EF Johnson Technologies secures multi-million contract from Taipei City Police


Texas-based EF Johnson Technologies, a subsidiary of Japanese company JVCKENWOOD Corporation, has secured a multi-million contract from Taipei City Police Department to deliver P25 trunked system solution including radios and support services.

EF Johnson Technologies ATLAS P25 provides fault tolerant, improves communications coverage across the city, which is crucial for police operations to help keep the city safe.

The ATLAS solution is a licensed free business model, which helps the City of Taipei to manage their budget precisely, while its cordless architecture protects city from multiple points of system failure.

JVCKENWOOD Corporation senior vice-president and executive officer Akira Suzuki said: "By investing in P25 technology, the Taipei City Police Department will have a future-proof system. They will benefit from greater choice, and a solution that meets the needs of law enforcement in Taipei."

Taipei City Police Department is migrating to an eight-site ATLAS P25 Phase II trunked, multi-cast system over a transition period of four years. Currently, the department uses EDACS system.

During the period, the department will be equipped with devices such as 7,000 KENWOOD NX-5000 radios with AES encryption, ATLAS key management facility encryption station and 9 StarGate dispatch consoles.

EFJohnson designs, develops and markets secure communications solutions to government and security organisations. Its customer base includes first responders in public safety and public service, the federal government, and industrial organisations.