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TMCNet:  Wireless Matrix Launches Industry's First OBD-II Device on the Verizon Wireless Network for GPS Fleet Tracking Business Applications

[December 14, 2012]

Wireless Matrix Launches Industry's First OBD-II Device on the Verizon Wireless Network for GPS Fleet Tracking Business Applications

HERNDON, Va. --(Business Wire)--

Wireless Matrix Corporation (TSX: WRX), a leading provider of GPS fleet tracking services, today announced the release of the industry's first plug-and-play OBD-II device certified on the Verizon Wireless (News - Alert) network to be used for GPS fleet tracking business applications.

The Reporter 30 represents Wireless Matrix's easiest-to-use device yet. It plugs directly into a vehicle's on-board diagnostic (OBD-II) computer port. This adds a new layer of actionable data that can be collected from vehicle operations, including diagnostic trouble codes and data critical to fuel efficiency reporting, in addition to traditional GPS location data.

The direct connection to the vehicle's on-board computer port eliminates the need for installation services and vehicle wiring to dploy the Reporter 30. Fleet managers can now add fleet tracking to their vehicles in minutes, reducing downtime and providing a more rapid return on investment. The low price point of the new device also reduces the barrier to adoption for smaller fleets.

"The certification of the Reporter 30 with Verizon Wireless provides both our companies an enhanced solution to offer to fleet operators," said Maria Izurieta, acting CEO of Wireless Matrix. "We're excited to go to market with a channel partner like Verizon Wireless, offering the best possible solution to fleets that want to enhance their operations."

The Reporter 30 is fully compatible with Wireless Matrix's award-winning FleetOutlook® GPS tracking solution. The device is available for order and immediate shipping.

About Wireless Matrix

Wireless Matrix Corporation (TSX: WRX) provides fleet solutions to improve delivery metrics. The company's software and wireless data solutions provide intelligence for managing, measuring and monitoring service execution. Users consistently report greater on-time arrivals, increased productivity and lower total operating expenses. The Wireless Matrix solution suite includes FleetOutlook®, a web-based platform providing fleet operators complete visibility of their operations and vehicle mounted cellular and satellite wireless data communication services. Wireless Matrix is headquartered in Herndon, Va. For more information, visit

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