Accession Number:

ADA125425

Title:

Socioeconomic Impact Analysis: Communications Industry.

Descriptive Note:

Summary rept.

Corporate Author:

ACUMENICS RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY INC BETHESDA MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

144.0

Abstract:

This volume contains the summary of a study entitled Socioeconomic Impact Assessment Communications Industry . The purpose of the study was to identify and assess the impacts of new communications technology on the aviation industry during the 1990 to 2020 time frame. The study includes four major phases. This volume contains the second third and fourth phase summaries. The second phase includes the development of three future socioeconomic scenarios as well as forecasts of relevant aviation activity under each scenario. The third phase of the effort is the forecast of communications technology. The forecast contains three major elements 1 a forecast of communications technology without regard for future socioeconomic conditions 2 a forecast of technology in the context of future socioeconomic scenario options and 3 aviation communication system concepts for each socioeconomic scenario. The fourth phase of the study is the impact assessment. The impact assessment identifies and, to the extent possible, quantifies the likely consequences on future aviation communications.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Sociology and Law
  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Manned Spacecraft
  • Non-Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE