News Release

CalAmp's 882-EVDO 3G Broadband Router Certified for Use on Verizon Wireless' Cellular Network

Device brought to market under Verizon Wireless' open development program

December 17, 2008

AT THE COMPANY:
Rick Vitelle
Chief Financial Officer
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AT FINANCIAL RELATIONS BOARD:
Lasse Glassen
General Information
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lglassen@frbir.com

OXNARD, CA — CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, announced today that its 882-EVDO 3G cellular broadband router is commercially available and has been certified to run on the Verizon Wireless network.

The 882-EVDO is used to establish Data or Internet connectivity at 3G speeds and is targeted at a variety of applications including fail-over back-up for wired broadband connections, high-speed connectivity for Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Ethernet web cameras and other Ethernet devices.

The 882-EVDO offers an integrated Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server, port forwarding and port mapping capabilities providing wireless data connectivity through public cellular networks. As a fully certified integrated platform, it can be easily and rapidly deployed for industrial data communication applications requiring TCP/IP connectivity.

“We are pleased to announce the certification of our 882-EVDO for use on Verizon Wireless' network,” commented Michael Burdiek, CalAmp’s Chief Operating Officer. “This certification is an important step in expanding our cellular wireless product portfolio. We are excited about the commercial potential for the 882-EVDO, as it brings 3G speeds to critical applications such as Telemetry and SCADA in the Industrial Monitoring and Controls marketplace.”

"Verizon Wireless’ open development program is driven by the company’s desire to encourage innovation, give customers new wireless choices, and quickly address opportunities to expand the wireless market," said Anthony A. Lewis, vice president of the open development program at Verizon Wireless. "CalAmp’s 882-EVDO on the Verizon Wireless network provides customers with a new choice for industrial wireless connectivity that takes advantage of high-speed data connectivity on the most reliable voice and data network in the country."

About CalAmp Corp.
CalAmp provides wireless communications solutions that enable anytime/anywhere access to critical data and content. The Company serves customers in the public safety, industrial monitoring and controls, mobile resource management, and direct broadcast satellite markets. The Company’s products are marketed under the CalAmp, Dataradio, SmartLink, Aercept, LandCell and Omega trade names. For more information, please visit www.calamp.com.

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