Asavie and Control bringing secure IoT intelligence to high-performance motorsport
Asavie, a provider in secure Enterprise Mobility and IoT Connectivity, announced with Control Ltd, part of the Westbase Group, a provider in cellular networking solutions, a telemetry solution targeting the high performance motor car racing industry which leverages Asavie’s on-demand secure IoT connectivity service.
The purpose-built solution offers the endurance racing motor car industry resilient race track coverage; over the air updates and car-to-cloud connectivity for monitoring in real-time the vehicle and driver performance. This compelling set of benefits ultimately enables manufacturers to improve their engineering performance leading to better race times.
Nathan Sanders, CTO, Westbase Group and founder of Control speaking about the alliance with Asavie said, “Endurance Racing is a high-performance environment where teams are continually looking for the competitive edge that can make the difference come race time.
Our partnership with Asavie provides our customers with an on-demand secure networking solution that helps us deliver that vital technical edge to ensure our customers are able to confidently monitor in real-time all critical aspects of the car’s performance without interruption. The solution enables teams to get data from their motorsport logging system such as the Cosworth Intelligent Color Display in real time.”
Control’s TLM-PRO™ Telemetry Modem, overcomes the challenge of providing full circuit coverage to race car manufacturers, something traditional radio-based solutions have struggled with. In conjunction with Asavie PassBridge, the solution offers secure extended track coverage from the edge to cloud. The TLM-Pro™ Cellular Telemetry Modem is currently used by private and manufacturer teams in championships including FIA WEC, ELMS, Blancpain Endurance Series and VLN.
“Our software is constantly evolving based on feedback from testing, racing and working with teams and manufacturers. This software can be delivered over the air ensuring the car’s device stays up to date and has the latest features,” added Sanders.
Welcoming the announcement, Ralph Shaw, CEO, Asavie said, “Our partnership with Control Ltd. is a great example of how Asavie’s IoT connectivity services provide the secure foundation for the delivery of high-value vertical-specific solutions that can monetise the opportunities of the Internet of Things.”
“By securely managing network connections from the edge to the Cloud and eliminating the typical delays in network deployment, Control has been able to get their solution to market faster,” continued Shaw.