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An Inside Look: GSatMicro - Begin tracking via satellite

An Inside Look: GSatMicro

There are quite a few ways to configure the GSatMicro prior to use. If you have a specific project need that requires a custom firmware update, settings can be updated and scheduled for delivery so the unit is ready to begin tracking upon delivery.

Some examples of a custom project would be: extreme...

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GSatTrack provides features beyond AIS tracking

GSatTrack provides features beyond AIS tracking
About GSatTrack

GSatTrack is a web based integrated satellite and GSM tracking solution, compatible with modern web browsers and works on a multilingual platform that brings together all the positions of every manufactured product under one location displaying and managing them in a single unified...

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Feature Highlight: GSatTrack - End-to-End Email Encryption Using OpenPGP

In the modern world, securing data is almost as important as the data itself. GSatTrack supports complete end-to-end encryption of tracking data from the device to its eventual display to portal operators. However, one frequently overlooked aspect of security is email. Email is often the most convenient and...

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GSE builds partnerships through creative, high-quality solutions for the satcom industry

GSE builds partnerships through creative, high-quality solutions for the satcom industry

In the massively exciting world of wireless connectivity solutions, Global Satellite Engineering (GSE) is first and foremost a business founded on problem-solving. With over ten years’ experience in the satellite and cell-based technology industry; we thrive on always challenging our own assumptions, asking the...

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GSatTrack lowers overhead by reducing theft and maintenance costs of construction equipment

GSatTrack lowers overhead by reducing theft and maintenance costs of construction equipment
About GSatTrack

GSatTrack is a web based integrated satellite and GSM tracking solution, compatible with modern web browsers and works on a multilingual platform that brings together all the positions of every manufactured product under one location and displays and manages them in a single unified...

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An Inside Look: GSatMicro - What's in the box?

An Inside Look: GSatMicro

So you’ve recently purchased or may have been handed this unit for testing and are now wondering about the very small and mighty GSatMicro. What is the first thing you notice once you’ve pulled that elegant black cover off the black box it neatly came in? At first glance it is the small size, but how about what it...

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Feature Highlight: GSatTrack - Custom Map Layers

Often it is valuable to overlay custom information on top of a standard map to provide additional (or otherwise missing) information about a place or region. This information can be added to GSatTrack in the form of custom Map Layers, also called overlays.

By default, a standard set of Map Layers are...

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What is the difference between AIS and a satellite tracking device?

What is the difference between AIS and a satellite tracking device?

Why would I pay for a satellite tracking service when AIS can do it for free?

A quick warm up to AIS and comparative notes below. There are specific technologies that are built for specific purposes and they are GREAT at providing the intended service for the intended solution. AIS is a good global...

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GSatMicro vs DELORME InReach Explorer

The GSatMicro by Global Satellite Engineering

The GSatMicro is a powerful, small, customizable, self-contained Iridium tracker. It transmits positions, SOS alerts and other specialized information through its industry-leading satellite antenna and electronics technology to be monitored and analyzed in real time. Configuration capabilities enable the support of...

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An Inside Look: GSatMicro - Assembly to Application

An Inside Look: GSatMicro

The GSatMicro is a powerful, small, customizable, self-contained Iridium tracker. As one of the leading and smallest handheld devices in the market, it delivers uncanny performance. I get to work on production, assembly & testing of the device everyday and I’d like to share a little bit about my experience with...

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GSatMicro vs NAL SHOUT nano

The GSatMicro by Global Satellite Engineering

The GSatMicro is a powerful, small, customizable, self-contained Iridium tracker. It transmits positions, SOS alerts and other specialized information through its industry-leading satellite antenna and electronics technology to be monitored and analyzed in real time. Configuration capabilities enable the support of...

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MCG-101/Aurora vs Beam, Sailor, Sky Connect

MCG-101: Intelligent Satellite Terminal

The MCG-101 was designed as an intelligent PBX solution using Iridium to operate as a telephone, Internet portal, GPS device, and SMS terminal. The core of the MCG-101 is a powerful processor with a complete PBX capable of dynamic call functions, and easy customization via a web interface. You can attach equipment...

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Solar-powered Iridium satellite terminal brings savings to the oil & gas industry

Solar-powered Iridium satellite terminal
About the GSatMicro OEM

The GSatMicro OEM model-while having the capabilities of a tracker-is also a completely customizable telemetry device with multiple I/O ports allowing you to tie in a host of sensors capable of truly understanding how things are behaving. From ultrasonic fuel sensors to ambient...

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Protecting national parks with the right handheld solution

Protecting national parks with the right handheld solution
About the GSatMicro Handheld Version

The GSatMicro handheld version is the smallest self-contained Iridium tracker in the world! It transmits positions, SOS alerts and other specialized information through its industry-leading satellite antenna and electronics technology to be monitored and analyzed in...

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GSatTrack integrates with Skywave and Garmin to save on fuel costs

GSatTrack integrates with Skywave and Garmin to save on fuel costs
About Skywave and GSatTrack

The integration of Skywave M2M hardware and GSatTrack offers a complete logistical solution. The combination of hardware and GSatTrack provides two way communication, real time condition updates, additional monitoring sensors and the flexibility of being able to change the...

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Open source Iridium platform meets the needs of the NASA LDSD project

Open source Iridium platform meets the needs of NASA’s LDSD project
About GSatMicro OEM Terminal

The GSatMicro OEM delivers extremely advanced functionality and several customization options in an astonishingly small package. Every component of the GSatMicro was designed to fit into a dense vertical stack. Utilizing satellite technology the GSatMicro OEM terminal...

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What is Iridium Push to Talk PTT?

What is Iridium Push to Talk PTT?

Iridium Push To Talk (PTT) is a newly commercialized service that is extremely useful for the market, but is also not well understood so lets learn a bit about how it all works.

To start with, Iridium PTT is not a "Nextel" style of phone where you simply push the "key" button and broadcast a message to your...

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The three main components to a full tracking solution

The three main components to a full tracking solution

There are three main components to a full tracking solution, the hardware, the airtime which includes activation, monthly, and usage fees, and the tracking platform software. These can also be broken into various customer supplied or various vendors for each component as well. You are not required to source every...

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How much does satellite tracking cost & how does it compare to GSM

How much does satellite tracking cost & how does it compare to GSM

You might be surprised at the how differently satellite and GSM terminals operate to remain competitive on airtime. There are applications where the airtime costs are identical to GSM solutions, which are regarded as the lowest cost solution in the industry. Hardware pricing is still more expensive than GSM...

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Sensors are simple, why are they so complicated to connect?

Sensors are simple, why are they so complicated to connect?

Sensors all have a basic function of measuring something, and they have to output that data in some computer readable format. This is the point where there are so many options and limitations but I will call them "interfaces". The most popular interfaces are digital, analog voltage, analog current, 1-Wire, RS232,...

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