ORBCOMM’s leadership in the M2M and heavy equipment telematics market has once again been confirmed with its most recent announcement. Komatsu, the world’s second largest manufacturer and supplier of earthmoving equipment has extended its 14-year relationship with ORBCOMM to deliver the critical communication link for its world-class heavy equipment telematics solutions.
As part of the agreement, Komatsu will continue to deploy telematics systems on their equipment and leverage ORBCOMM’s satellite network services for its KOMTRAX and VHMS on-board machine monitoring and communications systems.
“ORBCOMM has clearly established our leadership position in heavy equipment telematics, and we look forward to offering our customers significant benefits, such as improved network performance and coverage, through our new OG2 satellite constellation, which we expect to complete launching this summer.”
ORBCOMM’s position as a leader in the heavy equipment telematics is supported by a number of key relationships. In addition to Komatsu, ORBCOMM is the communication and/or service provider for other heavy equipment manufacturers including Caterpillar Inc., Doosan Infracore America, Hitachi Construction Machinery, Hyundai Heavy Industries, and Volvo Construction Equipment.
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