5GHz to 40GHz uplink/18GHz to 20GHz downlink) SATCOM using the German armed forces' new OHB/German Aerospace Centre Heinrich Hertz satellite, the go-ahead for which was given by the German parliament on 28th June.
and the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI today announced the development of a new method to simultaneously convert the wavelengths of wavelength-division-multiplexed signals necessary for optical communication relay nodes in future wavelength-division-multiplexed optical networks, and have successfully tested the method using high-bandwidth signal transmission in the range of 1 Tbps.
A (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced on Monday that together with Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI Berlin, it will demonstrate a groundbreaking R&D project at IBC this year showcasing the transmission of a 10K x 2K panoramic video signal via satellite to multiple devices.
The last time anything like this happened was in 1888 when Heinrich Hertz detected the radio waves that had been predicted by James Clerk Maxwell's field-equations of electromagnetism in 1865," added Durham University physicist Tom McLeish.
That task fell to a small group of "Maxwellians," including Oliver Heaviside (who simplified Maxwell's math into the famous "Maxwell's equations") and Heinrich Hertz, who in 1888 demonstrated the existence of Maxwellian radio waves.
research interest around the world with projects in this decade at Pennsylvania State University, the Heinrich Hertz Institute in Berlin, EPSRC (the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council--a consortium of UK colleges led by the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow)