Cisco announced this week that they conducted the first-ever software upgrade of an IP router in space. The Internet Router in Space (IRIS) program involves the Cisco 18400 Space Router — hardened for radiation and launched on-board the Intelsat 14, a geostationary communications satellite.
Uplogix recently announced interoperability of Winegard auto-acquiring antennas with the Uplogix remote management appliances. This means the appliances are able to monitor parameters on the antenna controllers and issue commands to enable, reposition, retarget, stow the antenna and more. This functionality allows[...]