Market Leadership

Orolia product brands are consistently in the Top 1 or 2 in worldwide market share due to their solid reputation, high-quality and demonstrated reliability.

“Thinking globally expands our reach. But acting locally is what sets us apart.”

Jean-Yves Courtois, CEO


Orolia has a proven track record for being first to market with state-of-the art, cutting-edge, innovative solutions that shape the industries in which we operate.

“Innovation is the fuel that propels our Orolia product development engine.”

Jonas Olsen, VP Corporate Development

Global Footprint

Orolia’s thousands of customers and partners in over 100 countries around the world, are supported by a global sales, marketing and service organization with customer-satisfaction top-of-mind.

“A satisfied customer is a customer for life – this is the foundation of our Orolia go-to-market strategy."

Rohit Braggs, Chief Operating Officer


Instead of relying on a "eureka moment," Orolia carefully evaluates customer needs and develops innovative solutions that deliver exceptional results.

Orolia has a proven track record of being first to market with state-of-the art, cutting-edge, innovative solutions and has received prestigious awards around the world for those innovations :


2018: Orolia signs 20 year ELT agreement with Airbus Helicopters
tile_VersaPNT-363.jpg2017: Orolia Introduces VersaPNT, Assured PNT for Battlefield Navigation
tile_700x405_2sm.jpg2017: Orolia Receives Two 2017 Platinum ASTORS Awards for Best Resilient PNT Solution and Best SAR Satellite Ground System
2017: Orolia Wins U.S. Search and Rescue Technology Awards with the Best Search and Rescue and the Best Man Overboard Tracking devices.
2017: McMurdo’s world first AIS EPIRB wins 2017 British Marine Electrical and Electronics Association product of the year award
2016: Orolia to provide location and timing data independent from traditional GPS and other GNSS satellite signals, with Satelles Agreement
2016: European Commission Chooses McMurdo to Lead Development of Next-Generation Search and Rescue Beacon
2015: Introducing McMurdo SARBE CommLink State of the art Wireless Intercom System
2015: McMurdo Experience Center opens – the first showcase for end-to-end search and rescue and maritime domain awareness solutions
2013: Spectracom’s GSG-55 GPS Signal Simulator is nominated for "Best in Test " by Test & Measurement World Magazine.
2013: Kannad Aviation reveals the ‘ARINC e-Nav’ interface, the 1st distress beacon to be coupled to the GPS on-board aircraft (Integra)
2013: McMurdo Introduced the first AIS Man Overboard (MOB) Alarm Notification System integrating beacons and fleet/vessel monitoring software
2012: The "man overboard" system, SafeLink R10 SRS by McMurdo won the 2012 Pittman, a prestigious prize awarded by SAIL magazine to recognize the best innovations in support of the maritime market.
2011: First operational MEOLUT (Satellite Local User Terminal for MEOSAR)
2011: Spectracom Introduced the SecureSync® modular time and frequency synchronization system.
2011: McMurdo launches the world’s first AIS Man Overboard device
2010: First 406MHz Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) to include an internal GPS and 406MHz antenna. Eurocopter and Kannad Aviation received a prize for this co-development
2010: The FAST FIND 210 personal location beacon wins the “Boating Product of 2010” at the Helsinki Boat Show.
2009: McMurdo launches the FastFind 210, the first compact Personal Locator Beacon (PLB)

2008: SpectraTime : the 1st Passive Hydrogen Maser launched in Giove B (Galileo). This successful test validating the world most stable atomic clocks in orbit
2005: McMurdo introduces the FastFind, the first Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) for use outside of the commercial market
2001: McMurdo introduces the FastFind 406MHz PLB, one of the first commercial PLBs
1999: McMurdo launches the revolutionary E3 EPIRB – the first to be aimed at the leisure and commercial markets
1998: Boatracs introduces the first Vessel Management System with messaging used by a major US fishery
1992: Spectracom Introduced the NetClock® master clock that now equips 95% of the US 911 call centers
1980: Techno-Sciences, Inc. introduces first LEOLUT prototype
1972: Spectracom founded first products used wireless timing signals to synchronize oscillators as a low-cost alternative to atomic clock accuracy.