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For our US Government and Military customers:
The SCOTTY Mobile HD tactical VTC unit can be purchased through our partner, COMSAT’s General Services Administration (GSA) contract number GS-35F-0122X or GS00Q17NRD4004.

IDEX Abu Dhabi 2019


IDEX is the only international defence exhibition and conference in the MENA region demonstrating the latest technology across land, sea and air sectors of defence. It is a unique platform to establish and strengthen relationships with government departments, businesses and armed forces throughout the region.

The IDEX will take place 5 days ago from Sunday, 17. February to Thursday, 21. February 2019 in Abu Dhabi and SCOTTY will visit the fair.

Marine West Military Exhibition

Marine West Military Exposition 2019 will take place on 07 – 08 February, 2019 in Camp Pendleton, USA. The event will bring together the major manufacturers in the defense industry who depend on their products.

Scotty will present Mobile HD at Marine West Military Exhibition.

The SCOTTY Mobile HD has been designed to be both a portable surveillance video receive station and a video communication system. This battery-operated unit includes SCOTTY’s hardware HD video codec, a mil-spec Windows computer, and a convenient interface panel for peripherals. It can perform interactive audio, video, and data communication, record, receive, and stream video, control sensors remotely, and share data. Together with a portable satellite system, the Mobile HD Light is the ideal station for customers working in remote areas who want to monitor live surveillance video and communicate with the world. It is also very versatile and can be used for a number of other applications including telemedicine and remote maintenance.

SCOTTY Telemedicine for the German MOD: Tele-Ultrasound Examinations Become a Reality

Translated from



Emergency Medicine with a Built-in Safety System



Cochem, October 15, 2018


“Soldiers who are wounded, injured, or ill on duty should receive the same medical care abroad as at home.”  In order to follow this medical service maxim, medical and technical expertise must be available in every country of deployment – a logistical and financial challenge which telemedicine, as an effective alternative and supplement, helps to solve.


Test run of the transmission of ultrasound examinations through telemedicine. (Source: Medical Service Bundeswehr / David Jäckel)


In a pilot project in July of this year, doctors of the Medical Support Center Cochem tested tele-medical support within the Bundeswehr’s operational areas.  Together with the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt “DLR”), they tested a new data compression method which can transmit ultrasound examinations.  As an extension of a videoconferencing system already in use, it is possible to have experienced colleagues use the system to “look over the shoulders” of personnel on site and thus significantly increase the quality of difficult examinations.  This system is capable of real-time transmission in high quality at low bandwidths.  Picture and sound quality is excellent, the required bandwidth is normally available during deployment.


Expertise worldwide


“Our doctors carrying out missions bear a considerable responsibility for the initial care of members of the armed forces”, says chief doctor Michael Neuhoff, head of the medical support headquarters in Cochem.  Tele-medical procedures have long been used on naval vessels and in land-based operations although technical factors often set limits on medical consultation.  In rural areas, for example, the available bandwidth is low in contrast to the high amounts of data needed to be transmitted.


Test locally, use globally

Real-time transmission test of an ultrasound examination with the new data compression method. (Source: Medical Service Bundeswehr / David Jäckel)


In a pilot project, specialists of the medical supply center Cochem, which is responsible for regional medical service provisions for Bundeswehr sites in Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland, act as the experts (this task will then be assumed by specialists at Bundeswehr hospitals) and young military doctors at the Kastellaun and Daun sites take on the role of deployed medical personnel seeking advice on their examination.  “Not only the transfer of expertise to the country of operation is an advantage of this compression method, the different levels of experience available in country can be compensated in real time, too.” expanded Dr. Neuhoff.  “Thus, in this first test round, within a few minutes, a cardiologist from the Bundeswehr Hospital in faraway Hamburg was able to remotely help a young female medical officer to evaluate cardiac echo”.


Further tests planned


The data compression method is intended to enable faster access of expertise in telemedicine. (Source: Medical Service Bundeswehr / David Jäckel)


In the second phase of testing in the fourth quarter of this year, implementation will be re-tested together with the Bundeswehr Hospital in Hamburg.  As a reference house for all seagoing units of the Navy, the hospital is very interested in telemedicine at low bandwidth.  This will be followed by testing with the military doctor at the Mission Enhanced Forward Presence in Lithuania where German soldiers are also on duty.  Those responsible also want to test around the clock accessibility.


“The basis of this transmission technology was developed by the same company that provided our current telemedicine equipment.  The transmission takes place securely with NATO-standard encryption so that here we only need to update the equipment”, comments Dr. Med. Neuhoff on the solution which will soon be introduced nationwide.  Politicians have also expressed interest in the technology; telemedicine could be a way to address the threat of civil health care supply bottlenecks in rural areas.

Honeywell Aspire 200 with SCOTTY SCP Gets Black Hawk STC

SCOTTY is proud to announce that their audio, video, and data transmission unit, the SCP (SCOTTY Communication Platform) is part of a new Honeywell Aspire 200 STC (Supplemental Type Certificate) for Black Hawk helicopters.  The Aspire 200 is an Inmarsat Swift BroadBand system offering duplex satellite communication for helicopters.   This STC will make it easier for Black Hawk owners to install this solution and benefit from beyond line-of-sight communication and live HD video surveillance transmission.


Above and below: the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk at the HAI Heli Expo Las Vegas (Feb 26-Mar 01, 2018) with antenna (above) and SatCom rack (below).

Please also refer to Honeywell’s post here.

SCOTTY Re-certified

SCOTTY is happy to announce that they have now renewed their quality management certification by obtaining the latest ISO and EN certificates: ISO 9001:2015 and EN 9100:2016.

ISO 9001:2015 assures conformity of customer requirements and a working quality management system.   The EN 9100:2016 is the European standard certificate of quality management for organizations in the aerospace and defense industries.