What is Rapid™
Simply stated, Rapid is the next generation of instant two-way communications.
Technology has evolved since the first two-way radio was introduced, what has remained constant are the criteria two-way radio users consider important.
Rapid has been designed and built on a revolutionary all Australian protocol, (IRP®) which not only provides exceptional performance against the key criteria, it also solves the many challenges found in traditional radio solutions.
Traditional (LMR) land mobile radio challenges
- Narrow band data capability
- Narrow band voice quality
- Device battery life
- Spectrum limitations
Important requirements of a two-way solution
- One-to-many instant communications
- Always on, no transmission set up delays
- Instant connection
- Low user effort required to operate, simple push to talk
- Shared situational awareness
The Rapid solution ensures our customers are at the forefront of technologies and leveraging the ongoing and ever-increasing investments in the world of IP and carrier grade networks.
- The ongoing update and upgrades program will ensure a future proof investment.
- The initial capital investment required for a Rapid deployment is significantly less than a typical land mobile networked solution.
- Expansion and enhancements are readily made by adding to the Rapid system licence without the need for expensive swap out of infrastructure.
- Keeping our customers business in mind, the Rapid solution is designed to grow and expand with our customers’ needs without creating disruption to day to day operations.
- In addition to providing superior voice quality, speed and coverage performance, the broadband data capability of a Rapid solution ensures the customers will have access to world class data capability if and when required, eliminating the need for duplicate investments or solutions. Rapid brings true device integration to the market.