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A Fully Operational Underground 4G LTE Solution in less than a year
The Aqura Difference
Overcoming the ultimate challenges for wireless
The inherent challenges of underground mining and severe environmental conditions place considerable constraints on personnel, infrastructure and equipment. For many underground operations, the goal of a unified, high-speed wireless network has been a goal, but has been hard to achieve.
In 2017, Aqura was approached to design a solution to overcome these challenges. The goal was to deliver a high-capacity underground 4G LTE network which could enable high-quality video streaming and data access from deep underground.
The outcome was the delivery of a robust and reliable network solution within 9 months and this opened up the opportunity for the miner to advance their journey to a digitally-driven mine operation.
"Innovation is urgently needed in aged care resourcing, electronic records,
medication management, assistive technologies, communication
technologies, data collection and research, privacy, and security."
Why Connectivity is an Enabler for Better Client Centred Care
It is critical that aged care facilities invest in the latest technology to fulfil operational demands and support resident well-being. The more connected seniors are to family and friends, the better their overall well-being. And with younger family members becoming more involved in the choice of aged care facility, it is not enough to just provide basic accommodation, but also technology that lives up to their expectations.
Providing accommodation services for the aged is a highly demanding business, yet one that is critically necessary. We know that connectivity is now, more than ever, a core part of ensuring efficient operations.
"The Communications Trailer can only be described as the nirvana of onsite workflows for geologists"
Head Field Geologist
Tier 1, Global Miner
Redefining Remote Communcation
In 2017, Aqura was approached to design a solution to overcome the challenges of remote exploration and the desire of this Tier 1 Global Mining company to introduce speed, reliability and responsiveness into their field operations.
Aqura's in-house team of experts took a completely fresh look at remote communications solutions and designed the Autonomous Rapid Communications platform.
This completely in-house designed and delivered platform completely changed the game for the miner's exploration operations with fully automated satellite backhaul, localised compute, power and a high capacity 4G LTE network, in a compact trailer which could be manoeuvred by a light vehicle.
With data being the necessary ingredient to support mining productivity, traditional connectivity across mining operations is feeling the pressure to deliver more reliability and greater value to carry more, and different types of data.
The realm of underground mining operations has often been out in the too hard basket for data network connectivity. Underground mine networks have typically been ad hoc, utilise fragmented technologies and unreliable due to challenging environmental conditions.
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About Aqura Technologies
Aqura is an industry leader in the provision of innovative technology solutions with a proven ability to deliver value-added solutions in challenging locations. We offer a complete in-house approach from strategy and planning through to technology implementation and optimisation. We contribute industry leading experience in the development of communication infrastructure for a wide range of industries.