EFJ, Inc.’s EFJohnson Subsidiary Introduces ES Series of Project 25 Compliant Subscriber Radios
New EFJohnson radios offer rugged ergonomic design, crisp audio and innovative features
IRVING, TX – EFJ, Inc. (NASDAQ: EFJI) announced today that its EFJohnson subsidiary has introduced the ES series of Project 25 compliant portable radios. The ES Series provides public safety users with a Project 25 radio that is feature rich, rugged, and reliable. The company will be displaying the ES radios at the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International’s 73rd Annual Conference & Exposition August 6-8 in Baltimore.
“Our new ES Series strengthens our portfolio of Project 25 compliant interoperable communications solutions,” said Michael E. Jalbert, chairman and chief executive officer of EFJ, Inc. “These new radios offer crisp audio characteristics, a redesigned user interface, and a sleek ergonomic design. Customers describe them as reliable, rugged, submersible, and solid.” Key features of the ES series include: operation in Project 25 trunked and conventional modes, SMARTNET®/SmartZone® trunking protocols, Enhanced Project 25 Vocoder, and support for up to 864 channels/talkgroups. An immersion option meets military specifications (MIL SPEC) 810C through 810F and the IP67 specification for submersibility. The company is already shipping the ES series of portable radios, Jalbert added.
EFJohnson is a leading provider of two way radios and communication systems for law enforcement, fire fighters, EMS, and the military. Founded in 1923, the company has a lengthy history of leadership in numerous communication industry standards initiatives and organizations and was one of the first developers of wireless communications products to be fully compliant with federal government Project 25 interoperability standards. EFJohnson offers a comprehensive portfolio of digital and analog radio communications solutions which assist in effectively and affordably managing the transition to digital P25 compliant systems. For more information, visit www.EFJohnson.com.
About EFJ, Inc.
EFJ, Inc. is the Irving, Texas based parent company to industry-leading secure wireless and private wireless solution businesses. EFJ, Inc. is home to 3e Technologies International, a leading provider of FIPS validated wireless data infrastructure and software with interoperable security; the EFJohnson Company, one of the first developers of Project 25 mobile communications products and solutions; and Transcrypt International, a leader in secure solutions to protect sensitive voice communications. For more information, visit http://www.efji.com.
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