Radio IP announced that its enterprise mobile VPN solution now supports Android applications and devices. The solution enables seamless roaming between wireless IP networks, as well as leveraging the FIPS 140-2, 256-bit, advanced encryption standard and two-factor authentication to provide the "highest levels" of user verification, the company said.

In other news, Radio IP said that it has entered into a reseller agreement with Alcatel-Lucent, which will sell the company's advanced mobile VPN solutions to government agencies, utilities and enterprises worldwide.

Texas city deploys Alvarion WiMAX solution

Alvarion announced that it has deployed its BreezeMAX Extreme solution in the city of Richardson, Texas. The WiMAX system will operate in the 4.9 GHz band will provide connectivity to the city's video-surveillance system. Feeds can be accessed on any PC monitor that is connected to the city's public-safety communications system, the company said.

Catalyst adds CSSI to console solution

Catalyst Communications Technologies said that it has added a console subsystem interface (CSSI) to its IP Console solution. The CSSI is one of eight primary interfaces specified in the Project 25 standards suite; CSSI gateways enable console systems manufactured by disparate vendors to interoperate. The IP Console solution supports primary dispatch, backup dispatch and mobile dispatch for P25, broadband push-to-talk, and legacy radio systems, Catalyst said.

ARINC joins NXDN Forum

ARINC recently announced that it has been selected to join the NXDN Forum. The forum was established in 2008 to promote the NXDN digital air protocol that was jointly developed by Kenwood and Icom.