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2009-10-29 08:00:00

FOXBORO, Mass. and FORT LEE, N.J., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Axeda Corporation, the on-demand intelligent asset management company, today announced that it has entered into an Alliance Partner Agreement with ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company focused on two-way Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications. Under the terms of the alliance, ORBCOMM's satellite network will be integrated with the Axeda® SmartLink Platform to...

2009-10-05 07:00:00

FORT LEE, NJ and VANCOUVER, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company focused on two-way Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications, and Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR - TSX:SW) today announced that they have entered into an agreement to integrate innovative capabilities of Sierra Wireless's M2M services platform (M2MOperatingPortal(TM)) within ORBCOMM's web services portal to enable customers to control their M2M services,...

2009-04-20 10:19:00

MANITOWOC, Wis., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Manitowoc Cranes, a division of The Manitowoc Company (NYSE: MTW), a leading global crane manufacturer, and ORBCOMM (Nasdaq: ORBC), a leading global satellite data communications company focused on machine-to-machine communications, today announced a partnership to provide CraneSTAR*, an asset management system that helps owners monitor crane fleets nearly anywhere in the world. Scott Blair, director of global telematics at Manitowoc, says...

2008-11-07 09:00:17

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company focused on providing Machine to Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced that it has signed eight new test and evaluation agreements with prospective VARs, distribution partners and potential end-users in connection with its Automatic Identification System (AIS) services. In addition to the recently announced amended agreement with the U.S. Coast Guard, ORBCOMM has executed agreements to provide testing and...

2008-10-29 12:00:14

Connecting machines to the Internet (Machine-to-machine, or M2M) is now already well advanced across all major industry sectors with many businesses considering it "imperative" or "very important" for their future. This is according to a new survey of early adopters just published by Beecham Research Ltd., a leading research and consulting firm operating globally and focused exclusively on the rapidly-developing M2M market - "The Internet of Things". During July through September 2008,...

2008-10-17 18:00:10

US-based satellite data communications company Orbcomm has received regulatory approval and authorization to provide its two-way satellite data communications services in Nigeria, Singapore, Republic of Cyprus, and Mongolia. Marc Eisenberg, CEO of Orbcomm, said: "Regulatory authorizations are important for our international value added resellers and original equipment managers (OEMs). In most cases, our OEMs already have established sales and distribution channels in these markets. These...

2008-10-16 18:00:21

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company focused on two-way Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications, today announced that it has received regulatory approval and authorization to provide its two-way satellite data communications services in Nigeria, Singapore, Republic of Cyprus, and Mongolia. "Regulatory authorizations are important for our International Value Added Resellers (IVARs) and Original Equipment Managers (OEMs)," said Marc Eisenberg, ORBCOMM's...

2008-10-16 09:00:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSAT), the world's largest provider of mobile satellite voice and data services to businesses, governments and individuals, today announced it has signed an agreement with Ericsson Federal Inc., a leading global provider of technology and services to telecom operators. According to the $22.7 million contract, Ericsson will work with Globalstar to develop, implement and maintain a ground interface or core network...

2008-10-08 15:00:30

By ANDREW TANGEL, STAFF WRITER Orbcomm Inc., the Fort Lee-based satellite communications company, will receive nearly $500,000 more on a contract with the U.S. Coast Guard to monitor ships, the company announced. The Coast Guard has selected the "high-usage option" for an Orbcomm system that tracks ships' signals showing their location, identity, speed and heading, Orbcomm Chief Executive Officer Marc Eisenberg said. The Automatic Identification System transponders on ships were...

2008-10-06 12:00:31

US Coast Guard has selected the high usage option for Automatic Identification System data from the AIS concept demonstration satellite under its agreement with Orbcomm, an American satellite data communications company. According to Orbcomm, it will also modify Automatic Identification System (AIS) satellite and ground software and provide additional technical support to the US Coast Guard. In total, these amendments add almost $500,000 in revenue over the next 12-months. Marc...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Iridium Satellite -- The Iridium satellite constellation is also a system of 66 active communication satellites and spares around the earth. Named for the element Iridium, it was originally to have 77 active satellites, but was later redesigned to have its current number, though the name was retained. Iridium allowed worldwide voice and data communications using handheld devices. The Iridium service once failed financially and the earth stations were shut down. Its financial...

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