Frankfurt, Germany, November 29 (ots/PRNewswire) -
- Delivers Robust PDA for Public Safety Users
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today launched the first-ever personal
digital assistant (PDA) to operate on TETRA (TErrestrial Trunked
RAdio) networks. The new, robust PDA delivers public safety users
pocket-sized access to essential two-way data applications whilst on
the move. The PDA offers the same value of Motorola's TETRA
hand-portable radios: Always On, Trusted, Reliable and Secure.
The PDA has been developed to meet the rugged requirements of
public safety organisations that need secure access to real-time
information on the move. Users can access person and vehicle records,
report crimes and accidents, and issue penalty tickets via the PDA's
application suite. This functionality meets public safety users'
targets to spend more time on visible, active patrol and increase
Options available include Bluetooth, WLAN, GPS and camera,
allowing pictures to be circulated quickly from the PDA. The
pocket-sized device measures 145mm (L) x 83mm (W) x 35-50mm (H) and
weighs less than 500 grams. With its large 3.5" TFT screen, it
provides the ideal form factor for users to work with the
Using the TETRA network to deliver data to the PDA gives emergency
services access to a controllable data pipeline that remains
continuously available, even during a major incident, and at a
Nick Carter, Product Manager, Motorola TETRA subscribers,
comments: "Motorola developed this PDA to reflect the growing needs
of customers who want to deliver relevant applications directly to
mobile officers. With the launch of this product we are demonstrating
TETRA as the appropriate, reliable and secure bearer for public
safety users of data. The pocketable, TETRA PDA and the applications
suite it can provide will really help meet their productivity needs."
With the same levels of security as Motorola's TETRA radios, the
PDA supports authentication and encryption. Motorola plans to make
the device commercially available by Q3 2006.
Motorola is a Fortune 100 global communications leader that
provides seamless mobility products and solutions across broadband,
embedded systems and wireless networks. In your home, auto,
workplace, and all spaces in between, seamless mobility means you can
reach the people, things and information you need, anywhere, anytime.
Seamless mobility harnesses the power of technology convergence and
enables smarter, faster, cost-effective and flexible communication.
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Media Contacts: Suzanne McDermott-Swan, Motorola, +44-1256-484-505,
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