OXNARD, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 5, 2013) - CalAmp Corp. ( NASDAQ : CAMP ), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, has entered into a development agreement with Caterpillar Inc. ( NYSE : CAT ) to provide the world's leading heavy equipment manufacturer with ruggedized wireless routers that will enable vital data communications for equipment deployed around the globe.
Under the agreement, CalAmp is providing a customized version of its powerful Vanguard mobile wireless broadband router for multi-carrier operation on both CDMA and GSM networks around the world, as well as a satellite communication version of Vanguard for connecting with Caterpillar equipment deployed in remote locations without cellular coverage.
"Robust and reliable, Vanguard offers ubiquitous operation and carrier network redundancy, as well as broad versatility for connecting both remote fixed and mobile assets to enterprise applications," said Mike Zachan, Vice President and General Manager of CalAmp's Wireless Networks business. "We are looking forward to helping Caterpillar realize its broad objectives for enhanced services and product innovation."
CalAmp Corp. ( NASDAQ : CAMP ) is a proven leader in providing wireless communications solutions to a broad array of vertical market applications and customers. CalAmp's extensive portfolio of intelligent communications devices, robust and scalable cloud service platform, and targeted software applications streamline otherwise complex machine-to-machine (M2M) deployments. These solutions enable customers to optimize their operations by collecting, monitoring and efficiently reporting business critical data and desired intelligence from high-value remote assets. For more information, please visit www.calamp.com.