ubiquitous communications

1st February 2022

5G terrestrial and satellite network integration in action: over-the-air testing

5G terrestrial and satellite network integration in action: over-the-air testing

In November 2021, Darwin and ESA collaborated on a connectivity test at Harwell Science and Innovation Campus. We spoke to Darwin’s Rodrigo Barreto and ESA’s Antonio Franchi to get some insight into this test.

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18th January 2022

The outcome of Darwin’s ubiquitous communications demonstration in Cornwall

The outcome of Darwin’s ubiquitous communications demonstration in Cornwall

In July 2021, Darwin performed a live demonstration of its ubiquitous communications technology in Cornwall. By switching seamlessly between satellite and terrestrial networks, this technology enables devices or vehicles to stay connected even in areas with variable coverage.

In this post, Rodrigo Barreto, Darwin’s lead architect, gives some background on the demonstration and talks about what we learnt from it.

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12th November 2021

Blue Door podcast: The environmental benefits of connected transportation

Blue Door podcast: The environmental benefits of connected transportation

David Owens, Darwin’s head of technical trials and chief pilot, went on O2 Business’s Blue Door podcast this week to talk about the environmental benefits of connected transportation.

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24th August 2021

Why combine terrestrial and satellite communications?

Why combine terrestrial and satellite communications?

Darwin’s ubiquitous communications technology makes it possible to switch in an instant between 5G and satellite communications. Why is this important? In this post, we explore some of the reasons it’s worth supplementing 5G communications with satellite networks.

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20th July 2021

Staying connected on the move: Darwin’s ubiquitous communications technology on the road to changing the transportation market

Staying connected on the move: Darwin’s ubiquitous communications technology on the road to changing the transportation market

Darwin Innovation Group’s ubiquitous communications technology makes it possible to switch seamlessly between 5G and satellite networks as required. In collaboration with Virgin Media O2, HISPASAT, Amazon Web Services (AWS), the UK Space Agency (UKSA) and the European Space Agency (ESA), Darwin is demonstrating this technology in a trial in Cornwall.

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