Comtech Launches Location Studio™ for Creating Location Solutions and Apps
September 6, 2016 at 10:00 AM EDT
Platform provides one-stop-shop for adding location and contextual
intelligence to any cloud-based, embedded or hybrid implementation
MELVILLE, N.Y. & LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
September 6, 2016 - Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL), a
world leader in secure and highly reliable wireless communication
technology, announced today the commercial availability of Location
Studio, a versatile service platform for mobile operators, application
developers and enterprises to build or enhance cloud-based, embedded and
hybrid applications using a modular set of location-based services (LBS)
Location Studio incorporates multiple technology suites that provide a
broad range of functionality, allowing developers to create location
enabled applications with contextual awareness, including:
GeoSuite for integration of maps, search, geocoding, routing,
and navigation. Also includes geo-fencing for triggering alerts when
devices enter or exit a specified space, and Comtech's Trusted
Location™ solution for verifying and validating a device's location to
prevent fraudulent activity.
PositioningSuite, a powerful engine that can locate and track
assets, such as IoT devices, seamlessly switching between inside and
outside environments while minimizing device power consumption using a
proprietary geo-fence algorithm that eliminates the need for "always
MessagingSuite, a comprehensive, carrier-grade messaging
platform that supports virtually all messaging protocols and is
capable of supporting personalized high-volume messaging applications
for alerts and notifications, such as product and/or services
information, emergency alerts, and critical internal communication.
AnalyticsSuite, a web-based portal for reviewing and exploring
user, device or application data.
"Location Studio encompasses two decades of location-based services
experience that can be easily configured into consumer, industrial, or
workforce-ready applications and services while minimizing deployment
timelines, costs, and resource requirements," said Jay Whitehurst,
President of Enterprise Technologies, Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
and Member of CTIA's Board of Directors. "We are excited to see how this
new platform influences and enables the use and impact of location
intelligence across a number of different markets."
Location Studio supports both hosted and in-network LBS solutions and
provides API's that can be tailored to meet the specific needs of
various vertical market customers, including mobile network operators,
automotive OEMs, fleet and logistic organizations, insurance and
financial organizations, as well as manufacturers. As part of these
solution offerings, Comtech provides project management, coordination,
and testing support.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets
innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications
solutions. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the
global commercial and government communications markets.
Certain information in this press release contains statements that are
forward-looking in nature and involve certain significant risks and
uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from such
forward-looking information. The Company's Securities and Exchange
Commission filings identify many such risks and uncertainties. Any
forward-looking information in this press release is qualified in its
entirety by the risks and uncertainties described in such Securities and
Exchange Commission filings.