Yaliny Point would provide the interface between most smartphones and the Yaliny satellites
Diagram for one of the 135 estimated Yaliny satellites needed for full coverage across the earth
Yaliny Point would be only about the size and weight of a typical cellphone
Yaliny seeks to fund its concept for inexpensive satellite-based phone service through IndieGogo crowdsourcing
Yaliny is offering inexpensive satellite-based phone calls and data coverage anywhere in the world
Visit an area outside of your cell network, take a vacation in a different country, or play a certain augmented reality game requiring you to have a constant high speed data connection, and congratulations, you’ll have an instant reminder of the current limitations of cellular networks. The Russian company Yaliny ambitiously hopes to help consumers circumvent traditional providers with Yaliny’s own network of satellites and an intermediary device called the Yaliny Point which will work with most smartphones, all for a promised US$150 for the hardware and $10 monthly thereafter.
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