SOURCE: CalAmp Corp.

CalAmp Corp.

April 12, 2016 09:00 ET

CalAmp Announces Multi-Carrier Availability on 4G LTE Cellular Router for Fixed and Mobile Industrial Applications

Enhanced Vanguard 5530MC Helps Future-Proof Technology Investment by Delivering More Choice in Carrier Networks for Business Critical Applications and Remote Assets

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 12, 2016) - CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, today announced multi-carrier availability on the Vanguard™ 5530MC cellular router that features 4G LTE broadband and 3G fallback connectivity capabilities, high-precision GPS, optional Wi-Fi and a broad array of I/O ports to reliably support a broad array of real-time applications. The enhancements to the Vanguard 5530MC were designed to provide the carrier flexibility, speed and security features ideal for a diverse range of implementations including industrial remote monitoring and control, SCADA and telemetry applications as well as mobile data applications such as public safety, commuter transportation and connected car.

This ready-to-deploy broadband router now includes a multi-carrier feature that provides more choice in carrier networks and delivers greater diversity, including support for legacy GSM and CDMA networks. The result is the most robust solution, purpose-built for evolving and diverse carrier network topologies. Leveraging the market-proven, multi-carrier features from the original Vanguard 3G series, the intelligence of the Vanguard 5530MC simplifies switching 4G LTE carriers through a simple menu selection. The Vanguard series delivers extensive software capabilities and supports the development of market specific custom features and valued-added applications on CalAmp's embedded Linux-based Open Developer Platform (ODP). In addition, it integrates seamlessly with DeviceOutlook™, CalAmp's proven, cloud-based network and device configuration management application, providing over-the-air firmware and configuration updates, and device monitoring. Vanguard 5530MC incorporates the latest security features including IPSEC, GRE Tunneling, a VPN client and WAN gateways, enabling simultaneous support for data and video applications.

"The newest feature in the Vanguard 5530 provides field-tested carrier diversity, offering more options for highly reliable broadband connectivity," said Mike Zachan, Senior Vice President and General Manager of CalAmp's Wireless Networks business. "CalAmp is truly a pioneer in this space, having lead the market with multi-carrier support for GSM and CDMA connectivity for a number of years and now delivering the same degree of carrier flexibility with 4G connectivity, extensive configuration possibilities and the ODP option for custom applications."

To learn more about the new Vanguard 5530MC and other products in the Vanguard family, visit booth #126 at ENTELEC Spring Conference & Expo in Houston, TX from April 26-28, 2016.

About CalAmp

CalAmp (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 mobile and remote assets. For more information, please visit www.calamp.com.

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