Skywave is a satellite telematics company, providing communications terminals and network services that enable global asset tracking, monitoring, and control. skywave makes satellite transceivers, dual-mode satellite/gprs terminals, and provides web-based data delivery services over land and at sea via inmarsat's global satellite network. skywave's products are used in a variety of land mobile, marine, oil and gas, government, defense, and supervisory control and data acquisition (scada) applications. the company was founded in 1997 and has received venture capital investment from mclean watson, investissement desjardins, and gti capital. inmarsat owns about 20% of skywave.