TAS (Thales Alenia Space), industrial R&D group

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TAS (THALES ALENIA SPACE FRANCE). European leader in satellite systems and a major player in orbital infrastructures, Thales Alenia Space is a joint venture between Thales (67%) and Finmeccanica (33%). Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio embody the two groups’ “Space Alliance”. Thales Alenia Space sets the global standard in solutions for space telecoms, radar and optical Earth observation, defense and security, navigation and science. Today, Thales Alenia Space is the leading European supplier of satellite-based solutions for Defense and Security, with strong positions in both space and ground segments. In addition, the company is the European benchmark supplier of facility operational services for the European Space Agency (ESA), the French space agency CNES, the Italian Space Agency (ASI) as well as for the French, Italian and German Ministries of Defense, the Defense procurement agency DGA and other major customers. Thales Alenia Space is also active in the civil-military satellite export market, through Koreasat 5 in South Korea, Star One in Brazil and Yahsat in United Arab Emirates.Through its Multimedia Applications Department and R&D related activities, Thales Alenia Space has been for many years involved in projects in the fields of telemedicine, risks management, remote training or collaborative work, including pilot networks and end-users applications engineering and integration.

Role in DOMEO

In the frame of the DOMEO project, TAS is providing skills in telemedicine and telecommunication solutions integration to define the DOMEO network architecture and test and validate 3G, SDSL and Satellite data transmission between the robot and the Telemedicine Centre.