Iridium Edge® Solar

Product Type: Developer Products
MANUFACTURER: Iridium Communications Inc.
MODEL #: 9640

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The Iridium Edge® Solar is a standalone & programmable, solar-powered Short Burst Data® (SBD®) device that offers real-time GPS tracking & local wireless sensor & communication capabilities over Bluetooth. The product’s self-charging, low maintenance, long field life & over-the-air configuration allow Iridium Value-Added Resellers to create distinct tracking applications that can also be implemented to create even more complex solutions.

Key Features:

  • Long Field Life Makes it Particularly Useful for In-transit Visibility & Remote Monitoring
  • Bluetooth® Capability for Wireless Sensor Integration & Local Device Connectivity
  • Over-the-air Configuration Capabilities Allow Users to Create Applications Remotely & Implement Them in Real-time
  • Easily Paired with Cellular Solutions Using Programmable Interfaces
  • Reporting Modes Include: Interval & Scheduled, Start / Stop Reporting, & In Motion Reporting

SERVICES: Short Burst Data® (SBD®)


  • Asset Management
  • Fleet Management
  • Security
  • Tracking
  • Vessel Monitoring System



  • Offshore
  • Onshore
  • Utilities


  • Fisheries & Commercial Fishing
  • Leisure Boating


  • Agribusiness
  • Construction
  • Lone Worker
  • Mining

Transportation & Delivery


  • Size / Dimensions: 164.2 mm x 71.2 mm x 32.9 mm
  • Weight: ~470 g
  • Power: Solar Powered
  • Ingress Protection: IP67
  • Operating Temperature: -40ºC to +85ºC
  • Data Speed: 2.4 Kbps