Hytera News

Questioning the wisdom of the U.S. ban on Hikvision & Dahua

I have been thinking a lot about the U.S. government’s ban on video surveillance technologies by Hikvision and Dahua. In general, I question the wisdom and logic of the ban and am frankly puzzled as to how it came to be. Allow me to elaborate. Chinese camera manufacturers Reality check: the government ban is based on concerns about the potential misuse of cameras, not actual misuse. Before the government ban, you occasionally heard about some government entities deciding not to use camer...

Hytera provides TETRA communications network to enhance public safety in Alagoas

Hytera, a global provider of innovative Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) communications solutions, announces that it has signed contracts with Secretariat of Public Security of the State of Alagoas, Brazil to provide TETRA communications infrastructure as the expansion of the statewide mission critical communications network and four-year maintenance service. The total contracts value is around 6.5 million US dollars with the infrastructure contract around 1.3 million and the service contract aro...

Hytera offers ad hoc wireless network to aid flood relief work in Yunnan China

On September 2, torrential rain caused mountain flood and massive landslide swept Mengdong Town of Yunnan province in southwestern China. Local transportation, electricity and communications network were disrupted.At 9:00PM, in order to reinforce local rescue forces, Yunnan Provincial Fire Brigade dispatched 24 vehicles and 130 firefighters, who later experienced serious challenges in communications in areas where intermittent voice call and short messages in cellular service was available only...

Hytera supports rescue operations following Indonesia's Lombok earthquake

A magnitude-6.9 earthquake hit the Indonesian islands of Lombok and Bali at around 6.45pm on August 5, 2018, with more than 90 people dead and hundreds more injured. The immediate focus is search, rescue and meeting the basic needs of people affected by the earthquake. To help improve collaboration efficiency in the search, rescue and evacuation, Hytera donated communications equipment in the first minute to Palang Merah Indonesia (PMI), the Indonesian Red Cross. Mobile communications support...

U.S. President signs government ban on Hikvision and Dahua video surveillance

The U.S. Congress has voted on, and the President has signed, a ban on government uses of video surveillance equipment produced by two of the world’s top manufacturers – Hikvision and Dahua. The provision is buried in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2019, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives on July 26 and the Senate on August 1. The President signed the NDAA into law on August 13. The provision was originally introduced as an amendment to...

Hytera appeals initial determination of US International Trade Commission in infringement dispute

Hytera Communications Corp. Ltd., Hytera America, Inc., and Hytera Communications America (West), Inc. (collectively, "Hytera") has filed a petition at the US International Trade Commission (ITC) requesting review of a Final Initial Determination issued on July 3, 2018 by ITC Administrative Law (ALJ) Judge MaryJoan McNamara that features in Hytera's Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) products sold in the US infringe patents of Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI). Hytera files petition at US ITC Hytera's po...

Hytera radios deployed at St Katherine Docks to streamline safety

St Katherine Docks is central London’s only marina and home to a variety of high-end restaurants, bars, and offices. The site has a team of 30+ staff, comprised of security officers, front of house staff and a control centre team. The Tower of London, adjacent to the site, has the highest level of footfall for any attraction in the UK. Managing the safety and security of the huge number of overflow site visitors is therefore paramount. Maintaining critical communications Recently, St Ka...

Hytera helps Dover Partnership Against Crime prevent theft across Dover, Deal, Sandwich, and surrounding areas

The PD605 two-way radio helps organisations migrate from analogue to digital by providing both modes The Dover Partnership Against Crime (DPAC) was set up over 20 years ago to prevent theft across Dover, Deal, Sandwich, and the surrounding areas. With more than 120 members including retailers, pubs, transport operators, and schools, DPAC is one of the most successful business crime partnerships in the country. The DPAC members were using an analogue network of two-way radios,...

Hytera adds PD985 to digital mobile radio portfolio

The PD985 DMR offers an exceptional audio experience through noise cancellation technology PD985, a new member of the already versatile DMR portfolio from Hytera brings an exceptional digital radio experience with a broad array of enhanced features to improve user efficiency and safety. Noise cancellation Hytera, a solution provider of professional mobile radio communications, has launched its latest DMR (Digital Mobile Radio) handset, the PD985, the flagship professional de...

INTERPOL World 2015: Hytera's unified communication platform 'SmartOne' launched

Technology aids public security agents to attain communication via optimised network Hytera, a world leading solution provider of professional mobile radio communications, has officially launched its new unified communication platform for the public security sector at INTERPOL World 2015 this week. This new technology, known as Hytera SmartOne, was developed exclusively by Hytera and enables public security professionals to achieve seamless communication through optimised...

Hytera supplies its PD70X DMR hand portables and RD988 DMR repeaters for Venetian Macau Open 2013

Hytera digital radios ensured timely communication between the event management & security team  October 17th – 20th, 2013, the 15th edition of Venetian Macau Open 2013 took place at the Macau Golf & Country Club which was sanctioned by Asian Tour and Golf Association of Macau. Venetian Macau Open is the men’s professional golf tournament hold at Macau, the tournament has become one of the most important championships on the Asian Tour calendar. 144 to...

Hytera celebrates its 20th anniversary with over 600 of its partners in Shenzhen, China

At the ceremony, Hytera announced the launch of its latest DMR standard radios, PD50X and PD60X Hytera Communications Co., Ltd. started the celebration for its 20th Anniversary in Shenzhen, China. More than 600 partners and customers from over 50 countries were present at this three-day event. The event was heralded by an elite forum, PMR Industry Forum on October 10th, at which industry professionals shared their insights towards PMR technologies. Thomas Lynch, Associate Dir...