2021 – The Year Your iPhone Calls go Extra-terrestrial?

September 6, 2021

Blogs

2021 – The Year Your iPhone Calls go Extra-terrestrial?

Enabling all iPhone users with the ability to use extra-terrestrial networks to phone home would be a dramatic step forwards in the ubiquity of satellite connectivity. With the speculation that Apple’s latest iPhone model will have satcom connectivity “as standard”, could there be a space race of a new era?

Introducing Ground Control to Rock Seven Customers

July 27, 2021

Blogs

Introducing Ground Control to Rock Seven Customers

Welcome Rock Seven customers! Hopefully you’ll have seen our emails and social media posts about this change, but if not, don’t worry, you’re in the right place. In this blog post we’ll explain why we have a new name and website, and hopefully, get you as excited about our journey as we are.

Introducing Ground Control to Wireless Innovation Customers

July 27, 2021

Blogs

Introducing Ground Control to Wireless Innovation Customers

Welcome Wireless Innovation customers! Hopefully you’ll have seen our emails and social media posts about this change, but if not, don’t worry, you’re in the right place. In this blog post we’ll explain why we have a new name and website, and hopefully, get you as excited about our journey as we are.

Welcome to the new Ground Control website

July 27, 2021

Blogs

Welcome to the new Ground Control website

Welcome Ground Control customers! As you can see, we have a new logo and we’ve made a lot of changes to our website; in this blog post we’ll explain why, and hopefully, get you as excited about our journey as we are.

Far-Sighted Satellite Solutions for Constant Connectivity

March 26, 2020

Blogs

Far-Sighted Satellite Solutions for Constant Connectivity

We can now establish optimal communications to and from even the most inaccessible areas on land, on sea and in the skies, while contributing directly to the reduction of international carbon emissions.

OSIL use RockBLOCK to Assist Data Collection for Tidal Energy Opportunities

January 7, 2020

Blogs

OSIL use RockBLOCK to Assist Data Collection for Tidal Energy Opportunities

Working with Bangor University (Wales) on the SEACAMS2 project, Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) has provided a network of three telemetered data buoys which are each equipped with a RockBLOCK.

Global Satellite Communication for Qwiic Projects from SparkFun

December 11, 2019

Blogs

Global Satellite Communication for Qwiic Projects from SparkFun

The SparkFun Qwiic Iridium 9603N has been developed in order to provide a method for Short Burst Data (SBD) global communication for Qwiic projects via the Iridium Satellite Network.

Ground Control Delivers SBD Data to AWS Platforms

November 26, 2019

Blogs

Ground Control Delivers SBD Data to AWS Platforms

Whatever the function, Iridium short burst data (SBD) is a tried, tested, and cost-effective method of getting IoT data back to you via satellite from anywhere on Earth.

Pivotel Meets Tracking Regulations with RockFLEET

November 18, 2019

Blogs

Pivotel Meets Tracking Regulations with RockFLEET

The proven RockFLEET global tracking and messaging system has been selected by Queensland Fisheries as an approved device within mandated schemes to install Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) on all commercial fishing boats in Queensland, Australia.