US based Galaxy1 supports Point4 Satellite Application for vegetation Management.


US based Galaxy 1 Communications are now supporting Point4’s satellite application to deliver the world’s first real time vegetation management system for “critical infrastructure”. This includes power line and telecommunication companies.

Following Inmarsat’s commitment to the project and giving Point4 access to satellite constellation, Galaxy 1 a BGAN M2M distribution partner of Inmarsat will provide comprehensive support and service to manage all geo spatial data captured in the field that updates Point4’s Risk Mitigation servers via Inmarsat’s BGAN satellite network.

As well as managing the data transmission account for Point4, Galaxy1 also provide in vehicle satellite comms on the move solutions from Hughes network Systems that allow data transmission in the most challenging environments.

Point4 CEO Martin Stanley commented

“Working with Galaxy1 is a great opportunity for Point4. Galaxy 1 is world leader in supporting “critical infrastructure” via space assets and their work with US energy companies managing smart grids, Distribution Automation and the Mobile Workforce showcases the capabilities of space assets for managing and monitoring infrastructure on earth.

Galaxy 1 will really enhance our service offering and give client confidence engaging with new technology.”

Martyn Durrant Sales Director for Galaxy1 says

“Point4 has developed a unique system that we believe has global reach. Managing vegetation using growth algorithms is one thing, but turning it into a satellite application is quite remarkable. Galaxy 1’s value added services platform for remote terminal management (RTM) together with Point4’s solution provides a true end to end solution for the Global Utility market.”

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