Push-to-talk just got smarter and tougher
Only Iridium can deliver push-to-talk the way it was meant to be – fast, simple, and adaptable to evolving situations with the power of Iridium’s global satellite network.
Iridium Extreme® Push-to-Talk makes the power of fast, simple and secure group communication available on the toughest, most feature-rich satellite phone on the market — all at the push of a button.
In PTT mode, your teams have access to unparalleled situation awareness and control features your users will expect with added capabilities including:
- Automatic registration
- Over-the-air talkgroup programming
- PTT service status
- Dynamic talkgroup selection and monitoring
- Device talker ID
- Device talker distance and bearing
- Visual and audio talkgroup scan
All on the world’s farthest reaching network enabling your teams to communicate instantly where they need it without the expense and limitations of traditional ground-based towers and repeaters.
Coverage areas, device security, and talkgroup configuration can all be adjusted over-the-air as needed by administrators using the Web-based Iridium Push-to-Talk (PTT) Command Center tool, simplifying support and maintenance of devices deployed in the field.
Who Can Benefit from the Iridium Extreme Push to Talk (PTT)
- First Responders
- Public Safety
- Emergency Operations Centers (EOC)
- Search & Rescue
- Border Services
- Oil & Gas
Your Push-to-Talk Investment is Secure into the Future
Iridium is committed to extending your global communications reliability and performance far into the future.
Your Iridium Extreme PTT devices are designed to be compatible with both the current Iridium® network and Iridium NEXT, Iridium’s ground-breaking
next generation constellation of 66 interlinked, low-earth satellites, with launches scheduled beginning in 2015.
We are committed to ensuring that the investments that you make today will continue to be supported on Iridium’s high-reliability, mission-critical network.
Iridium PTT Command Center
A powerful, intuitive dashboard for centralized control The true power of the Iridium Push-to-Talk solution lies within the Command Center. The intuitive and robust browser-based tool offers the complete flexibility to manage talkgroups, coverage areas and Iridium Extreme® Push-to-Talk devices on the fly within seconds.
With its intuitive drag-and-drop browser based interface, the Iridium PTT Command Center offers unprecedented flexibility to configure and manage talkgroups, coverage areas and devices in real-time. AES-256 encryption ensures that all communications are secure.
- Define talkgroup size: 100,000, 300,000 or 750,000 km2
- Drag-and-drop devices into talkgroups
- Effect changes in near real-time
Define and Manage Coverage
- Define up to 10 coverage regions per talkgroup
- Delimit coverage areas by shape (circle, rectangle, square)
- Change coverage area or regions at any time
- Customize device names and find them easily using search
- Add or remove devices from talkgroups in near real-time
- Disable devices within seconds
- Assign up to 15 talkgroups per device
- Full reporting of talkgroups, devices, usage and event logs
GEOS Emergency Monitoring and Response Coordination Service
You can configure your SOS button to obtain the Emergency Response Coordination Service provided by GEOS and staffed 24/7. Once the emergency notification request is received, the GEOS contacts the user directly to establish the nature of the emergency and search and the appropriate search and rescue authorities are notified. This GEOS service is optional and available at no charge with all Iridium Extreme subscriptions.