Mission critical communications are evolving. The Tait P25 platform has been engineered to provide a highly flexible and interoperable platform which delivers the latest performance and safety enhancing capabilities to first responders and their Public Safety agencies.
The Tait P25 platform is engineered to support a wide range of the latest features and data applications that will help Public Safety agencies develop and excel at what they do.
- Maximize first responder effectiveness
- Optimize spectral efficiency
- Support for data applications
- Market leading encryption
- Integrated GPS for location based services
- Remote management of devices and networks
Flawless mission critical voice
Voice remains the prime mission critical communication path between first responders and public safety agencies. To ensure the safety of first responders and seamless cooperation between agencies the Tait P25 platform provides exceptional audio clarity, coverage and availability. The Tait platform features an ISSI interface to allow interconnection of neighboring networks. The platform also supports advanced call handling, including dynamic regrouping and super-grouping to allow operational groups to be created and managed as situations develop. The Tait P25 platform is truly interoperable, CAP tested, and Standards based to exceed Public Safety voice requirements now and into the future.
Data and location services
To effectively manage your personnel, you want to know their location and status in real time. Public Safety agencies are looking to data and location based applications to enhance situational awareness and improve the effectiveness and safety of first responders. The Tait P25 platform provides GPS and data functionality to enable sharing of a wide range of information types between first responders and their dispatch center. The Tait platform is designed to efficiently support GPS data transmission, and the narrowband data used in database look-ups, status messaging and basic reporting.
Many Public Safety agencies have leveraged the data capacity of public cellular networks to meet efficiency and safety challenges. The next generation of Tait P25 radios will provide seamless connectivity between multiple network types, so when, or where, cellular coverage fails, your private Tait P25 network will keep delivering the critical location based data services that your personnel rely on.
Remote network and device management
The Tait P25 platform is engineered to support the latest tools for efficient management of private radio networks. The Tait Enable suite of management tools and middleware places the control of your P25 network firmly in your hands. These tools provide monitoring, fleet management, security and encryption management for P25 networks.
Comprehensive encryption and encryption management
The privacy of mission critical communications within law enforcement is an increasingly important factor in operational safety and effectiveness. The Tait P25 platform features FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standard) certified end-to end encryption, ranging from 56 bit DES up to 256 bit AES, to keep your agency communications private and to preserve the operational advantages of secrecy and surprise.
The Tait EnableProtect tools provide security and encryption management for P25 radio networks and terminals. The EnableProtect Advanced System Key provides you with layers of security, so you can define who can access different parts of your radio network.
The EnableProtect Key Management Facility (KMF) and EnableProtect Key Fill Device (KFD), allow you to manage encryption across your radio fleet and encrypt your radios in-field with ease, ensuring that maximum levels of communication security are maintained at all times.
Tait P25: Engineered to enhance the performance of Public Safety agencies.
A Sheriff’s radio must have good coverage, deliver clear and reliable audio as well as appropriate call services and privacy settings. This paper describes P25 communications technology and its relevance for Sheriff’s Agencies. P25 is also compared to other open digital radio standards—DMR and dPMR.