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Author: Claude Rousseau (X)

  • Charting IFC Success

    Jun 08th, 2017 by Claude Rousseau   More from this Analyst | Profile

    High passenger expectations for quality inflight connectivity (IFC) at the right price are still front and center, and the road to success in providing it remains a long and winding path. Many positive signs point to more decisions from airlines to adopt better IFC solutions in this most visible satcom growth market; but it is still a difficult road to fulfill the promise it has held for many years now.

    Measured Success

    NSR’s Aeronautical Satcom Markets, 5th Edition report found…

  • Demystifying Satellite Big Data

    Apr 26th, 2017 by Claude Rousseau   More from this Analyst | Profile

    Data has been called the oil of the digital economy, and the power of Big Data analytics has rapidly caught up among various sectors of economic activity, including the satellite industry. Satellites are undoubtedly a source of Big Data, orbiting the Earth and generating petabytes of sensor data every day. However, the complexity of accessing and exploiting satellite data, combined with in-depth thematic knowledge, makes the satellite Big Data industry different from other Big Data…

  • Changing Gears in UAS

    Apr 12th, 2017 by Claude Rousseau   More from this Analyst | Profile

    Ever since the new U.S. Administration came into office, it has often been embroiled in media controversies, while some geo-political foreign policy strategy shifts, especially pertaining to usage of unmanned aircraft, have gone unnoticed.  Along with the uptick in use, the role of drones in the battlefield is further changing gears with the introduction of Artificial Intelligence (AI) based algorithms assisted ‘hunting’ operations.

    The places of man and machine on the battlefield are…