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The Argos system consists of:


  • A constellation of Low Earth Orbit (LEO), polar-orbiting satellites

  • A global network of terrestrial receiving stations

  • Two data processing centers for continuous, round-the-clock operations


The Argos system allows any mobile object equipped with a compatible transmitter:


  • To be located by Doppler locations across the world

  • To send data from measurement sensors connected to the transmitter

CLS is the unique operator of the Argos system and is stays in touch with Argos users to ensure the system fits their needs:


  • Worldwide coverage

  • Robust security solutions to protect data and IT infrastructures

  • Low power transmission power for optimized consumption

  • Miniaturized transmitters (less than 5 grams)

  • GPS-free positionning

  • Data processing certified by quality controls

  • Data archiving and several options for data distribution

  • World-renowned customer services


the argos system is a worldwide reference for both location and data collection.

it is a very simple and robust system!

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