ORBCOMM next-generation OGx service will deliver unparalleled network connectivity and best-in-class Internet of Things solutions to industrial customers around the world
OTTAWA, July 8, 2021 – Calian® Group Ltd., (TSX: CGY), deliverer of trusted solutions across Advanced Technologies, Health, Learning and IT & Cyber Solutions segments, announces a contract with ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, to develop the satellite ground gateway system for ORBCOMM next-generation OGx service. This service will provide industrial customers around the world with increased global coverage, battery power, bandwidth, and speed.
“Our next-generation OGx service will deliver unparalleled network connectivity and best-in-class IoT solutions to industrial customers,” said David Roscoe, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Manufacturing, ORBCOMM. “It made sense to engage a technology leader like Calian, given their long history of developing sophisticated ground systems, services and products for the Satcom industry.”
Critical applications such as remote monitoring and environmental-sensing IoT depend on the ORBCOMM next generation OGx service. Calian no-fail software architecture ensures the data flows constantly for these critical services. By combining custom-built, software-defined satellite communication modulators and demodulators with monitoring and management software, the end-users are provided with a communication network they can count on. Calian has built multiple custom satellite communication gateways over the last three decades and is proud to again be selected as the supplier of choice for these types of solutions.
“We are proud to be selected by the ORBCOMM team to develop the satellite gateway solution to support their next-gen OGx modems,” says Patrick Thera, President of Calian, Advanced Technologies. “ORBCOMM is an industry leader in IoT solutions, and we look forward to being part of their success.”
“I would like to congratulate our Advanced Technologies business unit on this partnership and thank ORBCOMM for their confidence in our team. This is an exciting win that supports the customer diversification and innovation elements of our growth framework,” said Kevin Ford, Calian CEO.