We’d love to have actual satellite capacity at hand for the students projects but right now, it’s not yet available (we’re working on it !).
Emulation is the answer. It consists in reproducing in-lab the characteristics of a real system … without having to deploy the system itself. We’ve applied this clever concept to satellite transmission.
Here is a short video describing how we did it.
This was presented during the NI Days’14 morning keynote in Paris last February.