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CAPANINA Final Exhibition (Monday Tuesday)

CAPANINA (
www.capanina.org) is a European Commission funded R&D project that has been investigating the use of HAPs to deliver broadband to fixed and high speed users.

Information highlights:
  • Steerable mm-wave antenna technology (including smart antennas, mechatronic solutions, and RF design)
  • Broadband trials from aerial platforms
  • Broadband applications from HAPs
  • HAP radio regulatory environment
  • Business models for broadband communications services from HAPs
  • Hardware demonstration
  • HAP broadband roadmaps

Click here for the CAPANINA Final Exhibition programme.

HAP Applications Symposium (Wednesday)

This one-day symposium showed the potential of HAPs to deliver a range of applications, presented by keynote speakers from their respective fields.

Example applications:
  • Disaster management/Event servicing
  • Homeland Security
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Broadband and 3G communications for developing countries
  • Communications backbone for rural areas
  • Military applications
The day was concluded by a presentation and round table discussion on:
  • HAP developments, solutions and requirements the next steps for the aeronautics industry

Click here for the HAP Applications Symposium programme.

COST 297 HAPCOS Workshop (Thursday Friday)

COST 297 HAPCOS (www.hapcos.org) is a COST Action. It is a collaborative forum to undertake R&D for HAP communications and other services. Currently it has participants from 16 countries.

These days included technical papers and presentations from its members who participate in three working groups:
  • Radio communications
  • Optical communications
  • Aerial platforms

Click here for the HAPCOS Workshop programme.