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Connected car comes home after 7,000-mile trek

REDMOND, Wash. — Kymeta Corp.’s Toyota RAV4 sport utility vehicle and the flat-panel satellite antenna on its roof are back at the company’s headquarters after a 7,000-mile test drive across America, and few people are more relieved than Benjamin Ash. “I’ve … Continue reading

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Kymeta’s pizza-box antennas pass tests at sea

An artist’s concept shows the bridge of the White Rose of Drachs before and after installation of Kymeta’s antennas. The antenna visible in the right image replaces the antenna domes visible in the left image. (Kymeta / e3 Illustration) Kymeta … Continue reading

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Kymeta wins FCC’s OK for pizza-box antennas

Kymeta Corp., the flat-panel antenna startup backed by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, has won key approvals from the Federal Communications Commission and its British counterpart for thousands of satellite antennas and the terminals to go with them. Until now, the … Continue reading

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Kymeta picks e3 to distribute yacht antennas

Redmond, Wash.-based Kymeta says a Spanish company known as e3 Systems will be its exclusive global distribution partner for flat-panel satellite antennas designed for the yacht market. Sea trials of the antennas began on superyachts last month and will continue over … Continue reading

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NASA backs mini-antennas and 3-D printer

Flat-panel antennas that are tiny enough to fit on a nanosatellite and a 3-D printer that can recycle space station trash are among the Seattle-area projects that have won seed money in NASA’s latest round of grant-making. They’re just a couple … Continue reading

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‘Coming-out party’ for Kymeta’s antennas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Five years after its founding, the Kymeta antenna venture backed by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is releasing its first commercial product – and partnering with satellite operator Intelsat on a new broadband data service dubbed Kalo. Kalo (rhymes with … Continue reading

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Kymeta’s antennas wow Monaco’s yacht crowd

Kymeta Corp., the flat-panel antenna company that’s backed by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, has demonstrated the capabilities of its satellite broadband data transmission technology in front of a tough crowd: the rich and famous at the Monaco Yacht Show. “This is … Continue reading

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