Motorola Introduces its New Portfolio of Mobile Broadband Data Solutions for Public Safety and Government Users at APCO 2006
Seamless broadband command vehicle provides live mobile demonstrations of mission critical applications and devices over the 4.9GHz MOTOMESH wireless network
ORLANDO, Fla. (APCO, Booth # 842) – 07 August 2006 – Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today unveiled important new solutions for public safety and government markets at the 72nd Annual Conference and Exposition of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials International (APCO) in Orlando, Fla. Using its new seamless broadband command vehicle, Motorola will demonstrate the latest in mission critical, mobile data and video communication solutions through an interactive and educational showcase of new products. With a focus on delivering seamless mobility for mission critical users, real-time video, biometrics and other applications will be wirelessly transmitted using the newly licensed 4.9Ghz band over Motorola’s MOTOMESH™ multi-radio broadband network solution. MOTOMESH is part of the Motorola MOTOwi4™ portfolio of wireless broadband solutions and services that creates, complements and completes IP networks.
Motorola’s interactive and educational activities at APCO include:
* The unveiling of Motorola Mobile Office for Government solutions, Intelligent Video solutions, and Event Management solutions
* Mobile demo of public safety solutions in the Motorola seamless broadband command vehicle
* Several APCO discussion panels featuring Motorola executives talking about the latest technological and strategic advancements in public safety communications (See the APCO Website for details.)
New public safety technology and solutions to be unveiled at APCO:
Mobile Office for Government solutions
Mobile Office for Government solutions are applications, devices, networks and services that allow first responders and government agencies to turn patrol cars and other vehicles into virtual offices. Mobile Office for Government extends field presence and personnel accountability, delivering remote and mobile access to critical data. Crucial video and data information can be shared rapidly. Motorola’s extensive network solutions provide users with access to databases they use back at headquarters, even while moving at highway speeds.
Intelligent Video solutions featuring Mobile Video Sharing
Intelligent Video solutions is a growing suite of video applications and equipment that provide first responders with mission critical information both in the field and en-route to an incident response.
Users gain video information necessary for quicker response and better decision making during an incident, increasing safety for responding personnel and the community. Motorola’s Intelligent Video solutions provide capabilities in the following areas: surveillance, recording, management, analytics, archiving, video access and delivery, video-enabled applications, and streaming video.
Mobile Video Sharing, the newest edition to the Intelligent Video solutions suite, combines streaming video feeds from Motorola’s Mobile Video Enforcer (MVE) and Intelligent Video Surveillance and Control (iVSC) offerings into one application designed for one-click sharing with a designated user group. Optimized for wireless mobile environments, Mobile Video Sharing allows users to send and receive high-quality video providing greater situational awareness and improved first responder safety.
Event Management solutions
Event Management solutions combine easily deployable applications, devices, and networks into a functional solution that enables rapid information sharing with broadband access to databases, attendee lists, Internet, video surveillance, and other mission critical applications. Using MOTOMESH, Motorola’s multi-radio broadband mesh network solution leveraging the licensed 4.9GHz public safety frequency and/or the unlicensed 2.4GHz radio band, the Motorola Event Management solution gives incident commanders mobile access to the pre-emptive intelligence necessary to keep attendees secure, resulting in a safer and more enjoyable experience.
These comprehensive mission critical, incident command and law enforcement solutions will be showcased at APCO in Motorola’s seamless broadband command vehicle running over a MOTOMESH wireless network. Broadband internet connectivity, live video and remote database access is provided to all passengers in the command vehicle, even at highway speeds. While stationary, the seamless broadband command vehicle becomes a Wi-Fi hotspot and large host of monitoring and analytical tools that can be utilized at an incident site by command personnel.
Additionally, Motorola introduces the Motorola Application Developer Program. In order to offer the widest range of validated applications to Motorola MOTOMESH customers, and to further extend the value of their wireless data network, the Motorola Application Developer Program tests developer applications to ensure compatibility with the Motorola MOTOMESH network. Applications that have been successfully tested on the Motorola MOTOMESH wireless broadband network are awarded the “MOTOMESH Ready” mark for use in their communications. Providing complementary and compatible technology offering for customers of all sizes further demonstrates Motorola’s commitment to open, standards-based network architecture that is able to support a variety of applications. Click here for an updated list of “MOTOMESH Ready” applications.
“The development of robust broadband data solutions and programs demonstrate Motorola’s continued commitment to providing public safety and government users with the most comprehensive and reliable products for mission critical communications,” said Nick Rendone, vice president, Data Solutions Operation, Motorola Networks & Enterprise. “Seamless mobility, event management and video surveillance capabilities have become vital tools for our public safety customers. We are excited to offer an end-to-end product portfolio that enhances the safety and effectiveness of first responders.”
Motorola’s complete portfolio of mission critical communications solutions and seamless broadband command vehicle will be showcased at Booth #842, Aug. 6-10 during this year’s APCO conference at the Orange County Convention Center West Building in Orlando, Fla.
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. Inspired by our vision of Seamless Mobility, the people of Motorola are committed to helping you get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that you want and need. We do this by designing and delivering “must have” products, “must do” experiences and powerful networks -- along with a full complement of support services. A Fortune 100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had sales of US $35.3 billion in 2005. For more information about our company, our people and our innovations, please visit www.motorola.com.
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