New Universal Control Unit from GOST Features Local Arming

Press Release Summary:

  • Comes with full-function app for offsite control to arm/disarm and control relay switches while allowing notification via push notification and SMS text message
  • Can communicate with up to 32 wireless sensors, 5 relays and 32 users/key fobs that can operate over both cellular and Inmarsat geostationary satellite networks
  • Includes wireless door/hatch contacts, infrared beam sensors, deck pressure sensors, high water sensors, DC battery low voltage, AC shore power loss and smoke detectors

Original Press Release:

GOST Globally Launches Next Generation Universal Control Unit at METSTRADE 2019

Marine Security Leader to Highlight Newest Security and Monitoring System November 19 - 21

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – GOST® (Global Ocean Security Technologies), a world leader in marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems, announced today that it will showcase its award-winning Universal Control Unit (UCU) at METSTRADE 2019. The next generation control module is now used with the GOST Apparition and NT-Evolution product lines. GOST will be located at stand 01.710. 

“We are very excited about our global launch of our new UCU,” said Brian Kane, Chief Technology Officer, GOST. “The new modules will give our Apparition and Evolution product lines added functionality and greater flexibility for future development. We look forward to demonstrating this and more at this year’s METSTRADE.”

The Universal Control Unit is designed to simplify GOST’s product line. Regardless of what style boat it is being installed on, the UCU is the only system on the market offering the capability of security, monitoring, tracking and surveillance, integrated together in one system. Whether the UCU is being used on a high-end center console, sportfish, or a superyacht, this new platform can operate over both cellular and Inmarsat Geostationary Satellite networks, allowing for true global coverage. It includes a full-function app for offsite control to arm/disarm and control relay switches while allowing notification via push notification and SMS text message. Local arming features still include the ability to do so via key fob or optional user friendly 5- or 7-inch touchscreen keypads. The next generation UCU can communicate with up to 32 wireless sensors, 5 relays and 32 users/key fobs. The system includes, wireless completely independent door/hatch contacts, infrared beam sensors, deck pressure sensors, high water sensors, DC battery low voltage, AC shore power loss and smoke detectors, to name a few of the more popular sensors. The internal LTE/4G/3G communicator provides cellular control with app and text messaging. Additionally, the UCU can work with any existing internet onboard via its third party CAT5 ethernet plug as GOST recognizes that many boats already have internet and there is no need to pay for a second cellular/Vsat connection.

For more information on GOST visit stand 01.710 to see its full line of security products, contact marketing@gost.com or visit www.gost.com.

About GOST:
GOST® - Global Ocean Security Technologies - offers a full line of state-of-the-art wireless security, monitoring, satellite tracking, and surveillance, acoustic deterrent and cloaking systems for any size vessel. GOST systems are designed to protect against theft, fire, smoke, high water, low voltage, loss of shore power and intrusion and notify boat owners and crew immediately when an event occurs on board. As the global leader in marine security technology, our personalized service and innovative technology provides boat owners with complete peace of mind from anywhere in the world. GOST is Always Watching – Never Seen®

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