Monday, July 18, 2011
Quake Global and BIGmate Monitoring Services Announce New Integrated M2M Modem and Software Asset Tracking and Monitoring Solution
SAN DIEGO & MACKAY, Australia - Monday, July 18th 2011 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quake Global, Inc.(“QUAKE”) and BIGmate Monitoring Services Pty Ltd(“BIGmate”) have announced their partnership to bring BIGmate’s dynamic telematics application to QUAKE’s new line of next generation Machine-to-Machine (“M2M”) satellite and dual mode modems. QUAKE™, a leading manufacturer of M2M communicators for multiple satellite and terrestrial networks, has released its Q4000 and Q-Pro advanced two-way data modems. BIGmate, a leading provider of highly functional, customized telematics software, supports QUAKE’s new technology with its industry proven solution.
Designed for fixed and mobile use, the Q4000 and Q-Pro modems provide cost-effective global M2M communications with land, marine or aviation based assets and equipment such as heavy machinery, fleets, ships and containers. Though small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, these modems are rugged, power efficient and capable of communicating across any satellite or terrestrial network, an industry first. The QUAKE designs are also highly customizable. In addition to multiple network configurations and optional GPS to serve a variety of markets and price points, options include CAN bus, memory, antenna detection, and multiple analog and digital inputs/outputs and relays.
If it can be measured, QUAKE can capture it. BIGmate’s servers process the raw data and then transform and deliver valuable information to the customer via its secure web portal. BIGmate’s user friendly, intuitive web based service provides full asset audit trails of all activity, both live and historical. Highly structured information such as asset location, condition monitoring, engine hours, and driver safety and behavior monitoring enable customers to better optimize asset utilization, safety and productivity.
“QUAKE is excited to bring BIGmate’s highly sophisticated solution to our customers,” said QUAKE CEO Polina Braunstein. “BIGmate has developed a simplified, robust interface and service that will benefit users with unrivaled worldwide asset monitoring capabilities anywhere, anytime.”
“This partnership provides QUAKE and BIGmate customers with an unprecedented level of performance, usability and value,” said BIGmate CEO Andre Wessels. “QUAKE’s track record of providing highly durable and functional hardware is a perfect complement to our service and will make a difference for customers that require reliable communications in harsh and severe environments.”
QUAKE manufactures industrial M2M modems and controllers for advanced asset monitoring, data acquisition, and machine, process and motion control through satellite, cellular, GPS and other technologies. QUAKE is the only manufacturer of truly network agnostic modems. QUAKE products serve companies in the heavy equipment, aviation, maritime and trucking industries, as well as in utility, oil & gas and rail applications. QUAKE is proud of its world-wide reputation for providing reliable, rugged, high-quality communicators to major international OEMs like CATERPILLAR, FARIA, FLEET MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS, HITACHI, HYUNDAI, KOMATSU and VOLVO. www.quakeglobal.com.
BIGmate specializes in providing tracking and monitoring solutions to suppliers, owners and operators of mobile and fixed assets. BIGmate offers a variety of solutions ranging from simple location tracking to more comprehensive condition monitoring of many parameters. Various cutting-edge hardware and communications technologies are seamlessly integrated into a universal true web based service, designed to enable customers to significantly improve on safety, efficiency and productivity of their equipment fleets and operators. BIGmate is proud to partner with distributors and leading-edge companies such as QUAKE, Iridium and ORBCOMM to provide integrated solutions that differentiate our customers from the pack. www.bigmate.com.
Ken Connor, VP Sales
Andre Wessels, Chief Executive Officer