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SkyBitz Further Strengthens Market Leadership with New Iridium-Based Global M2M Solution



February 7, 2012


 SkyBitz, announced the commercial availability of its newest machine-to-machine (M2M) global solutions. The SkyBitz Galaxy series GTP1000 and GTP1100 are the latest in state-of-the-art, two-way global tracking and monitoring solutions built on the SkyBitz GLS9602 modem platform. The SkyBitz GLS9602 modem combines SkyBitz patented Global Locating System (GLS) technology with the Iridium® 9602 short burst data (SBD ) transceiver and can be integrated into a wide variety of asset tracking solutions. These can then provide connectivity to even the most remote locations on Earth via the global satellite communications network operated by Iridium Communications Inc.. 


The new SkyBitz Galaxy series delivers operations managers unparalleled total asset and cargo visibility everywhere in the world – even if those assets are unpowered. The Galaxy GTP1000 and GTP1100 imparts a lower total cost of ownership through reduced capital expenditures, optimized asset utilization, elimination of lost assets, tracking of stolen assets and improved customer service. This solution delivers the visibility required to optimize operations within transportation, oil and gas, chemical, intermodal, government, and other markets that rely on heavy equipment or remote assets. 


“We have tested and refined our technology over the past 10 years with some of the most demanding customers.  Now we are bringing this expertise globally, enabling connections never before possible and enabling new industry applications in M2M and other new markets,” said Homaira Akbari, SkyBitz President. “SkyBitz is committed to revolutionizing the way businesses and government entities optimize, manage and protect their assets.”