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Dispatch Console Vendor Avtec First-to-Market with Kenwood’s Trunked Radio Interface

February 20, 2012 | by Tiffany Rushton

Gilbert, S.C. (February 20, 2012) – Dispatch console vendor Avtec, Inc. announced its Scout™ console software is the first to connect with Kenwood’s NEXEDGE® NXR-700/NXR-800 repeaters via direct Internet Protocol.

“Kenwood’s trunked radios and our IP dispatch console provide customers with an end-to-end, full-featured technology solution,” said Kevin Williams, vice president of product development for Avtec. “This open standards-based interface shows our continued commitment to NXDN technologies. We will be providing live demonstrations of Avtec’s Scout consoles connecting with Kenwood’s NEXEDGE® trunked radios at our ConnectFest event at IWCE.” The Kenwood NEXEDGE session will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 1:30-2:15 p.m. in Room #S226 of the Las Vegas Convention Center during the annual International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE).

About Avtec ConnectFest
ConnectFest features eight breakout sessions led by delegates from Avtec, Motorola Solutions, Icom, Kenwood USA, Sprint Nextel, Daniels, Tait Communications, and Cassidian showcasing their products’ connectivity to Avtec Scout™ consoles. During ConnectFest, Avtec will unveil three new radio interfaces, including Kenwood’s NEXEDGE®  NXR-700/NXR-800 repeaters; a direct IP connection to Icom’s IDAS™ IC-FR5000/IC-FR6000 repeater; and support for Sprint’s Direct Connect® push-to-talk cellular service. Seating for each session is limited and tickets are required.

About Avtec Inc.
Avtec is a provider of Internet Protocol (IP) radio dispatch communication systems in North America. The company has earned a 30-year record for providing innovative, reliable console solutions to public safety, transportation, utility, business, and government markets. Avtec has installed nearly 2,000 ScoutTM Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) consoles worldwide.

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