Cathay Pacific Approves Sentry FlightSafeJuly 11, 2013
The Hong Kong air carrier has signed off on the cellular-based M2M device, which provides real-time, global visibility of cargos, enabling remote monitoring of GPS and sensor data from origin to destination.
IRVING, TX /BUSINESS WIRE/ -- OnAsset Intelligence Inc., the market leader in machine-to-machine (M2M) airborne asset tracking solutions, announced that the Sentry FlightSafe cellular monitoring and tracking device is approved by Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd., the home carrier of Hong Kong. The tracking device provides real-time, global visibility of GPS location and sensor condition data of precious cargo from origin to destination and from airport to airport.
"Approval by Cathay Pacific is a major milestone for OnAsset customers who monitor cargo across the globe," says Adam Crossno, President and CEO of OnAsset. "We are very excited that the FlightSafe network now extends to the Asia region."
Shippers, forwarders, and couriers of valuable items use Sentry FlightSafe to track location and manage environmental conditions during air and ground transportation. With its real-time capabilities at the airport and on the road, supply chain personnel receive important data at speeds so fast that rapid response in critical situations becomes easy to deploy and stress-free.
"We are pleased to collaborate with OnAsset on the approval of the Sentry FlightSafe cellular, which can be carried on our Pharma LIFT and Expert LIFT products. This combined monitoring and tracking device will deliver significant benefits to our customers in terms of monitoring the condition of onboard shipment. We always strive to provide the best cargo solution to our customers, and to assure sensitive shipment will be handled within the timeframe that is required," says Mandy Ng, Manager, Cargo Sales and Marketing, Cathay Pacific Airways.
Sentry FlightSafe is a highly advanced cellular tracking device that includes multiple sensors, such as temperature, humidity, pressure, shock, location, and vibration, with an additional feature, FlightSafe. This feature enables the device to use multiple modes of sensing and proprietary logic to automatically turn off its wireless transmitting radios to ensure safe and FAA-compliant operation throughout the duration of flight. The Sentry FlightSafe device is the only cellular-based, GPS sensing device with a patented feature for automatic radio-off mode that requires no human intervention to operate it.
For more information on shipping instructions, please contact Cathay Pacific Cargo offices or visit the company's Web site.
About Cathay Pacific Airways
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. is an international airline registered and based in Hong Kong, offering scheduled cargo and passenger services to over 170 destinations in 40 countries and territories. Founded in Hong Kong in 1946, the airline remains deeply committed to its home base, making substantial investments to develop Hong Kong as one of the world's leading global transportation hubs.
The Cathay Pacific Group, which includes subsidiaries Dragonair and express freight carrier Air Hong Kong, is now one of the world's top 10 international air cargo carriers. Cathay Pacific is a founding member of the oneworld global alliance, whose combined network serves almost 1,000 destinations.
About OnAsset Intelligence
OnAsset Intelligence Inc. is the global leader in airborne asset tracking services. The company manufactures wireless devices that monitor all modes of transit including land, sea, and air. Products and services include Sentry wireless hardware and the Vision Monitoring Platform. Its flagship product, Sentry FlightSafe, is approved by commercial and cargo operators across the globe. The company is headquartered in Irving, TX.
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