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Mobile satellite communications system for emergency situations

Acronym:    MOSATEM
Funder:    Private Company
Company:    INDRA
Start date:    2006 January 1st
End date:    2007 December 31st
    
Partners:    ALCATEL ALENIA SPACE SPAIN, CTAE and INDRA Espacio
SPCOM Participants:    Meritxell Lamarca Orozco, Francesc Rey Micolau, Jaume Riba Sagarra, Josep Sala Alvarez, Gregori Vázquez Grau and Javier Villares Piera
SPCOM Responsible:    Jaume Riba Sagarra

Summary

Development of a mobile communications system integrated to a satellite system to cover the communications necessities in emergency events, such as natural disasters, fire, flood… The integration with a satellite system refers to the necessity of integration with localization systems and ambient sensing in order to provide a global coverage in such emergencies.

Journal publications

[1] J. Vidal and A. Bonafonte, "Rational Characteristic Functions and Markov Chains: Application to Modelling Probability Density Functions", EURASIP Signal Processing, Elsevier, December 2004, pp. 2287 - 2296.