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Smartappart Lorient - 23/11/2020

In Lorient, Thalos, expert in connectivity at sea, is preparing for the boom of connected boats

In Lorient, Thalos, expert in connectivity at sea, is preparing for the boom of connected boats

Because onboard connectivity is undergoing a metamorphosis, driven by the rise of the internet of things, the SME in the Morbihan, Thalos, decided to collaborate on connected boats
The boats of Tomorrow will be connected. The maritime world is in the midst of a digital transformation and whether it is for effective use of data, energy optimization, navigation safety or in the long term the autonomous boat, the first mandatory step remains the 100% connected boat.

An SME that has the wind in its sails

For 20 years, Thalos has been designing and deploying solutions for sailors in their multiple environments. Located since June 2020 on brand new premises in Ploemeur in Morbihan, Thalos (45 employees) specializes in communication tools and solutions at sea. Three dedicated technical and commercial teams are present on 3 Oceans through 3 subsidiaries: THALOS, ERISAT and OCEAN-SAT.

Better fleet management

Today, a sailor no longer puts up with being cut off from his own at sea, he also uses and above all digital tools related to his profession (software, applications, internet) such as the weather, fishing assistance tools, access to email, communication with the armament... Thalos has developed the OceanBox which allows sailors to avoid going through expensive internet packages. The box is the data input and output hub. 

Seanatic: a consortium of five Breton partners

The SEANATIC project aims to test innovative solutions to optimize marine maintenance activities and to manage the environmental impacts related to the operation of ships.
As part of the future investments program operated by ADEME, Seanatic is a consortium, the result of a collaboration between Thalos, the Lorient-based IoT.BZH, specialist in internet of things, the Piriou shipyard, the Azimut communication company and the University of South Brittany, in particular the Lab-STICC laboratory, which structures the research "from sensors to knowledge" in oceanic Brittany.
With new opportunities in energy efficiency, safety and reduced maintenance costs, Seanatic intends to demonstrate the technical and economic feasibility of its innovation and Thalos will play an active role in the years to come.

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