Lockheed Martin Appoints ORBCOMM's iApp to Improve Operational Efficiency

By CIOReview | Tuesday, February 16, 2016

ROCHELLE PARK, NJ: American defense and aerospace technology giant, Lockheed Martin has integrated ORBCOMM’s iApp platform for its aeronautics division in a move to replace older RFID based data collection solution. ORBCOMM is a Machine-to-Machine (M2M), IoT and RFID solution provider, and iApp is its cloud based service platform for enterprise application enablement.  The platform will provide access for automated data capture, processing, traceability and analysis of assets located at global storage sites managed by Lockheed Martin and its associates. Lockheed Martin is manufacturer of Trident Missiles, F-35 Lightning II, and C-130J Super Hercules helicopters.

iApp supports high-end IoT performance applications and works with a range of enterprise solutions partners. It encourages rapid development, deployment and management of sensor-based applications for the connected world. “We are pleased to be selected by Lockheed Martin as their technology partner in building a scalable, sensor-driven data collection solution to manage the movement of their assets around the world,” says Marc Eisenberg, Chief Executive Officer, ORBCOMM.

Designed to reduce the time, cost and complexity, iApp helps users to rapidly build, prototype, deploy, replicate and sell applications across each and every market segment served by the IoT, RFID and sensor communities. It offers enhanced identification tracking & GPS solutions coupled with asset intelligence and monitoring of ROI-based applications. iApp uses satellite, RFID, and Wi-Fi communications technologies to provide the best solutions for it clients. iApp is a highly adaptable platform and integrates quickly with Lockheed Martin’s existing AIT enterprise system for immediate Return on Investment and streamlined operations.