Free for publication on September 6, 2017 at 3.00pm (CEST +1)
Oulu, Finland, September 6, 2017 – Bittium expands its tactical communications offering by launching a versatile Bittium Tough Comnode terminal. The device fulfils the data transfer needs for mobile troops by functioning for example as a VoIP phone (Voice over IP), an IP router (Internet Protocol), and an SHDSL repeater (Symmetrical High-speed Digital Subscriber Line). Bittium Tough Comnode is compatible with Bittium Tactical Wireless IP Network™ (TAC WIN) system, Bittium Tough SDR™ tactical radios, and Bittium Tough VoIP™ products, as well as offers diverse connectivity options also to third-party equipment and systems.
Bittium Tough Comnode also provides SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) server functionalities of the tactical voice network for commercial VoIP terminals and enables using also legacy Combat Net Radios (CNR) as part of the IP-based tactical communication system (Radio over IP, RoIP). Tough Comnode is rugged and fulfils MIL STD environmental requirements, it is easy to install in different environments and is also portable by soldiers on the battlefield.
“The versatile Bittium Tough Comnode terminal enables wireless (WLAN & Bluetooth) and wired data transfer for mobile troops in demanding conditions. With the new device, our tactical communications terminal offering expands and now we can cover the needs of the entire battlefield even better”, says Mr. Jari Sankala, Senior Vice President of Defense & Security at Bittium.
Bittium will showcase the products at the DSEI exhibition in London, UK, September 12-15, 2017.
More information on the product: www.bittium.com/BittiumToughComnode .
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Bittium specializes in the development of reliable, secure communications and connectivity solutions, leveraging its 30 year legacy of expertise in advanced radio communication technologies. Bittium provides innovative products and services, customized solutions based on its product platforms and R&D services. Complementing its communications and connectivity solutions, Bittium offers proven information security solutions for mobile devices and portable computers. From November 2016 onwards, Bittium offers its customers also healthcare technology products and services in biosignal measuring in the areas of cardiology, neurology, rehabilitation, occupational health and sports medicine. Net sales in 2016 was EUR 64.2 million and operating profit was EUR 2.5 million. Bittium is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.bittium.com .