High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS): A Review of New Infrastructure Development for Future Wireless Communications

This paper looks into the relatively new field of high altitude platform stations

Anggoro K. Widiawan

2006

Scholarcy highlights

  • This paper looks into the relatively new field of high altitude platform stations
  • Since HAPS is such a new field, this paper focuses on the technology behind a HAPS communications system, how this has developed, and compares it to the terrestrial and satellite equivalents
  • One important area that is being investigated is the applications for which HAPS should be used
  • This is a critical issue if a significant business case is to be made for HAPS
  • The review concludes with the remarks on the future of HAPS for wireless communications systems

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