EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. Introduces StarGate™ Dispatch Console

Innovative switchless console provides upgrade path from Analog to Project 25

Irving, TX – March 17, 2009 – EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: EFJI) today introduced the StarGate™ Dispatch Console. This new console for first responders will be on display at the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) March 18 – 20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

“StarGate is the next generation in internet protocol (IP) based dispatch consoles,” said Michael Jalbert, president and chief executive officer of EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. “Most of the dispatch consoles in use today are designed on platforms that are over 20 years old. We designed StarGate for IP control and connectivity in a Project 25 trunked and conventional environment. StarGate’s unique touch-screen graphical user interface is designed with the dispatcher in mind. And, StarGate provides a graceful migration path from analog to P25 that fits customer budgets and provides uninterrupted operations.” Key features include: easily reconfigurable user profiles and screens, best in class 20 watts per channel audio that supports up to 10 separate Bose® high fidelity speakers, Enhanced (AMBE+2) Project 25 Vocoder and audio processing engine, DES-OFB Multi Key and AES FIPS 140-2 voice encryption, and enhanced Request to Talk P25 Conventional call management.”
 

About EF Johnson Technologies, Inc.

EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. is an independent subsidiary of JVCKENWOOD Corporation. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, EFJohnson focuses on innovating, developing and marketing the highest quality secure communications solutions to organizations whose mission is to protect and save lives. The Company’s customers include first responders in public safety and public service, the federal government, and industrial organizations. The Company’s products are marketed under the EFJohnson and Kenwood brands. For more information, visit www.efjohnson.com.

About JVCKENWOOD

JVCKENWOOD is a global manufacturer specializing in Automotive and Professional System Solutions. It was reborn as one company in October 2011 through the merger of Victor Company of Japan, Limited (JVC) and Kenwood Corporation (Kenwood) three years after management integration. JVCKENWOOD operates four business segments, Car Electronics, Professional Systems, Optical & Audio, and Entertainment Software with image, sound, and radio technologies, as well as infotainment and visual software. JVCKENWOOD creates excitement and peace of mind, while aiming to achieve profitable growth and become a business group that is widely trusted by society. For more information, visit http://www.jvckenwood.co.jp/en/.

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