The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) recognized KVH Industries, Inc. for the outstanding performance and reliability of their maritime products during the 2023 NMEA Conference. The TracNet H60 hybrid communications terminal and the TracVision UHD7 satellite TV system received the prestigious 2023 Product of Excellence Awards in their respective categories.
The TracVision UHD7 award marked a significant milestone for KVH Industries, as it marked the 26th consecutive year that a KVH TracVision system has been honored in the marine satellite TV category. This recognition by the NMEA members is highly valued, as they work closely with both leisure and commercial boaters to ensure their vessels are equipped with the latest technology for safe and reliable operations.
Chad Impey, KVH’s senior vice president of global sales, expressed his gratitude for the recognition and mentioned that the company is thrilled that their communications and satellite TV solutions were chosen for the Product of Excellence awards. He highlighted their commitment to keeping boaters and seafarers always connected to shore, home, and family.
The NMEA presents the Product of Excellence Awards annually to acknowledge exceptional design, performance, and reliability in marine electronics products. The winners are selected by NMEA members, who are representatives from over 600 companies, including manufacturers, dealers, and boat builders.
KVH’s TracNet H60 is a compact 60 cm hybrid communications terminal that integrates satellite, cellular, and Wi-Fi technology. It features intelligent, automatic switching that keeps boats connected to the best available communication option via the KVH ONE global network. The terminal assesses service availability, cost, and data connection quality in real-time to provide optimal connectivity consistently. The TracNet H60 also offers a single-cable install, tuned reflectors, multi-axis stabilization, stabilized skew, digital IMUs, and a commercial-grade rotary joint for seamless connectivity in all conditions.
The TracVision UHD7 is a high-performance 60cm (24 inch) marine satellite TV antenna designed to provide boat owners, charter yacht guests, and commercial vessel crews access to ultra-high-definition (UHD) and 4K programming from leading satellite TV providers.
KVH Industries, Inc. is a global leader in mobile connectivity and maritime VSAT. Founded in 1982, the company provides connectivity solutions for commercial maritime, leisure marine, military/government, and land mobile applications on vessels and vehicles. They offer a range of products including the TracNet, TracPhone, and TracVision lines, as well as the AgilePlans Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) and the KVH Link crew wellbeing content service.