Hytera introduces new PD485 DMR handset
July 2018, Security Services & Risk Management, Products
Hytera has introduced the new PD485 to complement the existing PD405 and PD415 DMR handsets. This robust handheld digital radio offers a simple communication solution with OLED screen, programmable keys and emergency button, and is ideal for users operating in manufacturing, facilities management or education environments.
Highlights of the new PD485 include a full-sized keypad, an OLED display, dedicated emergency button and optional Bluetooth and GPS. This compact DMR radio offers customers versatile, professional communication possibilities at a very moderate price.
Whether for use in shopping centres, manufacturing and logistics, or by security services for indoor and outdoor applications – thanks to its robust housing and versatile functionality, the IP54 rated device is at home in a wide range of workplaces. Weighing just 308 grams and with dimensions of 117 x 55 x 37 mm, the radio is light and user friendly.
Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS
The optional integrated Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS module enhance the user experience and communication possibilities. With the Bluetooth interface, wireless audio accessories can be paired for covert use or improved convenience. The PD485 also supports data exchange and convenient programming via Bluetooth. The optional integrated GPS module and the GPS antenna allow for real-time positioning of subscribers using various AVL applications.
Alongside a wide range of communication options, the full-sized keypad also enables simplified programming. Settings such as the current frequency, timeslot or colour code can be quickly and easily changed via the keypad, without needing to connect the unit to CPS.
Roaming: This feature allows the radio to switch between sites on multi-site conventional systems, ensuring seamless communication.
Priority interrupt: Send a priority transmission to interrupt other calls.
Emergency mode: Raise an alarm with top priority to a base-station or to other radios with the pre-programmed emergency mode, identifying the ID of the person issuing the alarm. Also receive emergency notifications.
Instant messaging: Supports messaging to individuals or groups.
Long battery life: Operating time of approximately 16 hours in digital mode.
Analogue or digital: Detects either signal and automatically switches between modes.
For more information, contact Mandla Booi, Altech Alcom Radio, +27 79 350 1924, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ard.co.za
- The ever-changing dynamics of risk management
September 2018, Technews Publishing, This Week's Editor's Pick, Security Services & Risk Management, Transport (Industry), Conferences & Events, Associations, Training & Education
Hi-Tech Security Solutions was at the TAPA South Africa 2018 conference once again. This is a short summary of the presentations delivered on the day.
- Securing cargo for export
September 2018, Technews Publishing, Transport (Industry), Security Services & Risk Management
Hi-Tech Security Solutions discusses the air cargo handling process and what is done to ensure goods are secure and don’t pose a danger.
- Integrated anything
September 2018, Technews Publishing, This Week's Editor's Pick, Integrated Solutions, Security Services & Risk Management
Babylon is designed to manage access automation systems; however, its utility goes beyond management to include automation and customisation capabilities across technology verticals.
- The human factor in control rooms
September 2018, Technews Publishing, Security Services & Risk Management
What kind of person does it take to watch multiple video screens and make quick and responsible decisions when an incident occurs?
- Londoloza becomes a part of Fidelity ADT
September 2018, Fidelity Security Group, News, Security Services & Risk Management
Fidelity ADT has announced that Londoloza Protection Group will now form a part of Fidelity ADT. This partnership will integrate Londoloza customers into the Fidelity Security Group, under the Fidelity ADT umbrella.
- Fleet safety upgrade
September 2018, ITS SA - Intelligent Transportation Systems SA, Transport (Industry), Products
For modern fleets there should be no compromise on safety as it is now possible to achieve higher levels of driver safety without the cost of buying up on fleet vehicles.
- Solutions to be heard
September 2018, TOA Electronics, Transport (Industry), Security Services & Risk Management
TOA Electronics Southern Africa recently added new products to its range of voice alarm systems and IP intercom systems.
- Priority Response to improve armed reaction
September 2018, Videofied SA, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Security Services & Risk Management, Products
Videofied has introduced Priority Response, a way to change the way professional armed reaction calls are being handled in the industry by making use of video verification products and service.
- First responder solution
September 2018, Security Services & Risk Management, Products
Geotab has recently partnered with Signal Tower and Online Intelligence to create the First Responder Solution for increased response times and security.
- RFID tracking of high-value goods
September 2018, Active Track, Asset Management, EAS, RFID, Products
Active Track offers a solution to control and restrict the movement and storage of high-value goods.
- Tamper indicative solutions
September 2018, Integrity Control, Asset Management, EAS, RFID, Products
Tamper indicative bags, available from Integrity Control Systems (ICS), are a popular mechanism for the safe storage or movement of cash and valuable goods.
- Paxton launches new app
September 2018, Paxton Access, This Week's Editor's Pick, Access Control & Identity Management, Products
Paxton has announced the launch of its new app, Paxton Connect Admin, for flexible site management for Net2 system engineers and operators.