Orolia Receives Two 2017 Platinum ASTORS Awards
Orolia, the world leader in resilient positioning, navigation and timing (Position, Navigation, and Timing: PNT and map data combine to create the GPS service.) solutions, announced today that it had won the 2017 ASTORS Homeland Security Awards in two key categories. The awards, sponsored by American Security Today, were presented at the ISC East Conference in New York City to recognize organizations that were actively addressing today’s evolving Homeland Security challenges in innovative ways.
The Awards Included:
- VersaPNT – Platinum Award for Best Resilient PNT Solution
- MEOSAR Search and Rescue (Search and Rescue) Satellite Ground System – Platinum Award for Best SAR Satellite Ground System
“We are honored to receive these awards in recognition of the contribution our products and solutions are making to homeland security. “Orolia is dedicated to ensuring the availability of data for critical systems to sustain operations. From maintaining situational awareness for defense to capturing distress alerts for search and rescue, we continue our long history of innovation in technologies that keep our citizens safe.”
Rohit Braggs, vice president of networks and sources at Orolia
American Security Today’s 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program is the most comprehensive homeland security awards program in the industry, organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors and agencies for their outstanding efforts to keep the United States secure.
VersaPNT is the first all-in-one, always-accurate positioning, navigation and timing solution that delivers accurate, software-configurable position, navigation, altitude, time, and frequency signals under all circumstances. It was develop by Spectracom, an Orolia brand, with more than 40 years of experience designing solutions that improve the reliability, performance and safety of critical, remote or high-risk operations.
Medium Altitude Earth Orbit Search and Rescue system, is a system of satellites, ground stations and mission control centers that can identify distress signals sent from emergency beacons and send help to their location. These MEO satellites orbit the Earth at an altitude between 19,000 and 24,000 km above the earth., the Medium-altitude Earth Orbit Search and Rescue System, is an advanced next generation satellite-based technology that is revolutionizing the Cospas-Sarsat search and rescue ecosystem. It was developed by McMurdo, an Orolia brand, and the world leader in emergency readiness and response. Over half of the world’s MEOSAR satellite ground infrastructure has been installed by McMurdo, including all systems for the United States.
Safran is the world leader in Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) solutions that improve the reliability, performance and safety of critical, remote and high-risk operations, even in GPS/GNSS denied environments.