CalAmp announced that Sierra Wireless embedded modules will provide 3G wireless broadband connectivity for its recently launched WiMetry Internet Protocol-based wireless communications platform used in automatic meter reading and advanced metering infrastructure (AMR/AMI) applications. WiMetry offers utility companies a wireless communications link for real-time acquisition of usage and rate data from electric, gas or water meters via public wireless networks and the Internet, according to the company. Through the use of Sierra Wireless embedded modules, the platform supports the latest in EV-DO Revision A cellular high-speed data communications and is backward-compatible to existing EV-DO Rev. 0 and 1X networks.