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Aeris and CalAmp Announce Availability of Pre-Provisioned Devices on the Aeris Network


Aeris-Approved Devices Provide Cost-Effective Solution for Fleet
Management and Tracking Applications while Reducing Time-to-Market

SAN JOSE, Calif. & OXNARD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 9, 2008--Aeris(R) Communications, the leading wireless communications service provider dedicated exclusively to the machine-to-machine (M2M) and telematics marketplace across North America, and CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, today announced the availability of Aeris-approved and network-ready versions of CalAmp's LMU-4100 Location Messaging Unit (LMU) and LandCell 819S devices to operate over the Aeris CDMA2000(R) wireless network. Combining CalAmp's wireless device capabilities with Aeris's network, this partnership will help ensure that customers have real-time monitoring of devices and reliable connectivity in the field at all times. CalAmp can preload the Aeris network information into the LMU-4100 and LandCell 819S during production. These Aeris-provisioned products can be ordered from CalAmp or from any CalAmp distributor.

"With a single, optimized M2M network covering all of North America, Aeris reduces carrier integration complexity and shortens launch time," said Mark Cratsenburg, vice president of sales at Aeris. "By partnering with carrier-grade device manufacturers such as CalAmp, we can further reduce the time to market for customers by providing pre-provisioned devices, thereby simplifying the manufacturing and installation process and reducing time to revenue."

"Provisioning, testing and launching our devices on the Aeris network allows us to immediately offer our customers a superior fleet management product with the flexibility to meet our customers' ever-changing needs," said Greg Gower, vice president and general manager of CalAmp's Mobile Resource Management unit. "By enabling connectivity to the Aeris network 'out-of-the-box', we expect customers will significantly reduce their time to market and logistics overhead."

About Aeris Communications, Inc.

Aeris(R) Communications, Inc. is the leading wireless communications service provider dedicated exclusively to the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Telematics marketplace across North America. Aeris has assembled and seamlessly integrated top tier carrier partner networks through AerFrame(TM) to provide customers with simplified, unified, reliable, and customized network services for M2M and Telematics applications. Since 1992, Aeris has provided superior reliability, higher quality coverage, lower latency, and unsurpassed customer support and managed services. For information on how Aeris can help you rapidly scale your M2M solution while also lowering your total cost of ownership, visit or call 1-888-GO-AERIS.

About CalAmp Corp.

CalAmp provides wireless communications solutions that enable anytime/anywhere access to critical data and content. CalAmp serves customers in the public safety, industrial monitoring and controls, mobile resource management, public utilities and direct broadcast satellite markets. The Company's products are marketed under the CalAmp, Dataradio, SmartLink, Aercept, LandCell and Omega trade names. For additional information, please visit

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CONTACT: Aeris Contact:
Bock Communications, Inc.
Ricca Silverio or Nicole Thome
+ 1 714 540 1030,
CalAmp Contact: Financial Relations Board
Lasse Glassen
+ 1 213 486 6546,

SOURCE: CalAmp Corp.

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