Beam Communications Launches RapidSat700 Portable Satellite Solution
[Satellite TODAY 11-13-12] Beam Communications has launched its portable satellite communications system RapidSat700, designed to operate with the Inmarsat BGAN (Broadband Global Area Network) network, the company announced Nov 13.
The RapidSat700 solution is designed for satellite communication deployment in emergency situations, first responder and disaster recovery work, as well as for a rapid setup providing easy access to voice and higher speed satellite data and internet access in remote areas.
RapidSat700 aims to provide WiFi connection up to 45 meters outdoors, 10/100Mbps LAN ports, RJ11 voice/fax & handset, voice/data connectivity, supports data rates up to 492kbps and status indicators and fan-forced cooling allowing for integrated power management. Nonstop 24 hours of transit time is also designed to be made available with an inbuilt Lithium Battery backup of 538WHr.
Also built into the RapidSat700 is the Explorer 700 BGAN terminal designed to provide access to the highest bandwidth available via BGAN, allowing for a wide range of high-performance applications.
"With the increase in natural disasters around the world the opportunities for this purpose built all in one communication solution will address the need of efficient and safe recovery work, Beam Communications Managing Director Michael Capocchi said in a statement. “The solution provides the only available rapidly deployable, portable high speed data communications anywhere.”