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Ulrich Scholten, PhD

Ulrich is cofounder of SkyRadar, taking care of the procedural and software parts. He has been working for the aviation control market since the early 2000s, trying to blend qualification requirements in ATC with modern and scalable technical solutions. Ulrich holds a PhD in information technology and in several patents on modern radars. His research is regularly published in A-rated journals. Ulrich has spoken in 100+ Universities, Academies and Research Centers around the world and is co-editor of several security related blogs with more than 100.000 monthly readers.

EUROPEAN PATENT EP 2 923 642 A1- Application agnostic sensor, control computer and methods for operating

Our "Cloud-Based Multisensor" Patent can pave the way for wearable and non-wearable devices in e-Health and general purpose IoT applications.

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e-Health is On Its Way to Success- and Here is Our Patent


I am happy that the US Patent office granted another patent to Eric Moskwa and me. The patent extends a patent filed in 2014 (!!!) and describes a rule based multiapplication transceiver / sensor device with cloud connection. It can be used to monitor the human body from heartbeat to cancer markers.

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Radar and Tower Simulators: How to design Academy and OPS Simulators in an Effective and Collaborative Way

To satisfy operational requirements of ATCO and ATSEP at all locations and to reach compliance with ICAO, air navigation services providers (ANSP) should set up Academy Training Centers and OPS Training centers. But how to conceive the simulators?

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Technical Features of a Tower Simulator including an Advanced Surface Movement Guidance & Control System (A-SMGCS)

In the Doc 9830, ICAO defines Advanced Surface Movement Guidance & Control Systems (A-SMGCS ) as systems "providing routing, guidance and surveillance for the control of aircraft and vehicles in order to maintain the declared surface movement rate under all weather conditions within the aerodrome visibility operational level (AVOL) while maintaining the required level of safety" [1].  But what is required in a good simulator for A-SMGCS?

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SkyRadar offers Development Services - Algorithms, Concepts and Architecture to Excel Machines, Platform and the Crowd

The world is accelerating. Technology is propelling. To stay in the forefront of innovation and the market, companies need to embrace AI, platforms and the crowd. But to be good, they also need to focus on their core competences. So let's team up.

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3D Tower Simulator & Radar Simulator - Saving Costs and Offering Highest Training Variety With Challenging Imaginary Airports and FIR

In most of the cases, aviation academies want to model their airport in 3D and create a video map of the surrounding FIR. But often, a fantasy airport has a more sustainable teaching impact. And a significant cost-saving potential. Learn why!

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Internet of Things: Why Will It Come and When, Who Will Provide the Platforms and How Can We Make Money With It?

In the beginning of the 2000s, the SAP's research director told me IoT will be the next big thing. Now it's here. So let's make money with it - but beware the wrong evangelists. But where is our role?

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Understanding MTI, MTD and How to Apply them with FreeScopes (Videos)

Moving Target Indication (MTI) and Moving Target Detection (MTD) are important for removing clutter from the radar image. But how do they work and what is the difference. And how to apply them in FreeScopes?

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Free e-Learning on Radar Basics and SAR

SkyRadar's e-Learning courses Radar Basics and SAR Basics were developed with the focus on Radar Image Interpretation in cooperation with the IOSB, Fraunhofer Institute, Germany. Get free access!

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