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CalAmp Selected to Provide Key Component for GE Security's New Fleet Tracking Service


OXNARD, Calif. & BRADENTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 20, 2006--CalAmp Corp. (Nasdaq:CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products and engineering services, and GE Security, Inc., a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of the General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), today announced that CalAmp will provide a key system component for GE Security's new mobile resources management service, NavLogix(TM). CalAmp's product shipments are expected to commence this month in support of GE Security's roll-out of its fleet tracking service to medium and large-sized enterprises.

As part of the agreement, CalAmp will provide GE Security with its GPS-based Location Messaging Unit, the LMU-4000. The LMU-4000 features leading-edge technology in an affordable location device, with the configurability and flexibility to adapt to changing customer requirements. CalAmp's LMU-4000 enables NavLogix to meet a wide range of fleet requirements including vehicle tracking, advanced input/output controls, and integration with on-board equipment.

"We are pleased to have been selected to supply our award winning LMU-4000 as GE Security commercializes its new fleet tracking service," said Fred Sturm, President and Chief Executive Officer of CalAmp. "Businesses with fleets of vehicles have become increasingly focused on optimizing the productivity of their assets in the field. CalAmp's mobile resource management products help enable vehicle tracking services such as GE's NavLogix. This is a market that we believe has significant growth potential as enterprise customers look to more efficiently manage their mobile workforce. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with GE Security."

"CalAmp is an important partner as GE Security rolls out its new mobile resources management service," said David Nark, Program Leader for the NavLogix offering with GE Security. "Flexibility, reliability, and maintainability were key drivers in our decision to use the LMU-4000. Other tracking units tested didn't match the LMU's dependability and configurability. We have confidence in the device because the LMU is installed in over 1,000 GE vehicles."

About CalAmp Corp.

CalAmp is a leading provider of wireless equipment and software that enable anytime/anywhere access to critical information, data and entertainment content. With comprehensive capabilities ranging from product design and development through volume production, CalAmp delivers cost-effective high quality solutions to a broad array of customers and end markets. CalAmp is the leading supplier of Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) outdoor customer premise equipment to the U.S. satellite television market. CalAmp also provides wireless connectivity solutions for the telemetry and asset tracking markets, private wireless networks, public safety communications and critical infrastructure and process control applications. For additional information, please visit CalAmp's website at

About GE Security

GE Security, a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of the General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), is a leading supplier of security and life safety technologies, with operations in more than 35 countries and $2 billion in annual sales. GE Security offers one of the industry's broadest product portfolios, covering explosives and narcotics detection, intrusion and access control, video surveillance, key management, and fire detection. GE Security's products are used to protect people and property across a wide range of industries, including aviation, law enforcement, banking, education, healthcare, mass transit, and retail. For additional information, please visit GE Security, making the world safer.

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Statements in this press release that are not historical in nature are forward-looking statements, which involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Words such as "may", "will", "expect", "intend", "plan", "believe", "seek", "could", "estimate", "judgment", "targeting", "should", and variations of these words and similar expressions, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ materially from those implied by such forward-looking statements due to a variety of factors, including general and industry economic conditions, competition, development factors, operating costs, CalAmp's ability to efficiently and cost-effectively integrate its acquired businesses, and other risks and uncertainties that are detailed from time to time in CalAmp's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Although CalAmp management believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that its expectations will be attained. CalAmp undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

CONTACT: CalAmp Corp.
Rick Vitelle, Chief Financial Officer, 805-987-9000
Financial Relations Board
Lasse Glassen, 310-854-8313 (General Information)

SOURCE: CalAmp Corp.

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