Tomorrow’s connected car

Source: https://corpblog.viasat.com/connectivity-for-the-cars-of-tomorrow/ Today’s cars have as many as 50 computer systems in them, almost certainly making your SUV the most sophisticated piece of technology you own. As technologically intricate as cars are today, they’re about to become much more so – and satellite internet will play a big role in our future mobility. Sensors in the cars of the future will …

Viasat telemedicine technology provides better en route care

Source: https://corpblog.viasat.com/viasat-technology-behind-advances-in-telemedicine-better-en-route-care/ Some of the biggest advancements in human health are coming from space. Telemedicine — provision of healthcare over distances — is augmented today by satellite technology and was born during the original space race. Before it could put a man on the moon, NASA had to figure out how to keep astronauts healthy and safe. Those early health monitoring …

SatCare

In a medical emergency, minutes can make the difference between life and death; disability and recovery. Using smart, internet-connected devices to reduce the time it takes to diagnose and treat a patient will lead to fundamental improvements in emergency medical care. Broadband Internet connectivity will allow previously disparate medical devices and personnel to interact with one another, passing data back …

Connected Ambulance Program Trial

Viasat has announced it is working with The University of Aberdeen’s Centre for Rural Health, NHS Highland and the Scottish Ambulance Service on a pilot program called SatCare, which will enable paramedics to send high-resolution video and ultrasound images from connected ambulances to hospital-based medical experts, ahead of a patient’s hospital arrival. The connected ambulances will utilise Viasat’s advanced satellite communications system, operating on its jointly-owned …