Kythera’s Satellite Payload Evaluator & Comparator (SPEC) enables rapid optimization of a software-defined communications payload. Ideal for payload pre-sizing, complex demand scenario analysis, payload procurement evaluation, resource planning, and sales opportunity analysis, SPEC is an invaluable tool for any satellite manufacturer or operator interested in understanding what their flexible, software-defined payload can really do. Just give SPEC a demand scenario, and within seconds see what the optimized payload configuration yields in terms of service coverage and quality. Compare different payload designs or what-if scenarios. Make the best business decisions by knowing what your flexible payload is capable of.