The key objectives of the J-ORTIGIA project are to:
To achieve the key milestone of the first part of the project, the J-ORTIGIA project made use of the S-band payload of the ETS-VIII Japanese satellite, and of associated uplink facilities provided by NICT (National Institute of Information and Communication Technology).
The critical issues are listed as follows:
The field trials have helped to evaluate the DVB-SH system in a situation where the Satellite was, for the first time, contributing the to the Complementary Ground Component coverage in a significant manner, and to compare the performances of different profiles in different scenarios with the following conclusions:
Thanks to the consolidated role of the Satellite in the System, the Operator has reinforced the vision of a multi-layered architecture.
In order to simplify the achievement of all targets the project has been split in three Phases:
J-ORTIGIA had a total duration of 30 months, starting from April, 1st 2008. The work carried out was organized into a work package series that grouped activities on the basis of their type and also considering the time sequence of their execution.
The activities of the J-ORTIGIA project converge in the following areas of development:
End of Phase3 – Final Presentation at ESTEC on September, 9th 2010