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Connectivity is Kin hen Norwegian connectivity: he wanted business con- long as a potential new system has an ? sh farming sup- nectivity across the company. “We have open application programming interface port vessel operator invested a lot of money into having one (API), “we can do whatever we want

DESS Aqua wanted system to run our entire company,” he with it,” Engene said.

Wto improve connec- said. Everything can be managed from That is how ScanReach’s system op- tivity on its vessels, it had some demand- a mobile phone, “so why should I spend erates and the company’s chief business ing criteria. Now, just over a year later, money in having yet another system?,” development of? cer Jacob Grieg Eide it has installed a wireless system from he said. That management system can believes that open APIs are now es-

ScanReach across most of its ? eet and integrate with third party software, such sential for successful business relation- is likely to continue installations into as the company’s accounting system. In- ships. It is not realistic to expect a sup- the remaining vessels and three new- voices display on his phone for approval plier or partner to adapt to a particular buildings. Bjørn-Inge Engene, COO, and, thanks to its face recognition abil- customer’s way of working because that was looking for more than just technical ity, he can approve them at a glance. As would hinder innovation, while open

DESS Aqua’s ? sh-farming customers demand high safety standards (image: DESS Aqua)

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