Helicopter pilots need to communicate with colleagues, clients and other parties beyond the range of cellular and radio service.
The crew of the M/V Simon Stevin required a quick, effective, and simple communication method for emergencies.
Traditional seafloor-mapping methods have become obsolete and incapable of keeping up with the demands of the global ocean economy.
A relief organization required reliable means of communication after an earthquake devastated Haiti’s Tiburon Peninsula.
An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) used to perform an essential NASA environmental mission required reliable communications capabilities to succeed in the harsh, remote Arctic.
Preet Chandi needed to remain connected with family, friends, and social media followers while attempting a solo South Pole trek.
Finding network connectivity in earth’s polar regions can be difficult. With most communication providers unable to deliver full coverage to these remote areas, adventurers such as world-renowned mariner Jeff Allen are looking for ways to stay connected on explorations beyond cellular range.
The terrain and tropical weather of South Africa’s eThekwini Municipality (including City of Durban) contribute to frequent, devastating flooding. The local government needs an early flood warning system to prevent loss of life and costly infrastructure damage.
Vietnamese fishing fleets chartering in remote oceanic locations must export real-time fishing catch reports and other vessel information to Fishery Monitoring Centers (FMCs) for marine life conservation efforts. Additionally, extreme off-grid navigation causes disruption in communication between the vessels and first responders, leaving fleets unable to activate SOS distress signals in emergency situations.