DGI 2023

Asia Pacific

Philippines On Verge Of Creating National Space Agency After Key Legislation Introduced

The Philippines is on the verge of creating its own national space agency after a prominent Filipino politician sponsored legislation in the Senate plenary of Senate Bill 1983, or the “Act Establishing the Philippine Space Development and Utilization Policy and Creating the Philippine Space Agency, and for other Purposes,” earlier in September 2018.

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Thailand’s Mu Space To Create IoT Products For 5G Networks

Thai New Space company mu Space Corp is developing its first Internet of Things (IoT) product that will be powered by 5G networks, mu Space’s founder and chief executive – James Yenbamroong - revealed on 19 September 2018 at the Thailand Digital Big Bang. Yenbangroong told the audience that the company is now working on finalizing the IoT product’s design and functionality.

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Nestlé Partners With Airbus And The Forest Trust To Monitor Palm Oil Supply Chain

Nestlé, the world's largest food and beverage company, is partnering with Airbus Defence and Space and The Forest Trust (FTF) to use its Starling Earth observation platform to monitor the entirety of its global supply chains for palm oil as part of the Swiss company's commitment to reduce its global impact on deforestation.

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Jean-Yves Le Gall Unveils Details On Franco-Indian Maritime Surveillance Satellites

Jean-Yves Le Gall, the President of the French national space agency the Centre national d'études spatiales (CNES), has revealed details about the proposed Franco-Indian satellite-based maritime surveillance constellation that will provide Paris and New Delhi with maritime domain awareness (MDA) data across the Indian Ocean.

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: HAPs – A Future Complement to Satellite

The satellite industry has long been renowned for its unique ability to deliver connectivity to remote regions of the world, making communications accessible where they previously weren’t available. However, there is a technology that is being trialled by some of the world’s biggest tech companies that promises to enable telecommunications networks with a re-usable platform that can form telecommunications networks where there is little or no access. That is the High Altitude Platform.

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