KVH unveils TracPhone V3-IP terminal for mini-VSAT broadband service
Apr 17, 2013 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) --
KVH Industries, Inc., provider of in-motion satellite TV and communications systems, has introduced the TracPhone V3-IP terminal for its mini-VSAT broadband service.
According to the company, KVH's new Integrated CommBox Modem (ICM), a streamlined unit that includes an IP-enabled antenna control unit, built-in CommBox Ship/Shore Network Manager, and ArcLight spread spectrum modem with IP voice capability, Ethernet switch, and Wi-Fi connectivity.
All of the TracPhone V3-IP's belowdecks equipment is built in to a single 2U enclosure.
It also makes the features of KVH's network management solution, the CommBox Ship/Shore Network Manager, available to every TracPhone V3-IP customer without an additional hardware investment.
"Introducing the TracPhone V3-IP is a significant development in our ongoing mission to deliver fast, affordable, reliable broadband connectivity to maritime customers," explains Brent Bruun, executive vice president of KVH's mobile broadband group.
"The TracPhone V3-IP offers a complete end-to-end solution for managing both IT functions and communications on board a variety of maritime vessels. It delivers data at up to 2 Mbps over mini-VSAT Broadband, the world's leading maritime VSAT service. It's similar in size to competing L-band systems, but delivers data at a far lower cost, especially for vessels that consume a relatively low amount of data each month."
The TracPhone V3-IP reportedly provides functionality to help manage onboard networks both from the vessel's computers and remotely from the ship owner's headquarters.
The new ICM provides a full suite of onboard services optimized for satellite communications, including crystal clear VoIP calling, Internet cafe, crew calling, managed e-mail, secure file delivery, and remote network access, the company said.
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