Blue Sky Network, an Iridium Satellite Communications partner, announced the release of the HawkEye 5500 (HE5500). HE5500 is dual-mode, real-time tracking and vehicle management solution. The HawkEye 5500 offers- two-way messaging, a remote emergency switch, collision detection, audible alerts, RFID and Bluetooth driver identification and customizable application integration.
The HE5500 utilizes 2G/3G/LTE and the Iridium satellite network for global coverage. Its other features include diagnostics, on-board system data over AES- 256 encrypted communications to a fleet operations center or through a tailor-made Bluetooth connected application.
“The HE5500 replaces legacy systems for mission-critical operations including mining, defense, security, public safety, search and rescue, and executive transport in remote, austere environments,” said Nick Tucky, Vice President of Sales for Blue Sky Network. “The HE5500 represents a monumental step forward in Blue Sky Network’s commitment to providing future-proofed, advanced technology for vehicle fleets of all sizes. Its capabilities and advanced onboard sensors are unique features that allow forward-looking upgrade compatibility for years to come.”