Learn how real-time maritime awareness can benefit your operation.
Optimizing a Satellite Constellation for Maritime Domain Awareness
The Automatic Identification System (AIS) is a mandatory navigational communication system based on radio frequency that wasdesigned to prevent ships at sea from colliding.
Harris has partnered with exactEarth Ltd. to provide the most accurate maritime vessel tracking information available through a constellation of satellites and a global network of ground stations.
exactView is not only a collection of coordinated satellites, but a complete data services solution that detects and transmits AIS marine vessel information and distributes it to customers around the world. AIS messages are received at the data processing center and instantly forwarded to customers via a secure internet link, letting customers monitor and track their area of interest (AOI) to make better decisions regarding trade, security, environmental protection, search and rescue missions, and more.
exactView RT powered by Harris provides persistent, real-time satellite coverage of the complete maritime domain. This new architecture networks satellites together with crosslinks that constantly communicate with multiple ground stations to provide customers AIS data in real time. The first four satellites are already on orbit with a total of 59 scheduled to be operating by early 2019. As each satellite comes online, it is being added to the existing data stream and made available to customers to deliver the fastest, most accurate vessel information available.
exactView RT powered by Harris provides real-time data delivery and significant flexibility and re-programmability to adapt to the ever-changing maritime industry.
exactTrax provides the ability to track any vessel equipped with an AIS transponder created with unique detection technology. The transmissions from these transponders are reliably received by the exactEarth global satellite network.
S-AIS, mandated by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2008, improves on the existing system because it detects signals from multiple ships simultaneously (via Satellite), providing a global perspective that improves safety and creates efficiencies. Now, Harris has partnered with exactEarth Ltd, to take this technology even further to deliver real-time, persistent global vessel tracking for unsurpassed maritime awareness.
From advanced ship tracking, to historical data and density maps, to custom analytics and tools, our solutions let you monitor vessels anywhere on the globe to create efficiencies in your maritime operation, counteract piracy, launch an effective search and rescue mission, and more.
Whether you are looking to get data delivered on demand, have a constant data feed integrated into an existing operational display system, or access historical data, different subscription models offer plenty of choices and flexibility.
The exactAIS data service provides flexible access to all the AIS messages captured by the exactEarth satellite constellation, delivering the world’s most complete global shipping information.
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Implementing OGC standards, the exactEarth Geospatial Web Services™ (GWS) solution offers instant access to the exactAIS® data, in an on-demand environment.
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The exactAIS Archive™ gives customers access to the most expansive S-AIS historical data through a pre-packaged and customized service that dates back to July 2010.
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exactEarth ShipView™ is an easy-to-use, modern web-based viewing tool that allows you to see all the ship positions produced by their exactAIS® data service and then plots them on a familiar set of map layers to enhance the viewing experience.
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exactAIS Density Maps™ deliver in-depth vessel pattern analysis by transforming millions of AIS messages into individual geospatial data points.
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Get the exact view you need into your maritime operation to make critical operational decisions faster than before. Now you can perform a visual analysis of shipping density patterns or locate vessels without integrating the data feed into existing operational display systems.
The Harris and exactEarth partnership offers a new level of analytical capabilities to support customers with streamlining day-to-day operations, developing web applications, providing access to web APIs, and more.
The exactTrax™ service provides an unprecedented ability to track fishing boats and small commercial vessels with AIS Class B type receivers across the globe.
Read more about how exactEarth RT powered by Harris is offering maritime operations new opportunities to improve search and rescue efforts at sea, monitor illegal fishing activities, and counteract piracy.