Commerce in Space: Infrastructures, Technologies, and Applications

Commerce in Space: Infrastructures, Technologies, and Applications

Number of page: 402
Author: edited by Olla, Phillip
Publisher: IGI Global
Rating:
Category: Business & Economics

Over the next decade, significant technological advancements and policy implementations are planned to each of the five space infrastructures, (telecommunication, positioning and navigation, broadcasting, earth observation, and tourism) creating new opportunities for information technology. Commerce in Space: Infrastructures, Technologies and Applications compiles an authoritative body of research on the expanding role of earth observation satellite initiatives and their application to such capabilities as mobile broadband, Internet, and mobile communication connectivity. A must-have reference work for any library, this book provides a comprehensive review of how space technology can influence the future of information technology architecture across multiple domains such as health, education, logistics, business decision making, and communication.