Bentonville, AR– (December 13, 2016) The Whistler Group, Inc., a leading industry supplier of state-of the-art mobile electronics, is in the homestretch to the highly-anticipated release of an NXDN™ update to the TRX-1 and TRX-2 which currently feature Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) capabilities.
The Whistler TRX-1 (handheld) and TRX-2 (desktop/Mobile) originally released in May of this year are multi-system adaptive digital trunking scanners with Motorola P25 Phase I, X2-TDMA, Phase II and DMR. Additionally, Whistler announced during the initial product debut, that development of NXDN monitoring was underway and the TRX-1 and TRX-2 would receive an NXDN™ upgrade later this year at no cost to the consumer.
NXDN™ is a Common Air Interface (CAI) technical protocol for mobile communications developed jointly by Icom Incorporated and JVC Kenwood Corporation. Many market segments such as security, transportation, railways, construction, taxi companies, hotels and more use NXDN™. In addition, areas of Public safety − with agencies from police, fire, municipal services and military are using NXDN technology.
“At this time we are very excited to announce that we will be releasing the NXDN upgrade for the TRX-1 and TRX-2 on Thursday, December 15th, 2016 at 12:00 Noon CST,” said Wendy Taylor, Marketing Manager for the Whistler Group. “When Whistler entered the scanner industry we were committed to bringing innovation and we are demonstrating that by our introduction of DMR earlier this year and our continued development to provide NXDN.”
The TRX-1 and TRX-2 began shipping in late June 2016 and have an MSRP of $649.95 and $729.95 respectively.
NXDN is a trademark of ICOM, Inc. and JVC Kenwood Corp.
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