Hardware / Manufacturing

Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation. Since 1989, this group of companies has designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications – most of which are enabled by GPS technology. Garmin’s products serve automotive, mobile, wireless, outdoor recreation, marine, aviation, and OEM applications. Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in the Cayman Islands, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.

U-blox is a leading fabless semiconductor provider of embedded positioning and wireless communication solutions for the consumer, industrial and automotive markets. The company’s solutions enable people, devices and machines to locate and communicate their exact position. With a broad portfolio of chips, modules, software and wireless design services, u-blox is uniquely positioned to enable its OEM customers to develop innovative solutions quickly and cost-effectively.

Network Providers

ROGERS (NYSE:RCI) (Toronto:RCI.NV.B) Wireless subsidiary is Canada’s #1 mobile phone outfit, with about 9 million subscribers across the country. As the nation’s #1 cable TV operator, the company serves some 3.5 million subscribers throughout eastern Canada through subsidiary Rogers Cable. Its cable unit also oversees the company’s Internet and nationwide landline and computer telephony services. Rogers Media is the company’s broadcasting and publishing arm. The company also owns a stake in Rogers Blue Jays Baseball Partnership, which holds interests in the Toronto Blue Jays major league baseball team and Rogers Centre sports complex. Rogers Communications is owned by the family of late founder Ted Rogers.

TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, with $9.7 billion of annual revenue and 11.6 million customer connections including 6.2 million wireless subscribers, 4.2 million wireline network access lines and 1.2 million Internet subscribers. Led since 2000 by President and CEO, Darren Entwistle, TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services including data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, entertainment and video. In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members and retirees have contributed $137 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered more than 2.6 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. Nine TELUS Community Boards across Canada lead our local philanthropic initiatives.

Jasper Wireless provides the platform, applications, and design services needed to profitably connect and manage devices worldwide. Using the company’s unique end-to-end solution, network operators and enterprises can scale their deployment of connected devices quickly and profitably. Founded in 2004, Jasper Wireless is a privately held company based in Sunnyvale, California, with regional offices in the United Kingdom.

KORE Telematics is the world’s largest digital wireless services provider specializing in machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. By partnering with KORE, customers receive ubiquitous, reliable wireless coverage with the largest footprint in North America. KORE offers an integrated network service that includes both GSM and CDMA. KORE provides reliable wireless connectivity and comprehensive monitoring and control capabilities, such as online reporting and troubleshooting, billing analysis and trend analysis. KORE delivers real-time data reporting and threshold alarms, per device, that help reduce costs, improve efficiencies and reduce risks associated with purchasing and deploying 2.5 and 3G cellular network services.

ORBCOMM (NASDAQ: ORBC) is an American company that offers industrial Internet of things (IoT) and machine to machine (M2M)[1] communications solutions[buzzword] designed to track, monitor, and control fixed and mobile assets in markets including transportation, heavy equipment, maritime, oil and gas, utilities and government. The company provides hardware devices, modems, web applications and data services delivered over multiple satellite and cellular networks.