IDENTEC SOLUTIONS Takes Firm Hold of Marine and Intermodal Market With Acquisition of Sattel

Oct 06, 2010, 10:00 ET from IDENTEC SOLUTIONS

LUSTENAU, Austria, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- IDENTEC SOLUTIONS, the global leader of active RFID and industrial wireless sensor networks, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Satellite Telemetry (Aust) Pty Ltd (Sattel) from container terminal operating group DP World.

Previously a wholly-owned subsidiary of DP World, Sattel provides DGPS (Differential Global Positioning System) based tracking and telemetry systems to the global container terminal industry. The company has installations in Asia, Australasia, Europe and the USA.

"Strengthening our position in this market has been part of our overall strategic growth strategy," states Gerhard Schedler, President & CEO of IDENTEC SOLUTIONS.  "We assessed that this vertical would be better served by having access to a comprehensive suite of solutions that are easily integrated into existing infrastructure or leveraged from a single platform.  Sattel's technology proved to be a natural extension to our existing solutions for the marine and intermodal market."

Over the past four years, IDENTEC SOLUTIONS has established a firm foothold in the global marine terminal market, deploying both proprietary and technology partner systems for gate, yard and quay automation projects in Australia, Europe, the USA and Latin America. By incorporating Sattel's hardware and software into the company's total visibility and control platform, IDENTEC SOLUTIONS can expand its marine & intermodal portfolio to include the industry's most comprehensive range of systems. The suite of solutions includes RFID, GPS, RTLS, sensor technologies, as well as a full range of software applications for both powered and non powered assets.

With the formalization of the acquisition in place, IDENTEC SOLUTIONS' global marine and intermodal support team will manage and support all existing Sattel installations.

"Sattel's customers will continue to be well serviced by IDENTEC SOLUTIONS, which has a dedicated staff of experienced and skilled engineers, professionals and field support specialists in offices located in Austria, USA, Germany, Norway and Australia," says Andrew Adam, SVP Global Operations at DP World. Adam also confirmed that IDENTEC SOLUTIONS is a preferred solutions provider to the DP World Group of companies.

DP World is the world's third-largest container terminal operator and is among IDENTEC SOLUTIONS' marine and intermodal clients, as well as Total Terminals International and Georgia Ports Authority.


IDENTEC SOLUTIONS delivers innovative, wireless sensor networks that are helping transform the way business manages industrial processes and safeguards lives.

Committed to developing industry-leading, low power and long-range sensor technology, IDENTEC SOLUTIONS' SensorSMART networks have been setting the industry standard since 1999.  Currently deployed on every continent throughout the globe in the Intermodal & Logistics, Energy & Construction industries as well as sought out by the world's leading system integrators and governments; IDENTEC SOLUTIONS patented technology is helping to optimize productivity in some of the continent's most challenging situations. Robust, flexible and powerful IDENTEC SOLUTIONS technology delivers when others cannot.

IDENTEC SOLUTIONS is privately held, with its corporate office located in Lustenau, Austria, and North American headquarters in Dallas, Texas, along with service centers in Germany, Australia and Norway. For more information, please visit