Satcom leader, Inmarsat, 'opens up' for developers

21st January 2015
Satcom leader, Inmarsat, 'opens up' for developers

London, January 21 2015: Leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, Inmarsat,  is opening up its platforms to developers to  encourage new ideas that will change the way satellite communications are implemented on land, at sea and in the air.  
A  new open technology strategy,  is being announced at the  ongoing first Inmarsat Developer  Conference (IDC),  in London, will give the growing Developer Community the freedom to utilise Inmarsat technologies to develop innovative and bespoke applications.
During the three-day event ( January 20-22) , over 300 software, hardware and application developers will have the opportunity to hear about Inmarsat’s strategy – both long term and for the coming year – as well as meet other companies, developers and organisations from across the world that are already using Inmarsat’s infrastructure to develop innovative business solutions.
Ian Kennedy of Cisco, a key strategic partner of Inmarsat,  delivered the keynote speech on “disruptive innovation in a hyper-connected future”. In his speech Ian described a vision of a hyper-connected 2020, a future where sensors and actuators are clustered and organised as systems that change the way we live and work.|
Inmarsat’s verticals – Maritime, Enterprise, Aviation and Government – will feature heavily during the event, with experts from across each product market area highlighting the biggest growth areas for satellite communications within each specialist sector, helping developers to pinpoint the best ways to utilise Inmarsat’s open technologies.