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The Smart Choice in Underground Communications

Our communications and tracking systems excel underground. Engineered to be highly reliable and extremely durable, they require little maintenance and make work safer and easier. The low cost of ownership make IWT systems the smart choice in comms and tracking.

SENTINEL System

The newest generation of durable, user-friendly intrinsically safe wireless communications and tracking provides major productivity gains in mining operations.

  • Easy installation and maintenance
  • Redundant wireless mesh network
  • Up to 2500 feet between nodes

ACCOLADE System

In compliance with the MINER Act, IWT's first generation wireless communications and tracking system, ACCOLADE, provides outstanding voice, text, and tracking for underground senarios.

  • Redundant wireless mesh network
  • Clear voice quality
  • Intrinsically safe

Mine Rescue System

IWT's Mine Rescue system is built on the incredibly reliable SENTINEL system, and meets the demands of MSHA MEO and other mine rescue teams everywhere.

  • Lightweight, fast deployment
  • Voice, text, tracking in one handset
  • Atmospheric and video monitoring

 Longwall Section Moves

The Longwall Section Mesh Node is a lightweight infrastructure node that provides voice, text, and tracking in working sections based on the reliable SENTINEL system.

  • Lightweight, wireless package
  • Fast, easy deployment
  • Up to six months on two C batteries

Latest Mining News/Press

News/Events
IWT Presents 'Underground Communication Innovations' at North American Tunnel Conference

Join us June 25, 2018 for the afternoon session as IWT Applications Engineer Jason Jarrett presents "Underground Communication Innovation" at the 2018 North American Tunneling Conference in Washington D.C.

IWT Integrates with Biomarine for Miner Safety

LYNCHBURG, VA,  May 8, 2018 - Innovative Wireless Technologies, Inc. announced today the successful integration of its SENTINEL™ Mine Rescue Communication System with the Biomarine BioPak 240 Revolution Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus.  The integration of the two systems allows direct connection of the BioPak facemask to the SENTINEL Mine Rescue Handset, improving voice quality via the microphone installed inside the facemask.  The integrated solution has received intrinsic safety approval by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).

 

Systems

Our comms & tracking systems address scenarios in both mining and tunneling.

Applications

SENTINEL provides voice, text, tracking, atmospheric monitoring, performance metrics, and more in many underground and mining industries.

  • Coal Mining
  • Hard Rock Mining
  • Nickel Mining
  • Gold Mining
  • Tunnels
Best communications apparatus we have seen, it exceeded our expectations”
— Arch Coal, MERD