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Kore and Orbcomm top M2M homeland security market

Steve Rogerson
April 1, 2016
The top eight M2M vendors globally in the homeland security market are Kore, Orbcomm, Westminster Aviation Security Services, Seagull Maritime Security, Thales, Ensco, Northrop Grumman and DRS Technologies, according to a report from Technavio.
The global M2M in the homeland security market is witnessing intense competition among few vendors present in the market, says the report. Many new vendors are expected to enter the market as the requirement of M2M systems is scaled at a high level. Delivering business specific systems would help fetch first mover advantage.
“Few of the advanced global maritime solution and satellite communication providers exist in this market that have expertise technological capabilities in security,” said Rakesh Kumar Panda, a lead analyst at Technavio for M2M and connected devices. “This trend is expected to exist during the projected period as large corporations will benefit by delivering proven reliable, faster and safer security systems.”
Kore is an M2M service provider offering global GSM, cellular and satellite data services. The company's M2M products include optimised price plans from regional, and global carrier partners with customised business requirements. In 2014, Kore acquired RacoWireless, a company in IoT and M2M end-to-end connectivity. The acquisition is primed to deliver a portfolio of connected technology, location-aware systems and management tools.
Orbcomm is a provider of M2M communications and an M2M commercial satellite network. The company’s products are designed mainly to track and monitor remotely, and control fixed and mobile assets in core vertical markets. The company serves industries such as transportation and distribution, heavy equipment, industrial fixed assets, oil and gas, maritime, and government. It provides a combination of networks such as global satellite, cellular and dual-mode network connectivity, hardware, web reporting applications and software.
Westminster Aviation Security Services is a provider of security services to airports and the aviation industry. The company’s technologies protect airports, airlines, passengers and cargo using surveillance and detection for operation and management of airport security services.
Seagull Maritime Security offers maritime security and anti-piracy services for vessels. It also provides overall project management, consulting, technology assessment and system integration for critical off shore and on shore operations.
Thales is a leader in aerospace, space, defence, security and transportation. The company produces software, services and commercial models and equipment to aid clients during critical situations. It helps reduce the impact of air travel on the environment by providing more efficient air traffic management systems as well as reducing and controlling infrastructure costs.
Esnco provides technology, services, products and research to keep the world safer. It ensures national security by delivering CBRN, enterprise protection, positioning, navigation and timing (PNT), and national security products. It also offers rail support technologies, aerospace systems, weather decision support, avionics and unmanned aircraft systems.
Northrop Grumman is a security company that provides products for unmanned systems, cyber and logistics. The company serves naval, navigation, advanced electronics, IT and enterprise, health care, space, and military aviation fields. It delivers critical information to military, intelligence, federal, state and local, international and commercial customers to stay connected, secured and informed.
DRS Technologies is a US based defence contractor that provides sustainment, logistics and services. The company also provides communications and networks, intelligence and security, defence systems, and computing and IT services. These services create an optimised environment that is safer, speedier and reliable. It enables data and information access to war fighters across geographies. Its expertise is in the design, installation and maintenance of intelligence and security systems.