WASHINGTON – Addvalue Innovation, a subsidiary of Addvalue Technologies of Singapore, delivered its first commercial Inter-satellite Data Relay System (IDRS) terminal to Capella Space, a San Francisco company developing a constellation of synthe…
For the first time, operators of small satellites in low Earth orbit will have real-time communications using Inmarsat’s space network and BGAN ground network, said Tristan Laurent, Open Cosmos market development head.
Inmarsat and AVI’s satellite data-relay service exits stealth mode after months of secret, in-space tests
For more than a year, Inmarsat has been working with Addvalue Innovation (AVI) to conduct secret tests of a service that lets operators maintain continuous contact with small satellites in low Earth orbit. Now, the companies are ready to offer the Inter-satellite Data Relay Service to satellite operators.