SOURCE: Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems

Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems

April 28, 2010 08:00 ET

Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems Signs Distribution Agreement With Selcoms Ltd. in Europe

ZIONSVILLE, IN--(Marketwire - April 28, 2010) -  Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems, Inc., (BATS) announced today that it has signed an agreement with UK-based Selcoms Ltd. for distribution of BATS' products throughout Europe.

BATS has innovative technology that automatically locates, locks and tracks broadband communication access points with continuous bandwidth optimization. It is ideal for rapid deployment or extension of wireless networks.

"Selcoms is a leading distributor of wireless communications equipment throughout Europe and our products fill an immediate need for its resellers in defense, oil and gas, public sector and maritime industries," said Phillip Cramer, vice president of sales and marketing for BATS. "Our technology will allow for moving vehicles on land, water and in the air to access critical broadband communications resources such as data, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) and streaming video."

Selcoms recognizes some unique opportunities for its resellers. "We are quite impressed with these products being able to work with a wide and varied range of radios," said Hugh Garrod, Selcoms Ltd. managing director. "The BATS' solution can be deployed quickly, provides continuous optimization for maximum throughput and does not require vast technical resources -- all of which can result in a quick return on investment."

Within minutes of deployment, the BATS system can locate friendly communication points and optimize for the highest bandwidth available. "The system is able to find and lock onto a friendly radio over a range of up to 50 km (35 miles) in a point-to-point, point-to-multipoint and fixed-to-mobile deployments," said Garrod. It is ideal for first responders, public safety, military, border patrol, ship-to-ship, ship-to-shore and other critical communications requirements.

About Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems
Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems (BATS) provides a proprietary software and hardware platform that locates, locks and tracks wireless broadband communication access points. Our products are designed for quick deploy communications centers and mobile to fixed and mobile to mobile vehicle communications. BATS was founded by three information technology professors and researchers from Purdue University in Indiana.

About Selcoms
Launched in July 2005, Selcoms is a specialist wireless networking distributor serving the communications markets. With a philosophy of Simple Communications at the heart of their business, they offer expert support to their channel of resellers, integrators, ISPs and solution partners. Selcoms expertise includes standards-based adoption of Point to Point, Point to Multi-point, indoor and outdoor mobility solutions and other wireless technologies.

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