Raytheon has partnered with Twisted Pair Solutions, a Seattle-based provider of critical communication applications, to help first responders communicate on a variety of hand-held devices. Police, fire and emergency rescue workers will be able to communicate with each other no matter what device they are using, according to the company.
Twisted Pair's WAVE software will be integrated with Raytheon's interoperability server, allowing smartphones and tablets to securely connect to existing Land Mobile Radio (LMR) infrastructure and enabling existing infrastructure to expand and securely transmit critical voice and data through the use of 4G/LTE devices.
Raytheon's server provides interoperability between LMR radio systems (including P25 via ISSI), landline and VoIP phones, and 4G/LTE. WAVE is a patented, multi-component interoperability and mobile workforce communications solution that enables the integration of existing and future technologies. It has been widely deployed by the Department of Defense, federal government and law enforcement agencies worldwide.