This new partnership will protect wildlife and infrastructure through innovative AI.
RESOLVE today announced it has joined the Inmarsat Application and Solution Provider (ASP) Program, an ecosystem for providers of software, hardware and solutions, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in commercial land markets. As an ASP member, RESOLVE will gain access to Inmarsat’s global L-band satellite connectivity network, ELERA, and worldwide reach to scale its solutions into new sectors and geographies.
RESOLVE is an independent environmental and health non-governmental organization focused on creative solutions which address some of the world’s biggest problems. Based in Washington, D.C., its innovative partnerships cover both non-profit and commercial organizations, providing innovations and tangible solutions for the climate and biodiversity crises with a specific focus on species conservation, sustainability and asset protection.
RESOLVE has developed three WildTech conservation technology platforms—TrailGuard AI, ForestGuard AI, and WildEyes AI. These three systems share an identical hardware platform but run different AI models which detect and identify, respectively: intruders, logging trucks, or target wildlife species, to send image alerts to designated parties who will respond.
Commenting on RESOLVE’s membership in the ASP, Mike Carter, President, Enterprise at Inmarsat, said, “Inmarsat is pleased to welcome RESOLVE to our ASP program and to be working with them to support sustainable solutions to critical social, health, and environmental issues around the world. Innovative solution providers like RESOLVE are using leading-edge technology to help conservationists and industries respond to some of the biggest global challenges. Inmarsat stands ready to support their journey through the provision of reliable connectivity through our industry-leading ELERA narrowband network, as well as go-to-market alignment and support.”
Dr Eric Dinerstein, Director of WildTech and Senior Advisor for Biodiversity and Wildlife Solutions at RESOLVE comments, “To achieve our ambition of helping meet a growing demand for AI-enabled conservation technology which can detect humans, vehicles, or wildlife and filters out irrelevant noise within images and do so “on the edge,” we need reliable, global connectivity, and a trusted partner to help us scale our AI security systems. RESOLVE is developing, implementing, and scaling the technology to make it as affordable as possible and ensure its widespread use across wildlife reserves that desperately need the technology. Finding industrial clients who need the same technology for asset monitoring and protection is part of that process. Our relationship with Inmarsat will enable us to do just that, preserving wildlife and critical infrastructure to the benefit of communities everywhere, so we are delighted to join the ASP program.”
The Inmarsat ASP Program is open to new entrants, disruptors, and established brands of any size who have developed an innovative digital product or service but may need additional support to exploit the benefits of satellite-enabled IoT solutions. Inmarsat provides dedicated technical guidance on how to integrate and support its highly-reliable satellite services, go-to-market strategy planning and exposure to the Inmarsat distribution channel to enable access to new markets.
Providers working across a diverse range of industries, including agriculture, aid and NGO, energy, exploration and leisure, media, mining, transport and utilities, as well as agnostic technology providers will be considered for membership.
Companies operating in locations and regions without reliable connectivity, or which have mission-critical connectivity needs, use the Inmarsat ASP programme to access a broad choice of satellite-enabled Internet of Things (IoT) solutions developed by a range of providers that enhance the efficiency, safety and sustainability of their businesses.