Police Stay A Step Ahead of Criminals with World's First Handheld Public Safety LTE Device to Deliver "Street Ready" Data

LAS VEGAS (IWCE, Motorola Solutions Booth #5001) – Feb. 22, 2012 - Criminals are getting more sophisticated, and technology is providing law breakers new ways to plan, execute and synchronize their actions. At the same time, law enforcement agencies with fewer resources are handling increased workloads.  With an always-on Public Safety LTE broadband network connecting a multimedia command center to a new category of innovative Public Safety LTE data devices like the LEX 700, first responders are ready to meet new threats on the street with powerful new tools of their own.

The LEX 700 Mission Critical Handheld by Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) offers first responders a virtual partner, helping them monitor the environment, gather information and be more aware.  With a compact, rugged form factor and quick-response interface, the device brings robust management capabilities to ensure IT staff can easily deploy its new fleet of IP data devices with the confidence of full visibility and control.  Security and resiliency services ensure business continuity, protection of sensitive data and proactive mitigation of impending security threats. 

KEY FACTS

    •  The LEX 700 Mission Critical Handheld is designed to provide first and secondary responders unprecedented access to intuitive multimedia applications that increase situational awareness, enhance tactical collaboration, and enable greater in-field productivity. With rich-media applications designed for public safety from Motorola and other third-party developers, agencies will have access to unprecedented use cases such as:
      • A shared operational view of an incident with high-quality, real-time video pulled from fixed and mobile cameras or streamed to the field from the command center.
      • Tracking information from mobile computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and real-time collaboration software lets everyone see the positions of field assets and know where they need to be next.
      • Everyday tasks like ticket writing, identity verification and suspect booking are handled within minutes on the scene, and transmitted directly to headquarters so there’s no need to file paperwork.
    • The device is designed to deliver data, photos, video and voice quickly, reliably and securely over multiple networks. It starts with Public Safety LTE, and includes Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE, 3G EV-DO, and 1x RTT networks, as well as 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi.
    • The LEX 700 provides multiple voice communications options, from making a simple phone call to joining a Project 25 (P25) radio talk group via a P25-LTE gateway.  A dedicated Push-to-Talk (PTT) button and dual-mic, advanced noise-canceling capabilities help ensure your voice will be heard.
    • With a hardened ultra-bright display, the LEX 700 is sealed and ruggedized against drops, moisture and temperature extremes.  Armed with a long-lasting , hot-swappable battery and secure Bluetooth® technology to connect peripherals like audio headsets, wireless printers or biometric readers, first responders have a device they can count on – even in a crisis.
    • The device will make a secure connection directly to a Motorola P25 radio; the two devices work together to give responders reliable connectivity and convenient operation when they need it most.  The LEX 700 can be used to remotely control a radio, changing the channel, zone, volume or just monitor radio traffic.
    • A specially designed mission critical user interface presents important information front and center and provides quick access to the most critical functions through a high-resolution touch screen.
    • The LEX 700 comes with software and services that help IT deploy, manage and secure all their devices – even wipe a device that has been lost or stolen.  Telecom expense management provides visibility into demand and utilization.  24x7x365 monitoring and proactive security testing detects intrusion attempts and mitigates attacks.
    • Motorola Public Safety LTE lifecycle services include hosted LTE cloud core solutions, applications integration and hosting, as well as mission critical operations centers and emergency response teams experienced in keeping mission critical communications online.

    SUPPORTING QUOTES

     

    Bob Schassler, senior vice president, Radio Solutions, Motorola Solutions

    “The introduction of the LEX 700 Mission Critical Handheld demonstrates Motorola Solutions’ continued leadership and commitment to LTE innovation. We are advancing a completely new category of public safety multi-media devices that provide first responders with unprecedented access to powerful applications and always-on public safety broadband, while giving CIOs the performance, reliability and control of a private network. The LEX 700 is a virtual partner for public safety, helping keep first responders safe and informed. It is the first device that delivers street-ready data, meaning a new level of intelligence and security.”

    Bruce Brda, senior vice president, Global Services, Motorola Solutions

     

    “As we introduce the LEX 700, we are also launching unique service solutions – based on our public safety expertise – for customers buying our infrastructure and devices to help ensure smooth integration, support and management capabilities, resulting in worry-free technology adoption.  These robust services allow our customers to deploy the most advanced solutions while effectively utilizing existing resources. When combined with our infrastructure, Motorola’s Public Safety LTE lifecycle services provide a rich, trusted operational framework for device provisioning, management and security – all supporting agencies’ next generation investments.”

     

    SUPPORTING RESOURCES

    Website: LEX 700 Mission Critical Handheld

    Website: Public Safety LTE Lifecycle Services 

    Website: Public Safety LTE

    Portal: Motorola Solutions Next Generation Public Safety

    White Paper: Real-World LTE Performance for Public Safety

    Twitter: @MotPublicSafety

    Facebook: Motorola Public Safety

     

    About Motorola Solutions

    Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions 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.” To learn more, visit www.motorolasolutions.com. For ongoing news, please visit our media center or subscribe to our news feed.

     

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