KVH Industries, Inc.
KVH Industries is a leading manufacturer of solutions that provide global high speed Internet, television and voice services via satellite to mobile users at sea, on land, and in the air. KVH is also a premier manufacturer of high performance sensors and integrated inertial systems for defense and commercial guidance and stabilization applications.[2020 - 2015] [2015 - 2011] [2011 - 2008] [2008 - 1997] [1997 - 1982]
KVH launches the TracVision TV10
KVH introduces the TracVision TV10—the world’s lightest 1 meter ultra-high efficiency marine satellite TV antenna. The powerful high-gain marine satellite TV system offers expanded global Ku-band HD reception with advanced stabilized tracking and extended coverage to deliver uninterrupted entertainment and a crystal-clear viewing experience.
Launch of Remote Expert Intervention
KVH unveils Remote Expert Intervention, a powerful addition to the KVH Watch® IoT Connectivity as a Service solution. Remote Expert Intervention supports on-demand video-enabled remote support sessions that permit experts on shore to guide onboard personnel through troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair procedures that improve equipment performance and reduce service costs.
Introduction of the TracVision UHD7
KVH introduces the ultimate HD and 4K DIRECTV® entertainment experience at sea with the launch of its TracVision UHD7 equipped with KVH’s patented TriAD™ technology, which simultaneously receives broadcasts from three Ku- and Ka- band DIRECTV satellites.
Introduction of the TracPhone V11-HTS
The TracPhone HTS-series gets its newest addition with the introduction of the TracPhone V11-HTS. The rugged, 1-meter antenna delivers data speeds as fast as 20 Mbps/3 Mbps (down/up) and redundant Ku/C-band for greatly expanded global coverage including Northern and Southern latitudes, and superior connectivity, even in extreme weather.
Introduction of the TracPhone V3-HTS
KVH introduces the world’s fastest, lightest ultra-compact marine VSAT with the launch of its TracPhone V3-HTS delivering global broadband data speeds as fast as 5 Mbps/2 Mbps (down/up) in a 37 cm antenna that outperforms the leading competing 60-85 cm Ku-band VSAT antennas.
KVH Videotel Launches Task-based Competency
A new feature is added to Videotel Performance Manager to enhance the evaluation and documentation of seafarer skills enabling them to perform at the peak of their abilities.
Introduction of the TracPhone LTE-1
KVH launches the TracPhone LTE-1, an ultra-compact, marine-grade communications system that includes a high-gain antenna array, modem, GPS, and Wi-Fi router in one dome to provide HD streaming and Internet more than 20 miles offshore in the U.S.
KVH Introduces Inertial Measurement Unit with 25g Accelerometers
KVH makes its top-of-the-line fiber optic gyro (FOG)-based Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), the 1775 IMU, available with either + 10g or + 25g accelerometers, designed for highly dynamic applications.
Introduction of the TracPhone V7-HTS
Global satellite communications gets a boost when KVH introduces its TracPhone V7-HTS maritime SATCOM system, which includes both global broadband speeds as fast as 10 Mbps plus a simultaneous unlimited use data channel for unmatched flexibility.
Moving Map Display Launched for Military Vehicles
TACNAV MMD combines GPS/GNSS with TACNAV’s inertial or compass-guided navigation solution and a ruggedized color touchscreen.
Videotel Performance Manager Changes the Face of Training
KVH introduces Videotel Performance Manager, which combines award-winning training content from Videotel with the power of web-based data analytics.
New YOURlink Service Delivers Customer Media via IP-MobileCast
KVH launches YOURlink, a new media delivery service that enables fleets to distribute their video and audio files securely to vessels worldwide via the IP-MobileCast service.
AgilePlans Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) Model Launched
Creating an entirely new business model, KVH unveils its AgilePlans Connectivity as a Service product, an all-inclusive maritime SATCOM solution with a monthly subscription and no commitment.
GEO-FOG 3D Inertial Navigation System Unveiled
KVH’s fully integrated INS offers roll, pitch, and heading accuracies of 0.05 degrees for demanding applications in unmanned, autonomous, and manned aerial, ground, marine, and subsurface platforms.
mini-VSAT Broadband 2.0 Debuts
The second generation of KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband network transforms the maritime VSAT market with greater data delivery at the highest speeds and even more affordable rates.
TracVision A9 Satellite TV System for Vehicles Introduced
Low-profile system provides in-motion access to satellite TV programming.
1725 IMU and 1775 IMU Introduced
Two new inertial measurement units complement the successful 1750 IMU.
TACNAV 3D Inertial Navigation System Launched
System providing three-dimensional navigation and an embedded GNSS introduced.
TracVision TV-series Launched
New line of satellite TV antenna systems introduced – TV1, TV3, TV5, TV6.
DSP-1760 FOG Introduced
KVH debuts a multi-axis fiber optic gyro designed for maximum ease of integration.
TracPhone V-IP series Launched
Advanced satellite communications systems with streamlined belowdecks unit (Integrated CommBox Modem) introduced.
Content delivery service utilizing multicasting technology with the mini-VSAT Broadband network is announced.
1750 IMU Introduced
KVH debuts an inertial measurement unit incorporating the world's smallest FOG and advanced accelerometer technology.
C-band Coverage & TracPhone V11
KVH expands the reach of the mini-VSAT Broadband network with global C-band coverage, and introduces the 1.1 m (42.5 inch), dual-mode C/Ku-band TracPhone V11 antenna system.
Largest Maritime Ku-band Network
The mini-VSAT Broadband service expands to South America, creating the largest maritime Ku-band network.
The world's smallest precision FOG, based on ThinFiber technology, makes its debut.
TracPhone V3 Introduced
KVH debuts the 37 cm (14.5 inch) TracPhone V3, the world's smallest maritime VSAT system.
KVH adds the CommBox Ship/Shore Network Manager to its line of satellite communications solutions after acquiring Norway-based Virtek Communication.
KVH debuts the DSP-1500, the world's smallest precision fiber optic gyro, with patented Digital Signal Processing technology.
TracVision M1 Introduced
KVH debuts the 32 cm (12.5 inch) TracVision M1, the world's smallest stabilized marine satellite TV system.
TracPhone V7 & mini-VSAT Broadband Introduced
KVH launches the mini-VSAT Broadband satellite communications network, with regional coverage in North America, the Caribbean, and Europe, and introduces the 60 cm (24 inch) TracPhone V7 satellite communications system.
TracVision M3 Introduced
KVH debuts the 37 cm (14.5 inch) TracVision M3, the world's smallest stabilized marine satellite TV system.
TracVision M-series Launched
KVH introduces TracVision M5 and M7, high-performance 45 cm (18 inch) and 60 cm (24 inch) antennas, giving vessels uninterrupted satellite TV reception in rough conditions.
TracVision A5 Introduced
KVH introduces the world's first satellite TV system for cars, featuring a phased array antenna and an integrated 12V DIRECTV receiver.
KVH introduces E-Core polarization-maintaining fiber, and is the only U.S. fiber optic gyro manufacturer to make its own fiber.
KVH Enters Land Mobile Market with TracVision LM
KVH introduces the TracVision LM, an in-motion, low-profile (14.5 inch) antenna that delivers satellite television and audio from DIRECTV, DISH Network, and ExpressVu, and is designed for easy installation on recreational vehicles and trucks.
TracVision II Introduced
KVH debuts the world's smallest stabilized marine satellite TV antenna for DIRECTV.
FOG Manufacturing Facility
KVH opens a fiber optic gyro manufacturing facility near Chicago, Illinois, when it acquires the sensor products assets of Andrew Corporation.
KVH introduces the TracVision satellite television system with stabilized antenna.
KVH combines sensor and autocalibration technologies to develop tactical navigation systems (TACNAV) for U.S. land military vehicles.
KVH debuts DataScope, a handheld electronic compass/rangefinder.
Azimuth 100 Launched
KVH introduces the world's first self-contained digital compass and display system.
Azimuth 314 Introduced
KVH debuts the world's first commercial digital fluxgate compass for powerboats.
KVH Industries, Inc.
Sailcomp Industries is reincorporated as KVH Industries, Inc.
Sailcomp's PC202 Introduced
The world's first commercial digital fluxgate compass for sailboats is introduced. Sailcomp Industries is incorporated.