Cookies help us deliver the best experience on our website. By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies Dismiss

Iridium GO! in McMurdo’s fleet management software

McMurdo Group has announced that it has integrated Iridium GO! into its fleet management software.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}

McMurdo’s software platform includes vessel tracking, two-way messaging, asset/document management and Automatic Identification System (AIS) display capabilities.

Iridium GO! is a portable unit which gives satellite connectivity for voice and data communications by creating a Wi-Fi hotspot to which up to five devices (smartphones, laptops or tablets) can connect.

McMurdo notes that this can be used for standard communications applications (email, two-way messaging, voice calling, Internet browsing) and for more critical operational applications (location tracking, alarm notification, electronic forms management). The fleet management application is pending certification by Iridium, “anticipated shortly,” it says.

A least-cost-routing feature allows customers to switch to the lowest cost communications option: satellite or cellular/mobile technology when in range.

“Iridium GO! is a highly attractive standalone satellite communications product, but when integrated with McMurdo Group’s fleet management and vessel operations software, the result is a powerful,  maritime solution that increases productivity and streamlines operations at an affordable price,” said Irwin Rodrigues, president, McMurdo Group. 

{/mprestriction}

Related items

Joomla SEF URLs by Artio

Login/Register

Register or Login to view even more of our content. Basic registration is free.

Register now

Digital Ship magazine provides the latest information about maritime satellite communications technology, software systems, navigation technology, computer networks, data management and TMSA. It is published ten times a year.

 

Address:
Digital Ship Ltd
Digital Ship - Digital Energy Journal
39-41 North Road
London
N7 9DP
United Kingdom

Copyright © 2020 Digital Ship Ltd. All rights reserved           Cookie Policy         Privacy Policy