Tetra World Congress, Madrid, Spain (PRWEB) June 13, 2007
Portalify, a leading provider of mobile data messaging technology for public safety users, today announced Portalify Secure Client, a new data application for TETRA terminals and vehicle PCs.
Portalify Secure Client is a revolutionary concept in data messaging for TETRA networks. The intelligent, easy-to-use solution enables data services such as picture messaging, multi-database access, and instant group messaging on multiple platforms ranging from TETRA handsets to vehicle-based terminals used by rescue and public service field personnel.
The Secure Client software features an intuitive user interface that provides easy access to TETRA-based data services in fast-moving situations. The application ensures instant responsiveness by preloading data and by enabling offline use when necessary.
Portalify Secure Client is designed for rapid, effortless deployment in widely distributed field organizations. After initial installation, the client maintains itself automatically, and is entirely service-free. Upgrades and maintenance are carried out automatically over the air.
"To utilize new, more capable TETRA terminals, an end-to-end intelligent application framework was needed. Portalify provides this framework with the Secure Client at the terminal end and Portalify Data Messaging Server at the back office level. With this solution, our customers can provide high-quality, user-friendly applications to their specific needs", said Mr. Hannu Aronsson, Chairman and CTO of Portalify Ltd.
Portalify Secure Client changes its appearance and functionality depending on user needs and preferences. Key features include:
·Ability to offer personalized TETRA data services to the user
·Managed access to services based on user role
·Support for up to thousands of users with centralized service management through the Portalify Data Messaging Server solution
·Stun/kill TETRA security functions for disabling services in stolen or lost terminals over the air
The highly optimized messaging protocols of Portalify Secure Client minimize the volume of data traffic over TETRA networks. Other technology capabilities of the solution include:
·End-to-end encryption between back-end data source and TETRA terminal, provided by Portalify Data Messaging Server
·Support for both SDS and IP bearers for optimum performance
·Compatibility with Java-enabled TETRA terminals and vehicle PCs using TETRA as a bearer
Portalify Secure Client is designed for the needs of organizations utilizing mobile workforce for strategic actions, such as police, fire & rescue, defense forces, logistics companies, utilities etc The solution is available immediately through Portalify and its global partner network.
Product Manager, Portalify Ltd
Tel. +358 9 6227 9668
Portalify Ltd is a Finland-based software company focused on wireless data services for public safety users. Portalify solutions for TETRA networks enable services such as instant individual and group text messaging, as well as fast mobile access to key databases regardless of user location. Multi-channel technology complements TETRA communications with other mobile networks where necessary, thus ensuring that the information is always delivered. In Finland, Portalify solutions power numerous key applications used daily by police officers in the field. Other Portalify customers include public sector organizations such as safety, fire and rescue services, as well as major telecom operators and content providers. Based in Helsinki, Finland, Portalify is an independent, growing company rated AAA by Dun&Bradstreet.
TErrestrial Trunked RAdio (TETRA) is a digital trunked radio standard developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) for highly demanding professional mobile radio applications. TETRA networks, used in over 70 countries, are built to replace a range of obsolete and insecure radio communications systems previously used by public safety and government organizations. With its unique combination of mobile phone and radio handset technology, combined with wireless data services, TETRA safeguards reliable voice and data communications for public safety officials in all situations. Versatile, instant voice and data communication to groups, as well as the prioritization of communications, are essential to field personnel and operations management in fast-moving situations. Direct handset-to-handset radio connections enable communication even without a base station network, while data services provide users with quick and direct access to key databases from their terminals.