Fargo, ND- Feb 27, 2018 - IDA, a leading independent provider of Location Services and Situational Awareness solutions, and Harris Corporation have signed an agreement giving Harris the ability to resell IDA’s TrakIt application in North America and worldwide. The agreement provides Harris with the opportunity to leverage IDA technology and provide public safety, energy, government, and business clients with an enhanced communications ecosystem.

“This strategic alliance with Harris allows IDA to respond to increased market demand for Situational Awareness and Presence information in the dispatch center, providing improved response times and enhancing the safety of first responders and the public,” said IDA President Sanjay Patel. “This agreement formalizes our commitment to provide customers with a proven location mapping and asset tracking solution to meet the mission critical demands of our customers.

“Sharing a common vision of providing the customers with power of choice, the TrakIt technology will offer multiple mapping engines, online and offline cloud deployment options and flexibility of using a wide array of end user devices including laptops, desktops, tablets, smartphones and enterprise systems,” further adds Patel.

The “IDA NextGen TrakIt-H” Location Services platform has been custom engineered to interface with the Harris VIDA® core and StatusAware platform providing actionable intelligence and responsiveness to address real-time application needs of Harris customers. With the design goal to provide personnel tracking, AVL, asset tracking, fleet & logistics management, and tangible enhancement of operational efficiencies, IDA’s NextGen TrakIt offers a single-point solution for Tier-1, Tier-2 location services to further strengthen Harris’s next generation unified communication ecosystem.

“GPS and presence information has become vital for improving response times of mission-critical first responders. Our combined efforts will provide an integrated solution to address our customer’s needs,” said Harris’ Infrastructure Product Manager Tom Burkett.

Learn more about this exciting, new capability by visiting Harris’ booth #1147 at IWCE 2018.