Orbcomm Inc., a global provider of machine-to-machine solutions, this week announced that Doosan Infracore Co. Ltd. selected it to deliver an end-to-end telematics solution tailored for Doosan as well as its customers and dealers for global deployment. Orbcomm’s comprehensive solution will provide global satellite data service combined with cellular connectivity through its wireless partners, including AT&T and Vodafone, along with state-of-the-art hardware and a robust web-based analytics platform for asset management.
Doosan manufactures a wide selection of construction equipment, machine tools and engines sold under the Doosan, Bobcat, Montabert, Geith, and other brand names. Doosan will use Orbcomm’s telematics solution to track and monitor its global fleet of construction equipment. This solution provides information including advanced data reporting and analytics capabilities through a web portal customized for Doosan by Orbcomm’s team of engineers. By leveraging this technology, Doosan can support its extensive equipment deployments throughout the world, increasing asset utilization, productivity and customer service.
“After a careful look at the companies that could work with Doosan to develop an end-to-end telematics solution, Orbcomm was the appropriate choice with its broad portfolio of integrated M2M products and services and proven expertise and leadership specifically within the heavy equipment industry,” said Sy Lee, vice president of Doosan Infracore Co. Ltd. “The valuable data insights we receive from the diagnostics and reporting capabilities of this innovative web platform will help us drive better utilization of our equipment for our customers.”
Orbcomm customers include Caterpillar Inc., Doosan Infracore America, Hitachi Construction Machinery, Hyundai Heavy Industries, I.D. Systems, Inc., Komatsu Ltd., Cartrack (Pty.) Ltd., and Volvo Construction Equipment. By means of a global network of low-earth orbit satellites and accompanying ground infrastructure as well as its Tier One cellular partners, Orbcomm’s low-cost and reliable two-way data communication services track, monitor and control mobile and fixed assets in its core markets: commercial transportation; heavy equipment; industrial fixed assets; marine; and homeland security.