Overview

OVERVIEW

Optimize your operations for higher yields anywhere on the planet

In agriculture and forestry, you face increasing competition to get the most out of often diminishing resources. That means going farther, working harder and communicating better than anyone else.

Iridium and its partners deliver reliable, high-performance solutions for smart farming and precision agriculture, management of people and equipment, lone worker safety and remote communications — no matter how far afield you are.

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Covering more ground than
any other

Leveraging the world’s only global constellation of 66 cross-linked low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites, Iridium provides reliable, low-latency coverage over the Earth’s entire surface — including places no others can reach.

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An engine for global innovation

Iridium is proud to support a strong partner ecosystem driven by value-added collaboration, powered by Iridium core technologies and focused on delivering global communications solutions that connect people and information in exciting new ways.

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Unmatched reach, reliability and return on investment

Exceptional reach, reliability and
return on investment

Iridium delivers key advantages for agriculture and forestry operations around the globe — now and long into the future:

  • Reliable pole-to-pole satellite coverage
  • Cost-effective and easily-integrated Iridium core technologies
  • Industry-customized solutions, such as end-to-end, near real-time “smart” soil moisture monitoring and telemetry
  • Smooth transition and forward compatibility to our next generation satellite constellation, providing connectivity for decades to come
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Agronomy

AGRONOMY

Grow profits with intelligent
data solutions

With limited access to land and critical resources, coupled with increasingly competitive operations, and unpredictable climates, farmers face more challenges than ever. Iridium and its partners offer a comprehensive set of intelligent IoT data solutions. Track and monitor in near real-time, and maximize production helping you to prevent yield loss and reduce overall operational costs.

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Reap more of what you sow with
precision farming

Using the power of IoT communications, Iridium is redefining precision agriculture from parcel to parcel – and on a global scale. Get access to:

  • Near real-time, high-value data for yield monitoring and mapping
  • Environmental monitoring such as weather, soil conditions and water levels
  • Plant diagnostics and more
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Machinery

MACHINERY

Harvesting the power to work
even harder

Iridium works directly with equipment manufacturers to ensure agriculture and forestry workers have timely access to information needed to make critical decisions in the field.

Near real-time data and communications help you monitor and manage assets more efficiently to improve productivity, enhance safety, retain value, and optimize equipment utilization, maintenance and security.

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Take advantage of timely telematics data

Iridium and partner equipment solutions provide near real time access to high-value data, giving you a precise picture of asset performance, status and location.

  • Engine hours and status
  • Pressure measurements
  • Performance indicators
  • Hydraulics operation
  • Temperatures
    • Fluid levels
    • Fuel levels and consumption
    • Condition based monitoring
    • Service indicators
    • Security alerts
      • Dashboard cautions
      • GPS information
      • Location monitoring
      • Geofencing
        Lone Worker

        LONE WORKER

        Enhance personal safety and
        response times

        Lone workers, particularly in remote areas, face heightened safety and communications challenges. Iridium solutions help to mitigate risk and respond quickly to any situation with location-based services, safety alerting, man-down systems and low-latency, two-way communications capabilities.

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        Extreme peace of mind

        Extreme peace of mind

        Ruggedly engineered for tough conditions, Iridium Extreme® puts a versatile, high-performance communications solution in the palm of your hand. Iridium enhances lone worker safety with access to voice, SMS and location-based services, plus an integrated SOS button.

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        Put your devices to work anywhere

        Put your devices to work anywhere

        Through its global partners, Iridium offers downloadable apps designed with lone workers in mind, pairing with Iridium GO! and your own smartphones and tablets to give you versatile communications that work anywhere you do.

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        Remote Communications

        REMOTE COMMUNICATIONS

        Connecting the world like no other

        Iridium extends the reach of voice and data communications far beyond the limits of traditional networks, enabling innovative technologies and providing more ways to connect, so you can work efficiently and safely from remote locations

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        Broadband anywhere sky meets earth

        Broadband anywhere sky
        meets earth

        Powered by the high-speed, high-value Iridium OpenPort® broadband service, Iridium Pilot Land Station give remote agriculture and forestry workers exceptional performance on the ground with reliable data speeds and voice quality — even where there are no other options.

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