RockBLOCK

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.

Welcoming New Reseller, Adafruit

February 26, 2020

News

Welcoming New Reseller, Adafruit

Ground Control is delighted to announce that the world famous IoT specialist Adafruit has become a US reseller of a RockBLOCK bundle.

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.

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.

Maker Buoy

March 25, 2019

Blogs

Maker Buoy

The Maker Buoy is a low-cost, Arduino-based, solar-powered and open-source drifting buoy available to purchase ready-made or for the end-user to construct themselves following simple instructions.

Hot Shot Fire Prevention

January 17, 2019

Blogs

Hot Shot Fire Prevention

Knowing that his home is susceptible to bushfires, James wanted to install a system that would protect his home from any impending danger. He created the Hot Shot system – an automated, off the grid fire prevention system.

Cryologger

October 10, 2018

Blogs

Cryologger

Water and ice play a critical role in Canadian landscapes, ecosystems, and infrastructure. The effects of a rapidly changing climate are expected to result in profound environmental changes in the Canadian Arctic.

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