HAPS Alliance Growth and Momentum Helps Unlock Potential of the Stratosphere

HAPS Alliance Growth and Momentum Helps Unlock Potential of the Stratosphere

  • Kraus Hamdani Aerospace’s Fatema Hamdani and Capgemini’s Rory Mulvey Join Board
  • New Paper “Driving the Potential of the Stratosphere” Spotlights Market Opportunities

The HAPS Alliance, an affiliation of cross-industry gamers working to allow a High-Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) ecosystem, in the present day introduced Alliance progress and momentum with the appointment of Kraus Hamdani Aerospace’s Fatema Hamdani and Capgemini’s Rory Mulvey to its Board and the publication of its new white paper “Driving the Potential of the Stratosphere,” obtainable as a free downloadable doc.

“Now in its second 12 months, the HAPS Alliance continues to develop and drive ahead developments to the HAPS ecosystem. Our newly revealed white paper and appointed Directors are examples of the Alliance’s evolution,” mentioned HAPS Alliance Officer and Treasurer Gregory Ewert. “In addition to highlighting member firm achievements, the white paper touches upon the legacy of HAPS pioneer and Alliance co-founder Loon and highlights the {industry} alternatives and challenges that lie forward.  We welcome our new Directors and wish to thank the HAPS Alliance members for all their contributions to this paper.”

‘Driving the Potential of the Stratosphere’ White Paper Reveals Member Use Case

Developed by HAPS Alliance members, the authoritative paper, “Driving the Potential of the Stratosphere,” highlights the stratosphere’s potential to supply larger connectivity and assist a variety of purposes, together with connectivity, earth statement, catastrophe administration, maritime communications, infrastructure inspections, and humanitarian missions. Telecommunications, expertise, aviation, and aerospace corporations, in addition to public and academic establishments, will profit from the paper’s use circumstances and insights from HAPS Alliance members.

By 2029, the HAPS market is anticipated to generate $4 billion in worth resulting from market demand, analysis, and funding from varied businesses, in accordance with Northern Sky Research. However, to faucet into the bigger market alternative, HAPS options within the stratosphere must function in harsh thermal situations, together with temperatures as little as -90°C. The paper highlights how HAPS Alliance member organizations are navigating these challenges to construct a cooperative ecosystem. The paper outlines how HAPS Alliance member options are unlocking the potential of the stratosphere, filling a functionality hole between terrestrial networks and satellites at 18-50 km above the floor of the earth.

Alliance Board Expands with Leaders from Kraus Hamdani Aerospace and Capgemini

The HAPS Alliance named two new members to its govt board: Rory J. Mulvey, Head of Satellite Communications & Regional Communication Service Providers at Capgemini, and Fatema Hamdani, Co-Founder and CEO of Kraus Hamdani Aerospace, Inc. The HAPS Alliance Board is comprised of thought leaders of their respective fields, together with telecom, aerospace, communication applied sciences in addition to rising purposes of Internet of Things (IoT), regulatory coverage growth, and extra.

“We are happy to welcome Rory and Fatema to the HAPS Alliance Board, as we proceed constructing and delivering a HAPS ecosystem that brings connectivity to extra folks, locations, and issues worldwide,” mentioned HAPS Alliance President Ken Riordan. “Each brings deep and various experience throughout HAPS markets and shall be integral to additional advancing our strategic imaginative and prescient.”

HAPS Alliance Membership Benefits
All corporations within the HAPS ecosystem are inspired to change into HAPS Alliance members. Alliance membership ranges, Principal, General, and Government and Education, are open to organizations throughout any enterprise vertical. Members have the chance to change into concerned in varied membership initiatives together with working groups, member-only meetings, and collaboration with different HAPS Alliance members to work on expertise parts and use circumstances for enabling a wiser world.

About the HAPS Alliance

The HAPS Alliance is an {industry} affiliation of High-Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) {industry} leaders that embody telecommunications, expertise, aviation, and aerospace corporations, in addition to public and academic establishments. United by a imaginative and prescient to handle various social points and create new worth by way of the utilization of high-altitude automobiles within the stratosphere, the Alliance is working to speed up the event and business adoption of HAPS expertise by selling and constructing industry-wide requirements, interoperability tips and regulatory insurance policies in each the telecommunication and aviation industries. For extra data, please go to https://hapsalliance.org/