Thales VesseLINK is one of the first terminals to be certified for use on Iridium's new fast speed satellite data service, Iridium Certus®.
Workboats, leisure, container and fishing vessels can all take advantage of VesseLINK which offers data speeds of up to 700kbps*, 3 voice lines and location tracking. As well as helping with operational tasks such as service logging, system monitoring and weather forecasts, VesseLINK will also keep crews connected anywhere in the world to friends and family back home.
The marine antenna is compact, light and built to last - it has been manufactured to military-grade standards.
Voice calls are made by downloading an iOS or Android app to a smartphone which then connects by WiFi to make the call via VesseLINK.
Thales VesseLINK Key Features:
VesseLINK provides dependable global maritime communications for users to stay connected whilst at sea, anywhere in the world. Through the Iridium Certus® broadband service, VesseLINK operates on a network with over 66 satellites that cover 100% of the globe, including deep oceans and polar regions.
The VesseLINK solution utilises Iridium Certus® to provide a highly reliable service for mobile and voice, text and web communications for all crew.
High Data Speeds
Thales VesseLINK provides data speeds of up to 704kbps, and streaming data speeds of up to 256 kbps.
Easily Integrates with Existing Equipment
This terminal is suitable for ships or fleets or any size and has an intuitive and user-friendly interface. The VesseLINK can easily integrate with your existing equipment on board, to fully digitalise your vessel.
The built-in upgradeability feature enables VesseLINK users the opportunity to future-proof investment and ensure peak speed and performance with Iridium Certus®.
To remain connected and ensure safety on board, the Thales VesseLINK safety services include location tracking, telemedicine capabilities and voice and data-enabled features to deliver voice communications, to up to 3 dedicated channels.
To support and enhance existing equipment on board, the VesseLINK terminal provides at-sea reporting, service logging, crew connectivity, system/cargo monitoring and many other operational requirements. Additionally, real-time weather information is available as well as an embedded 802.11b/g Wi-Fi Access point.
Multiple User Capability
The VesseLINK terminal can provide connectivity for up to 12 connected devices. Also, applications are enabled to function with Android and iOS devices.
* Initial data speed up to 352 kbps, future firmware upgrade will become available to improve speed to 700 kbps. Fees apply.