Satellite Solutions for Solar Resource Assessment

February 4, 2015

Blogs

Satellite Solutions for Solar Resource Assessment

Finding a suitable location is one of the biggest challenges in the renewable energy industry. For a solar installation to be successful, it has to deliver a consistent and reliable supply of energy. To do this, it must be situated in exactly the right place.

GSM Module Adds Least-Cost Data Routing

December 15, 2014

News

GSM Module Adds Least-Cost Data Routing

A new GSM module developed for the recently launched RockFLEET vessel tracking system introduces least cost routing functionality via terrestrial networks, giving users the opportunity to transmit position data via Iridium globally and switch to terrestrial networks when in range.

Manufacturing Begins on Iridium NEXT Satellites

June 20, 2014

Blogs

Manufacturing Begins on Iridium NEXT Satellites

Production on 81 satellites for the Iridium Next programme has begun at the Orbital Sciences Corporation Satellite Manufacturing Facility in Gilbert, Arizona.

Resolving the Data Communications Challenge for Water and Wastewater Service Providers

February 12, 2014

Blogs

Resolving the Data Communications Challenge for Water and Wastewater Service Providers

The provision of water to homes and businesses as well as wastewater treatment is essential. In fact, water utility companies need to provide billions of litres of fresh water to residential and commercial customers and to recycle equal amounts every day.

The Challenge of Remote Locations for the Renewables Industry

January 24, 2014

Blogs

The Challenge of Remote Locations for the Renewables Industry

Renewable energy generation sites for hydro, wind and solar farms can often be in remote or hostile locations. There are many challenges in providing data backhaul from such sites, whether they're in the development or deployment stages.

Start Making the Most of M2M

January 10, 2014

Blogs

Start Making the Most of M2M

Short burst data (SBD) satellite transceivers, as defined by Iridium, are perfect for integration into complete wireless solutions and can be used for a wide range of applications in numerous markets.

Going Global with M2M: Animal Tracking

December 20, 2013

Blogs

Going Global with M2M: Animal Tracking

M2M - or machine-to-machine - solutions are deployed to solve a wide range of challenges, from farmers who want to track and monitor their livestock to scientists studying animals in the wild. In each case, a unique solution is required.

BGAN M2M – a Reliable, Global Satellite Data Service for Asset-Monitoring and Control

December 13, 2013

Blogs

BGAN M2M – a Reliable, Global Satellite Data Service for Asset-Monitoring and Control

Monitoring and control systems in remote, unmanned locations require a reliable and cost-effective communications service to collect and transmit data to operations centres for further processing.

RockBLOCK and High-Altitude Balloons

October 15, 2013

Blogs

RockBLOCK and High-Altitude Balloons

It's hard to explain why, but high-altitude ballooning is fascinating - and a little addictive. We've been following the antics of UK-based Andrew Ashe, who along with Mikal Hart (author of the fantastic IridiumSBD library for Arduino) has successfully tracked their balloon and been able to recover its payload thanks to RockBLOCK.

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