Smart application services provide groundbreaking mapping and messaging capabilities
CHICAGO – April 30, 2020 – The ability to share information quickly is critical for first responders. Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) today announced new intelligent and intuitive application services for the APX NEXT® Project 25 (P25) smart radio. These enable users to quickly find each other on an interactive map and share multimedia messages. APX NEXT is the company’s most advanced radio that provides mission-critical voice communications on land-mobile radio (LMR) networks while using broadband networks for data applications.
“Technology changes, but one thing remains constant, and that’s mission-critical radio voice communication as a lifeline for first responders,” said Scott Mottonen, senior vice president of Products, Motorola Solutions. “APX NEXT is first and foremost a radio featuring our most advanced audio technology. Where it sets itself apart is in its ability to simultaneously use LMR networks for voice communications and broadband networks for data applications. We designed these apps specifically for public safety.”
APX NEXT combines the form factor of Motorola Solutions’ trusted line of APX radios with a rugged touchscreen and applications built for public safety. This platform allows for the introduction of new purpose-built applications that integrate with Motorola Solutions’ end-to-end command center software solutions. New to APX NEXT is SmartMapping and SmartMessaging.
APX NEXT continues to be offered with several previously announced innovative application services including SmartProgramming, SmartLocate, SmartConnect and ViQi™ Virtual Partner.