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Ultra Electronics USSI HyperSpike®

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Another Major Cruise Line Chooses HyperSpike for Maritime Security

Columbia City, Indiana – Ultra Electronics – USSI announces today it has received another large order from a major cruise line for HyperSpike Acoustic Hailing Devices (AHDs) for maritime security.

The cruise line purchased the HyperSpike HS-Micro with an effective communication range of 500 meters and beyond.  The HS-Micro has a peak acoustic output of 140 dB and has exceptional voice clarity with a Speech Transmission Index (STI) of 0.85 out of 1.0.  The line-in cable on the HS-Micro gives the operator the capability to use any commercially available MP3 player, to play a prerecorded message in any language to an approaching threat.

“HyperSpike acoustic hailing devices are important tools in maritime security by helping to keep passengers safe and out of harm way; while safely helping shape the behavior of approaching targets that may become unruly,” said Patrick Allison, Head of Marketing and Sales at Ultra Electronics – USSI.

“Every emergency vehicle, be it police, fire, search and rescue, or maritime ships should have a hailing devices readily available and mounted,” said Gavin Washburn of Perpetual Solutions and HyperSpike top domestic reseller. “I have seen firsthand the value in having an AHD ready available to help communicate with approaching threats.”

The HS-Micro is light weight, weighing only 18 lbs (8.1 kg), and can easily be transported to different areas of a ship.  With a best-in-class size to power ratio, the HS-Micro is the ideal choice for customers looking for an AHD that can penetrate high background noise environments and is easy to transport.

Ultra Electronics - USSI is an innovative global supplier of highly intelligible, ruggedized, long range acoustic communication devices, and high power and commercial speaker arrays.  Being deployed world-wide, these products are used in diverse applications such as crowd control, mass notification, border/port security, law enforcement, maritime security, perimeter protection, and more. To find out more or request a demonstration, please visit www.Ultra-HyperSpike.com