Google is going to significantly increase production web balloons

Apr

20

2015

Google has announced that production for making internet balloons is greatly increased. The search giant says a balloon now be able to make in a few hours, while even a few days were required therefor.

With Project Loon wants to bring Google balloons in the air to provide Internet access in remote and difficult areas. The wireless connections made through 4g. Google works together with Telefonica in South America and Telstra in Australia.

Google announced in a video update that it plans to go on show in the near future to a thousand internet balloons. This is possible thanks to improved production techniques. The search giant can now produce a suitable balloon in three to four hours time. Previously, this work took a few days.

Within the regions where Google holds trials can be left in the air to twelve balloons per day with the internet balloons. This is done using automated cranes. The balloons fly over 10km altitude and can remain in the air up to one hundred days.

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