Wireless Matrix Corporation

Wireless Matrix Corporation

October 22, 2007 12:28 ET

Wireless Matrix Releases Low Cost Satellite-Only Communication Platform

Sub-$1,000 unit ideal for mobile resource management in poor cellular reception areas

RESTON, VIRGINIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 22, 2007) - Wireless Matrix Corporation (TSX:WRX), a leading provider of 360 Degree Mobile Resource Management (MRM) equipment and applications, today launched the Satellite Data Modem (SDM) 5000 platform, its new satellite communications device for deployments throughout North America.

Smaller than previous satellite communication platforms, the SDM 5000 also costs less, featuring a unit price under $1,000. With its rugged design, ultra-low power consumption, and the flexibility of an Omni-directional antenna with optional GPS functionality, the SDM 5000 is ideal for mobile communications.

The SDM 5000 leverages satellite communications so asset tracking is maintained even in areas subject to poor cellular coverage, ensuring critical operations never go dark. For mobile assets that move between weak and strong cellular coverage areas, the SDM 5000 reduces overall communication costs by integrating with Wireless Matrix's cellular communication products, so cellular networks can be utilized when available. The SDM 5000 operates on the Mobile Satellite Ventures communications satellite network, which provides the most comprehensive wireless coverage in North America.

"The release of the SDM 5000 provides customers with an even broader range of choices for implementing mission critical communications and location awareness across their operations " said J. Richard Carlson, president and CEO of Wireless Matrix. "Regardless of where they operate in North America, Wireless Matrix offers a turnkey solution for coordinating, positioning and communicating with key assets and personnel."

The SDM 5000 is fully integrated with Wireless Matrix's FleetOutlook suite of applications including the Business Support Network for complete device management. Delivered on a hosted, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) basis, FleetOutlook is a comprehensive 360 Degree Mobile Resource Management solution. From vehicle mapping, tracking and operational reporting to XML data export and optional telematics monitoring, it helps customers maximize productivity and reduce the total cost of operations.

Over 54,000 subscribers in the utility, railroad, oil & gas, communications, and other service industries use Wireless Matrix's solutions to maintain a 360 degree view over remotely operating assets. For more information, visit http://www.wrx-us.com/products/fleetoutlook.html.

About Wireless Matrix

Wireless Matrix provides enterprise-class wireless data solutions for business-critical mobile and remote asset operations. The company delivers real-time data services across cellular, satellite and WiFi networks; a variety of modems and hardware platforms; and transportation applications that increase productivity and reduce operating expenses with service fleet operations. Wireless Matrix is headquartered in Reston, Virginia, and has offices in California and Burnaby, British Columbia. For more information visit www.wrx-us.com.

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