Numerex, Wavecom Announce StarService for Managing Wireless Devices OTA

Numerex Corp. (NASDAQ: NMRX) and Wavecom announced that Numerex will provide the revolutionary new Wavecom StarService for customers in North America. The Wavecom StarService will be delivered over Numerex’s wireless network allowing users to remotely manage their wireless devices securely over-the-air (OTA). Easily integrated into customers’ existing back-end applications, the service will enable users to remotely upgrade firmware and application software, configure devices, and implement remote diagnostics.

“Numerex is thrilled to be a part of this offering which will undoubtedly bring tremendous value for current and new adopters of machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless technology,” said Mike Lang, Senior Vice President for Numerex. “By combining Wavecom StarService with Numerex networks and our industry-leading M2M solutions, we will deliver a feature-rich platform on which our customers can design and develop a new generation of M2M products and services.”

“Numerex has been a long-time, trusted partner for Wavecom in North America and we are pleased to continue our partnership with this ground-breaking solution,” said Stefan Lindvall, Group Vice President and Head of Region Americas for Wavecom. “Their expertise in the area of machine to machine communications is a natural complement to our hardware, software and services offerings. Together we will change the face of the industry.”

Numerex provides fixed and mobile M2M wireless solutions and a broad range of network services and technology to enable real-time wireless data communications for security, vending, utilities, automotive, healthcare and more. Their tailored, single-source approach ensures the right service for each customer application.

By integrating the Wavecom StarService with Numerex network services, high-volume customers may qualify to receive the new Wavecom Wireless Microprocessor® 50, free of charge when they purchase StarService, through Numerex.

The Wavecom Wireless Microprocessor® 50 is the new ARM9-based device designed for high-volume industrial M2M and automotive applications. It runs the Wavecom Open AT® Software Suite, which enables customers to develop embedded applications, and is expandable with a rich set of plug-ins. Samples of the WMP50 are available now.

About Numerex
Numerex Corp. (Nasdaq: NMRX) is a leading single source provider of solutions and network services for machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. Numerex’s platforms for asset tracking, intelligent monitoring and security include a portfolio of monitoring devices and technologies, on-demand cellular and satellite networks, and a full suite of back-office support services. Numerex enables customers to bring M2M solutions to market faster and with greater flexibility. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

About Wavecom
Wavecom is a worldwide leader in embedded industrial wireless communication solutions for automotive, machine-to-machine and mobile professional applications. Wavecom’s solutions include the Open AT® software platform encompassing the Wavecom Open AT® Operating System, a wide range of Plug-Ins, the Open AT® Integrated Development Environment (IDE) along with a market-leading range of Wireless CPUs (Central Processing Units), and an expanding portfolio of services. These complete embedded solutions enable makers of all types of machines to development of a new breed of intelligent wireless applications, without the need of external processors and other ASICs (Application Specific Integrated Circuits) and components. Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Paris, Wavecom has subsidiaries in Hong Kong (China), Research Triangle Park, NC (USA) and Farnborough (UK). Wavecom is publicly traded on Euronext Paris (Eurolist) in France and on the NASDAQ (WVCM) exchange in the U.S.