Mission Critical Communications, USMotorola Solutions touted its diversity and inclusion across Asia Pacific. The company’s global research and development (R&D) center in Penang, Malaysia, celebrated its 40th anniversary last year, and 40 percent of the employees are women in engineering, a statement said. “Diversity at all levels of our workplace is critical, helping us to see different perspectives and bring new ideas to any discussion,” said Dr. Hari Narayanan, managing director of Penang operations, Motorola Solutions Malaysia.
20 March 2017
Times of Israel
14 February 2017
Motorola Solutions Inc., the US maker of communications equipment, is looking to Israeli technology to lead it to a new generation of intelligent products. The company opened its new innovation center, its second and the only one outside the US, in Israel in December and is in the process of hiring some 20 experts and researchers to develop technologies for its clients: public safety officers, armies, municipalities and governments worldwide. The center will focus on artificial intelligence and cybersecurity technologies.
Global Communications Network Magazine, China
13 February 2017
The private network communications industry has been undergoing huge changes in recent years, with all kinds of new products and technologies appearing continuously and endlessly. LMR convergence with LTE, harmonization of private and public networks, digital trunking, visual command system etc, have all made the industry landscape more colourful. As a global leader and 100-year veteran in the private network communications industry, Motorola Solutions’ every move is closely watched by the industry.
11 February 2017
Artificial intelligence is well on the way to powering everyday functions and devices, and transforming how society lives.Now, a Boston-based start-up is trying to conquer the next frontier of machine learning — by making a range of products even smarter and more autonomous.
MIS Asia, Singapore
7 February 2017
Mobile communications company, Motorola Solutions, recently launched its Virtual Command Centre in its Singapore office. The centre aims to curb potential dangers, such as terrorist attacks in public places and help public officers quickly respond to safety incidents on sites. The Command Centre includes sources, such as drone operated aerial videos, 360 degree cameras and interactive maps. Users are able to play the role of an incident supervisor and navigate these sources with the help of an Oculus Rift VR headset.
24 January 2017
Mr. Paul Steinberg, CTO and SVP, Motorola Solutions talks about the possible applications of Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality (AR/VR) technologies in the near future beyond the world of gaming.
The Edge Markets, Singapore
13 January 2017
A paramedic is attending to a heart-attack patient who collapsed by the sidewalk 10 minutes ago. While one of the medics prepares to give him an aspirin tablet to chew on, the patient suddenly loses consciousness. Nearby, his superior watches the action through live video, data feeds and real-time maps and is able to give treatment advice and direct the ambulance driver to take the quickest route to the hospital. But instead of all observing the action from a command centre stacked with multiple monitors, he is seeing this through a virtual reality (VR) headset he is wearing.
12 January 2017
Iain Clarke, APAC Corporate Vice President of Motorola Solutions talks about the company's business in the Asia Pacific region - In Asia, we see a continued strong demand for our core radio products and services. We have many long-term contracts in the region as well, so we have a nice annuity business. We are also seeing new demand for broadband networks, which are complementary to the existing installed base of radio networks, so customers are looking to exploit new technology to prevent and predict crime a lot more easily. This year is shaping up reasonably well. Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia are strong markets for us. China is a big market. We are one of the first technology companies to go into China, where our anniversary is 30 years this year.
Digital News Asia, Malaysia
11 November 2016
WITH cows grazing lazily on the river banks next to its parking lot, one would be forgiven for thinking that the 8-storey Motorola Solutions building houses just another one of a rich cluster of global electronics companies that have made Penang their base for Asia.
Company Executive said US Presidential Election Result Will Not Affect Motorola Solutions' Business in North America (Article in Chinese)
Nanyang Siang Pau, Malaysia
10 November 2016
Summary: Bruce Brda, Executive Vice President, Motorola Solutions was quoted saying that the past experience has shown that the results of the US presidential election results, whether it be a Republican or Democrat President, will not affect Motorola Solutions’ operations in North America.
The Edge Financial Daily, Malaysia
9 November 2016
Motorola Solutions Malaysia Sdn Bhd's research and development (R&D) centre in Penang celebrated its 40th year of operations this week. The centre is Motorola Solutions' largest R&D centre in the world, focused on producing mission critical communication devices and public safety solutions.
Motorola Solutions Celebrates 40th Anniversary, Proud to Employ Local R&D Talents (Article in Chinese)
Kwang Wah Yit Poh, Malaysia
9 November 2016
Summary:Motorola Solutions' Penang R&D Centre celebrated its 40th anniversary this week. The Managing Director, Dr. Hari Narayanan shared that the centre has always been most proud of employing local talents for R&D and innovation over the past 40 years. He also mentioned that the centre partners with many local education institutions and companies to nurture even more talents.
According to Dr Hari, Motorola Solutions is currently focused on the R&D of products related to public safety and enterprise, including communications products. Bruce Brda, Executive Vice President, Products & Services, Motorola Solutions was quoted saying that the US presidential election results will not affect Motorola Solutions’ operations in North America.
9 November 2016
Motorola Solutions has acquired privately held Melbourne-based mobile applications developer Gridstone for an undisclosed price. Gridstone develops mobile applications across different platforms and specialises in native iOS applications for public safety agencies, governments and enterprise.
Saudi Gazette, Saudi Arabia
9 November 2016
BRAVO, the critical communications arm of Saudi Telecom Company, has selected Motorola Solutions as one of its partners to build a nationwide public safety network based on TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked Radio) across the Kingdom. Motorola Solutions will be working with Bravo to provide critical unified communications between the different public safety and government agencies.
The Star Online, Malaysia
23 October 2016
FOR the second consecutive year, INTI International College Penang (INTI Penang) was selected as a grant recipient by Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions. The grant, a monetary award of US$35,000 (RM148,400) is offered in support of programmes which focuses on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and aims to groom the next generation of innovators.
Wireless Magazine, United Kingdom
22 August 2016
Motorola is anticipating a mixed technology future for critical communications with PMR and LTE being used in a variety of combinations and different business models, as the company’s Jeff Spaeth explains to James Atkinson. The debate around the suitability and reliability of narrowband professional mobile radio (PMR) versus 4G LTE broadband technology for critical communications can get more than a bit polarised.
Industrial Automation Asia, Singapore
At CommunicAsia 2016, Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (ST) and Motorola Solutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-create innovative technologies for advanced secured communications in public safety, national security and enterprise sectors. ST Electronics brings to the partnership experience in the design and implementation of large-scale, mission-critical solutions as well as cyber security expertise.
Field Service Business, Australia
The road freight industry employs about 200,000 people in Australia and it's estimated that more than 42,000 businesses use the sector. The industry continues to grow and researchers forecast that road freight tasks will almost double by 2030.
The Australian, Australia
14 June 2016
Harnessing the explosion of “big data” and connected devices to make our cities smarter is getting plenty of attention but few are thinking about applying the same elements to make our cities and the people who protect them safer. In last week’s Technology section, Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Carlo Ratti shared his views that “sensible cities” place greater emphasis on the human side of applications rather than making cities smarter through technology alone.