Librestream Technologies Inc.

Librestream Technologies Inc.
RigNet, Inc.

RigNet, Inc.

December 02, 2010 10:30 ET

RigNet Signs Reseller Agreement With Librestream for the Onsight Mobile Collaboration System

HOUSTON, TEXAS and WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Dec. 2, 2010) - RigNet, Inc., a leading global provider of managed communications solutions for the upstream oil and gas industry, and Librestream, a leader in mobile collaboration solutions, have signed an agreement for RigNet to become an authorized reseller of Librestream's Onsight mobile collaboration system. Onsight is a technologically sophisticated mobile video collaboration system capable of operating in ultra-low bandwidth environments.

The agreement establishes RigNet as a Librestream Certified Solutions Partner, furthering RigNet's ability to deliver superior remote communications solutions to companies in the drilling, production and energy maritime markets. As an authorized reseller, RigNet will provide its clients with all connectivity services required to support Onsight, along with the equipment manufactured by Librestream, including the Onsight 2000Ex device and Onsight Expert software.

The Onsight mobile collaboration system is a customized solution for complex drilling and production environments. The Onsight 2000Ex device is a hand-held wireless camera with real time, high quality video collaboration capabilities, enabling workers in remote areas to initiate video collaboration sessions with team members in other locations. 

"RigNet's new status as a Librestream Certified Solution Partner enhances our ability to provide our oil and gas customers with the most optimal remote communications solutions," said RigNet CEO Mark Slaughter. "With Onsight, remote workers can use hand-held wireless cameras to access office-based expertise for purposes of high-end equipment troubleshooting, which can dramatically reduce operating downtime and improve productivity."

The Onsight 2000Ex is Class I, Division 2 and Zone 2 approved, has a chemical resistant exterior, and the ability to withstand a 4-foot drop - all of which help extend the power of mobile collaboration to extreme and potentially hazardous locations.

"The Onsight mobile collaboration system facilitates communication and data transfer in the world's most rugged oil field environments, helping RigNet customers drastically improve overall operational performance," said Molly McGuirk, RigNet's director of product management.

"With its strong communication service offering, RigNet is well-positioned to provide oil and gas customers with a full mobile video solution that includes Librestream's Onsight system. We are pleased to be working with RigNet to bring mobile video collaboration to their customers," said Kerry Thacher, Librestream's CEO.

About Librestream

Librestream Technologies Inc. is the leader in developing innovative mobile collaboration solutions. With its patented Onsight solution, Librestream extends traditional video conferencing and collaboration services to connect workers from any location at any time – This Changes Everything. To learn more about the company, its products and services visit the website at www.librestream.com.

About RigNet

RigNet is a leading global provider of managed communications, networks and collaborative applications dedicated to the oil and gas industry. The Company provides solutions ranging from fully-managed voice and data networks to more advanced applications that include video conferencing and real-time data services to remote sites in over 30 countries on six continents, effectively spanning the drilling and production industry. RigNet recently was named one of America's fastest-growing private companies as ranked by both Inc. magazine's distinguished Inc. 500/5000 and Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™. Based in Houston, Texas, RigNet has offices in Brazil, Nigeria, Norway, Qatar, Singapore, the United Kingdom and throughout the United States. For more information, please visit www.rig.net.

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