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Monday, October 24, 2005

Cisco targets emergency staff with IP radio

Digital Radio is the way of the future, and many have been looking toward APCO/P-25 as the standard for emergency services on the RF side. "IP Radio" as per the article is more about linking radio to other service by IP, which could be useful in some situations.

However Cellular based Push to Talk technology, which is basically Voice over IP, has inherent latency which is not good in real time emergency situations, so will Cisco's solution be able to get around this? Interconnecting RF radio systems via the Internet is not new, Amateur Radio has been doing it for some time now...

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