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Discover how oil & gas companies are using more sophisticated, satellite-based pipeline integrity solutions that decrease manual operations and site visits while detecting leaks, theft and improving the bottom line.
Learn how the AVL Agent enables simple configuration of a variety of pre-set event-based reports and thresholds based on each user's unique needs related to location tracking, vehicle status and driver behaviour monitoring.
Discover how a medium-sized North American city began to wirelessly connect remote water and waste water sites to the main SCADA system using SkyWave's SCADAconnect. You’ll also learn how the same end-to-end connectivity solution can address the remote SCADA needs of oil and gas, utilities, heavy equipment and industrial automation companies.
New! SkyWave introduces SCADAconnect for IDP 600 and IDP 800 series of satellite devices and IDP 700 series of satellite-cellular devices. Eliminate remote satellite connectivity blind spots with a plug-and-play technology solution.
New! SkyWave introduces the SkyWave Garmin API for IDP-600 and IDP-800 series satellite devices and IDP-700 series satellite-cellular devices. Customize your fleet management solutions with location-based services, text-messaging and vehicle telemetry functions.
New! SkyWave Introduces the IDP-800 satellite terminal designed to track trailers, containers and other mobile assets. Manage your unpowered mobile assets with this first low-profile IsatData Pro terminal with integrated battery compartment. View this webinar to learn more.
Operational requirements for the mining industry are complex and real-time communication is a must. In this mini-webinar, you will hear how a mining company in Chile successfully used SkyWave's satellite service for reliable real-time monitoring of weather conditions in the high mountains. You will also learn about the factors that led the company to use SkyWave as the communication link as well as some of the benefits of the overall solution.
Oil & gas producers are increasingly being driven to operate in some of the world's most remote locations. The success of these sites is partly made possible by satellite links that connect these sites to corporate headquarters. In this webinar, you will learn how L-band based satellite technology is driving low-cost connectivity and remote monitoring at production sites and everywhere in between.
Learn how business leaders and IT managers are leveraging the use of mobile devices to improve productivity inside and outside of the office, integrate field data and boost the company's revenues.
Learn how SkyWave satellite-based terminals provide "the missing link" in remote monitoring applications for Oil & Gas and Utilities industries.
Learn how satellite communication addresses the challenges of distribution automation; advanced metering infrastructure, mobile work force and disaster recovery in the emerging smart grid and utilities industry.
The use of Satellite terminals can be a very cost effective solution to monitor and protect SCADA equipment, pipelines, and wells located at multiple sites dispersed over a large geographical area. Learn the role that satellite communications can play in providing order and achievement in the operation of SCADA assets.
Today's technology allows users to take SCADA monitoring and control to the next level and enjoy benefits never imagined with auto dialers. Learn how SCADA installations can evolve from the use of auto dialers to a more comprehensive way of managing remote sites that increases visibility while reducing the costs.
As rail operations come under increased scrutiny by users, government regulators, shareholders and the public, guaranteeing both security and profitability become even more crucial to a company's survival. Learn how real-time location tracking enable greater operational efficiencies and lower costs.
Better communication means better emergency preparedness, quicker evacuations, and improved logistics during post-disaster crisis management. Learn how an always-on satellite link can be integrated into existing monitoring systems and to create a reliable communication link to vehicles, sensors and mobile workers.
Satellite helps minimize human intervention, improve responsiveness, and increase efficiency in the mine. Learn how satellite can be used to increase efficiency and reduce costs in three fixed applications.
Learn the benefits of using remote telemetry solutions in the mining industry through five examples of mobile equipment applications: vehicle engine monitoring, tire monitoring, brake monitoring, asphalt temperature and truck monitoring, and dust control management.
Learn how SkyWave satellite products connect all unmonitored sites to the existing SCADA system while cutting communications costs.
Explore the benefits of connecting the field worker with the office through satellite-cellular communication and how a proper mobile solution can increase operating efficiencies and lower costs of doing business.
Learn the benefits of remote monitoring and how satellite communications equipment fits into the SCADA monitoring system.
Learn how the costs of managing and monitoring water systems can be reduced with satellite-based communications.
From mine security to driver monitoring, mining companies operating in Latin America rely on satellite tracking and communications to increase the safety of people and decrease operational costs.
Read how keeping an eye on remote assets helps decrease costs, increase efficiency, and generate revenue.
A discussion on the merits of selecting tracking solutions that communicate over both cellular and satellite networks for highly reliable and cost-effective tracking and remote control of mobile assets.
Learn how to use tracking equipment to reduce fuel consumption costs.
Learn how SkyWave satellite and satellite-cellular communications terminals, network and applications are equipped to handle even the toughest demands of non-stop real-time security, safety and tracking in some of the world's most extreme locations.
Learn how SkyWave satellite and satellite-cellular communications terminals, network and applications give operators the power to manage vehicles, vessels, railcars, equipment and people at all times, in some of the most northern regions of the world.
Learn how an agency used a satellite-based solution to report real-time water level information, enabling the early mobilization of flood protection measures to protect both people and the environment.
You'll learn more about how a top energy company is tracking their fleet of vehicles to ensure timely delivery of goods and services in big cities and remote locations.
You'll learn how drivers can now send vital data when they are out of cellular coverage or in the event of an emergency and safeguard against physical risk in situations of working in extreme weather climates.
You'll learn the cost benefits of satellite-based monitoring of rented equipment including decreased problem resolution time, fewer trips to customer sites and improved customer satisfaction.
Learn how SkyWave partner, Federal Signal, improved the reliability, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of the state-wide outdoor siren warning system in Hawaii State.
You'll learn how a reliable and resilient satellite communication system helps ensure personal safety and provide other benefits, as provided by a SkyWave Solution Provider.
You'll learn: The cost-saving benefits of location tracking, fuel monitoring, ore security, and driver messaging in real time - delivered by SkyWave's Solution Provider as part of a satellite-cellular communication solution.
You'll learn: The benefits of satellite-based tracking of rail cars for a leading U.S. producer of electricity, including improved workflow, asset distribution, and cost savings.
Learn how South American mining companies collect real-time weather data from remote weather stations using a satellite communication solution developed by SkyWave's partner, Io-sat.
You'll learn: The benefits of satellite-based Automated Meter Reading (AMR) solutions, a real-world customer problem involving a large US-based water utility and the results of implementing an AMR solution.
You'll learn: The benefits of satellite-based automated gas well monitoring solutions, a real-world customer problem involving a large Latin American petroleum company and the results of implementing an SkyWave-based solution, including increased production and reduces site visits.
Learn how SkyWave partner, Kemilinks International, integrated the IsatData Pro satellite service to increase fuel utilization efficiency of ships to help reduce costs of navigating in international waters.
Learn how a SkyWave-based VMS solution helps the Irish SFPA monitor fishing vessels and protect one of the country's most vital natural resources. Published in World Fishing & Aquaculture, December 2010.
Learn how using satellite technology to know the location of railcars and keep them moving is a winning proposition for railcar managers. Published in Railways Africa, November 2010.
Cargo theft is a big problem worldwide. Learn more about this problem and how the GPS/GPRS jamming detection security features of the DMR-800D and SureLinx 8100 can make a difference. Published in SatMagazine, October 2010.
Learn how a shipping and logistics company was able to cut fuel costs and improve operation efficiency by monitoring their fuel usage in real-time using the SkyWave DMR-800D. Published in Maritime IT & Electronics, August/September 2010.
Learn how a major mining company improved personnel security and operational efficiency through the use of a solution based on SkyWave's SureLinx 8100. Published in Point of Beginning, March 2010.
Learn how a manufacturer of production enhancement solutions for marginal and low pressure oil and gas wells was able to increase productivity and reduce costs with satellite tracking and monitoring. Published in Pipeline & Gas Journal, September 2009.
Tracking system using SureLinx increases security of trucks and drivers travelling through the Andes Mountains. Published in Australia's Mining Monthly, June 2009.
Tracking system and SureLinx mean more protection for snowplow workers on the road. Published in Government Buyer, December 2008.
With fuel costs on the rise, theft of fuel is becoming an increasingly serious problem. Learn how to integrate fuel-level sensors with the SureLinx 8100c to develop an application that monitors fuel levels and detects theft.
Learn how to use the SureLinx 8100 dual-mode satellite/GPRS wireless controller for vehicle tracking applications.
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