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Worldwide tracking and environmental monitoring by satellite

Argos is a unique, worldwide location and data collection system dedicated to studying and protecting the environment.

Argos is a pioneer satellite-based system which has been operating since 1978. The Argos system collects data from Platform Terminal Transmitters, PTTs, and distributes sensor and location data to the final users. Argos helps the scientific community to better monitor and understand our environment, but also enables industry to comply with environmental protection regulations implemented by various governments.


To meet system use requirements, all programs using Argos have to be related in some way or other to environmental protection, awareness or study, or to protecting human life. Applications for which there is a clear governmental interest are also approved.


Download the list of certified Argos manufacturers here!

8,000 Animals Tagged
& Tracked at Any Given Time
22,000 Active Transmitters
Per Month
100 User Countries
in the World
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