CalAmp's New Location and Messaging Unit Supports Enterprise Customers with Diverse Fleets

By CIOReview | Friday, October 9, 2015

OXNARD, CA: CalAmp, a provider of wireless products, services and solutions unveils a full featured next generation location and managing unit, LMU-4230. Built for aiding enterprise customers with diverse fleets, the new device leverages company’s next generation vehicle interface technologies to enable unique value across a wide range of industries which comes equipped with either light or heavy duty vehicle interfaces.

With its wide range of wireless and peripheral connectivity options such as cellular, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and satellite, the LMU-4230 delivers a full set of configurable fleet features.  The patented triple-axis accelerometer technology allows users to reliably detect and report hard braking, aggressive acceleration and vehicle impact events. CalAmp's has employed its embedded alert engine PEG(Programmable Event Generator) into the solution. This advanced engine monitors external conditions and supports customer-defined exception-based rules to help meet the needs of application. PEG continuously monitors the vehicle environment and responds instantaneously to pre-defined threshold conditions related to time, date, motion, location, geo-zone, input and other event combinations.

"The LMU-4230 is a full-featured enterprise-grade telematics gateway that debuts CalAmp's innovative new light and heavy-duty vehicle solutions," says Greg Gower, General Manager and Senior Vice President, CalAmp's MRM business. "We believe this device will be a game-changer. With broad, tightly integrated vehicle bus protocol support and a proven feature set drawn from earlier generation products, it brings tremendous value to our partners and customers across a wide range of industries and applications. It will enable vehicle data to emerge as a mainstream fleet management feature."

Furthermore, the LMU-4230 also leverages CalAmp's industry over-the-air device management and maintenance system with its software platform, PULS (Programming, Updates, and Logistic System).