SAN DIEGO, Nov. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LRAD Corporation (Nasdaq:LRAD), the world's leading provider of long range acoustic hailing devices (AHDs), and The Will-Burt Company, the world's premier manufacturer of telescoping mast and tower elevation solutions, today announced plans to integrate the recently introduced LRAD 360Xm on a Will-Burt Quick Erecting Antenna Mast ("QEAM") to create an enhanced mass notification unit on a telescopic mast. This product will be on display at the 2013 Military Communications Conference ("MILCOM'13"), the premier international conference for military communications at the San Diego Convention Center from November 18-20, 2013.
"We are excited about our new relationship with The Will-Burt Company," commented Tom Brown, President and CEO of LRAD Corporation. "Their world class telescoping masts provide the ideal elevation platform for LRAD's 360X line of mass notification speakers, and their German subsidiary, GEROH, will expand our international presence. We are pleased to work with a globally recognized, quality partner like Will-Burt, and look forward to further collaboration."
"We are proud to have been chosen as the elevation solution provider for the LRAD 360X products," said Jeffrey O. Evans, President, CEO and Chairman of The Will-Burt Company. "Will-Burt recognizes that LRAD Corporation's industry leading AHDs require stable and reliable elevation in tough environments and the MIL-STD 810 qualified QEAM mast is an ideal match."
The LRAD 360Xm/Will-Burt QEAM integrated mobile mass notification device will be displayed during MILCOM'13 at Booth #1818, and utilized to provide announcements throughout the conference. Please stop by the booth for a demonstration or to speak with representatives of either company.
About LRAD Corporation
LRAD Corporation is using long range communication to peacefully resolve uncertain situations and save lives on both sides of its proprietary Long Range Acoustic Device®. LRAD® systems are in service in more than 60 countries around the world in diverse applications including fixed and mobile military deployments, maritime security, critical infrastructure and perimeter security, commercial security, border and port security, law enforcement and emergency responder communications, emergency warning and mass notification, asset protection and wildlife preservation and control. For more information about the Company and its LRAD systems, please visit www.lradx.com.
About The Will-Burt Company:
The Will-Burt Company, located in Orrville, Ohio, is the world's premier manufacturer of telescoping mast and tower elevation solutions – the world's one stop shop offering virtually every payload elevation solution from one source – for military, fire, cellular, broadcast, entertainment and other applications. Will-Burt also designs and manufactures military and other shelters made of all-composite materials that deliver higher performance at lower life cycle cost than metal or partial composite shelters. Will-Burt's LINX security solutions provide integrated access control and intrusion detection certified to protect critical assets. Will-Burt is employee-owned and has a strong commitment to the continuous improvement process set forth by its ISO 9001:2008 certified quality system.
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E. Brian Harvey
Director, Investor Relations and Capital Markets
The Will-Burt Company
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