SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/13 -- CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, today introduced CalAmp Energy Management and Control (EMC), a comprehensive, scalable, load-control analytical solution for monitoring and managing demand response for electric utilities' Smart Grid applications.
"With CalAmp EMC, utility operators can deploy and manage a broad portfolio of load reduction programs in a single networked solution," said Mike Zachan, General Manager of CalAmp's Wireless Networks business, while at the Distributech Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, CA. "Our solution can stand alone or be tightly integrated with existing load-control programs and devices to provide a cost-effective, reliable and powerful load-control and analysis solution for better demand forecasting and rapid event response."
In today's energy distribution environment, utilities looking to optimize loading and improve forecasting and demand response face a variety of equipment, integration and data issues. Challenges common to proprietary load control systems include:
CalAmp's approach harmonizes these disparate elements in a comprehensive EMC solution that provides a single point of access, analysis and management. Utilities can easily convert existing load control programs, into a single, more effective, responsive load-control and analytics environment that protects current investment and positions utilities for future growth. An innovative combination of sophisticated analytics software, gateway hardware, remote device management, and a unique home control application, CalAmp EMC includes:
"Leveraging the unified dashboard, operators can quickly understand demand profiles and effectively respond to very dynamic conditions," Zachan noted. "Furthermore, the CalAmp EMC solution is ideal for utilities looking to efficiently and affordably migrate large-scale legacy load control deployments to superior technology."
For more information about the CalAmp Energy Management and Control solution, visit CalAmp at Booth #1335 at the Distributech Conference & Exhibition, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego CA, through January 31, 2013.
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP) is a proven leader in providing wireless communications solutions to a broad array of vertical market applications and customers. CalAmp's extensive portfolio of intelligent communications devices, robust and scalable cloud service platform, and targeted software applications streamline otherwise complex machine-to-machine (M2M) deployments. These solutions enable customers to optimize their operations by collecting, monitoring and efficiently reporting business critical data and desired intelligence from high-value remote assets. For more information, please visit www.calamp.com.