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Technological Issues: A Day In The Life Of A Satcom Engineer In Nigeria, Andy Hope 2021 Ohio University

Technological Issues: A Day In The Life Of A Satcom Engineer In Nigeria, Andy Hope

Online Journal of Space Communication

The day began early, like all African days.


Technological Issues: The Citizen Initiated Performance Assessment (Cipa) Initiative Through Wireless Technology, William Stowe 2021 Ohio University

Technological Issues: The Citizen Initiated Performance Assessment (Cipa) Initiative Through Wireless Technology, William Stowe

Online Journal of Space Communication

Many governments, including my own that serves a population of about 200,000 Central Iowans, have been reluctant to invest in technologies supporting e-government services. The operating assumption for this reluctance is that the "digital divide" delivers the benefits of e-government to the wealthiest and often most educated citizens, effectively diverting resources to constituencies traditionally less reliant on government services than the poor who are often left on the down side of the "digital divide". While "digital divide" considerations are and should continue to be a focal point in deciding allocation of scarce financial resources supporting technological improvements, reallocation of ...


Technological Issues: Closing The Digital Divide Through Resource Allocation Techniques, Avi Barda, Zvi Ner, Shaul Laufer 2021 Ohio University

Technological Issues: Closing The Digital Divide Through Resource Allocation Techniques, Avi Barda, Zvi Ner, Shaul Laufer

Online Journal of Space Communication

It is only after access to technology is assured that computer literacy can begin. Access is not simply having access to up-to-date technology; it should also include access to qualified teachers, appropriate software and Web content. Vital to this issue is the quality and quantity of the access.

The optimisation of the bandwidth use, obtained by implementing bandwidth allocation schemes and suited protocol solutions, will allow providing improved quality of service and reduced cost of broadband Internet access. This technology will allow the provision of QoS-based broadband services in hazardous environments and in areas where the technological development is less ...


Social And Cultural Issues: The Impact Of Digital Divide On Development And How Satellite Addresses This Problem, Robin Gambu Wani Latio 2021 Ohio University

Social And Cultural Issues: The Impact Of Digital Divide On Development And How Satellite Addresses This Problem, Robin Gambu Wani Latio

Online Journal of Space Communication

The paper examines the problem of inaccessibility to education by the vast majority in East Africa, the factors that contribute to education problems and how the digital divide further helps isolate people in the rural communities of the region.

The author proposes satellite technology as the solution to the digital divide and offers reasons to support this proposition. Technology use in Uganda is discussed as a case study to provide further evidence that satellite communications help close the digital divide gap.


Social And Cultural Issues: Information And Communication Technology Policy In Mongolia, Lkhagvasuren Ariunaa 2021 Ohio University

Social And Cultural Issues: Information And Communication Technology Policy In Mongolia, Lkhagvasuren Ariunaa

Online Journal of Space Communication

In the networking age, every country needs the capacity to understand and adjust global technologies for local needs. In the mid-seventies, the Government of Mongolia was giving much emphasis to science and technology information, having State Committee on Science and Technology and research institutions underneath.

The main purpose of the State Committee was to focus on the provision of the science and technology information mainly received from academic institutions of former Soviet Union and socialist system countries. A number of the policy regulatory documents were developed to address the issues of the science and technology information.


Social And Cultural Issues: The Digital Divide In The Gobi Desert: Spatiality, The National Identity Collapse, And A Language Gap, Undrahbuyan Basaanjav 2021 Ohio University

Social And Cultural Issues: The Digital Divide In The Gobi Desert: Spatiality, The National Identity Collapse, And A Language Gap, Undrahbuyan Basaanjav

Online Journal of Space Communication

No research has been conducted to examine how people in the countryside of Mongolia use the Internet and what social and cultural influences the Internet bring to these people. This study focuses on the geographical and cultural aspects of the digital divide in the Gobi desert of Mongolia. In this paper, I argue that the Internet brings a sense of mobility to people in remote Mongolia, which lets them move through social spaces. In the Gobi Desert the Internet has begun to break the geo-spatial notion of local vs. global. People in the Gobi Desert already use instant and mobile ...


Social And Cultural Issues: Social, Cultural And Economic Issues In The Digital Divide - Literature Review And Case Study Of Japan, Shuho Otani 2021 Ohio University

Social And Cultural Issues: Social, Cultural And Economic Issues In The Digital Divide - Literature Review And Case Study Of Japan, Shuho Otani

Online Journal of Space Communication

The definition of the digital divide generally refers to unequal access to digital and network resources, including the Internet, and opportunities to learn using information and communication technologies. The gaps are usually concerned with economic, social and cultural issues, such as income, age, education, gender, ethnic background, and physical handicaps.


Current Development: Domestic Satellites Make Indonesia A Model Of Telecommunications Development, Saleh Gunawan 2021 Ohio University

Current Development: Domestic Satellites Make Indonesia A Model Of Telecommunications Development, Saleh Gunawan

Online Journal of Space Communication

Our Palapa A Domestic Satellite System, named for a mythical fruit, was inaugurated on August 17, 1976, almost 30 years ago, and it was surprising how quickly our nation started enjoying the ease and speed of telephone connections from an affordable high quality direct distance dialed network. Prior to this, Indonesian inter-island public telecommunications were served mainly by way of High Frequency radio. Dependence on the ionosphere limited connections to a few hours a day. In addition to poor capacity and quality, anyone wanting to place a call had to make prior booking through human operators.


Current Development: Soiasia Project: A New And Effective Distance Learning Environment For Internet Developing Area Utilizing The Satellite Link, Shoko Mikawa, Jun Takei 2021 Ohio University

Current Development: Soiasia Project: A New And Effective Distance Learning Environment For Internet Developing Area Utilizing The Satellite Link, Shoko Mikawa, Jun Takei

Online Journal of Space Communication

This paper describes a distance learning environment using the Internet via satellite in Asian regions where Internet infrastructure is insufficient. The merit of distance learning is that students can receive cutting edge lectures from professors all over the world. For those areas with sufficient Internet infrastructure, there would be no problem receiving these kinds of lectures. However, it is difficult for countries with insufficient Internet infrastructure to receive them. The SOI (School of Internet) ASIA project proposes and demonstrates a distance learning environment utilizing satellite links as an Internet infrastructure that can be quickly installed with low cost for those ...


Current Development: How One Faith-Based Organization Uses Satellite Technology To Bridge The Digital Divide, Jeffrey B. Roberts 2021 Ohio University

Current Development: How One Faith-Based Organization Uses Satellite Technology To Bridge The Digital Divide, Jeffrey B. Roberts

Online Journal of Space Communication

From its founding in 1830, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has endeavored to fulfill the divine command to "Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature." Proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ throughout the world remains a daunting challenge even in modern times. How does a religious organization preach its doctrine to people of all nations, race, cultures, etc? How does it support its growing membership and provide the necessary training for new members and new leaders? How does it assure that its teachings remain consistent around the world? How does it ...


Current Development: The Digital Divide - An Appalachian Ohio Perspective, John C. Hoag 2021 Ohio University

Current Development: The Digital Divide - An Appalachian Ohio Perspective, John C. Hoag

Online Journal of Space Communication

The objective of this paper is to assess the role of satellite communication with respect to the Digital Divide in the United States. A secondary objective is to review the capabilities, capacity, and availability of current solutions in light of potential applications in other markets and situations.

This paper contains a review of the Digital Divide in general with additional attention to local Ohio developments and the use of satellite broadband Internet service. We then discuss different satellite-based solutions for residential and commercial Internet access.


Current Development: Satellite Newsgathering Crosses The Digital Divide, Eli Flournoy 2021 Ohio University

Current Development: Satellite Newsgathering Crosses The Digital Divide, Eli Flournoy

Online Journal of Space Communication

Current developments in news gathering.


Current Development: Learning Without Boundary: Application Of Satellite Communication System On Distance Education, Hsin-Ho Tsao 2021 Ohio University

Current Development: Learning Without Boundary: Application Of Satellite Communication System On Distance Education, Hsin-Ho Tsao

Online Journal of Space Communication

Nowadays, the concept of global village has been developed over the world due to the development of communication technology. The information boundaries between areas and regions are gradually eliminated. People are able to have long-distance communication and information exchange, such as searching information via the Internet and making long distance calls that include images. The convenience of communication brought by the technology is applied to education as well.


Issue 5: From The Guest Editor, Bruce Elbert 2021 Ohio University

Issue 5: From The Guest Editor, Bruce Elbert

Online Journal of Space Communication

This issue of the Online Journal of Space Communication focuses on a matter of social concern for which satellite technology is well-positioned to help overcome traditional communication limitations of terrain and distance. Literally the entire globe is within the reach of one satellite system or another, making it possible to extend telephone, television, radio, data and Internet communications to every corner and everybody.


Wildfire Early Detection System (Weds), Mason McIver, Vincent Liang, JeanReno Racines 2021 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Wildfire Early Detection System (Weds), Mason Mciver, Vincent Liang, Jeanreno Racines

Electrical Engineering

With climate change causing an increase in temperature over the past several decades, wildfires have been burning hotter and moving quicker leaving a trail of destruction in their path. Detecting a wildfire early allows firefighters to respond efficiently and effectively to ensure containment. With the rise of advanced computer vision and algorithms, autonomous systems can be used to monitor and report any fire activity. Having multiple devices spread out across a large area will allow first responders to map out the fire location and track the fire. By utilizing smart technologies, property damage can be minimized and residents living in ...


Towards Enabling Unmanned Aerial Vehicles As A Service For Heterogeneous Applications, Farid Nait-Abdesselam, Ahmad Alsharoa, Mohamed Y. Selim, Daji Qiao, Ahmed E. Kamal 2021 University of Missouri-Kansas City

Towards Enabling Unmanned Aerial Vehicles As A Service For Heterogeneous Applications, Farid Nait-Abdesselam, Ahmad Alsharoa, Mohamed Y. Selim, Daji Qiao, Ahmed E. Kamal

Electrical and Computer Engineering Publications

The increasing use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in various commercial applications, such as precision agriculture and aerial remote sensing, is fast contributing to a significant growth in the UAV market. Also, it is crucial to provide continuous coverage after failures of wireless network components or additional bandwidth in high traffic situations. By introducing the concept of UAVs as a service (UaaS), we propose a novel framework, dubbed D3S, consisting of four phases: Demand, decision, deployment, and service. The main objective of this framework is to provide a realistic and streamlined approach to support the implementation of the ...


Boot-Loading Microcontroller Through Serial Port, Siddharth Sameer, Jayshree Ashok Pande 2021 Symbiosis International University

Boot-Loading Microcontroller Through Serial Port, Siddharth Sameer, Jayshree Ashok Pande

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Modern-day automobiles have several Electronic Control Units (ECUs) integrated into them so naturally, compared to the older cars, their complexity is too high, and this trend of increasing complexity in the cars of the future will continue to increase. Consequently, with the increase in the software part in the vehicles, there is always the risk of a potential bug. Whenever a software bug is found, a recall process is required to update the software. The modern ECU update technology is achieved through the interaction of information between the remote server and the end equipment of the vehicle. Therefore, due to ...


Issue 4: Contributors, W.M. (Mac) Evans 2021 Ohio University

Issue 4: Contributors, W.M. (Mac) Evans

Online Journal of Space Communication

The material in this issue has been developed and supplied by Telesat, the Communications Research Centre, and the Canadian Space Agency - the major players in Satellite Communications in Canada.


The Role Of Partnerships Government/Industry/International, W.M. (Mac) Evans 2021 Ohio University

The Role Of Partnerships Government/Industry/International, W.M. (Mac) Evans

Online Journal of Space Communication

Much of Canada's involvement in space activities, particularly in the earlier years, related to its interest in satellite communications as a means to provide equitable access by all Canadians to telecommunications services. It also provided the impetus for Canada signing a cooperative agreement with ESA. There are a number of firsts in satellite communications to which Canada can lay claim. However the environment for space communications systems and services has changed dramatically and continues to change due to factors such as global deregulation, rapid advance of telecommunications technology, industrial consolidation and intense competition.


Industry Capabilities And Services, W.M. (Mac) Evans 2021 Ohio University

Industry Capabilities And Services, W.M. (Mac) Evans

Online Journal of Space Communication

Space Communication technologies have provided the world with satellite communications and global satellite navigation infrastructures that have become strategic assets for the economic, political, and military sectors of countries around the world. Their omnipresence in our everyday lives and their significant role in world commerce, security and humanitarian operations such as Search and Rescue have made telecommunications and global navigation satellites indispensable.


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