Motorola Solutions Provides for Safe and Successful Port Operations

May 14, 2013

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Airports and seaports play critical roles in a thriving global economy and Motorola’s wireless solutions help improve operational efficiency while delivering better information, leading to better decisions and better outcomes. This week, Motorola Solutions’ Ed Merkle and Bill Cusack will be participating in panel discussions on mobility and technology issues in port operations at the American Association of Port Authorities’ 2013 Port Technology Seminar in Jacksonville, FL.

Motorola offers a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) solution through multiple partners on both the Motorola MC75A as well as the Psion Workabout Pro device. Motorola will be working at the seminar with idSoftware which provides the VisCheck™ and SecureGate Ports™ solutions for TWIC validation. The MC75A and the Workabout Pro integrate a highly reliable smartcard reader and a FIPS 201 compliant fingerprint scanner. The combination of the rugged MC75A, Workabout Pro and the proven state-of-the-art identification and biometric matching software gives port security a best-in-class solution.

Ed Merkle, Motorola’s principal consultant for Public Safety and Maritime, will be participating in the “Mobility: Management, Applications and Policy” panel on Tuesday, May 14, at 10:30 a.m. eastern.

Bill Cusack, Motorola’s senior transportation consultant, will be participating in the “Technology in Port Operations” panel on Wednesday, May 15, at 10:00 a.m. eastern.

Click here to read Ed Merkle’s recent blog on “The Perfect Storm Brewing for U.S. Ports”.

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