery-white when pure, and malleable...

2004-10-19 04:45:44

Iridium Satellite -- The Iridium satellite constellation is also a system of 66 active communication satellites and spares around the earth. Named for the element Iridium, it was originally to have 77 active satellites, but was later redesigned to have its current number, though the name was retained. Iridium allowed worldwide voice and data communications using handheld devices. The Iridium service once failed financially and the earth stations were shut down. Its financial...

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Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.