Socratec Engineering and Services UG
Socratec Engineering and Services offers innovative solutions in the field of GPS/Galileo-Navsat technology for logistics and telematic applications and internet-based control center software. In order to meet challenging customer requirements at the edge of technology Socratec integrates sensor and energy technology and embedded software.
Project: GPS/Galileo-Tracking-System for airfreight containers
Socratec develops in cooperation with Central Global Cargo, the german operator of Aviation Logistics Network (www.aln.aero) a GPS/Galileo-Tracking-System for the purpose of identifying and controlling airfreight containers or packages. An internet-based software allows the data access from every location on the globe via internet browser to show the actual position and history of the freight. This is an innovativ technical solution which combines a GPS/GSM-hardware-module, antenna and sensor technology, low power management of the device, battery technology and automatic shutdown procedures in order to meet the requirements of air transportation. The solutions are as well to be used in other application fields which have similar requirements.
From space to industry
Space technology and expertise are deeply integrated into the products.
ESA Business Incubation
Socratec Engineering and Services is hosted at ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Darmstadt, run by the German company cesah. This has provided the opportunity to consult ESA experts who have supported with technology insights and ideas to improve the system.
In addition, especially the support provided by cesah in relation to general business activities has been very helpful.