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ELTA’s Argos data transmitters handle hostile environments


ELTA of France is looking for international distributors for its latest range of Argos data transmitters – the HAL-2 and the VHAL-2. These new high-performance products have been designed to operate in the most hostile environments. Argos – with more than 11,000 active platforms throughout the whole world – has become the preferred system for observing and monitoring the environment on a worldwide scale.

The new-generation Argos HAL-2 (High Accuracy Locator) transmitter has an excellent and reliable frequency stability, making it possible to pinpoint objects to an accuracy of between 300 metres and 400 metres. The VHAL-2 (Very High Accuracy Locator) transmitter is fitted with an integrated GPS device. It enables even more accurate pinpointing, to within a few metres, while at the same time retaining the same general characteristics and overall performance as the HAL-2.

The HAL-2 and VHAL-2 have an exceptional frequency stability. Owing to their very low electric-power consumption (less than 50µA), highly elaborate miniaturisation and sturdiness, this new range can be adapted to all environmental applications, even the most demanding and critical.

As a former Argos data-collecting platform (DCP) manufacturer, ELTA took into consideration all the requirements of DCP integrators and users during the design phase of its new transmitters. These products are virtually compatible so as to be able to be integrated into any data-collecting system, i.e. a data-collecting platform (meteorological, hydrological, seismological, volcano monitoring), collecting or transmission system, mobile-device tracking solution, and so on.

ELTA is seeking commercial partners to distribute its Argos transmitters internationally, in particular distributors whose customers are integrators or solutions providers for mobile-device tracking, monitoring of the environment, industrial risk management and/or data collection in hostile environments.

Kate Ambler | alfa
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