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15. May 2012 12:00
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Voyage Manager Integrates With AST

15. May 2012 12:00 by John | 0 Comments

Voyage Manager Ltd. has partnered with global satellite communications company, Applied Satellite Technology Ltd (AST Ltd), in order to provide Voyage Manager with access to Iridium as well as other major satellite communication platforms.

With its move into device and location tracking, Voyage Manager has partnered with Applied Satellite Technology Ltd (AST) as its supplier of Iridium based technologies and services. Using Iridium based tracking devices Voyage Manager can provide customers and travellers with GPS tracking in any location in the world, from the middle of the Sahara desert to the remote jungles of Asia and South America.

The integration of Iridium based device tracking with the Voyage Manager services enables VM Travel Tracker to automatically track travellers without any user interaction, making VM Travel Tracker the first completely automated travel tracker on the market.

VM Locate, Voyage Manager’s device tracking service uses the Iridium based tracking as a key component in its device tracking suite that includes mobile phone tracking and GSM/GPRS based device tracking.

1. May 2012 12:00
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Voyage Manager Integrates With Iridium To Provide Travel Tracking In Remote And Inhospitable Places

1. May 2012 12:00 by John | 0 Comments

Voyage Manager Ltd. has teamed up with the operator of the world’s furthest-reaching communications network, Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM), to enable travellers and other customers with its GPS tracking service, “VM Travel Tracker,” to have vital, global coverage anywhere on Earth, from pole-to-pole, from the middle of the Sahara desert to the remote jungles of Asia and South America.

With its move into device and location tracking, Voyage Manager offers Iridium®-based tracking devices designed and built through the Iridium partner ecosystem. Voyage Manager integrates VM Travel Tracker with these Iridium-based devices to automatically track travellers without any user interaction, making VM Travel Tracker the only completely automated travel tracking systems on the market.

“VM Locate” Voyage Manager’s device tracking service, uses the Iridium network as a key component in its device tracking suite that includes mobile phone tracking and GSM/GPRS-based device tracking.

Some Iridium-based tracking devices incorporate emergency buttons which can be activated in the case of an emergency. When travellers activate these two-way emergency services, Voyage Manager’s emergency response is automatically activated, which includes notifying the traveller’s emergency response contacts.

“This partnership enables Voyage Manager to provide unparalleled services to its global clients, ensuring that travellers are safe anywhere in the world” said John Scott, CEO of Voyage Manager.

“Iridium is proud to be the only global catalyst for such innovative partner services,” said Greg Ewert, executive vice president, global channel distribution and business development, Iridium. “These solutions are critical for making travel safer, more efficient and less of a remote experience for people and assets needing to stay in touch with home base.”