The iBCN is the next generation of MetOcean’s NOVATECH satellite beacons, designed for tracking and locating your assets to full ocean depth (12,000m). The self-contained submersible beacons use the bi-directional capabilities of the Iridium satellite telemetry system, allowing the end-user to receive real-time GPS location of their asset and also change and send various reporting parameters to the beacon.

The real advantage of the iBCN technology is that if your asset surfaces unexpectedly, and it is outside of the typical RF range, the Iridium beacon (upon surfacing) will immediately capture a GPS position and transmit these coordinates, in near real-time, to a destination of your choice. Giving you peace of mind no matter where you are in the world.

Designed to meet unique deployment needs, the iBCN product line offers five battery housing options: self-contained, remote head, OEM, and extended battery life with the option of lithium or alkaline batteries. The complete product portfolio includes iBCN-OEM, iBCN, iBCN-3, iBCN-7, iBCN Infinity, iBCN-RH, and iBCN-RH2.

The NOVATECH iBCN Iridium beacons provide peace of mind for those unpredictable deployments and recoveries.

The NOVATECH IR-7300 Iridium beacon is a ruggedized incident-alerting system, designed to monitor and protect valuable oceanographic assets. Using the Iridium satellite telemetry system allows users to receive real-time GPS positioning, and have bi-directional communication with the beacon, at a cost-effective price. With the ability to be retrofitted to any existing deep-rated NOVATECH pressure housing, the IR-7300 is a critical tool when monitoring global assets.

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  • Self-contained
  • SRemote head OEM
  • SRH2 option compatible with iBCN, iBCN-3, and iBCN-7
  • SOption of lithium or alkaline batteries
  • SSuperior battery life
  • SRugged and innovative design
  • SIridium and Bluetooth configuration
  • SBi-directional communication
  • SReal-time data
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