ORBCOMM’S SkyWave Subsidiary Wins IOT Evolution Excellence Award

Rochelle Park, NJ - February 9, 2015 – SkyWave, an ORBCOMM (Nasdaq: ORBC) company, announced today that its SCADAconnect application has received the 2014 IoT Evolution Excellence Award from IoT Evolution Magazine, the leading publication covering the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) market. The award honors innovative products that support the availability of information being deduced, inferred and directly gathered from sensors, systems and anything else that is supporting better business and personal decisions.

SCADAconnect provides a secure wireless communication link for efficient, low-latency periodic and exception-based reporting of near-real-time mission-critical data from remote sites—all while reducing the costs, development time and risks associated with remote SCADA connectivity implementations.

SkyWave’s IsatData Pro satellite and dual-mode devices are used in tandem with the scadaconnect application across the utilities and oil & gas industries in a wide range of telematics applications. Applications include the remote monitoring of process equipment such as measuring critical field parameters for pressure, flow rate, temperature, and more.

Working with an extensive network of Solution Providers, SkyWave serves some of the largest oil & gas companies around the world. SkyWave’s proven experience with ruggedized hardware suitable for operation in harsh environments continues to demonstrate that its solutions meet the industry's unique and evolving needs.

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.


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