What makes BATS unique?
BATS is unique because it is the only company in the world providing this type of technology (Auto-Aiming, Tracking and Physical Link Management) for long range point to point wireless communications. We are able to do this by using algorithms that integrate with the radio; monitoring what it sees and positioning the antenna accordingly.
How does BATS change the way Wireless PTP was previously used.
Prior to BATS, wireless broadband links with any meaningful capacity and mobility features were limited to fixed or omni-directional deployments, on essentially terrestrial applications. Longer distance and even mobile applications, such as what we’re seeing now with some of our maritime deployments are possible because we’ve effectively made aiming and realigning the wireless signals extremely accurate, (to 0.25 degrees). We’ve also reduced the technical skills and time required while optimizing the connections by automating a lot of the process. Essentially, what we at BATS have been able to do is take the high bandwidth afforded by fixed systems and combine them with the mobility of an omni-directional system; you get the best of both worlds – mobility & flexibility, distance & throughput.
Where do you see BATS going?
Expanding in the markets we serve (Military, Oil & Gas, Emergency Responders)
Penetrating new markets (Broadcast, Mining, Agriculture)
Becoming the gold standard for high bandwidth semi-mobile and mobile communications.
Why is it so Beneficial?
There are four main reasons why a BATS-enable system is so beneficial:
Speed – Our systems are faster to deploy and offer high-capacity bandwidth.
Ease of Use – Instead of bringing in a technical resource, an employee can simply flip a switch to bring up communications and go about their other duties.
Cost – Cheaper and faster than satellite; our payback over time can be in months not years.
Redundancy – If a link is broken (i.e. the target is no-longer available) in a typical mesh deployment, the system will loop back to the next available system – usually before you even notice a signal outage.
What’s the most exciting aspect of BATS
The most exciting thing about BATS is that we’ve essentially breathed new life into the wireless space, by bringing in innovative technologies that allow for new communication capabilities and scenarios that were previously believed to be impossible.