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5th Critical Control Rooms

Co-located with Smart Cities

The very successful Critical Control Rooms event will take place this year at the Hotel Melia, Avenida America, Madrid, Spain on the 9th to 11th of December 2014. For all the latest information and to register for the event please visit: www.criticalcontrolrooms.com This year it will be co-located with Safe Cities. For further details visit: http://www.safecitiesevent.com

Exhibits state-of-the-art digital two-way radio solutions and industry-leading apps / Booth B16 at Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany, November 25-27  COLOGNE, Germany – November 24, 2014 – Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) highlights the future of mission-critical communications at PMRExpo 2014 (November 25-27, booth B16, Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany). Motorola Solutions will show future-ready technology solutions like the industry-leading WAVE Work Group Communications and MOTOTRBOTM Anywhere broadband push-to-talk that extends the reach and capability of LMR systems as well as a new software release for the Motorola MTS1 base station, enabling use as an independent base station to support requirements for in-building coverage (TMOa). At PMRExpo Motorola Solutions will also present highly developed control room applications, the Connected Police Officer concept, the new MOTOTRBO™ SL1600 digital portable radio and the LEX755 mission-critical LTE handheld, leading the way to the future of mission-critical communications.  According to the latest research from IHS Technology, licensed mobile radio (LMR) users demand more powerful, high-bandwidth solutions. This demand is driving the large-scale adoption of digital technologies. With its Dimetra TETRA and MOTOTRBOTM digital radio solutions, Motorola Solutions provides public safety users with best-in-class solutions to stay connected when seconds count – from command and control centres to first responders on the street to workgroups on-site or off-site. All in real-time.  KEY FACTS   The WAVE Work Group Communications solution makes it possible for teams of people, in the field or office, to effectively communicate and collaborate through voice and data – securely, reliably and in real-time – regardless of network, carrier or device, whether deployed on premise in a customer’s IT infrastructure or in the cloud as a hosted/managed solution. WAVE is a software platform that can provide seamless interoperability between disparate radio systems and extend those radio communications over broadband networks to a multitude of different devices with applications for smartphones and tablets, PCs, desk phones and enterprise collaboration tools. It can also provide radio-like push-to-talk (PPT) communications between just smart devices over any 3G/4G LTE network as an over-the-top (OTT) service.   At PMRExpo 2014, Motorola Solutions will showcase itsfirst Europe-wide live demo of theConnected Police Officer concept. When equipped with advanced and future-oriented technology police officers are always connected to the control room and benefit from increased safety and efficiency during operation. Moreover, Motorola Solutions will show its Connected Car with TETRA radio and mobile computing features, mission-critical LTE broadband connectivity, intuitive data applications as well as Automatic Number Plate Recognition, video surveillance, lights and sirens functionality, which can be accessed and managed with a single button press. The new MOTOTRBO™ SL1600 digital portable radio provides reliable push-to-talk communication, superior audio quality and MOTOTRBO features for essential day-to-day and emergency two-way radio communications. The ergonomic design enables one-handed operation. The slim form factor and the energy-conserving, shatterproof Active View display allow users to comfortably and easily carry their radios at all times and access status information when needed. Using digital and analogue radio technology, Motorola Solutions’ SL1600 seamlessly works with existing communication systems and also covers future-proof communication standards. Moreover, the Range Max feature with an advanced radio design and patented antenna optimizes range performance for reliable communication. Motorola’sLEX755 mission-critical LTE handheld offers exceptional broadband connectivity and enables users to respond with the intelligence and support of the entire team. With a rugged form factor, powerful data applications and a quick-response user interface, it provides an always-on mission-critical user experience to improve situational awareness for police, fire, rescue and emergency medical services as well as organisations supporting critical infrastructure. The application ecosystem includes real-time video streaming, computer aided dispatch, unified push-to-talk, electronic citation, report writing and data capture.   Highly reliable, secure and encrypted apps play a crucial role for todays and tomorrow’s public safety and industry users of digital radio technology. Motorola Solutions offers dedicated technological expertise and support to developers with best-in-class tools, application programming interface (API) insight and new opportunities for networking to create applications for TETRA and MOTOTRBOTM digital radio systems. Typical radio applications range from enabling control room operations and dispatch, to telemetry or smart metering in utilities, order management and ticketing for industry and leisure, as well as providing increased security and effectiveness in health and public safety markets. MOTOTRBOTM Anywhere technology allows workers to communicate with MOTOTRBOTM radio users and talk-groups via an easy-to-use application on their Android or iOS smartphones connecting to the MOTOTRBOTM radio network through a wire-line gateway. This enables organisations to extend their reliable MOTOTRBOTM network communications to other mobile broadband devices for improved collaboration and efficiency. With MOTOTRBOTM Anywhere, users can deploy the same device to communicate with MOTOTRBO radio users in the business – on-site or outside the MOTOTRBOTM coverage area. Unlike other push-to-talk applications, MOTOTRBOTM Anywhere is integrated into the radio system infrastructure to deliver system scalability and a much more radio-like experience. Users get reliable, highly secure business-critical communications, whether connecting via cellular networks or Wi-Fi.   The Motorola MTS1 TETRA base station is a comprehensive coverage solution that can be rapidly installed and commissioned. Due to its small rugged form factor and IP66 weather resistant enclosure, the Motorola MTS1 can be used for indoor or outdoor wide area coverage applications. Thanks to an advanced software release, the MTS1 is also able to function as an independent base station (TMOa). This includes functionalities such as Air Interface Migration (AIM). Utilizing such capabilities, customized solutions in line with the requirements of the German directive for In-building coverage had been developed and will be distributed by the Motorola partner AIRadio Deutschland GmbH.   At PMRExpo 2014, Motorola Solutions will also showcase itsunique TETRA portfolio comprising infrastructure solutions, terminals, applications and services, which are currently used in over 120 countries around the world. The company continues to maintain its leading position in the area of TETRA digital radio solutions. Motorola Solutions has sold more than 2.5 million TETRA terminals worldwide, confirming its technology and market leadership in digital radio communications for public safety. Just recently, Motorola Solutions handed over the 200,000th TETRA digital radio to the German public safety authorities. Motorola Solutions’ robust, intuitively operated products are subjected to rigorous testing at every stage – from the development phase onwards in order to guarantee high quality and reliable operation even under extreme conditions.   Visit our Motorola Solutions expert and customer presentations at PMRExpo 2014:   November 25, 16:30-17:00: “Smart Metering” by Stefan Weißmann, EWR GmbH November 26, 13:30-14:00: “Norway: Future Solutions for Public Safety Data” by Tor Helge Lyngstøl, Norwegian Directorate for Emergency Communication (DNK) November 27, 11:30-12:00: “Developing Effective Communications between the Control Room and the Field Unit” by Hans-Juergen Junkersdorf, Motorola Solutions   SUPPORTING QUOTES  Christoph Thomas, chairman, Motorola Solutions Germany GmbH  “We support the Digital Agenda of the German Government and the European Union for driving innovation and enabling highly secure, reliable and powerful mission-critical communications of the future. Based on our longstanding experience, our investment in our app developer community and the comprehensive technology expertise, we provide public safety and users across various industries with best-in-class digital radio solutions, including terminals, infrastructure, applications and services. ”  SUPPORTING RESOURCES  Website: Motorola Solutions /Motorola Solutions Public Safety Solutions Twitter: @MotPublicSafety / @MotSolsEMEA LinkedIn: Motorola Solutions / Motorola Solutions Public Safety

Cologne, 25th November 2014 – Sepura is delighted to use the platformof PMR Expo, one of the world´s largest events for Professional Mobile Radio and control rooms, to announce the launch of the Sepura Dynamic Controller (SDC).  The SDC connects GSM and TETRA devices to Sepura’s proven range of covert accessories. With noise-eliminating technology, wireless control and secure Bluetooth, it allows dynamic swapping between the devices with a single button press of the discreet remote control unit (RCU). It supports all standard induction covert earpieces, as well as off-the-shelf headphones, and can be used as a GSM-only covert solution.  Operable in GSM-only mode, it supports all existing Sepura wired and wireless accessories including the NN5, Sepura’s sophisticated and ground-breaking noise-eliminating solution.  John Drewnicki, Product Manager for Sepura comments: “The SDC brings new opportunities to the covert market. It opens up the world of Sepura’s proven covert accessories to the GSM user and introduces fall back options which can make a real difference in the field. Packing all this technology, including EM noise elimination, into one compact product ensures users’ operations are not compromised by the use of additional elements and separate systems that need to be swapped. At its core, this will strengthen end-user safety and expand flexibility”.  Steve Barber, Head of Product Strategy for Sepura, concludes: "The PMR accessories market has developed considerably in the last few years, acquiring a strong strategic importance for all equipment manufacturers. With the launch of the Dynamic Controller and of the ULTRA Controller Speaker Microphone, last month, we are demonstrating our commitment to the expansion of our accessory portfolio and to the delivery of accessories of the highest quality to our customers ".   Media Contact:Rosanna NormanMarketing Communications ManagerSepura plcTel: +44 (0) 1223 877283sepura.com

Increased coverage and new features for mission-critical users Airbus Defence and Space is launching its new Tetra hand-portable radio, called TH9, at the 2014 PMRExpo in Cologne. With wider coverage, high output power, Bluetooth connectivity and location-based applications, the robust radio provides professional Tetra users with the best feature set on the market and improves the efficiency of mission-critical voice and data communications. The TH9 is specifically designed for users who require a rugged radio for demanding operations.  In addition to the functionalities of all other Tetra radios in the Airbus Defence and Space portfolio, the TH9 supports the Direct Mode Operation (DMO) band of 406-410 MHz used in Germany and many other countries. DMO gives users the ability to communicate directly with each other, independent of the Trunked Mode Operation (TMO) network. Thanks to its high output power (Tetra radio power class 3L of 1.8 W), the TH9 provides extra reach when working on the edge of network coverage or in direct mode. The repeater feature in DMO enables teams to establish a voice connection between users who might otherwise be out of one another’s range.  Thanks to the integration of a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) receiver supported by the Galileo (European), Beidou (Chinese) and GLONASS (Russian) positioning systems, the TH9 is prepared for future positioning technologies. Enhanced GNSS sensitivity enables autonomous geo-spatial positioning with global coverage and improves positioning accuracy and the time required for a GPS receiver to acquire satellite signals and navigation data, and calculate the user’s position (time to first fix).  The integrated GPS enables the deployment of very useful location applications. For instance, the radio can automatically transmit its location in the event of an emergency call or upon user request through a dedicated shortcut key. In addition, the GPS-based “Where are you” feature shows on the radio display where the other team members are during a group call. It is also possible to save their locations as waypoints for later use. For users working alone in potentially dangerous situations and environments, the TH9 radio offers the advanced “lifeguard” solution, also known as a “man-down” alarm. If the radio stops moving or remains horizontal for too long, it triggers a local alert. If the user does not respond, the radio automatically activates an emergency call with optional GPS coordinates via the Tetra network.  Furthermore, the embedded Bluetooth allows controlled access to a wide range of standard accessories without having to push the keypad buttons, freeing users up from wires during specific missions where they need to communicate discreetly. The Bluetooth option can be selected with the order or activated later when updating the licence.  The IP65 protection class gives the TH9 excellent resistance to dust and water, while its metallic chassis and front cover protect it against shocks. The large Quarter Video Graphics Array colour display, a distinguishing feature of the Airbus Defence and Space Tetra terminal, presents information in a clear visual format. This makes it easy to determine mission-critical data at a glance. The radio offers clear sound and excellent audibility for voice calls, even in noisy environments. Contact: Anke SturtzelTel: +33 1 6138 5330 Email: anke.sturtzel@cassidian.com

The TCCA represents TETRA, the most successful mission critical communications voice and narrowband data mobile standard in the world. Now available with TEDS supporting wideband data, we support the further development of the standard and promote its increasing adoption by professional users in a growing number of market sectors across all continents. For critical broadband data communications, we are driving the development of common global mobile standards.

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