Command and control specialist Zetron and radio systems and services manufacturer Simoco have completed successful joint testing of Zetron’s MAX Dispatch system utilising the Project 25 (P25) digital fixed station interface (DFSI) with Simoco’s P25 conventional network.
The success of the testing confirms the ability of the MAX Dispatch console and Simoco’s network to integrate and perform seamlessly together.
“We are very pleased that our partnership with Simoco has yielded such positive results,” said Ranjan Bhagat, VP and general manager of Zetron Australasia. “The effort illustrates the benefits that result when manufacturers develop solutions that adhere to open standards. It also underscores Zetron’s ongoing support of open-standards-based solutions and willingness to work with other manufacturers to make them available to customers.”
Andy Grimmett, head of product strategy for Simoco, added: “Simoco and Zetron’s working relationship spans a number of years and recognises the importance and value of working with manufacturers to pass on the long-term benefits of such partnerships to customers. The success of this test further amplifies and supports Simoco’s long-term commitment to open standards and to creating a level playing field for critical-communication users.
MAX Dispatch is the second Zetron console system to utilise the DFSI with Simoco’s conventional network. Live demonstrations of Zetron’s Advanced Communications (AcomEVO) System utilising the DFSI with a Simoco conventional radio network were featured at the Project 25 Interest Group (PTIG) booth at the 2013 International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) in Las Vegas, NV.