Profile: CalAmp Corp (CAMP.OQ)
2 Jul 2015
CalAmp Corp. (CalAmp), incorporated on September 8, 1987, is a provider of wireless communications solutions for a range of applications to customers globally. The Company has two business segments: Wireless DataCom and Satellite. The Company's Wireless DataCom segment offers solutions for mobile resource management (MRM) applications, the machine-to-machine (M2M) communications space and other markets that require connectivity anytime and anywhere. The Company's MRM and M2M solutions collect, monitor and report data and intelligence from remote and mobile assets. It delivers products, software services and solutions for energy, government, transportation and automotive vertical markets. The Company's Satellite segment sells its products primarily to Echostar.
The Company's broad portfolio of wireless communications products includes asset tracking devices, mobile telemetry units, fixed and mobile wireless gateways and wireless routers. These wireless networking elements underpin a range of both CalAmp and third party solutions around the world. In addition to its device portfolio, the Company offers cloud-based telematics platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and focused software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. The Company's cloud-based service enablement and telematics platforms facilitate integration of its own applications, as well as those of third parties, through application programming interfaces (APIs). The Company's solutions have various applications, which include tracking, dispatch and route optimization, fleet diagnostics and maintenance, work flow improvement, driver behavior monitoring and training and work-alone safety initiatives. It offers tracking and management services for cargo and containers, with applications, including local and long haul trailer tracking, management and logistics, container tracking and status, refrigerated container monitoring and control, and local and intermodal pallet/cargo logistics and tracking.
The Company provides monitoring, control and automation of remote industrial equipment and critical infrastructure. Its applications include freshwater and wastewater management, irrigation system control, traffic monitoring systems, oil and gas flow, transportation and distribution, automated reading of commercial utility meters, and monitor and control of substations, and other energy grid infrastructure. The Company's solutions facilitate communication and coordination among public safety and emergency services personnel and systems, with applications, including real-time, two-way data access for emergency and public safety personnel and systems, vehicle area networking and peripheral equipment communications, remote and mobile video surveillance, and computer-aided dispatch and situation monitoring. It also facilitates monitoring, tracking and telematics for heavy equipment and commercial trucking, with applications, including heavy equipment maintenance, usage optimization and tracking, rental equipment tracking and usage, yellow iron and attachment management, indoor/outdoor forklift and loader location, crash detection and telematics, and transportation regulatory compliance, such as hours of service and electronic and onboard recording requirements.
The Company provides usage-based insurance, enhanced claims processing and the delivery of valued-added services for the vehicle insurance industry. Its applications include driver behavior, scoring and feedback, crash detection, first notice of loss, accident damage assessment, distracted driving prevention, teen driver tracking and management, roadside assistance and predictive maintenance. The Company provides the delivery of managed services for machine and equipment original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Its applications include service, maintenance, tracking, monitoring and control for generators, turbines, compressors, small engines and power tools. The Company also provides wireless communications solutions for fixed, mobile and portable enterprise data applications, including office back-up and primary backhaul, digital signage, kiosk/high-value vending and video surveillance.
The Company competes with Danlaw, Fleetmatics, Freewave, General Electric, GenX, Geotab, Meteorcomm, Novatel Wireless, Sierra Wireless, Spireon, Telogis, Xirgo and Zonar Systems.
The Company's Satellite segment develops, manufactures and sells direct-broadcast satellite (DBS) outdoor customer premise equipment and whole home video networking devices providing the delivery of digital and high definition satellite television services. Its satellite products are sold primarily to EchoStar, an affiliate of Dish Network, for incorporation into complete subscription satellite television systems.
The Company's Satellite segment competes with Global Invacom, Microelectronics Technology, Sharp and Wistron NeWeb Corporation.
1401 N Rice Ave
OXNARD CA 93030-7934