Tellumat releases Ultra-High Security Cabinet to protect operator assets

Market need Telecoms base transceiver stations (BTSs) in South Africa and on the continent have been the target of theft and vandalism for many years, with mobile network operators (MNOs) and other service providers all feeling the effects equally. BTSs are broken into regularly, mainly to steal backup batteries and copper – or in some…

Tellumat launched first full unmanned aerial system at AAD 2018

Tellumat launched ASTUS, its first complete unmanned aerial system (UAS), at the 2018 Africa Aerospace & Defence Expo. Market need With unmanned aerial system (UAS) demand taking off worldwide, the ASTUS addresses an extensive need for high-end UAS performance in a compact, cost-effective package. As a medium-size, medium-range tactical surveillance UAS, it is suitable for…

Communication considerations for unmanned aerial systems (UAS) (Part 2) *

The first part of this article (Engenuity, July 2018) covered existing industry applications for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) communication links and the technological advancements driving solution implementation. In this second part, we consider lower-level system requirements for UAV communication links (or “datalinks”), driven on the whole by a range of aircraft platform characteristics, ground system…

Download our UAV Communication Links White Paper

ICT requirements for UAV’s have  changed dramatically as commercial and military markets have boomed. This paper explores the current Data Links landscape in detail, and then outlines trends and trade-offs likely to shape UAV communication link solutions into the future.

Communication considerations for unmanned aerial systems(Part I)*

Geoff Carey, Product Manager, Tellumat Defence & Security Business Unit The growing demand for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has given rise to a wide range of applications across various industries, driving innovation in associated communication systems. A recent report by McKinsey and Company categorises existing applications into five distinct areas, each imposing unique line-of-sight (LOS)…

Cost effective medium sized UAV surveillance solutions

Market need Unmanned aircraft are becoming a feature of daily life, with applications ranging from recreation, professional photography/videography, sports and movies to environmental monitoring and military surveillance. Usually referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones, these systems range from less than 1kg to more than 1 000 kg, offer flight endurance that varies…