Motorola Solutions Expands Award-Winning APX Project 25 Phase 2 TDMA Radio Series

CHICAGO – Oct. 24, 2011
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
(NYSE: MSI) today announced the newest addition to its award-winning APX™ P25 Phase 2 TDMA mission critical two-way radio series. The APX™ 4000 portable is designed to provide public works, utilities and rural public safety
users with a durable and compact radio with key features. All radios in the Motorola APX series are P25 Phase 2 capable and designed to help redefine safety for users with best-in-class features, functionality and design.

Brenda Herold, corporate vice president, Motorola Solutions said, “The APX portfolio of mission critical communication solutions continues to grow to meet the needs of public works, utilities and rural public safety users. With the launch of the APX 4000, Motorola Solutions is the first to offer a complete P25 Phase 2 mission critical portable radio portfolio, which already includes the APX 7000, APX 6000 and Extreme series. Motorola Solutions has designed something for everyone, providing the right device for the right user in every situation. This latest APX portable radio is designed with a mission critical mindset, and yet it is a compact and easy-to-use radio that fits the needs of public works, utilities and rural public safety users.”

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The P25 Phase 2 TDMA technology provides twice the voice capacity of Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA) technology for more efficient use of spectrum, providing users improved system access. Like other APX radios, the APX 4000 has a two-microphone design that reduces background noise so you can speak and hear clearly in challenging environments, an easy user interface and intelligent lighting. The APX 4000 is the smallest and lightest P25 Phase 2-capable portable radio in the industry. 

Simplified controls and an enlarged multi-function knob make it easy to turn the radio on or off, set volume and switch talk groups. Key features included in the radio are GPS outdoor location for personnel safety, encryption, mission critical wireless and over-the-air programming. T

he APX 4000 is IP67 MIL-STD certified, allowing the radio to be immersed in water up to one meter for 30 minutes. APX 4000 is compatible with a flexible portfolio of slim batteries and audio accessories, including Motorola’s award-winning Bluetooth® Mission Critical Wireless earpieces and a comprehensive portfolio of remote speaker microphones.

The radio will be available in 700/800 MHz, VHF, UHF R1, UHF R2 and 900 MHz frequency bands. It is scheduled to begin shipping in North America in early 2012.

About Motorola Solutions

Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of mission-critical communication products and services for enterprise and government customers.

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Motorola Solutions Launches New Product Designed for Fire Market

Microphone’s rugged, ergonomic design and innovative audio features for firefighters help enhance safety in extreme fireground conditions
Motorola Solutions APX XE RSMPHILADELPHIA (APCO, Motorola Solutions Booth # 1221) – Aug. 8, 2011Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI), a leading provider of innovative mission-critical communications for government customers, today expanded its line of accessories for the award-winning APX™ XE extreme series portable radios with the launch of the APX XE Remote Speaker Microphone (RSM) designed specifically to enhance firefighter communications and safety in extreme conditions.

Nick Candotti, director, Global Accessory and Energy business, Motorola Solutions said, “Motorola Solutions is uniquely positioned to offer its customers a complete radio and accessory solution specifically targeted at the fire market. The XE RSM, combined with the APX portable radio portfolio, creates a unique best-in-class solution that addresses daily firefighter challenges and enhances safety in difficult working conditions.”

Bruce Claxton, senior director, Innovation Design, Motorola Solutions adds, “Just last year, Motorola Solutions introduced the APX 7000XE, the first mission critical radio designed specifically for firefighters, and a few months later, we launched the APX 6000XE, a firefighter-specific radio often used by smaller departments. We never stop innovating and designing to meet the unique needs of firefighters. The launch of this rugged XE Remote Speaker Microphone is the next step in our ongoing mission to innovate and develop mission critical solutions that help enhance firefighter safety. As we do with all of our solutions, we listen to what firefighters say they really need. Then we worked with them to design a remote speaker microphone that gives them the features and audio capabilities they need in a unique, easy-to-use form factor that helps enhance their communications and overall safety.”
Motorola Solutions APX XE RSMKEY FACTS 
  • RSM features exaggerated controls easily accessible with bulky gloves. These controls include a large, yet protected orange emergency button, prominent Push-To-Talk (PTT) button with strong tactile feedback and a large volume switch.
  • This is the first RSM for the fire market to feature a 2-microphone design that provides exceptional noise suppression for first responders working in extremely loud environments.
  • A larger speaker enables the user to hear radio communications over background noise such as pumper trucks, sirens and tools.
  • RSM is optimized to perform with any of the best-in-class APX portable radios.
  • Other features of the microphone include a high-visibility impact green color, an emergency activated strobe light visible up to 10 feet in thick smoke, rugged IP68 submersibility, and flexible mounting options with a large d-ring hook and clamping clip that rotates 360 degrees.
  • Shipments will start in the 4th quarter of 2011.
About Motorola Solutions
Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of mission-critical communication products and services for enterprise and government customers. Through leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best in the moments that matter. Motorola Solutions trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “MSI.” 

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