News from the ESA website: An information event apprising actors and stakeholders of the latest progress in the Iris Programme will take place on 4 and 5 February 2013 in Salzburg, Austria. Participation is open to all actors involved in Iris and interested stakeholders in satellite communications for Air Traffic Management.
Aims of the information event are;
- to present the latest update of the protocols of the communication standard designed in the ANTARES study and on-going activities until the Preliminary Design Review end 2013,
- to present the Iris Precursor service to be developed based on Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband,
- to stimulate the sharing of knowledge among Iris projects and with representatives of the aviation community working on these issues, and
- to raise awareness about future activities within ESA’s Iris Programme.
Events are to include a visit to the University of Salzburg Competence Centre for air traffic management where several simulators will be presented.