Satellite service increases communications

Aug. 1, 2008
SkyWave Mobile Communications, utilizing Inmarsat's global satellite service, is now offering SureLinx 8100c Satellite/GPRS terminal service. Using an onboard computer, controlled area network and RS485 and RS232 interfaces, the service allows transportation and logistic managers a low-cost option for communicating with vehicles in both urban and remote locations, the company says. With CAN interfaces

SkyWave Mobile Communications, utilizing Inmarsat's global satellite service, is now offering SureLinx 8100c Satellite/GPRS terminal service. Using an onboard computer, controlled area network and RS485 and RS232 interfaces, the service allows transportation and logistic managers a low-cost option for communicating with vehicles in both urban and remote locations, the company says.

With CAN interfaces on SureLinx 8100c, fleet managers can add vehicle-diagnostic capabilities including fuel monitoring, speeding, idling, engine and transmission maintenance requirements, and cargo security alerts.
www.skywave.com

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