Melbourne, Australia – July 14, 2015:M2M Connectivity announces that the SkyWave IDP 782 has won Connected World’s IoT innovation award.   The award recognises Orbcomm’s SkyWave IDP 782 hardware solutions for technological advancement and creativity in the IoT market. Orbcomm is featured with other 2015 IoT Innovations Award winners in Connected World’s July edition.

The SkyWave IDP-782 provides fleet managers with a single device for both cellular and satellite network coverage over the Inmarsat IsatData Pro network to stay connected to assets, sensors and people in the most cost-effective way possible. The dual-mode IDP -782 provides both configurable out-of-the-box software for quick deployments and flexible architecture that supports the development of custom applications for more complex solutions. In addition, the SkyWave IDP-782 features an optional 2.5 hour backup battery option to send GPS and other information when no vehicle power is available.

“We are very pleased to be recognized for our commitment and leadership in technological innovation…,” said Marc Eisenberg, ORBCOMM’s Chief Executive Officer.“Our winning asset tracking and monitoring products provide our customers with the context and meaning to enable critical decision making and maximize operational efficiency. We are proud to deliver cost-effective, creative solutions that are transforming how businesses operate in the rapidly growing IoT community.”

M2M Connectivity will be showcasing the SkyWave IDP 782 at the Security Exhibition and Conference 2015 on M2M One’s stand H48 in Melbourne this month. For more details and free entry for Security 2015 go to http://securityexpo.com.au/

For more information about SkyWave IDP 782 communications terminal, contact M2M Connectivity at:
www.m2mconnectivty.com.au
info@m2mconnectivity.com.au
Ph: +61-3-96963011

About M2M Connectivity
M2M Connectivity is a specialist hardware distributor and provider of support services for the wireless M2M and IoT market in Australia and New Zealand. Our product portfolio of modules, modems and gateways/routers provides connectivity solutions for cellular, satellite, short-range RF, and GNSS location.  We have a strong focus on providing satellite connectivity to our customers and provide integration services to support customers wanting to add in wireless connectivity to their M2M/IoT application.

About SkyWave

SkyWave, an ORBCOMM company, is a global provider of satellite and satellite-cellular (dual-mode) devices and services for the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) market. SkyWave’s products provide dependable communication, tracking, monitoring and remote management of fixed and mobile assets. Over the past 17 years, SkyWave has designed, manufactured and shipped more than 750,000 Inmarsat-based satellite terminals to customers globally in the transportation, maritime, oil and gas, utilities and government sectors. For more information, visit www.skywave.com.

About ORBCOMM Inc.

ORBCOMM is a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions. Its customers include Caterpillar Inc., Doosan Infracore America, Hitachi Construction Machinery, Hyundai Heavy Industries, I.D. Systems, Inc., Komatsu Ltd., Cartrack (Pty.) Ltd., and Volvo Construction Equipment, among other industry leaders. By means of a global network of low-earth orbit (LEO) satellites and accompanying ground infrastructure as well as our Tier One cellular partners, ORBCOMM’s low-cost and reliable two-way data communication services track, monitor and control mobile and fixed assets in our core markets: commercial transportation; heavy equipment; industrial fixed assets; marine; and homeland security.

ORBCOMM is an innovator and leading provider of tracking, monitoring and control services for the transportation market. Under its ReeferTrak®, GenTrakTM, GlobalTrak®, and CargoWatch® brands, the company provides customers with the ability to proactively monitor, manage and remotely control their cold chain and dry transport assets. Additionally, ORBCOMM provides Automatic Identification System (AIS) data services for vessel tracking and to improve maritime safety to government and commercial customers worldwide. ORBCOMM is headquartered in Rochelle Park, New Jersey and has its Innovation & Network Control Center in Sterling, Virginia. For more information, visit www.orbcomm.com.