SAN DIEGO, CA – September 13, 2018 – LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), a global leader in long-range voice broadcast systems, advanced mass notification and distributed recipient solutions, today announced a $1.0 million mass notification systems order for the first phase of a Federal Emergency Management Agency (“FEMA”) funded critical infrastructure project. The order consists of fixed LRAD DS-60XL and mobile LRAD 360XT voice broadcast systems.
“Government officials and emergency managers throughout the world are recognizing that broadcasting clear voice warnings and instructions to affected populations in advance of, during, and after disasters saves lives,” stated Richard S. Danforth, Chief Executive Officer of LRAD Corporation. “The LRAD systems ordered for this project feature our solar power option and satellite connectivity, ensuring continuous operation if the power or communications infrastructure fails.”
Danforth added, “This competitively won award is part of a potentially larger program to provide a standard, unified mass notification system for this region’s populated areas, and to speed disaster response and recovery.”
Powered by LRAD’s proprietary XL driver technology, LRAD DS-60XL systems are housed in all-weather enclosures and feature 60° – 360° broadcast area directionality and exceptional vocal clarity.
Fully self-contained and self-powered, the LRAD 360XT mobile mass notification system delivers highly intelligible voice and alert tone broadcasts with uniform 360° coverage from a rapidly deployable, telescoping 30-foot pneumatic mast. The LRAD 360XT is integrated and mounted on a ruggedized trailer featuring securely mounted, lockable electronics and equipment enclosures containing the amplifier modules and pneumatic systems.
About LRAD Corporation
The Company’s proprietary Long Range Acoustic Devices®, advanced ONE VOICE® mass notification systems, and innovative Genasys™ mass messaging solutions are designed to enable users to safely hail and warn, inform and direct, prevent misunderstandings, determine intent, establish large safety zones, resolve uncertain situations, and save lives.
LRAD systems are in service in 72 countries around the world in diverse applications including mass notification, defense, law enforcement and public safety, homeland and border security, critical infrastructure protection, fire rescue and emergency management, maritime and port security, and wildlife control and preservation. For more information, please visit www.LRAD.com.
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E. Brian Harvey
Director, Investor Relations and Capital Markets