ViaSat 5.1 | European Datacomm

By: European Datacomm  11-11-2011
Keywords: Security

The Viasat 5.1 Security On Board Device is an anti burglar system specifically conceived for the security of private and commercial vehicles.

It can locate the vehicle through a GPS receiver, and can comunicate its position to a control room through the GSM/GPRS network.

Viasat 5.1 Security has been designed for a rapid and effective installation on vehicles with +12 and +24 VDC battery power.

The heart of Viasat 5.1 Security is a microprocessor-based unit integrating the GSM/GPRS modem, the GPS receiver and the I/O peripherals.

The unit is connected to the vehicle electric wiring through a cable easy and fast to be installed. Installation is completed by positioning the antennas.

The unit can be equipped with an automatic driver authentication unit.


  • Enclosure in light but robust plastics;
  • 12 channel Tyco GPS receiver;
  • GSM/GPRS Motorola g20 DualBand modem;
  • Machine to machine Viasat Sim Card;
  • Integrated 3D acceleration sensor;
  • Rechargeable backup battery;
  • IR keyboard;
  • Integrated motor starter disabling by command from control room;
  • Integrated crash sensor;
  • Automatic password system;
  • Radiofrequency driver authentifier with dedicated input;
  • Tamper sensor for self-protection;
  • Perimetral sensor;
  • Output for local signal driver by control room;
  • Complies with the severest homologation standards.

The Viasat 5.1 Security unit has following functions that are enabled after subscription of a security contract:

Active security: Vehicle immobilizing by command from control room (accordingly to specific laws);

  • Motor starter disabling through internal relay by command from control room;
  • Alarm for unauthorized usage of vehicle;
  • Alarm for vehicle movement through specific Viasat technology;
  • Accident alarm;
  • Anti-robbery function;
  • Events display on customer mobile phone;
  • Viasat 5.1 Security management by customer mobile phone;
  • Visual or acoustic outputs triggered by control room;
  • Geofencing;
  • Valet function;

Insurance functions: Viasat 5.1 Security may transmit to control room software through GPRS (when outside roaming) the following info:

  • Real time GPS info for tracking;
  • Trip data logged;
  • Crash data.

Both functions may be enabled/disabled when requested.
Trip data are circularly stored in the device memory. Following trip data are stored:

  • Motor on/motor off events;
  • Change of state, anomaly and alarm events;
  • A number of positions per Km depending from speed;

Every record includes GPS info about date, time, position, speed, and moreover I/Os, device status, power supplì status.
About 12.000 records may be stored.
Crash data cover time from 45 seconds before accident, 1 second after accident trigger at higher time resolution, and further 30 seconds after accident. Crash data are automatically sent via GPRS channel after accident.

Keywords: Security

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