20th March 2012
NOSACO® RAPID EXHIBITED AT THE DIHAD 2012

emergency.lu, the global multi-layer telecommunication platform will be exhibited at the DIHAD 2012, the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Exhibition in Conference in Dubai, UAE. This major event will take place from the 1st to 3rd April 2012 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. In the frame of emergency.lu, HITEC Luxembourg will present the Nomadic Satellite Communication system NoSaCo® Rapid. NoSaCo® Rapid is part of the NoSaCo® product family providing nomadic satellite terminals. To provide access to local and remote services advanced cloud technologies are being used, based on the HITEC Luxembourg Dynamic Information Sharing Platform (DISP®). The emergency.lu platform, initiated as a PPP by the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with HITEC Luxembourg, SES TechCom and Luxembourg Air Ambulance, is designed to help the humanitarian and civil protection community in the field to (re-)establish telecommunication services for effective communication and coordination of first responders. The platform provides satellite infrastructure and satellite capacity, communication terminals, and rapid deployment logistics in response to natural disasters or man-made crises.


13th March 2012
NOSACO® RAPID AT THE MICROSOFT PUBLIC SAFETY SYMPOSIUM

HITEC Luxembourg S.A. is invited to present its activities at the Microsoft Public Safety Symposium. In the frame of the symposium, NoSaCo® Rapid, the rapid deployment solution for disaster response, together with an inflatable antenna, will be exhibited at booth N° 2. A joint keynote presentation on cloud computing will be held on March 13 from 16:00 and 16:30 based on HITEC Luxembourg DISP® - Dynamic Information Sharing Platform. Furthermore, Marc Bichler from the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign Affairs will present the status of the emergency.lu project. For more information visit: http://mspublicsafetysymposium.com


1st March 2012
LUXEMBOURG LED "HNPS" PROJECT RECEIVES CELTIC 2012 EXCELLENCE AWARD IN BRONZE

HITEC Luxembourg S.A. together with Entreprise des Postes & Télécommunications (P&T Luxembourg), Centre de Communications du Gouvernement (CCG), Lion Systems S.A. and its European partners are proud to announce the receipt of the Celtic 2012 Excellence Award in Bronze. The award acknowledges the innovative market impacts of the Heterogeneous Network for European Public Safety (HNPS) project. HNPS is the first project, led by Luxembourg to receive such a Celtic award. The HNPS project was led by HITEC Luxembourg and focused on the well controlled integration of communication systems, including professional mobile radio (PMR) systems and broadband services, using fixed or deployed networks. That integration led to the concept of heterogeneous networks for future European public safety communications. The consortium was made up of fourteen partners from industry and research including participation from France, Germany, and Spain as well as Luxembourg. For further information download our press release (DE / EN / FR included).