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.

Maker Buoy Populated Board

November 12, 2019

Blogs

Maker Buoy Populated Board

Ground Control Partner Maker Buoy has developed a new populated board to get people up and running using the RockBLOCK 9602/9603 quickly for offshore buoy telemetry applications.

KTH Sweden Underwater Sensing Buoy

November 5, 2019

Blogs

KTH Sweden Underwater Sensing Buoy

The Royal Institute of Technology of Sweden developed the LoTUS (long-term underwater sensing) buoy, a system for collecting oceanographic data from perhaps the most remote place on the planet - the polar region seafloor.

RockSTAR Used in Iridium Certus Demo

October 9, 2019

Blogs

RockSTAR Used in Iridium Certus Demo

British search and rescue charity SARAID hosted an immersive, natural disaster search and rescue live demonstration day in association with Wireless Innovation and Iridium.

The Rise and Rise of Renewables

June 28, 2019

Blogs

The Rise and Rise of Renewables

In 2018, solar and wind energy production rose to a record high. Renewable energy accounted for 33% of all UK energy production, with wind making up 17%, solar producing 4%, and biomass with the impressive remaining 11%.

Iridium Network Enhancements

March 29, 2019

News

Iridium Network Enhancements

On March 28th 2019, Iridium announced that their new southern hemisphere ground station was brought online in the south of Chile. This new site is a significant breakthrough and improvement for the network, as it marks the first southern hemisphere station to be introduced.