Numerex(R) Enables Transition of ETwater(R) to Next Generation Technology

Numerex(R) Enables Transition of ETwater(R) to Next Generation Technology

Irrigation Technology Company Looks to the Leader in M2M to Provide Smart

ATLANTA, March 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Numerex (Nasdaq:NMRX) a leading
provider of on-demand and interactive machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions,
which enables the Internet of Things (IoT), announced today that it has
completed the successful upgrade and migration of ETwater, the Smart
Irrigation Technology Leader, to next generation network and application
technologies for their line of connected smart irrigation solutions.

Recent technology advancements convinced ETwater to accelerate the integration
of an advanced M2M/IoT solution in its own business. Naturally, ETwater looked
to Numerex to assist in the planning and execution of the project that
included deployment of a turnkey, packaged solution including network
services, support, and key technical capabilities.

The technology upgrade was powered by Numerex FAST^®, a cloud-based, highly
scalable, horizontal service delivery platform which is complemented by an
intelligent, web-based management portal. NumerexFAST gives customers like
ETwater the ability to offer faster and more reliable wireless connectivity,
enabling critical improvements in efficiency and enhanced return on

Since the implementation of the upgrade, ETwater customers utilizing the new
solution provided by Numerex have benefited from faster user interface
navigation, rapid irrigation schedule updates, and improved synchronization
with systems that provide weather data and other information. This advanced
capability also enhances the speed of OTA, or "over the air" updates.That
allows ETwater to help their customers stay current with the latest features
and functionalities using remote upgrading of deployed devices—all of this
without ever having to dispatch personnel to service the device in the field.

Scott Wiley, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Product Management said, "We
are proud to partner with technology companies like ETwater to help them
deliver innovative products and the latest in M2M / IoT technologies to their
customers.The decision to migrate to next generation network and application
technology can be a daunting task for any customer, but it is one that Numerex
is adept at delivering."

According to ETwater SVP Product Lee Williams, "Numerex has gone out of their
way to provide us with technical support resources, and to help streamline
implementation efforts. Furthermore, they worked with us on the business side
to provide an upgrade path, and they keep us updated on the status of their
relationships with their network service partners. We are very pleased with
the process and with the results."

About ETwater

ETwater is redefining smart irrigation for large scale landscapes with a full
range of patented solutions for new installations and irrigation system
retrofits. The company's innovative products integrate local weather data with
cellular smart controllers to create and implement optimal daily watering
schedules, producing water savings of 20-50%. The powerful, web-based
ETwaterManager^TM aggregates key data from multiple sites, enables real-time
management from any computer, tablet or smart phone, and delivers significant
savings ofwater, time, money, and labor. ETwater is a private company based
in Novato, CA, and manufactures in the U.S. For more information, please visit

About Numerex

Numerex Corp. (Nasdaq:NMRX) is a leading provider of interactive and on-demand
machine-to-machine (M2M) enterprise solutions.The Company provides its
technology and services through its integrated M2M horizontal platforms which
are generallysold on a subscription basis. The Company offers Numerex DNA®
that may include hardware and smart Devices, cellular and satellite Network
services, and software Applications that are delivered through Numerex FAST®
(Foundation Application Software Technology). The Company also provides
business services to enable the development of efficient, reliable, and secure
solutions while accelerating deployment. Numerex is ISO 27001 information
security-certified, highlighting the Company's focus on M2M data security,
service reliability and around-the-clock support of its customers' M2M
solutions. For additional information, please visit

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CONTACT: Numerex Media Contact:
         Carrie Crabill
         404-214-0722 ext 102
         Numerex IR Contact:
         Seth Potter

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