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Integrated Broadcast Interaction System


Acronym:    IBIS
Code:    IST-2000-25091
Funder:    European Commission
Start date:    2001 January 1st
End date:    2003 August 30th
Keywords:    AMERHIS

Partners:    Alcatel Space Industries, HISPASAT S.A., SHIRON Satellite Communications, Sistemas y Redes Telemáticas (SIRE Sc. Ltda.) and THOMCAST
SPCOM Participants:    Meritxell Lamarca Orozco, Jose Lopez-Salcedo, Jaume Riba Sagarra, Josep Sala Alvarez, Andreu Urruela Planas, Gregori Vázquez Grau and Javier Villares Piera
SPCOM Responsible:    Meritxell Lamarca Orozco
Related links:    ALCATEL news on AMERHIS, El sistema AMERHIS de HISPASAT, HISPASAT news on AMERHIS and News on AMERHIS


Development of an on-board chip-set for interactive digital satellite TV: the AMERHIS payload, flown on HISPASAT's AMAZONAS satellite. This project is a continuation of the former DVB-Forward project carried out by our group.

Conference publications

[1] M. Lamarca, J. Lopez-Salcedo, J. Riba Sagarra, J. Sala Alvarez, A. Urruela Planas, G. Vázquez and Javier Villares, "A Digital On-Board Receive Chain for a DVB On-Board Processing System", ESA International Workshop on Digital Signal Processing Techniques Applied to Space Communications, September 2001.

[2] M. Lamarca, J. Riba Sagarra, J. Sala Alvarez, G. Vázquez, Javier Villares, J. Lopez-Salcedo, A. Urruela Planas and D. P. Palomar, "DVB-forward: a Digital Television / Internet Payload", AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference, April 2001.