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Motorola Introduces MTP750 TETRA Portable Radio for Improved Ease of Use and Efficiency in Mission-Critical Environments.



SINGAPORE, April 1 /PRNewswire/ --

Motorola's (NYSE NYSE

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: MOT) Commercial, Government and Industrial Solutions Sector (CGISS CGISS Commercial, Government and Industrial Solutions Sector
CGISS Coast Guard Intelligence Support System
) today announced its latest TETRA portable radio, MTP (1) (Message Transfer Part) See SS7.

(2) (Media Transfer Protocol) A Microsoft enhancement to the picture transfer protocol (PTP), starting with Windows Media Player 10 in Windows XP.
750, for operational users in mission-critical environments. Incorporating valuable customer feedback into the design, Motorola's MTP750 features improved tactility and ergonomics that facilitate more intuitive usage and fast response time. It is part of Motorola's extensive range of durable and robust professional radios in the TETRA solutions portfolio.

The MTP750 was developed after consultation with different user groups from public safety agencies. The process resulted in improved functionality that builds on the winning features of the second generation MTP700 radio.

"Our latest radio is built on its predecessor, the MTP700, which has already been well received by users operating in mission-critical environments, such as public safety agencies and transportation operators.

Our customers like the radio's reliability and durability combined with the integration of voice, data and encryption in one unit," said Lam Sau Ping, Senior Manager, Product Operations, Motorola's Commercial, Government and Industrial Solutions Sector, Asia Pacific. "We are pleased to respond to our users' continuous need for a high quality radio by building on the winning features and adding new ones such as Multiple Language Support. This product will certainly enhance user experience."

The MTP750 offers full integration of voice, data and encryption with multiple language support in English, Simplified and Traditional Chinese.

Enhanced features include:
     -- 4-way navigation pad - the new intuitive 'game pad'-like design and
        improved tactile feel enables fast menu scrolling and instant access
        to the radio's menu; the raised edge of the radio also reduces wear
        and tear against the carrying case
     -- Talkgroup knob - its compact size prevents accidental re-adjustment,
        enabling the user to stay at the same talkgroup
     -- Dedicated emergency button - enlarged to facilitate easy activation in
        emergencies; specially designed and located where it can be triggered
        in a 'no-look' situation
     -- 13 programmable keys - one touch gives instant access to the most
        frequently used features for increased speed and efficiency



The display of the MTP750 can also be flipped upside down at the touch of a button so that text messages can be read easily without removing the radio from the belt. A front facing speaker ensures communications are audible no matter which way the radio is worn.

The Chinese language capabilities in MTP750 are supported by customer programming software (CPS) that enables Chinese display with a translated online help file system. The built-in predictive text Predictive text is an input technology designed for mobile phones. The technology allows words to be entered by a single keypress for each letter, as opposed to the multiple keypress approach used in the older generation of mobile phones.  engine also provides stroke and pin-yin input mechanisms for sending text messages and entering names into the radio's address book.

The MTP750 can operate up to 23 hours on one battery before recharge under specified usage conditions. It also provides the assurance of robust performance on the field with the Motorola Accelerated Life Testing (ALT)(TM) and the Military Standard 810. The Motorola ALT(TM) subjects the radios through a simulated five years of strenuous use in real life with various environmental stress conditions, such as severe temperature change and exposure to rain, dust and salt spray. It is also certified as Intrinsically Safe Intrinsically safe is an attribute applied to electrical equipment that is designated for use in explosion-prone areas.

In normal uses, electrical equipment often creates internal tiny sparks in switches, motor brushes, connectors, and in other places.
 by Factory Mutual(R) Approvals (FM).

Motorola's TETRA MTP750 portable is available now in Asia Pacific.

For more information, visit: ap.cgiss.motorola.com

About TETRA

TErrestrial Trunked RAdio TErrestrial Trunked RAdio (TETRA) (formerly known as Trans European Trunked RAdio) is a specialist Professional Mobile Radio and two-way transceiver (colloquially known as a walkie talkie), designed for use by government agencies, and specifically emergency  (TETRA) is an open digital trunked radio standard defined by the European Telecommunications Standardisation Institute (ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute, Sophia Antipolis technical park, Nice, France, www.etsi.org) A non-profit membership organization founded in 1988, dedicated to standardizing information and communication technologies (ICT) throughout Europe. ) to meet the needs of the most demanding professional mobile radio users.

Motorola's Commercial, Government and Industrial Solutions Sector

Motorola's Commercial, Government and Industrial Solutions Sector (CGISS) is a leading provider of integrated radio communications and information solutions, with more than 65 years of experience in meeting the mission- critical requirements of public safety, government and enterprise customers worldwide. In 2003, CGISS received the inaugural Interpol Outstanding Contribution Award for its services to the international law enforcement community. The sector offers an extensive portfolio of solutions to meet growing public safety and security needs, including: interoperable two-way radio A voice network that provides an always-on connection enabling the user to just "push the button and talk." Also called "dispatch radio," two-way radio has traditionally been used by police, fire, taxi and other mobile fleets.  communications solutions; command and control solutions; identification and tracking solutions; information management of criminal justice and civil needs; and physical security and monitoring solutions.

About Motorola

Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) is a global leader in wireless, broadband and automotive communications technologies that help make life smarter, safer, simpler, synchronized and fun. Sales in 2003 were U.S. $27.1 billion. Motorola creates innovative technological solutions that benefit people at home, at work and on the move. The company also is a progressive corporate citizen dedicated to operating ethically, protecting the environment and supporting the communities in which it does business. For more information: www.motorola.com .

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CONTACT: Wong Voal Voal of Hill & Knowlton, +65 9799-0551 (HP), voal@hillandknowlton.com.sg , or Chow Yi of Motorola, +65 9784-6406 (HP), yi.chow@motorola.com, Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020307/MOTLOGO, http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020415/MOTNOTAGLOGO, AP Archive: http://photoarchive.ap.org, PRN (PRiNter) The DOS name for the first connected parallel port. See DOS device names.  Photo Desk, +1-888-776-6555 or +1-212-782-2840, Web site: http://www.motorola.com, http://ap.cgiss.motorola.com
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