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PAYLOAD SOLUTIONS

Various system configurations of our solutions enable perfect benefits for our customers. With our innovative products, payload systems can be built quickly and cost-effectively with cutting-edge performance.

PAYLOAD SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR SATELLITE

EARTH OBSERVATION TECHNOLOGY

EMM offers payload solutions for Earth Observation satellites:

 

  • Instrument Control & Data Processing HW/SW solutions including RISC-V processing units and IP cores for real-time data pre-processing with Neural Networks

  • Pointing and Scanning mechanisms based on the Space Drive Train with arcsecond positioning accuracy and unprecedented running smoothness

SPACE SOLUTIONS AT A GLANCE

MODULAR REMOTE TERMINAL UNIT

Select the modules to compose the RTU that fulfills your needs

  • Various modules with broad range of functionalities

  • Available in all EMM Product Categories (mix & match)

  • Exandable platform (new/additional modules)

  • Structurally and thermally optimized for space environment

Telemetry Controller
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acquire housekeeping data from temperature and/or position sensors, switches, voltages and currents ...

Motor Controller

Park-Clarke closed-loop motor controller for Stepper, BLDC or PMSM actuators up to three phases with PWM-based drive electronics

Processing Units

Radiation resisitant onboard computer boards, available with a large variety of processor e.g. Xilinx Zynq, Microsemi RTG4, PolarFire, SmartFusion2, NanoXplore Brave

SpaceWire Router

Intelligent SpaceWire Router: variable no. of ports, buffer functionality, multi-cast support

Latch-up Protection Unit

secondary power supply with protection of latch-up sensitive modules, perfectly suited for category I3 modules

OEM and Custom Solutions

customized modules for dedicated purposes

please contact us.

Firmware / Software / IP cores

Sophisticated code for ready-to-use implementation in  processing units:

  • Motor controller IP

  • Intelligent SpaceWire router IP

  • Neural Network for e.g. object recognition and classification in EO applications

  • R-core IP for reliability enhancement e.g. health monitoring and autonomous FDIR

  • EGSE software for operation and verification of RTU

UNPRECEDENTED RUNNING SMOOTHNESS

SPACE DRIVE TRAIN

EMM's Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine is a high-performance rotatory actuator for application in high-precision instruments.

Key Features  

  • Multi-pole, brushless designs with inner rotor

  • High motor torque and positioning accuracy

  • High shock and vibration load resistance

  • Running smoothness due to air gap

  • Low vibration level during operation

  • Reduced heat losses for operation in cryogenic environment

  • Manufactured according to ESA standards

  • Parallel windings

Control Electronics 

SDT motor controller unit for PMSM based on the modular RTU

  • High-performance and power-efficient control for Stepper motors, 3-phase Brushless DC and PMSM motors

  • Complete closed-loop Motor Control Electronics in HW and SW Supports coil current feedback and rotation or linear position sensing

SPACE SOLUTIONS FOR ALL MISSION TYPES

EMM PRODUCT CATEGORIES

EMM RTU modules are available in the following three categories. Modules are seamlessly interchangeable among the categories (mix & match principle).

S1 / CLASSICAL SPACE

Products with highest reliability design for long mission life time and high orbit

R2 / NEW SPACE

Products combine the advantages of S1 and I3: Cost-effectiveness and high reliability

I3 / INDUSTRY

Products based on commercial electronics, ideally suited for lab setups and rapid prototype development

 

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