|Updated: 11/24/2005; 11:51:55 PM.
|Wireless remote data
Technologies and sample systems that gather sensor data across distances, usually via radio links. This includes general telemetry and SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition), especially for gathering data about wildlife, natural resources, and distributed energy systems.
Wednesday, May 28, 2003
Balloons for broadband
: "The system works by floating a helium-filled envelope in the air, which is held stationary and fed signals via a fibre optic [tether cable]. Such a system would offer net access at more than double the speed of most broadband services currently available. " 18 balloons would cover all of Britain. Each balloon hovers 1.5 km up, covering 2000 sq miles (40 km radius), 1-10 mbps subscriber rate, 30,000 subscribers. Company: Skylinc
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