Business Wire

Kymeta and e3 Systems Reveal First Superyacht Sea Trials with Motor Yacht Prior to Monaco Yacht Show

Del

Redmond, Washington-based Kymeta, and exclusive superyacht distribution partner, e3 Systems, today revealed that the White Rose of Drachs has been performing the first-ever motor yacht sea trials with Kymeta communications solutions over the last several months with successful results. Up-close views of the trial installation of Kymeta KyWay™ terminals on the yacht will be available at the Monaco Yacht Show September 27-30, 2017.

Kymeta and e3 Systems worked with the owner, captain, and IT manager of the White Rose to perform the months-long sea trial, and outfitted the yacht with four Kymeta KyWay terminals. The terminals were tested with various MIR/CIR services from leading maritime satellite service providers, including Speedcast, which provided service in the Mediterranean. Upon completion of sea trials and commercial release of yacht solutions, Kymeta terminals will be bundled with Kymeta’s KĀLO™ internet access services - powered by the IntelsatOne Flex for Maritime service. The terminals can also be outfitted with MIR/CIR services from service providers like Speedcast.

“We trialed multiple terminal configurations, ranging from single panel solutions to multiple panel solutions. We experienced a few practical installation issues, many of which already have been addressed by Kymeta, and we also realized that the network systems on yachts need to be designed and configured to work in tandem with the improved throughput that Kymeta solutions provide,” said Roger Horner, Managing Director at e3 Systems. “The flat panel beam steering of the antenna and its performance has been fantastic, and we are pleased that the issues found and communicated are already being addressed. Identifying and solving issues is what sea trialing is all about.”

The trials presented Kymeta and e3 engineers with the opportunity to identify and replace various components – both hardware and software. As a software defined antenna technology, Kymeta KyWay terminals used at the trial were given improved and added functionality, remotely, which has never been possible before with traditional mechanically steered antennas.

“The months-long sea trials with the White Rose have provided our engineering team with valuable insights for maritime installations. While we experienced some challenges during the trials, it wasn’t anything we couldn’t overcome, and it is now clear that domeless vessels are a new reality for the yacht industry,” said Håkan Olsson, Vice President of Maritime at Kymeta. “This is a major milestone for the maritime industry, where reliable, flat, lightweight satellite connectivity will open an entirely new world of communication capabilities.”

The trialing period also afforded Andrew Schofield, captain of the White Rose, to witness firsthand the ease with which Kymeta communication solutions can be updated and managed – even while at sea. “One day while testing the Kymeta solutions at sea, the e3 Systems and Kymeta teams removed terminals, changed components, and reinstalled them within minutes,” said Schofield. “With conventional antennas, we would have been in the yard for a few days with a crane to achieve the same results. The quick installation of the Kymeta solution is a big time and money-saver.”

Schofield recognizes other benefits in addition to saved time and manpower. “We have been anticipating Kymeta technology since 2015 when we first saw conceptual animations of the technology,” said Schofield. “We are proud to be the first motor yacht to perform sea trials with Kymeta technology. We look forward to progressing from the current temporary trial installation to the finalized fully-integrated solution, which will rid the yacht of the current VSAT and TVRO domes. This will remove over five tons of weight from her super structure and provide the yacht with permanent access to the internet.”

About Kymeta
What’s the missing link to connecting billions of people to high-speed mobile access? Antennas. And Kymeta offers the world’s only commercially-viable electronically-scanning satellite antennas and terminals. Kymeta antennas and terminals deliver high-throughput communications for land, sea, and air, making mobile connectivity as available as a view of the sky. Plus, the world’s largest satellite operator, Intelsat, has joined forces with Kymeta to deliver KĀLO global access services that combine with Kymeta antennas and terminals to provide revolutionary mobile connectivity. Without Kymeta mTenna™ technology, connecting and staying connected to all those new satellites while on the move will be difficult, if not impossible.

If it moves, Kymeta will keep it connected. Anywhere.

For more information, visit kymetacorp.com and KALO.net.

About e3 Systems
e3 Systems® is a leading communications integrator and solutions provider for the marine industry. The company connects yachts globally through a diverse portfolio of communication systems including its HYBRID solution which synchronises VSAT, Inmarsat, Iridium, 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi.

In addition, e3 provides an extensive suite of services covering cyber security and training, comprehensive IT support, data management through the Advanced Monitoring and Management System e3.ARMMS, and content provision including TV and internet.

e3 operates from the Mediterranean and the USA with thirty partners worldwide. It is part of the marine electronics group grupoarbulu.

Contact information

Business Inquiries for Kymeta:
Kymeta Corporation
Lisa Dreher, +1 425-658-8724
Director of Marketing
ldreher@kymetacorp.com
or
Media Inquiries for Kymeta:
The Summit Group
Amy Oliver, +1 801-990-1185
PR/Content Manager
aoliver@summitslc.com

Om Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire
24 Martin Lane
EC4R 0DR London

+44 20 7626 1982http://www.businesswire.co.uk

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.

Følg saker fra Business Wire

Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.

Siste saker fra Business Wire

Logitech Delivers Record Sales, Up 22%23.1.2018 02:00Pressemelding

Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced financial results for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2018. Q3 sales were an all-time record $812 million, up 22 percent in US dollars and 18 percent in constant currency, compared to Q3 of the prior year. Q3 GAAP operating income amounted to $100 million, compared to $96 million in the same quarter a year ago. Q3 GAAP earnings per share (EPS) amounted to $0.48, compared to $0.59 in the same quarter a year ago. GAAP profitability was impacted by a one-time $16 million net tax expense following the reduction in the U.S. federal income tax rate and other reforms. Q3 non-GAAP operating income grew 18 percent to $117 million, compared to $99 million in the same quarter a year ago. Q3 non-GAAP EPS grew 16 percent to $0.65, compared to $0.56 in the same quarter a year ago. Cash flow from operations grew 27 percent to $189 million, the highest quarterly level ever. “This holiday quarter, we’ve delivered our highest quarterly s

bitFlyer Launches in Europe and Becomes the World’s First Bitcoin Exchange to Be Regulated in Japan, the US and Europe23.1.2018 00:01Pressemelding

bitFlyer, the Tokyo-based operator of the world’s largest1 Bitcoin exchange, today announced its launch into Europe. Having been granted a Payment Institution (PI) license to operate in the European Union it has become the first Bitcoin exchange to be regulated in Japan, the US and Europe, making it the most compliant virtual currency exchange in the world. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180122006686/en/ bitFlyer CEO, Yuzo Kano, with Luxembourg Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna. (Photo: Business Wire) bitFlyer’s launch into Europe comes hot on the heels of explosive growth in Japan and launch in the US in 2017. With 25 percent2 of worldwide bitcoin exchange volumes being facilitated by bitFlyer and over $250bn in virtual currency traded on its platform in 2017, bitFlyer is the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange and the only one licensed in Europe that will allow users to trade with Japan, the world’s largest

Corsearch Names Diane Plaut as Global General Counsel and Head of HR22.1.2018 21:00Pressemelding

Corsearch, a trademark and domain solutions leader, is pleased to announce that Diane Plaut has joined the company as Global General Counsel and Head of HR, reporting to President and CEO Tobias Hartmann. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180122006527/en/ Diane Plaut, Global General Counsel and Head of HR, Corsearch (Photo: Business Wire) A long-time Corsearch Advisory Board member, client, and collaborator, Ms. Plaut brings to Corsearch over 25 years of experience in global intellectual property law, IP portfolio management, brand protection and enforcement, corporate law, privacy, and compliance. Ms. Plaut’s arrival comes as Corsearch begins a new chapter as an independent company, following its acquisition by Audax Private Equity earlier this month. “Diane is a born leader who is deeply knowledgeable about Corsearch products and services and the industry we serve,” said Mr. Hartmann. “Her passion for our compa

Bacardi to Acquire Patrón Tequila22.1.2018 20:28Pressemelding

Family-owned Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, announced today that it is expanding its portfolio of premium spirits with a definitive agreement to acquire 100% ownership of Patrón Spirits International AG and its PATRÓN® brand, the world’s top-selling ultra-premium tequila. The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, follows the successful relationship the companies have had for nearly a decade since Bacardi’s initial acquisition of a significant minority stake in Patrón in 2008. The transaction reflects an enterprise value for Patrón of US$5.1 billion and is expected to close in the first half of 2018. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180122006459/en/ Bacardi agrees to acquire 100% ownership of Patrón Spirits International and its PATRÓN® brand, the world’s top-selling ultra-premium tequila. (Photo: Business Wire) According to the most recent IWSR

PMI’s Salary Survey Reveals that Project Management Practitioners with the PMP Certification Earn 23% More22.1.2018 16:58Pressemelding

Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Earning Power Report reveals a significant advantage in earning potential for PMP® certified practitioners. Survey respondents holding the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification report higher median salaries than those without a PMP certification―23% higher on average across the 37 countries surveyed. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180122006262/en/ (Graphic: Business Wire) The Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey is a comprehensive biennial salary survey that offers insight into the value of project management skills, experience and certifications. It is an industry-leading source of data, giving project management practitioners a greater awareness of their earning potential and helping employers, compensation committees, human resource departments and executive recruiters to better determine salary ranges. The 10th edition of the survey incorporate

ABB and City of Davos Pave the Way to Sustainable Mobility Through E-Vehicle Innovation22.1.2018 15:41Pressemelding

For this year’s annual World Economic Forum (January 23–26, 2018), the city of Davos and ABB have teamed up in a long-term partnership to provide e-infrastructure for public and private transportation. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180122006126/en/ ABB flash-charging station in Davos (Photo: Business Wire) Davos residents and WEF guests can experience the pioneering TOSA bus for themselves. The award-winning TOSA bus, developed by ABB in Switzerland, is already in use in Geneva and will soon be implemented in the French city of Nantes. It can recharge its battery in just 20 seconds as passengers board and disembark. In Davos, it will operate on the busy Line 1, running from the tourist center to the hospital. This is the first time TOSA technology is being used in an Alpine region. The idea is to run the system under extreme winter weather conditions; ABB and its project partners expect to gain valuable insig

I vårt presserom finner du alle våre siste saker, kontaktpersoner, bilder, dokumenter og annen relevant informasjon om oss.

Besøk vårt presserom