Shortlist for ICCA Awards Announced
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 | Comments

TCCA announced the shortlist for its 2022 International Critical Communications Awards (ICCA). The award winners will be presented 21 June in Barcelona.

The shortlist for the various awards follow.

Best mission-critical services (MCX) device of the year:
• Hytera PDM680
• RTP-800: the first MCX cab radio terminal for transport
• Sepura SCU3 LTE device

Best MCX solutions of the year:
• Tactilon Agnet 500 MCX solution
• MCX interworking with Rohill TetraNode
• Sepura SCU3 broadband vehicle device

Best TETRA device of the year:
• Hytera PTC680
• Motorola Solutions MXP600 mission-critical TETRA portable radio
• Sepura SCG22 mobile TETRA radio

Best use of advanced technology:
• Hytera artificial intelligence (AI)-based noise cancellation for two-way radios
• Transportable 5G-SA autonomous bubble with dynamic federation capability for Israeli fire brigade
• Private 5G for search and rescue operation

Best use of critical communications in mining, oil and gas:
• Aqura Industrial Wireless
• National wireless mining solution with Sepura SCG22 mobile radios and AutoMate application
• Network planning automation for smart mining
• Boliden Kevista connected digital mine
• Motorola Solutions DIMETRA Express TETRA system, TETRA BTS and TETRA radios, Commscope repeaters. Designed and managed by Motorola Solutions Germany and Motorola Solutions Austria

Best use of critical communications in public safety:
• Innovative critical communications usage during Dubai World Expo
• Modernization of the Ciudad Juárez Immediate Response Centre
• Public Safety Network, Critical Communications Enhancement Program
• RESCAN, reliability and maximum coordination in the fight against the volcano
• Motorola Solutions ADVISOR TPG2200 TETRA two-way pager for Bavarian Emergency and Rescue Services
• Motorola Solutions Airwave TETRA system supplied and managed by Airwave Solutions, United Kingdom for the G7 Summit, Cornwall, U.K.
• LTE mission-critical coverage for international interforce shooting polygon

Best Use of Critical Communications in Transport
• U.K. Airport Operations Control Center
• Sri Lanka Railway radio telecommunications Project
• Kazakhstan Railway Runs Safely and Efficiently with TETRA Communications System
• Airports Integrations and Control, Zurich Airport Brazil
• Motorola Solutions ST7000 small TETRA radio used by Nippon Airport Radio Services (NAR), the public operator providing mission-critical communications at the airports of Narita, Kansai, Naha and Chubu in Japan

Best Use of Critical Communications in Utilities
• Wien Energie mission-critical service transition to broadband
• Edesur, towards a new telemetry paradigm for electricity market thanks to TETRA

Champion for equality, diversity and inclusion
• NSW Telco Authority
• Motorola Solutions

Control Room innovation
• U.K. Airport Operations Control Center
• Brokering of multiform mission-critical communications via the 3020 LifeX platform
• Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue (BFRS) replacement mobilizing system, Command Central Control System (CRS) Cloud control system and Emergency Services Network (ESN) connect for multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) with Motorola Solutions
Emerging technology, product or solutions (in development but not being used yet):
• Hands-free R5 MCX fixed vehicle device
• Mission-critical 5G deployable network solution from Ericsson and Verizon
• Hytera PNC560 5G mission-critical push-to-talk (MCPTT) device
• Vuzix Shield
• Multinetwork gateway: Inter-network technology gateway between TETRA, VHF and LTE • Mission-critical communications with broadband & Mobile Edge Computing

Government authority collaboration
• Securing interoperability of the three disaster networks and cooperation among government departments
• PSBN Innovation Alliance (PIA)

Outstanding contribution to critical communications
• Alan Seery
• Diana Ball
• Jim Bugel
​• PIA

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