Dubai, August 22, 2016: Hytera, a leading provider of Professional Mobile Radio solutions, provided critical support to the communications backbone of the 2016 Rio Olympics to optimize coordination among personnel and officials and ensure one of the most connected Games ever.
Hytera’s XPT (Extended Pseudo Trunk) digital trunking system and lightweight PD605 handheld radios formed part of the only radio system to service the entire Olympic Village housing all participating athletes, officials and trainers and to cover all of the Olympic sailing courses. The Hytera PD685 digital mobile radio was also used by the ceremony management staff for the closing and opening activities of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad.
Dylan Liu, International Marketing Director of Hytera, said: “Hytera’s slogan of ‘Respond & Achieve’ perfectly complemented the Olympic motto of ‘Faster, Higher, Stronger.’ during this year’s exciting Games. It was a privilege to play an important role in ensuring the success of such an iconic international sporting event. Our solutions were there from Day One to ensure that the opening and closing ceremonies were excellently executed, that the day-to-day needs of the Olympic Village were met, and that the sailing events ran smoothly. It was a powerful global platform for our expertise to be put to use in ensuring clear, uninterrupted and user-friendly communications among all the parties involved.”
Aside from providing equipment and technical support, Hytera also co-founded a ‘Friends of the Games’ group comprising the Rio Olympics’ professional service providers. The group exchanged insights with and expressed appreciation towards their client.
Established in 1993 in Shenzhen, China, Hytera operates on a global basis and develops radio systems and solutions that are in compliance with set international standards like DMR, TETRA and MPT-1327. The company offers a wide portfolio of customized communication solutions to government, public security, utility, transportation, enterprise & business for higher organizational efficiency. To date, Hytera has established a global sales network with more than 20 subsidiaries and offices in USA, UK, Germany, Australia, Brazil, etc. and ensures around 15% of revenue for R&D to keep pushing the limit leading and mature technologies. Hytera's five R&D facilities are located in Shenzhen, Harbin and Nanjing in China and Hannover and Flensburg in Germany have created a state-of-the-art platform for digital technology research, product design and application development.