CalAmp chosen by Navico to enable marine applications wireless connectivity

Wireless products provider CalAmp´s (NASDAQ: CAMP) enhanced LMU-4530 telematics device has been selected by Navico to support its new cloud-enabled GoFree Connected Vessel program to monitor onboard engine, sensor and navigation data, CalAmp said.

CalAmp´s device management and maintenance software platform, PULS (Provisioning/Programming, Update and Logistical System), has also been customized to support Navico´s over-the-air device management and firmware updates for vessels in port or at sea.

The LMU-4530 is a highly intelligent platform designed to automatically switch between cellular, satellite and Wi-Fi client modes to optimize data backhaul for least cost routing, while also managing local area connectivity to peripherals through Bluetooth.

Navico provides marine electronics for the recreational segment and is an innovative force within the commercial marine market. It has approximately 1500 employees and distribution in more than 100 countries.

CalAmp is a pure-play pioneer in the connected vehicle and broader Industrial Internet of Things marketplace. The company´s extensive portfolio of intelligent communications devices, robust and scalable telematics cloud services, and targeted software applications streamline otherwise complex Machine-to-Machine (M2M) deployments. CalAmp is headquartered in Irvine, California and has been publicly traded since 1983.