April 14, 2009. Ottawa – TrueNorth Avionics, Inc., has announced that its new compact, affordable satellite-based high-speed data system, Simphone Global Broadband (SGBB), will be available in the third quarter of 2009.
TrueNorth Avionics, Inc., has announced that its new compact, affordable satellite-based high-speed data system, Simphone Global Broadband (SGBB), will be available in the third quarter of 2009. Designed for business aviation, Simphone Global
Broadband is a compact system comprising a 2-MCU processor, high-power amplifier and a low-profile antenna, with a system weight of less than 20 lb. (9 kg). Powered by Cobham technology, Simphone (pronounced ‘symphony’) Global Broadband uses Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadBand service to provide worldwide communications through the entire flight regime, including on the ramp and at altitudes below 10,000 ft.
AGL Paired with the Simphone Chorus airborne telephone and its built-in data routing and Wi-Fi capabilities, SGBB offers business aircraft operators a total global voice, data and cabin networking solution.
Easy to install, TrueNorth’s SGBB system requires just a single connector, and its compact footprint makes it ideal for a range of aircraft, from light jets and turboprops to intercontinental business airplanes. Different antenna options are available to provide data transfer rates in excess of 400 kbps.
“Very simply, we set out to provide business aircraft operators with a compact, affordable solution that works everywhere they fly, and that’s what Simphone Global Broadband is all about,” noted Mark van Berkel, TrueNorth’s CEO. For more information, visit TrueNorth Avionics at AEA booth #100.
Based in Ottawa, Canada, TrueNorth Avionics, Inc., is a world-class technology company focused on developing integrated communications solutions for business aviation. Its premier product, the Simphone (pronounced ‘Symphony’) airborne telephone, is an executive-class system that combines superior voice quality, unmatched ease of use, advanced functionality and an impressive array of personalization features. Options include a self-contained ACARS/AFIS datalink module, Iridium fax, a legacy Satcom interface and embedded Wi-Fi. Learn more at www.truenorthavionics.com