ATLANTA, Feb. 26 -- Numerex Corp. (NASDAQ: NMRX) , a leader in M2M (machine-to-machine) wireless communication solutions, has entered into an agreement with GE Security, Inc., a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of the General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) , to provide wireless M2M network connectivity to NavLogix, GE Security's new mobile resource management (MRM) solution. GE Security has selected Numerex Networks(TM) CDMA and GSM data network service offerings as the preferred network solution for their newest wireless M2M solution.
GE Security's NavLogix provides complete fleet management and tracking solutions for a wide variety of mobile service and logistics markets. As the premier provider of wireless M2M solutions and networks, Numerex delivers an array of advanced data network services throughout North America, including GSM/GPRS, CDMA/1xRTT, Location Based Services (LBS) and SMSXpress(TM) communication technologies.
Numerex will provide key services for the NavLogix solution, including Numerex Networks CDMA and GSM network and network management services, online provisioning, and 24x7 technical support. Network management and support services for GE Security's NavLogix will be managed through the Numerex Network Operations Center based in Atlanta.
The collaboration between Numerex and GE Security extends the continuing relationship between the two companies. Numerex has provided M2M solutions for a variety of GE businesses, including GE Transportation and GE Security, over the last several years.
"We are delighted to expand our relationship with GE by providing network and customer care services for their innovative NavLogix solution," said Stratton Nicolaides, chairman and chief executive officer of Numerex. "This latest agreement reflects the long-standing spirit of innovation and collaboration by two industry leaders in bringing advanced communications and security solutions and applications to the marketplace."
"Numerex's expertise in networks and mobile applications -- along with the company's leadership position in the industry -- makes them the natural choice to provide the network and value-added services for our NavLogix solution," said David Nark, Growth Initiatives Leader, GE Security. "Working with Numerex gives us the ability to deliver a fully integrated solution and a new level of mobile tracking to fleets of all sizes."
In addition to providing wireless network connectivity for M2M applications, Numerex provides comprehensive network management services to assist customers in their wireless M2M product deployment efforts and around- the-clock technical and end-user support -- from initial activation throughout the service life of the product.
About GE's Security Business
GE Security, Inc., a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of the General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) , is a leading supplier of security and life safety technologies, with operations in more than 35 countries and $2 billion in annual sales. GE Security offers one of the industry's broadest product portfolios, covering explosives and narcotics detection, intrusion and access control, video surveillance, key management, and fire detection. GE Security's products are used to protect people and property across a wide range of industries, including aviation, law enforcement, banking, education, healthcare, mass transit, and retail. GE Security was recently named Frost & Sullivan's 2006 Company of the Year for Homeland Security. For more information about GE Security and our products, please visit http://www.gesecurity.com/. GE Security, making the world safer.
Numerex Corp. (NASDAQ: NMRX) is a leader in providing wireless fixed and mobile machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, as well as a broad range of reliable, competitive network services and technology. A single-source provider for M2M requirements, Numerex enables real-time wireless data communications, monitoring, tracking, and service management tailored to the needs of each application, customer and industry, from vehicle location and tracking, to vending, security and utilities. Numerex products and services are primarily marketed and sold through alliance partners and indirect channels including integrators, licensees and distributors. Wireless M2M network services and solutions are delivered through the Airdesk Wireless division. Wireless security solutions are delivered through the Uplink Security division. In addition to its core M2M business, Numerex markets proprietary digital multimedia and collaboration products to the educational and distance learning markets. It also provides networking and integration services to major telecommunications companies. Numerex primarily serves customers throughout the United States, Canada and Latin America. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. http://www.nmrx.com/