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KORE Honored in Three Connected World Magazine Value Chain Awards for 2013

Posted by Alex Brisbourne on Jun 17, 2013
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KORE Network Powers Award-Winning Applications in Transportation, Waste Management and Public Safety

ALPHARETTA, GA.—June 17, 2013-KORE, the world’s largest wireless services provider specializing in machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, today announced that three of the Company’s customers and one of its partners have been honored as a part of the 2013 Connected World magazineValue Chain Awards. LocusTraxx was named as technology enabler for Gold-Award winner Allen Lund Company in the Transportation category. The KORE network powered Gold-Award winner BigBelly Solar in the Waste Management category. ThingWorx was named as technology enabler for Silver-Award winner All Traffic Solutions in the Public Safety category.

The annual Value Chain Awards honor the most successful corporate adopters of M2M technology and connected devices, as well as the solution providers that make their success possible.

“With so many innovative M2M solutions and an ever-expanding list of service providers, KORE is honored to be recognized for the 13th time as a technology enabler in the Connected World magazine Value Chain Awards by showcasing the unique applications our customers are implementing,” said Alex Brisbourne, president and COO, KORE. “KORE is committed to working with our customers and partners to power applications by providing cost-effective and reliable connectivity solutions designed to meet a number of industry-specific business needs. With M2M and the Internet-of-Things on the rise, KORE continues to deliver the services required to help our customers expand globally and deliver the new, more powerful M2M solutions that are creating a truly connected world.”

“Making your cities cleaner, keeping students in schools, enhancing your sports-viewing experience. These are just a few ways this year’s award winners have found success,” says Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Connected Worldmagazine. “And they certainly prove that in today’s tech world, it is really all about M2M.”

The Allen Lund Company relies on the KORE M2M network to power LocusTraxx OverSight, a wireless dashboard that monitors the safety and security of shipments through automated self-reporting. In addition, LocusTraxx’s SmartTraxx telematics and SmartTag sensors continuously send and receive data on shipment temperature, security and location of vehicles to ensure that the Allen Lund Company’s perishable shipments make it to their destination on time and in peak freshness.

The KORE network enables BigBelly Solar to collect data on its renewable solar-energy powered waste and recycling stations, allowing cities to cut CO2 emissions and reduce litter.

Powered by the KORE M2M network and ThingWorx’s communication device, All Traffic Solutions’ web-based, wirelessly enabled, intelligent traffic signs enable customers to determine safety benchmarks, traffic pattern flows and ultimately improve the flow of city traffic.

About KORE Telematics
KORE Telematics is the world's largest fully digital wireless network provider specializing exclusively on the rapidly-expanding machine-to-machine (M2M) communications market. Companies in fields as diverse as security, utilities, health care and fleet management, as well as government agencies, are implementing M2M solutions to achieve productivity gains, cost management, environmental improvement and to expand customer services. Through its extensive network of application and hardware partners, KORE enables complete solutions for vehicle tracking, homeland security, automated metering and dozens of other M2M applications. KORE's long-term, direct agreements with Tier 1 wireless operator partners allow it to offer a range of technologies–including GSM, HSPA, CDMA and EV-DO–that ensures the greatest possible reliability and coverage. For more information, please visit www.koretelematics.com.