Horizon Capital LLP Commits £20mn to M2M and IoT Buy and Build Strategy

August 25, 2017

Press Releases

Horizon Capital LLP Commits £20mn to M2M and IoT Buy and Build Strategy

Horizon Capital LLP, the leading investor in UK B2B services and technologies companies, have announced it has committed £20mn to a new buy and build strategy in the M2M and IoT market. This will start with the acquisition of Wireless Innovation, a UK-based M2M managed services connectivity provider.

New Tracking and IoT System Touches Down for Vehicle Fleet Owners

July 18, 2017

Blogs

New Tracking and IoT System Touches Down for Vehicle Fleet Owners

Ground Control brings its innovative RockAIR tracking system back down to earth by officially making it available for land-based applications.

Transmitting Sensor Data Back from Extremely Remote Locations with Gill Instruments

June 27, 2017

Blogs

Transmitting Sensor Data Back from Extremely Remote Locations with Gill Instruments

Ground Control offers users the ability to connect to all Gill meteorological sensors, taking key data on a regular basis and transmitting it over satellites at an affordable price.

RockBLOCK Support for ThingSpeak Announced

May 23, 2017

Blogs

RockBLOCK Support for ThingSpeak Announced

Rock Seven (now trading as Ground Control) has added compatibility with the ThingSpeak Open IoT (internet of things) platform for its RockBLOCK portfolio of plug-and-play two-way satellite communications systems.

How to Catch a Poacher

April 7, 2017

Blogs

How to Catch a Poacher

In the Irkutsk region of Russia (Lake Baikal), there are a lot of national parks and reserves. These are very remote and difficult-to-reach locations where hunting is usually prohibited - but there are a lot of poachers. There are no mobile phone masts or means of terrestrial communication.

Capturing Scientific Data from the Arctic and Antarctic

November 17, 2016

Blogs

Capturing Scientific Data from the Arctic and Antarctic

With the growing need to secure new data from remote and inhospitable areas of scientific interest, Ground Control saw an upsurge in its Iridium satellite communication products being used for environmental science applications in both the Arctic and Antarctic.

Iceberg Monitoring

September 13, 2016

Blogs

Iceberg Monitoring

The Laboratory for Cryospheric Research is dedicated to the monitoring and understanding of the frozen earth, including glaciers, ice caps, ice shelves, snow, and sea ice.

Instant Detect – Monitoring Wildlife Through Satellite Imagery

June 28, 2016

Blogs

Instant Detect – Monitoring Wildlife Through Satellite Imagery

Instant Detect is a conservation system designed to remotely monitor wildlife population and movements, and to play a leading role in anti-poaching efforts. The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) developed Instant Detect with funding from Google’s Global Impact Award, which it won in 2013.

The Iridium NEXT Constellation

May 26, 2016

Blogs

The Iridium NEXT Constellation

For the last 15 years, we've been using Iridium's original constellation of satellites to give truly global data coverage for our customers.

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