Kongsberg inks IoT connectivity deal with KVH

Kongsberg Digital has become the launch customer of the KVH Watch service, which provides IoT connectivity via VSAT, for its new maritime data infrastructure solution Vessel Insight.

Vessel Insight enables customers to cost efficiently capture and aggregate quality data from their assets, and securely transfer them to the cloud, according to Kongsberg, forming part of its Kognifai digital ecosystem.

“KVH’s fast, global, and reliable connectivity provides Vessel Insight users with connectivity options for end-to-end solutions that deliver the real-time monitoring and intervention benefits of machine-to-machine IoT,” said Vigleik Takle, svp for Maritime Digital Solutions at Kongsberg Digital.

“Once data is available in the cloud, customers get access to a large range of leading applications and services that can turn their data into business value and optimize performance at sea.”

KVH Watch offers the advantage of “dedicated, end-to-end IoT connectivity with tight integration for monitoring and options for full video bandwidth in periods of remote support [which] will provide customers with higher performance and reliability,” he added.

Posted 12 June 2019

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