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CalAmp's 882-EVDO 3G Broadband Router Certified for Use on Sprint Nextel Cellular Network

05/13/09

OXNARD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 13, 2009-- CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, today announced that its 882-EVDO ruggedized cellular data modem and IP router has been certified for operation on the Sprint Nextel cellular data network.

The 882-EVDO is used to establish reliable data or Internet connectivity at 3G speeds and is targeted at a variety of mobile, portable and fixed wireless applications including Wide Area Network (WAN) connections to Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Collectors, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Remote Terminal Units (RTUs), Electronic Flow Meters (EFMs) and more bandwidth intensive applications such as video.

CalAmp’s 882-EVDO offers an integrated Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server, port forwarding and port mapping capabilities providing wireless data connectivity through public cellular networks. As a fully certified integrated platform, it can be easily and rapidly deployed for industrial data communication applications requiring TCP/IP connectivity.

“We are pleased to announce the certification of our 882-EVDO for use on the Sprint Nextel 3G cellular network,” commented Rick Nozel, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for CalAmp’s wireless networks business. “We are excited about the commercial potential for the 882-EVDO, as it brings 3G speeds to critical applications in the AMI and Smart Grid marketplace as well as a variety of other SCADA and Telemetry applications in the Industrial Monitoring and Controls industry.”

About CalAmp Corp.

CalAmp provides wireless communications solutions that enable anytime/anywhere access to critical data and content. The Company 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 www.calamp.com.

 

Source: CalAmp Corp.

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