Control & Automation
SmartOne Solar from Globalstar meets strict industry safety standards
June 13, 2018 — Globalstar Canada Satellite recently announced its M2M IoT satellite data device, the SmartOne Solar, has met strict industry safety standards, achieving ATEX Zone Zero Intrinsically Safe and HERO certifications.
By Ellen Cools
The SmartOne Solar is a solar-powered IoT device that provides remote monitoring and tracking via a satellite network. Globalstar says it addresses the demand for remote monitoring and automated data collection of assets located beyond terrestrial networks.
Its safety certifications include ATEXZone 0, IECEX, OSHA, UL913, CSA22.2 Intrinsically Safe, HERO (Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordinance) and others that meet the industry’s strictest safety requirements, the company says.
The device is powered with solar-rechargeable batteries that can deliver over eight years of serviceable life, operating continuously while reporting twice a day without the need for exposure to sunlight (six months). SmartOne Solar is part of a line of satellite-based data products designed to meet the M2M needs of businesses in industries such as oil and gas, transportation and logistics, mining, forestry, utilities and commercial maritime with critical data monitoring and remote asset management needs.