Prototype connects to cells, satellites

January 2009
Urgent Communications;Jan2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p38
Trade Publication
The article presents information on EB, a satellite/terrestrial connectivity module unveiled by embedded technology solutions developer Elektrobit Corp. According to the article, it is currently in the research and design stage. Jeff Stern, vice president (VP) of TerreStar, says that the module could be used to allow existing handheld devices used by public-safety personnel to access next-generation satellites when the terrestrial network infrastructure is not available or out of range.


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