2000-2001 European Space Agency under the ARTES Programme

Contact at University of Aberdeen

Dr G Fairhurst

Department of Engineering

University of Aberdeen


SUNRISE stands for Satellite User Network for Retail Interactive Services. The object of the pilot operation is to enable users to purchase multimedia content via the web and to have that content downloaded by satellite.


This project is a multimedia pilot operation targeting new markets and new technology for providing satellite-delivered content by subscription. The content is provided both as stored files and as live streaming video and audio via an interactive satellite network using IP packets within a DVB-S stream.


System designers of multimedia satellite systems.

Additional Information

For more information contact:

Gorry Fairhurst

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