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ORBCOMM Launches Complete Dual-Mode Telematics Solution for Heavy Equipment Industry

  ORBCOMM Launches Complete Dual-Mode Telematics Solution for Heavy Equipment
  Industry

        Adds innovative end-to-end solutions to existing OEM offerings

Business Wire

ROCHELLE PARK, N.J. -- June 6, 2013

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M)
solutions, today announced the availability of a complete end-to-end
telematics solution for the heavy equipment industry. Leveraging the strategic
acquisition of MobileNet, Inc. as well as long-time partnerships with Quake
Global, Inc. (Quake) and Tier One wireless carriers, AT&T, Rogers, T-Mobile,
and Vodafone, ORBCOMM is delivering a best-of-breed dual-mode solution. This
comprehensive offering combines ORBCOMM’s global satellite and cellular
connectivity with a robust web-based analytics platform in a single, low-cost
monthly subscription as well as state-of-the-art hardware designed for the
rigorous requirements of the heavy equipment market.

Targeted for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), dealers, rental
companies and fleet owners, ORBCOMM’s advanced solution delivers timely and
reliable asset utilization and operational information. Customers can receive
powerful data insights such as engine hours, RPM activity, fuel level, and
asset location anywhere in the world. In addition, this solution can read and
analyze engine CAN bus data for preventive maintenance and offers geofencing
capabilities to send alerts for unauthorized use outside of pre-designated
work sites. This solution’s web portal also integrates seamlessly with OEM and
dealer back-office platforms, enabling customers to gain visibility over their
fleet, while increasing asset utilization, productivity and customer service.

Powered by ORBCOMM’s global dual-mode communications service, customers can
utilize this cost-effective solution to connect to assets even in the most
remote locations. By blending ORBCOMM’s satellite and cellular services in a
single price, customers can maximize coverage and flexibility while taking
advantage of least cost routing. To ensure extended service in the field for
long-life assets, this solution works with ORBCOMM’s current OG1 and next
generation OG2 satellites and 3G cellular, which together provide complete
global coverage and reliable connectivity.

A key portion of the hardware will be Quake’s Q4000 and QPRO dual-mode asset
tracking and monitoring devices, which are tailored for ORBCOMM’s heavy
equipment solution. These ruggedized, environmentally sealed devices offer a
universal protocol that enables M2M communications across ORBCOMM’s current
OG1 and next generation OG2 satellite constellation and cellular networks.

“With hundreds of thousands of active OEM devices fielded and more than 14
years of proven success in heavy equipment telematics, we have established
ourselves as the undisputed leader in this market,” said Marc Eisenberg,
ORBCOMM’s Chief Executive Officer. “Our new end-to-end telematics solution is
ideal for any OEM, dealer, rental company, and fleet owner. ORBCOMM and our
longstanding partner, Quake Global, are helping leaders in the heavy equipment
industry take advantage of next generation telematics and drive their business
to an even higher level of efficiency and productivity, while reducing time to
market.”

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^®,
GenTrak^TM, GlobalTrak, and CargoWatch^TM 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 network
control center in Dulles, Virginia. For more information, visit
www.orbcomm.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements discussed in this press release constitute forward-looking
statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995. These forward-looking statements generally relate to our plans,
objectives and expectations for future events and include statements about our
expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, intentions, assumptions and other
statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking statements,
including those concerning the Company’s expectations, are subject to known
and unknown risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to
differ materially from the results, projected, expected or implied by the
forward-looking statements, some of which are beyond the Company’s control,
that may cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements, or
industry results, to be materially different from any future results,
performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking
statements. In addition, specific consideration should be given to various
factors described in Part I, Item 1A. “Risk Factors” and Part II, Item 7.
“Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of
Operations,” and elsewhere in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year
ended December 31, 2012, and other documents, on file with the Securities and
Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly revise
any forward-looking statements or cautionary factors, except as required by
law.

Contact:

Investor Inquiries:
Robert Costantini
Chief Financial Officer
ORBCOMM Inc.
703-433-6305
costantini.robert@orbcomm.com
or
Financial Media:
Chuck Burgess
President
The Abernathy MacGregor Group
212-371-5999
clb@abmac.com
or
Trade Media:
Jim Rhodes
President
Rhodes Communications
757-451-0602
jrhodes@rhodescomm.com
 
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