|Cornet Technology, Inc. and Hose-McCann Team to Deliver a Comprehensive all IP Shipboard Communication Solution|
Springfield, VA – April 10, 2012 -- Cornet Technology, Inc. (CTI) and Hose-McCann announced today that they are working together to combine their individual communications solutions both optimized for size, weight, power and cost (SWAP-C) into a single all IP communications offering ideal for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard.
Cornet Technology an expert in secure/non-secure communication subsystems will be providing the all IP exterior communication systems, while Hose-McCann will lend its communications expertise to the interior IP communications system. The two systems will be tied together via CTI's CT-5200 VoIP communications terminal. Through the CT-5200's efficient and highly programmable user interface, users will have access to alarms, public address systems, conferences, phones, radios, and entertainment.
"We are excited about this teaming arrangement as it brings together the best in next-generation IP-based external and internal shipboard communications subsystems. Together Cornet Technology and Hose-McCann will offer to sea-based defense organizations a cost and space efficient end-to-end communications system tied-together through a single communication device," said Mike Hardesty, Director of Business Development, Maritime and U.S. Navy.
"Hose-McCann is pleased to be partnered with Cornet Technology and is excited about bringing the best value technology to the US Maritime forces. Both companies have the same mindset in providing the latest technology while still maintaining a rugged product," said Mike Chipolone, Director of Sales.
ABOUT CORNET TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Cornet Technology, Inc. is a leading secure/non-secure communications equipment supplier to the defense industry in the United States and overseas. Its solutions deliver voice, video, and data communications and video surveillance and distribution solutions to some of the world's most exacting users. Headquartered in Northern Virginia, CTI has wholly owned subsidiaries in Germany, Japan, and India. All CTI products are manufactured in the U.S. at its 9001:2008 registered facility in Springfield, VA. Information on CTI's products and services is available at the CTI web site www.cornet.com.
ABOUT HOSE-MCCANN COMMUNICATIONS
Hose-McCann Communications is the leading manufacturer of innovative Public Address, General Alarm and Telephone solutions for a marine environment. Located in Deerfield Beach Florida, Hose-McCann's engineering and manufacturing facility produces cutting edge technology such as the HMC-ICP Solution. HMC-ICP Systems are a breakthrough in the marine industry by providing the only total end-to-end digital IP line of interior communications equipment available today, which is not only ABS Type Approved but also Lloyd's Register Approved. Hose-McCann is currently providing ICP to such customers as the US Navy /Coast Guard, Canadian Navy/Coast Guard and other foreign military customers. Hose-McCann's commitment to quality is reflected in its ISO 9001:2008 Quality Assurance certification and participation in the ABS Type Approval Program for all its manufactured equipment. Further information on Hose-McCann's services and products is available at www.hose-mccann.com.
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Mike Chipolone, Director of Sales