Exploring Vence, Agtech’s Latest Hack
The Hacking Satellite Series isn’t always about conceptualizing our own products for the future of satellite. This month, we’re going to take a quick look at a pretty cool product that has come to market for livestock farmers called Vence, which (according to TechCrunch) recently raised $2.7M to pursue its goals. In a strange way, Vence is a case study for the satellite industry’s potential role in... More
The last few articles from the Hacking Satellite Series have been related to autonomous vehicles and the opportunities they will create within the satellite ecosystem. As a brief departure, this is a great opportunity for us to take a quick look at the foundation for the next few articles in that series by examining M2M (Machine to Machine) from a core level. Is it really any different from IoT (Internet of Things) or “smart” technologies?... More
Two-factor authentication (2FA) is an enhanced method of securing your account with GSatTrack. Once configured and enabled, two forms of identification are then required to log into your account:
A trusted device
Requiring two different forms of identification – something you know and something in your possession – increases the security of your account, dramatically reducing the chances of an unauthorized party accessing it.... More
Global Satellite Engineering (GSE) creates innovative hardware and software for the satellite communications industry designed to unleash your imagination and give you the ability to solve unique challenges and/or create new opportunities.
Imagine the possibilities when you integrate the smallest, smartest, lightest, scriptable Iridium-based terminal into your project initiatives that require low-bandwidth data connectivity!
The GSatMicro OEM is... More
Tracking providers often highlight their versatility in getting data into their systems by accepting a wide variety of data formats and protocols from a multitude of devices. GSatTrack is no exception to this, allowing one to integrate hundreds of different device types under a single platform. The flip-side, however, to getting data into a singular system is often how one can get data back out of the system in order to integrate with legacy,... More
GSE recently showed off its technology at the annual Inmarsat Americas conference, held in Miami Beach. In case you missed us, we wanted to make sure you got the opportunity to experience the demo of one of our solutions for remote asset management capabilities. In the video, GSE Engineer Yanosh Sabo demonstrates the interaction between an asset manager’s UI (controlled by a standard tablet) and a remote PLC that is connected to a valve in the... More
If you resell satellite phones and airtime, reselling the SatCollect platform for satellite phones is a worthy consideration for you and your customers.
Value-add Services for your Customer
Simplification: SatCollect simplifies the calling process of dialing to a satellite phone issuing a local number to the satellite phone. Satellite phone users can select one or many local phone numbers in over 50 different countries that will transparently... More
Rapid technological advancements have swelled into a tsunami of change resulting in great shifts within the overall IoT, M2M, and satellite-related industries. Business models and operations are undergoing fast changes, while increasingly revolutionary solutions are becoming available. One cannot help to think about potential opportunities that were previously unattainable as well as nascent possibilities that still escape one’s imagination.... More
In today’s world, a Controller Area Network (CAN) is used in diverse industrial machinery which may consist of multiple... More
Safety and productivity in the workplace primarily depend on employees’ health. The road transportation industry in particular, has various hazards that potentially impact the psychological as well as the physical well-being of drivers. Shortage of quality sleep, night time driving, working and being awake for an extended period of time are the key causes of fatigue. It has been discovered that being fatigued significantly increases the risk... More