BeWhere Holdings Inc. Announces Agreement With Blue Oceans Satellite Systems Inc.
TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – May 10, 2016) – BeWhere Holdings Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BEW) announces that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Blue Oceans Satellite Systems Inc., headquartered in St John’s, Newfoundland, and doing business as SkyHawk Telematics (SkyHawk). SkyHawk is a provider of fleet telematics products and services to the public works and utility sectors.
This agreement expands SkyHawk’s product offering and functionality to now include the tracking and monitoring of tools, equipment, and inventory via cellular and satellite communications. To support a current implementation with a municipal Emergency Medical Services organization located in southern Ontario, SkyHawk has placed an initial order for 750 BeWhere beacons and 30 BeWhere Bluetooth Wi-Fi gateways.
“We are seeing rapid adoption of Bluetooth beacons as organizations realize the need to monitor not just the fleet vehicles but also the tools, equipment and inventory that are contained in their vehicles. This agreement combines our collective capabilities to provide a complete solution for asset monitoring,” said Owen Moore, CEO for BeWhere. “Adding SkyHawk to our network will not only extend our reach into governments, it diversifies our product into resellers that utilize satellite communications.”
“As IoT plays an increasingly important role in business today, it is critical that companies find and integrate solutions to drive operational efficiency within their organizations,” said Paul Anderson, CEO of SkyHawk. “By combining our expertise in automated vehicle location systems and fleet telematics with BeWhere’s Bluetooth beacons, we will enable our clients to proactively track and manage all their high value movable assets and realize improved ROI through time savings, better utilization and other factors.”
About Blue Oceans Satellite Systems Inc.
Incorporated in 2003, Blue Oceans Satellite Systems Inc. (BOSS) is a provider of satellite and cellular data communication and monitoring systems for commercial and government sectors. The corporate head office is located in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
Leveraging its core communication and web-based reporting solutions BOSS has adapted and expanded its solution offerings to markets including fleet telematics, explosive magazine monitoring, explosive materials transportation monitoring, and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) applications including high value asset tracking. BOSS conducts business in these markets under the SkyHawk Telematics brand.
About BeWhere Inc.
BeWhere is an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions company that designs and manufactures hardware with sensors and software applications to track real-time information on movable assets. The company develops mobile applications, middle-ware and cloud based solutions that stand-alone or that can be readily integrated with existing software. Its solutions enable end-users a level of operational visibility that is more easily accessible and significantly easier to implement than in the past.