Agriculture and Forestry With Iridium Communications


Optimize Your Operations for Higher Yields Anywhere on the Planet #

In agriculture and forestry, you face increasing competition to get the most out of often diminishing resources. That means going farther, working harder and communicating better than anyone else.

Iridium and its partners deliver reliable, high-performance solutions for smart farming and precision agriculture, management of people and equipment, lone worker safety and remote communications — no matter how far afield you are.

Exceptional Reach, Reliability and Return on Investment #

Iridium delivers key advantages for agriculture and forestry operations around the globe — now and long into the future:

  • Reliable pole-to-pole satellite coverage
  • Cost-effective and easily-integrated Iridium core technologies
  • Industry-customized solutions, such as end-to-end, near real-time “smart” soil moisture monitoring and telemetry


Grow Profits with Intelligent Data Solutions #

With limited access to land and critical resources, coupled with increasingly competitive operations, and unpredictable climates, farmers face more challenges than ever. Iridium and its partners offer a comprehensive set of intelligent machine-to-machine data solutions. Track and monitor in near real-time, and maximize production helping you to prevent yield loss and reduce overall operational costs.

Reap More of What You Sow with Precision Farming #

Using the power of Internet of Things (IoT), Iridium is redefining precision agriculture from parcel-to-parcel – and on a global scale. Get access to:

  • Near real-time, high-value data for yield monitoring and mapping
  • Environmental monitoring such as weather, soil conditions and water levels
  • Plant diagnostics and more


Harvesting the Power to Work Even Harder #

Iridium works directly with equipment manufacturers to ensure agriculture and forestry workers have timely access to the information needed to make critical decisions in the field.

Near real-time data and communications help you monitor and manage assets more efficiently to improve productivity, enhance safety, retain value, and optimize equipment utilization, maintenance and security.

Take Advantage of Timely Telematics Data #

  • Engine Hours and Status
  • Pressure Measurements
  • Performance Indicators
  • Hydraulics Operation
  • Temperatures
  • Fluid Levels
  • Fuel Levels and Consumption
  • Condition Based Monitoring
  • Service Indicators
  • Security Alerts
  • Dashboard Cautions
  • GPS Information
  • Location Monitoring
  • Geo-fencing


Enhance Personal Safety and
Response Times #

Lone workers, particularly in remote areas, face heightened safety and communications challenges. Iridium solutions help to mitigate risk and respond quickly to any situation with location-based services, safety alerting, man-down systems and low-latency, two-way communications capabilities.

Extreme Peace of Mind #

Ruggedly engineered for tough conditions, Iridium Extreme® puts a versatile, high-performance communications solution in the palm of your hand. Iridium enhances lone worker safety with access to voice, SMS and location-based services, plus an integrated SOS button.

Put Your Devices to Work Anywhere #

Through its global partners, Iridium offers downloadable apps designed with lone workers in mind, pairing with Iridium GO and your own smartphones and tablets to give you versatile communications that work anywhere you do.


Connecting the World Like No Other #

Iridium extends the reach of voice and data communications far beyond the limits of traditional networks, enabling innovative technologies and providing more ways to connect, so you can work efficiently and safely from remote locations.

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