Feb 07

SkyBitz releases satellite modes for asset tracking

SkyBitz(R) announced the availability of Galaxy series GTP1000 and GTP1100, satellite modems for remote asset tracking solution. Some of the M2M vertical markets that benefit from this solution are oil and gas, chemical, heavy equipment, government, transportation and othe rmarkets.The SkyBitz GLS9602 modem combines SkyBitz patented Global Locating System (GLS) technology with the Iridium(R) 9602 short burst data (SBD) transceiver and can be integrated into a wide variety of asset tracking solutions.

Feb 06

Satellite & GSM dual-mode modem receives certification

Quake Global has received approval from Iridium Communications Inc for its dual-mode modem that works on satellite and GSM network. Q400 modem supports GSM/GPRS communications in Quad band (GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz) and satellite communications on Globalstar and Iridium networks. Q400 is one of the first dual-mode integrated modem avaialble for the asset tracking market.