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ORBCOMM Showcases Latest Enhancements to Its Smart Truck and Trailer Telematics Solutions at Truckload Carriers Annual Convention

New innovations meet the increasing demands on truckload carriers by ensuring ELD compliance, improving driver safety and maximizing cargo visibility

Rochelle Park, NJ, March 2, 2020 - ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced that it will be showcasing its latest innovations in smart truck and trailer telematics in Booth 31 at Truckload 2020, the annual convention of the Truckload Carriers Association. ORBCOMM’s significant enhancements are focused on meeting the industry’s evolving demands on truckload carriers to ensure Electronic Logging Device (ELD) compliance, improve driver safety and productivity as well as maximize cargo visibility into load status and integrity.

Some of the latest updates for ORBCOMM’s advanced truck solutions include:

  • ORBCOMM’s in-cab devices have received third-party certification to meet the highest possible standards of ELD compliance. Unlike many other providers that chose to self-certify, ORBCOMM is committed to ensuring customers have complete confidence in knowing its products meet all the necessary ELD requirements and provide a high-performance, ROI-driven solution for the long term. In addition, ORBCOMM has started the third-party certification process to meet the Canadian ELD Mandate requirements prescribed by Transport Canada, which will be effective in June 2021.
  • ORBCOMM’s ELD solution for trucks and vehicles is now powered by a ruggedized mobile device from Samsung to create a productivity hub and driver ecosystem that helps retain drivers, boost customer satisfaction through better service and reduce costs with improved asset and resource utilization. By locating internal and third-party productivity and efficiency apps together on a Samsung device, fleets can connect drivers, schedules, assets, back office and customers, all on one in-cab screen.
  • ORBCOMM’s truck management solution will soon feature an in-cab camera, which allows for near real-time visibility into incidents to streamline the accident reconstruction process and address high-risk driving behavior.

ORBCOMM is launching several new developments for its trailer tracking solution including:

  • ORBCOMM’s next-gen trailer tracking solution is now equipped with dual-mode satellite back-up, keeping drivers connected in unreliable conditions and remote geographies.
  • ORBCOMM has added new Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) sensors to its next-gen trailer tracking solution to help gather additional smart data from assets moving along the supply chain. ORBCOMM’s new BLE sensors provide temperature and humidity data monitoring for sensitive cargo, trailer ID information to ensure tractors and trailers are paired correctly and alerts when a sensor detects rapid fuel loss due to a mechanical failure or theft.
  • Also utilizing BLE technology is ORBCOMM’s new camera cargo sensor for dry freight trailers and intermodal containers. Based on machine learning applications, the sensor uses image recognition to monitor loaded and unloaded status, load condition and cleanout verification along with events triggered by motion such as door openings and closings. The new camera cargo sensor can be used with single or dual camera systems in trailer and container sides, roofs and doors (inside and outside). The solution is powered by a solar module with the option of an external power connection for recharging.

For more information or to see a demo of ORBCOMM’s latest innovations in truck and trailer telematics, please visit us at TCA in Booth 31 from March 1 - 3, 2020 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

About ORBCOMM Inc.

ORBCOMM (Nasdaq: ORBC) is a global leader and innovator in the industrial Internet of Things, providing solutions that connect businesses to their assets to deliver increased visibility and operational efficiency. The company offers a broad set of asset monitoring and control solutions, including seamless satellite and cellular connectivity, unique hardware and powerful applications, all backed by end-to-end customer support, from installation to deployment to customer care. ORBCOMM has a diverse customer base including premier OEMs, solutions customers and channel partners spanning transportation, supply chain, warehousing and inventory, heavy equipment, maritime, natural resources, and government. For more information, visit www.orbcomm.com.

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