Both manufacturers offer different RF power configurations and mounting techniques, which are customisable for vehicle and marine applications.
Typical Markets would include infrastructure and services that supports, Emergency Services (including Fire, Ambulance, Police vehicles & Vessels), Heavy Vehicles, which include Government/Private Buses, Heavy Transport including Rail services and other Government Agencies such as Boarder Protection (security & surveillance sector).
Key Capabilities, Applications, and Use Cases
How do Optus use the Kymeta? Recent examples include the use of Kymeta solution providing a satellite backhaul for radio network supporting bushfire response groups (RFS) in partnership with Optus.
Airlines: ThinKom’s ThinSat-Series is widely used to provide the high-speed satellite backhaul for in-flight media content streaming for many airlines such as Virgin Airlines.
Botswana (Africa) Game Parks: Multiple ThinSat-300 terminals are used exclusively by the Botswana Government National Parks (Animal Protection against poachers) policy, as ground communications ‘Command’ vehicles, supporting Game Wardens via associated radio links to their surveillance vehicles.
World Solar Challenge Race: Years 2017 and 2019 has seen the World Solar Challenge Race (WSCR) from Darwin to Adelaide, greatly enhanced the support capabilities of race-crews associated with the event. In 2019, the Vattenfall Solar Team support vehicle utilised the ThinSat-300 terminal provide streaming ‘live’ video for the entire 5-day trip from several of its teams vehicles. Apart from continuous online media updates from team and support members, observers world-wide via 2-way social media, were also able to communicate live with the crew members during the race.
Emergence Response Agencies: Satellite on the Move (SOTM) provides emergency response agencies with the unique capability of being able to receive live updates including videos, images, and data whilst in-transit to a disaster or crisis. This capability provides critical information in real time to allow emergency responses to better allocate resources and tailor their response to events as they happen.