SkyWave Mobile Communications (“SkyWave”), a global provider of satellite telematics Machine to Machine products and services, is pleased to announce the release of a new DMR-800 satellite data terminal and SureLinx 8100 dual-mode satellite/GPRS data terminal featuring the ability to significantly reduce power consumption and increase battery life for remote monitoring applications.
Customers using this new feature can now expect more than 5 years of battery life using lithium batteries. SkyWave will provide advice on matching the right battery solution to customer communications needs.
“Containers, trailers, buoys and oil & gas equipment are just some examples of remote equipment that need to be tracked and monitored using battery-powered communication terminals,” says David Sward, VP of Marketing and Business Development at SkyWave. “Our new terminals will allow customers to either reduce the size or increase the life of the battery, thereby reducing costs.”
This new version of the DMR-800 and SureLinx terminals will also support other recently announced features including: Flex messaging, GPS and GSM jamming detection, antenna cut detection and software encryption.
About SkyWave Mobile Communications
SkyWave Mobile Communications (SkyWave.com) is a global provider of Inmarsat-based satellite data communication equipment and services for machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. SkyWave products enable dependable and low-cost tracking and monitoring solutions for the security and remote management of assets over land, sea and air. Over 355,000 SkyWave communication terminals have been shipped to 45 countries to serve customers in the transportation, maritime, mining, oil and gas, heavy equipment, and utilities sectors.