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Briefs: Communications
VCSEL Laser Array for Communications

Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

Optical communications in terrestrial and space environments require transmitted signals on the order of 40 GHz and higher, because of the uncertain and...

Briefs: Communications
Providing a Real-Time Audible Message to a Pilot

This real-time weather and environmental data reporting approach is useful for commercial airlines.

Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

An aircraft pilot...

Briefs: Communications
Pass Plan Formatter (PPF) for Earth Sciences Ground Support System

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

The TRMM (Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission) and Terra ESMO (Earth Science Mission Operations) Ground Systems needed a...

Briefs: Communications
Integrated Tool Archives, Extracts, and Analyzes Spacecraft Housekeeping Telemetry Data (GMSEC R3.0)

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

The Integrated Trending and Plotting System (ITPS) is a comprehensive tool for storage,...

Briefs: Communications
Low-Noise Analog APDs with Impact Ionization Engineering and Negative Feedback

The technology can be used in active remote sensing optical instruments.

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Silicon...

Briefs: Communications
Method to Improve Wireless System Communication Coverage in a Bended Tunnel Environment

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

The conventional methods of improving wireless system coverage performance are to increase the...

Briefs: Communications
Design for Improving the Flatness of Solar Sails

An optically flat solar sail could be useful in optical communication and solar energy applications.

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

This...

News: Defense
Army Equips Stryker Unit With New Communications Technology

The Army's Stryker vehicle, designed to quickly move soldiers into a combat zone, is swift and mobile. Now its communications equipment will be, too.

Briefs: Communications
Frame Synchronization Without Attached Sync Markers

A means has been developed to detect the positions of code words directly.

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

In communications systems,...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Serial Communication Cards

ACCES I/O Products, San Diego, CA, announced mPCIe-ICM Series PCI Express Mini Card isolated serial communication cards that measure 30 × 51 mm and feature a selection of four or two ports of isolated RS-232 serial...

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