CalAmp, a technology solutions provider, announced a strategic relationship with Sprint, an IoT and telecommunications company, to deliver intelligent telematics devices and software applications, along with with unique CalAmp iOn Device as a Service (DaaS) subscription services. The relationship further grows Sprint’s broad range of connected car, fleet and asset management services that drive operational efficiencies and secure high-value assets for enterprise and business customers.
Through Sprint Curiosity IoT, a fully dedicated, distributed and virtualized core network and operating system built for IoT, Sprint’s customers and channel partners will be able to provision CalAmp devices, as well as leverage CalAmp software services to develop or enhance vertical market offerings. Sprint has plans to leverage these capabilities to offer a Supply Chain Intelligence solution, which provides real-time visibility, environmental information, and data analytics about goods in transit. These detailed insights will enable manufacturers and transportation service providers to make informed decisions, secure assets and comply with regulations to improve overall supply chain efficiency and help drive greater profitability for Sprint enterprise customers.
Through the agreement, CalAmp will develop intelligent telematics devices leveraging Sprint’s CAT M next-generation wireless network to provide actionable insights from cars, trucks, trailers and other mobile assets that increase safety and boost productivity. CalAmp iOn DaaS bundles a telematics device with access to a broad portfolio of connected car micro-services, such as CrashBoxx crash response and driver behavior scoring, allowing Sprint enterprise and channel partners to lower business costs and drive new revenue streams from subscription services.