Project Loon - Balloon Powered Internet

The internet search engine giant Google has officially announced on its blog about Project Loon and its future plans. Project Loon connects entire world to the internet with the help of Balloons looks like jelly fish that filled with helium gas, solar powered and remote controlled. Google has already launched a pilot project in New Zealand and they had also chose 50 persons for testing purpose trying to access internet.

image courtesy: Google

They will build a possible ring of balloons flying around the globe on the stratospheric winds and that provides internet access to the earth below. Balloons has Custom designed antennas on it and with the help of this antennas users receive their signal from balloons floating twice as high as commercial airplanes fly. The signal goes from ground based antennas up to the balloon which use their high-altitude placement to broadcast much further than other methods.

Project Loon - Balloon Powered Internet Project Loon - Balloon Powered Internet Reviewed by Mani on August 04, 2013 Rating: 5

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