Riedel uses Hytera radios to support Rio 2016 Olympics

Riedel Communications is supplying two-way radio communications services, using radio equipment from Hytera, to one of the Rio 2016 Olympics' major suppliers. The scale of the operation huge, with more than 10,000 athletes from 205 different countries competing in 42 different sports and roughly 480,000 tourists expected to visit Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. There are three main aspects of the Rio 2016 Olympics where Riedel's services are being used to enhance coordination between the personnel working to make the games a success:

Sailing (Aug 8th-20th)

The Olympic Village

Hytera XPT Systems were installed on the Sugar Loaf and the roof tops of two Olympic Village building

Hytera XPT is a digital trunking technology that allows easy migration from DMR Tier II and in contrast to other digital trunking technologies, does not use a control channel. It also features automatic channel management.

The PD605 is a dual mode digital/analogue IP67 rated portable radio and features two-slot DMO.

Opening & closing ceremonies

Hytera's PD685 dual mode (analogue/digital) portable radios are DMR Tier II/simulcast XPT compatible.

Staff busy organising a rehearsal for the opening ceremony on July 31st

Members of Refugee Olympic Team arrive for a welcoming ceremony at the athletes’ village of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 3, 2016; credit: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images

All set up and ready for the opening ceremony

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