Powering Instant Communications with LMR Interoperability
For the utilities industry the ability to communicate instantly within an organization and across agencies or dynamically access line-of-business data is critical to delivering timely and efficient services. Kodiak-powered PTT enables all levels of a utility, including line workers, field operations, and executives managing distribution, to communicate in real -time and with just a single PTT device that interoperates with LMR and dispatch systems. Kodiak-powered PTT offers a more cost-effective alternative to LMR and delivers greater coverage, features, and benefits.
The ability to effectively manage distribution of resources is a critical role that spans all sectors of the utilities industry. Utilities distribution touches a variety of office employees and field workers who need to be able to seamlessly communicate regarding deploying personnel, issuing work orders, and reporting job status. Kodiak-powered PTT supports utility distribution management through 1-to-1 calls and a variety of talk groups including ad-hoc and pre-defined (supported via a corporate administrator tool) – with up to 1,300 contacts and 130 groups, including up to 250 members per group.
For the utilities industry, anticipating an approaching hurricane or having to react to a critical emergency situation requires the ability to effectively communicate across organizations and agencies to minimize risk and restore services after an outage. A command center serves a critical role in these situations and underscores the need for PTT, LMR, and dispatch system interoperability not only within an organization but also across utilities and government agencies. Kodiak-powered PTT offers utilities personnel one PTT enabled device that can interoperate with two-way radios and works across the latest cellular networks (including 4G LTE, 4G HSPA+, and 3G), and Wi-Fi – ensuring coverage and real-time connectivity both inside buildings and outdoors in challenging environments.
Ensuring adequate workforce utilization and managing costs are key considerations for utilities executives that require an efficient communications strategy. Kodiak-powered PTT supports a broad set of devices and operating systems, as well as the use of existing two-way radio technology. The Kodiak PTT platform provides a centralized contact and group management tool to simplify address book administration, which enables dynamic creation and distribution of pre-defined talk groups, which are synched to devices in real-time and over the air. Kodiak-powered PTT runs on the latest cellular networks, Wi-Fi, and Windows PCs so that office personnel and field crews can seamlessly communicate, which is essential to workforce utilization
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