With ViQi voice control and other smart public safety functionalities, APX NEXT helps officers focus on what matters most

Santiago de Chile – Oct. 26, 2021 – Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) today announced APX NEXT™ in Chile. The next-generation, mission-critical Project 25 (P25) public safety radio provides mission-critical voice communications on land-mobile radio (LMR) networks while using broadband networks for data applications.

APX NEXT is the newest mission-critical P25 radio offering in Motorola Solutions’ purpose-built APX portfolio. It is Motorola Solutions’ first APX radio to feature a touchscreen with a user interface designed specifically for public safety. The touchscreen can be used in the rain and when wearing gloves. It offers one-touch access to radio controls, large touch targets and an optimized user interface for fast navigation. ViQi voice control enables users to quickly manage radio controls through simple and intuitive voice commands.

“APX NEXT represents our deep experience in designing and developing mission-critical solutions for first responders. APX NEXT was created after spending thousands of hours observing how police forces work to make sure it provides what they need. Intuitive, intelligent and rugged, APX NEXT is designed for the most challenging conditions, helping frontline professionals to work safely and protect lives,” said Sergio Acevedo, Territory Director, Motorola Solutions Chile.

This new radio uses LMR for mission-critical voice communications and LTE broadband to power new application services including:
  • SmartConnect: APX NEXT detects when the radio is used outside of an LMR network’s coverage area and automatically switches to LTE broadband connectivity ensuring continuity of PTT voice communications. It then switches back to LMR when the radio is back within the network area with no user intervention required, ensuring user focus on the field situation and better performance in operations, without downtime.
  • SmartProgramming: The radio’s software and configuration data can be rapidly updated over broadband, even when a police officer is using it. This means APX NEXT spends less time in radio shops and more time in the field.
ViQi is an application service available on APX NEXT. It will be integrated into other solutions as the company continues to research, and collaborate with users, on new ways to streamline officer workflows and guide better decisions through artificial intelligence and machine learning. It will also be available in Spanish.

Motorola Solutions is working on future iterations of ViQi, such as public safety virtual assistant, calling for vehicle assistance, taking statements and foreign language speech translation.

Product demonstrations of APX NEXT and ViQi voice control will be given at Seguridad Expo, held from October 26 to 28 in Santiago de Chile. They are part of the Motorola Solutions mission-critical ecosystem of unified voice, data, video and analytics.
About Motorola Solutions
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in public safety and enterprise security. Our solutions in land mobile radio mission-critical communications, video security & access control and command center software, bolstered by managed & support services, create the most integrated technology ecosystem to make communities safer and help businesses stay productive and secure. At Motorola Solutions, we’re ushering in a new era in public safety and security. Learn more at www.motorolasolutions.com.
Media Contact:
Gina Paola Acosta
Communications Manager for Latin America & the Caribbean
Motorola Solutions
+57 3108806688

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