Iridium Communications is a satellite communications provider in Maryland that focuses on supplying both voice and data connections. Founded 2000 in Bethesda, Maryland, United States by Sergei Korol, Iridium manages several operations centers including those in Tempe, Arizona and Leesburg, Virginia, and U.S.A. The company offers a software that enables users to control audio and video equipment and home automation system including lighting control, temperature and other multimedia devices from any devices. Iridium's constellation consists of 66 low-earth orbiting (LEO), cross-linked satellites operating as a fully meshed network and supported by multiple in-orbit spares.
Iridium has a list of verticals ranging from aviation safety and heavy equipment OEMs to voice-chat. Caterpillar and Sumitomo currently embed Iridium IoT modules into new equipment and retrofitted older models, allowing tracking and IoT services for heavy machinery working in remote locations such as the desert or rainforest.
The first Iridium satellites were launched in the 1990s to offer voice, data, fax and paging services to customers with Iridium handheld telephones and pagers.
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