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DVB-S2 Modem Provides High Throughput and Exceptional Signal Reception for Next-Gen Space Missions

WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications equipment, today announced that a leading geospatial analytics company is using its DVB-S2 IP Receiver SDD-IP to receive earth observation data from Antarctica. Utilizing WORK Microwave’s DVB-S2 receiver, the company can achieve high throughput and outstanding signal reception performance.

ND SATCOM and WORK Microwave partner on seamless integration of future-proof modems

For its leading network product portfolio SKYWAN 5G, with hybrid MF-TDMA and DVB-S2X, ND SATCOM selected WORK Microwave’s A-Series DVB-S2X modulator platform.

The SKYWAN 5G DVB solution features a unique two-way broadband satellite communication network for high-quality services, combining the widely adopted DVB-S2/S2X transmission standard with the ND SATCOM MF-TDMA technology optimised for real-time traffic in mesh topologies. SKYWAN 5G DVB comprises a DVB-S2 outbound link and up to 16 configurable TDMA full-meshed carriers. The SKYWAN 5G DVB solution performs policy-based dynamic routing and leverages DVB-S2/S2X and TDMA satellite access for highly efficient bandwidth utilisation to best fit end-user applications.

Companies Demo High-Throughput Data Transmission Via a Single Wideband Carrier Designed to Work at Sea in Any Type of Weather Conditions

WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications equipment, today announced the results of its technology demonstration with Intellian and Telesat to increase the reliability, performance, and throughput of broadband for maritime applications. Recently, the companies successfully tested a high-throughput data link from Mount Jackson, Virginia to Pompano Beach, Florida using WORK Microwave’s AX-80 wideband modem.

Companies to Demonstrate Advanced Demodulator and Transceiver at Space Tech Expo Europe 2019

WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications equipment, today announced a new partnership with SAIT, a leader in the high-throughput data handling and transmission systems for small satellites and manned space systems, to provide downlinks for CubeSat and SmallSat applications. Recently, the companies completed a successful communication transmission test between WORK Microwave’s industry-leading AR-80 wideband demodulator and SAIT’s space qualified transceiver, proving that their combined solution is ready to power space, commercial, government, and science missions.

Future-Proof A-Series Modems

WORK Microwave will demonstrate several powerful modems from its A-Series all-IP platform at CABSAT 2019. The A-Series is a highly scalable, all-IP family of satellite modems, modulators, and demodulators, featuring a flexible SDR (Software Defined Radio) architecture and the opportunity for customization. Offering support for DVB-S2X up to 256APSK and expandable for customized waveforms, the A-Series is the perfect platform for a variety of applications, from low to very high throughput.

Wideband Converters Cover the Complete Frequency Band Range From 47.20 to 51.40 GHz

WORK Microwave, a worldwideleading manufacturer of advanced satellite communications equipment, today announcedthe availability of the industry’s first V-Band frequency convertersas a qualified product. The converters are available in various dimensions of outdoor housings and coverthe full ITU uplink bandwidth range from 47.20 to 51.40 GHz, providing full 4 GHz of bandwidth. As global consumption of bandwidth-intensive data and broadcast services increases, higher throughput satellites will be a requirement in the future.

WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications equipment, today announced that it has partnered with the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Institute of Astronautics, to conduct a comprehensive field test on DVB-S2X and Adaptive Coding and Modulation (ACM) technologies.

At IBC2018, WORK Microwave – one of the only satellite technologies providers with an end-to-end solution for wideband applications – will provide a live demonstration of its new AX-80 modem, which is now shipping worldwide.

NEW V-Band Block Upconverter for Higher Frequencies

WORK Microwave’s new 3-channel, V-band block upconverter will be on display at CommunicAsia. By offering support for higher frequencies, between 47.2 to 51.40 GHz, the upconverter optimizes the use of Ultra High Throughput Satellites (UHTS). Perfect for early laboratory testing, it has already been requested by global satellite operators to support secure, high-performance communications projects.

WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications equipment, today announced that satellite TV provider Kiwisat is using WORK Microwave’s DVB Satellite Broadcast Modulator for its new DTH offering in the Caribbean. Fully compliant with all DVB standards, including the latest and most efficient DVB-S2X specification, WORK Microwave’s modulator will provide Kiwisat with increased reliability and service uptime for the distribution of its next-generation DTH service.

Key Products and Technology Demos

WORK Microwave’s AX-80 Series of FPGA-based satellite modem, modulator, and demodulator platforms will be a key highlight at SATELLITE 2018.

WORK Microwave will also demonstrate its new 3-channel, V-band block upconverter. Adding support for higher frequencies, between 47.2 to 51.40 GHz, enables operators to optimize the use of Ultra High Throughput Satellites (UHTS).

WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications equipment, today announced that Eric Lossouarn has been assigned the title of sales representative for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. Lossouarn is tasked with driving WORK Microwave business in the APAC region and providing first-hand services and recommendations to customers.

WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications equipment, today announced a new partnership with C2m Solutions that allows satellite and other content operators to check the quality of video and audio streams in real time, even at the individual transmission stage.

Key Products and Technology Demos

At IBC2017, WORK Microwave will demonstrate the latest enhancements to its satellite technologies portfolio, including a new high-performance DVB-S2X demodulator for transport stream applications.

High-Speed Mass Measurement for Tablets Demonstration

WORK Microwave will demonstrate a new sensor system that takes high-speed inline mass measurement of tablets and other smaller objects at POWTECH 2017, with measurements of up to 100,000 tablets per hour.

Key Products and Technology Demos

WORK Microwave will demonstrate several different sensors at PROCESS EXPO 2017. A key highlight will be the company’s flow-through sensor, which is ideal for measuring powder or granular material with a low percentage of water content.

Live Demos: Radar Synthesizers / Signal Sources / Scientific References and more

At Electronics Warfare (EW) Europe 2017, WORK Microwave will demonstrate its comprehensive range of military solutions, including radar synthesizers and front ends, ECM equipment, RF selectors, satellite ground control equipment, and medium-power amplifiers.

Textile Measurement Demo

Maintaining an accurate level of moisture is critical in the textile industry for quality and consistency purposes. At Techtextil 2017, WORK Microwave will demonstrate a special version of its sensor system for high-speed, non-contact, in-line control, and measurement of textile products such as yarn, cloth, and clothing.

Powders, Granules, and Bulk Solids Measurement Demo

Maintaining an accurate level of moisture, mass, and density is important when it comes to producing high-quality powders, granules, and bulk solids. Moreover, companies need the ability to detect and measure the presence of foreign particles in these materials to decrease contamination and waste. At SCHÜTTGUT 2017, WORK Microwave will demonstrate a special version of its sensor system for high-speed, non-contact, in-line control and measurement of powders, granules, and bulk solids.

Measuring the powder material throughput and final inspection of the filled capsule or tablet is critical in the pharmaceutical industry. At Pharma Congress 2017, WORK Microwave will demonstrate a special version of its sensor system for high-speed, non-contact, in-line control and measurement of capsules and tablets.

At SATELLITE 2017, WORK Microwave will demonstrate how satellite operators can dramatically increase flexibility, bandwidth, and margins while reducing their operational costs by using its portfolio of analog and digital satcom solutions. The latest innovations on display include one of the world’s first end-to-end solutions for DVB-S2X wideband transmission and reception.

At CABSAT 2017, WORK Microwave will demonstrate its comprehensive analog and digital satcom solutions approach for operators to increase flexibility, bandwidth, and margins while reducing their operational costs. Among other latest innovations, WORK Microwave will showcase its new compact IF converter design and A-Series all-IP platform for the first time to the Middle East market.

WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications equipment, celebrated 30 years of technology innovation this month by hosting a customer experience event at its Holzkirchen premises near Munich, Germany.
WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications equipment, today announced a new single-carrier Wideband Demodulator that, when combined with the company’s Broadcast Modulator, provides satellite operators with one of the first end-to-end wideband transmission and reception solutions.
At CommunicAsia2016, WORK Microwave will demonstrate how satellite operators can dramatically increase flexibility, bandwidth, and margins while reducing their operational costs by using its portfolio of analog and digital satcom solutions. Hot new products on display will include the all-IP DVB-S2X A-Series and Q-band ready synthesized block converter.

At POWTECH 2016, WORK Microwave will demonstrate a powerful range of sensor solutions that accurately measure moisture, mass, density, or foreign particles of powder; granules; and bulk solids, including food, plastics, wood, glass, and paper.

At SATELLITE 2016, WORK Microwave will showcase the latest advancements to its analog and digital satcom solutions, including a new all-IP DVB-S2X product line. Using WORK Microwave’s solutions, satellite operators can dramatically increase flexibility, bandwidth, and margins while reducing their operational costs.

Holzkirchen, Germany — Oct. 7, 2015 — WORK Microwave, a leading global supplier of advanced satellite communications, navigation, defence electronics, and sensors equipment, today announced the appointment of Thomas Fröhlich as CEO. He will jointly lead WORK Microwave with CTO Günter Prokoph, concentrating on driving the company’s strategy while broadening the company’s customer reach and increasing sales revenue.

HOLZKIRCHEN, Germany — Sept. 8, 2015 — WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications, today announced that its Frequency Converter Series is Q-band-ready, allowing operators to meet the growing consumer demand for high-bandwidth telecommunications and broadcast services. Q-band support is available for WORK Microwave’s entire range of frequency converters, including IF, block, and tracking, and has already been requested by global satellite operators to support secure, high-performance communications projects.

HOLZKIRCHEN, Germany — Aug. 4, 2015 — WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications, today announced that it has opened a new office in Tucker, Georgia to broaden the company’s market reach across the Americas. Waylon Sun has been appointed as vice president, business development and sales, at this location.

At CommunicAsia2015, WORK Microwave will showcase its range of DVB-S/S2/S2X equipment that provides satellite operators with increased flexibility, bandwidth, and margins while reducing their amplifier power, operating costs, and antenna sizes.

HOLZKIRCHEN, Germany — April 28, 2015 — WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of RF electronics and related products, today announced that the company will be exhibiting a broad range of sensor solutions at Control 2015, one of the world’s premier trade fairs for quality assurance.

HOLZKIRCHEN, Germany — Jan. 7, 2015 — WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications, navigation, defence electronics, and sensors and measurement equipment, today announced the appointment of Andreas Lermann as the new director of sales and marketing. Lermann is responsible for driving product strategy and global business development for WORK Microwave‘s SatCom, Defence, and Sensor units to increase the company’s worldwide sales presence and revenue streams.

HOLZKIRCHEN, Germany — Oct. 1, 2014 — WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications, impressed crowds at IBC2014 by addressing some of the most critical challenges facing the broadcast, satellite, and telco industries. During the show, WORK Microwave demonstrated a variety of advanced satellite communications equipment, including DVB-S2X technology, OptiACM and Video ACM, and Fifth-Generation Frequency Converters, all of which bring increased bandwidth efficiency and cost savings to operators.

HOLZKIRCHEN, Germany — Sept. 11, 2014 — WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications equipment, today announced the DVB-S2X IP modem, a future-proof modulator-demodulator solution that maximizes flexibility, efficiency, and cost savings for satellite operators. Built on a powerful new architecture that fully supports the new DVB-S2X standard, the IP modem brings maximum performance to IP trunking and network infrastructure applications, making it the ideal solution for telecommunication companies, Internet service providers (ISPs), and teleport operators. WORK Microwave will demonstrate the DVB-S2X IP modem for the first time at IBC2014, stand 4.C60, Sept. 12-16 in Amsterdam.

At POWTECH 2014, WORK Microwave will demonstrate a powerful range of sensor solutions designed to accurately measure moisture, mass, density, or foreign particles of powder, granules and bulk solids, including food, plastics, wood, glass, metal, and paper.

At IBC2014, WORK Microwave will showcase a wide range of advanced satellite communications technologies that support the new DVB-S2X standard. WORK Microwave’s DVB-S2X equipment provides satellite operators with increased flexibility, bandwidth, and margins while reducing their amplifier power, operating costs, and antenna sizes.

At CommunicAsia2014, WORK Microwave will demonstrate the latest improvements to its DVB- S2 Broadcast Modulator, Video ACM System, and Fifth-Generation Frequency Converter Series. As operators around the world look to enhance their service offering, WORK Microwave’s solutions are proven to optimize satellite bandwidth, improve signal quality, and reduce operating expenses.

HOLZKIRCHEN, Germany — June 11, 2014 — WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications, today announced that its DVB-S2 modulators and modems now feature Carrier Identification (CID) technology, according to ETSI TS 103 129, enabling satellite operators to comply with the new DVB-CID standard ahead of the mandatory deadlines. WORK Microwave’s DVB-S2 modulators and modems with DVB-CID technology allow operators to easily identify and eliminate the sources for interfering signals on satellites, provide a higher quality of service (QoS) to customers, and reduce operating expenses.

At SCHÜTTGUT 2014, WORK Microwave will demonstrate a powerful range of sensor solutions designed to accurately measure moisture, mass, density, or foreign particles of bulk solids, including food, plastics, wood, glass, metal, and paper.

WORK Microwave announced that it will be an exhibitor at ANGACOM this year. During the show, WORK Microwave will showcase a range of advanced SATCOM products, including its DVB-S2 Broadcast Modulator, DVB-S2 IP- Modem SK-IP, and Fixed Frequency Block Converter Series. All of WORK Microwave’s SATCOM solutions have a rich feature set to help alleviate bandwidth issues and improve signal quality.

At SATELLITE 2014, WORK Microwave will demonstrate enhancements to its DVB-S2 Broadcast Modulator, Video ACM System, and Fifth-Generation Frequency Converter Series, designed to help operators optimize satellite bandwidth, improve signal quality, and reduce operating expenses.

WORK Microwave will showcase an extensive range of satellite communications technologies at CABSAT 2014, designed to optimize bandwidth, improve signal quality, and reduce operating expenses. Key highlights will include enhancements to the company’s DVB-S2 Broadcast Modulator, DVB-S2 IP-Modem SK-IP, and Fifth-Generation Frequency Converter Series.

WORK Microwave announced it will be exhibiting at the NAB Show this year. At the booth, the company will demonstrate significant enhancements to its DVB-S2 Broadcast Modulator, Video ACM System, and Fifth- Generation Frequency Converter Series. Leveraging the new improvements, operators can optimize satellite bandwidth, improve signal quality, and reduce operating expenses.