Build More Efficient Manufacturing Operations with a Better Connected
Motorola Solutions’ technology helps deliver real-time intelligence across
manufacturer environments to drive growth
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. -- October 15, 2013
Manufacturers are under increasing pressure to drive down costs, increase
efficiencies and reduce errors to set themselves apart from the competition.
New technology from Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) helps manufacturers
drive intelligent production in their plants and factories, deliver flawless
fulfillment in their warehouses and distribution centers and provide dynamic
service to their customers in the field.
Real-time intelligence is available on two-way radios and rugged mobile
devices transmitting over industrial wireless networks and two-way radio
systems. This ensures that operators and technicians can stay connected to
each other and their machines so they remain safe, cut waste and enhance
Manufacturers rely on dependable communications to get the job done right and
on time. Motorola is announcing the latest release of Connect Plus, our
MOTOTRBO™ two-way radio digital trunking solution. It enables manufacturers to
connect more people in more places with the information they need. Motorola is
also announcing the MC67 with dual wireless WAN connectivity that supports
access to wireless carriers to offer greater connectivity options for
manufacturers with significant sales, service, and delivery workforces
interfacing with customers every day.
MOTOTRBO Connect Plus
*MOTOTRBO Connect Plus provides enhanced coverage with an increased
capacity from 35 sites to 70 sites, supports more radio models and now
provides more capabilities by leveraging the Motorola NX Integrated
*MOTOTRBO two-way voice and data radios have exceptional voice quality,
long battery life, and one of the industry’s largest application developer
programs. MOTOTRBO is the technology of choice for instant
business-critical communications within leading enterprises across many
industries, including manufacturing.
*The NX Integrated Services Platformbrings new industrial wireless
capabilities to the Connect Plus solution. With the NX6524, Connect Plus
provides manufacturers and other enterprise customers an integrated
Wireless LAN controller, enhanced security features and flexible options
for system management.
*MOTOTRBO Connect Plus offers a mature digital trunking solution based on
the DMR Tier II standard, increasing the scale, choice and capabilities
for a more efficient workforce with next-generation plant communications
*Also available on Connect Plus is MOTOTRBO Anywhere, a solution which
allows workers to communicate with MOTOTRBO radio users from their mobile
broadband devices, further enhancing manufacturing operations’ reach,
choice and flexibility.
*Services like Coverage Mapping, Site Integration, Device Programming and
IP Networking can help customers ensure their MOTOTRBO system is deployed
the right way from the start.
*The MC67’s dual wireless WAN capabilities give manufacturers the option of
4G HSPA+ or 3.5G EVDO when choosing a network to meet their mobile
computing needs. Manufacturers can choose to switch between these options
to select the network of their choice.
*Leveraging a field-proven, rugged form factor, it is built to withstand
harsh conditions, submersion in water and numerous drops in the field.
*This new model of the MC67 is compatible with all existing MC65 and MC67
accessories for efficient field service, route accounting and direct store
delivery. Backwards compatibility provides customers with the ability to
upgrade their capabilities while reducing their total cost of ownership.
*Motorola’s Mobility Lifecycle Management service helps customers lower
risk, move faster and realize planned benefits of their mobile device
*The MC67 incorporates a high-performance dual core platform, running on
Microsoft’s Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 (WEHH 6.5) operating system to
provide consistent performance while on the plant floor.
Mike Wills, vice president, North America Manufacturing Sales, Motorola
“Manufacturers are the backbone of a growing economy. And paramount to a
manufacturer’s own profitable growth is their ability to operate efficiently
across every link in their supply chain. With innovative communications tools
including enterprise mobile computers and industrial wireless networks,
manufacturers can make sure real-time intelligence is where it’s most needed.”
Hal Herron, vice president, North America Radio Channels, Motorola Solutions
“The increased capacity of Motorola Solutions’ latest release of Connect Plus
combined with the power of the NX platform allows manufacturers, for the first
time, to efficiently provide seamless MOTOTRBO and Wi-Fi coverage across their
plants and warehouses with a single system. This solution also puts the
deployment, control and management of their entire radio network at their
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About Motorola Solutions
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solutions and services for enterprise and government customers. Through
leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader
that enables its customers to be their best in the moments that matter.
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