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KAS-20
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AVL and Dispatch Software

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Key Features

Windows-based software with AVL and Dispatch features
Low-cost initial package, optional license upgrades
Two configurations for enhanced scalability:
- A simple, PC-based standalone AVL & Dispatch system
- Multi-client operation with remote server; accepts up to 8 RF systems and 10 clients
UI design with emphasis on functionality and maneuverability
Supports diverse digital radio systems
User-selectable options: Location Management, Voice Dispatch, Voice Path, Multi-client capability for a server, Voice Record and RF System functions

 


 

KAS-20 NEXEDGE® NXDN™ and DMR AVL and Dispatch Software Suite

The all-in-one Dispatch and AVL solution for NEXEDGE Gen2 Trunking, Trunk C, NXDN IP conventional and DMR IP conventional

KAS-20 AVL and Dispatch Software is compatible with KENWOOD digital radio systems and runs on Windows and Windows Server. It offers a cost-effective way to start a basic, scalable AVL and dispatch system and supports both NXDN and DMR digital protocols. KAS-20 features a user-friendly Graphical UI and map displays for intuitive operation, the software enables seamless operations to control multiple subscriber units on the same network, employing either a client configuration or a server configuration with multiple clients while, by purchasing optional licenses, you can add several value-added features in the future to meet your specific needs.

 

 

Product Highlights

-  Windows-based software with AVL and Dispatch features.
-  Low-cost package with optional license upgrades.
-  Two configurations for enhanced scalability: - A simple, PC-based standalone AVL & Dispatch system - Multi-client operation with remote server; accepts up to 8 different RF systems and 10 PC clients.
-  UI design with emphasis on functionality and maneuverability.
-  Supports diverse digital radio systems.
-  User-selectable options: Location Management, Voice Dispatch, Voice Path, Multi-client capability for a server, Voice Record, and RF System functions.

 

Fleet Management Features
-  Location management for up to 1,000 subscriber units.
-  Compatible with both OpenStreetMap and scanned maps.
-  KML and CSV export.
-  Image layers can be individually switched on or off via Additional Layer Window.
-  Auto & manual polling, Loneworker, GPS time mark, GeoFencing, Track units, Go to home position, etc.
-  Position Log & Play.

 

Basic Features
-  Flexible and scalable operator positions.
-  Multi-role dispatching functions - IP Voice dispatch console - AVL, fleet monitoring and mapping - Call log and Event sharing - Voice recording/playback.
-  Supports multiple KENWOOD IP interfaces: DMR Conv, NXDN Conv, Type-C Trunking, and Gen2.
-  Innovative, highly optimised GUI - User configurable call windows and patch windows - Map with editable unit icons, groups, and imported layers - Shortcut keys and configurable key bindings.
-  Server managed user levels, configurations, and permissions; Up to 30 users can be registered with 10 simultaneous logins.
-  Server stores all communications log and data such as GPS, status, messages, audio, etc.
-  Import/export asset lists (e.g. unit, group, fleet) via TSV format.
-  Manual/auto asset list creation.

 

Dispatch and Voice Recording Features
-  Console to: Unit, Talkgroup/Channel, Console calls.
-  AMBE+2, software vocoder: Capable of simultaneous processing of up to 8 paths.
-  3 configurable software patch group.
-  Configurable Call Box window - Put any individual, talkgroup, console with priority - Adjustable volume/mute per call box - UID/alias indicator - Configurable colour and size.
-  Voice recording and playback - Stores all voice in AMBE+2, quick replay from log window - Exports voice data to MP3 data format.

 


 

KAS-20 Server Overview

-  KAS-20S is a server application software that stores and manages Setting data, Log data, GPS data, status, messages and audio in the database.
-  KAS-20S handles processes such as managing the capacity of the database, request for GPS data transmission, and determination of Geofence.
-  Up to 30 users can be registered with 10 simultaneous logins.

Kenwood KAS-20 Server Overview

 


 

KAS-20 Client Overview

-  KAS-20C is a client application software that possesses both the functions of AVL and Dispatch.
-  • KAS-20C allows to display and manage mobile stations on a map, send or receive text or status messages between the base station and a mobile station, or initiate a voice call.

Kenwood KAS-20 Client Overview

 


 

KAS-20 Hardware Requirements

-  PC system requirements

Kenwood KAS-20 Hardware Requiements pc system

-  Compatible Communication Systems

Kenwood KAS-20 Hardware requirements compatibe comms system


 

KAS-20 Design Concept

-  HCD (Human Centered Design concept)

Kenwood KAS-20 Design Concept


 

KAS-20 Configuration

Standalone Dispatch and AVL configuration:

-  In standalone configuration, the KAS-20C (Client) and KAS-20S (Server) are installed on the same PC:

Kenwood KAS-20 Dispatch & AVL Configuration

Typical Standalone Dispatch and AVL configuration:

Kenwood KAS-20 Standalone Dispatch & AVL configuration

Client-Server Dispatch and AVL Configuration:

-  When the KAS-20S and KAS-20C are installed on two separate PCs, the KAS-20 AVL/ Dispatch system can be used as a server-client configuration.
-  The KAS-20S can be accessed from multiple PCs that are installed with the KAS-20C (up to 10 clients at any one time).

KAS-20 Client-server dispatch & AVL config

Typical Client-Server Dispatch and AVL Configuration:

KAS-20 Typical-Server dispatch & AVL config

Typical Configuration (Standalone + Server-Client):

When the KAS-20S and KAS-20C are installed on the same PC but with additional KAS-20C connected at the KAS-20S/KAS-20C PCs.

KAS-20 standalone + server-client

 


 

KAS-20 Licenses

-  Please consult your Kenwood Authorised Reseller for further full details

Kenwood KAS-20 Licenses

 

 


 

KAS-20 Voice Dispatcher Basic Features

-  Flexible and scalable operator positions
-  Multi-role dispatching functions
-  IP Voice dispatch console
-  Call log and Event sharing
-  Voice recording/playback
-  Supports multiple KENWOOD IP interfaces: DMR Conv, NXDN Conv
-  Type-C Trunking and Gen2
-  Highly optimised GUI
-  User configurable call windows and patch windows
-  Shortcut keys and configurable key bindings
-  Server managed user levels, configurations, and permissions;
-  Import/export asset lists (e.g. unit, group, fleet) via CSV format
-  Manual/auto asset list creation

 


 

RF Systems:

-  DMR Conv, NXDN Conv, Type-C Trunking, and Gen2 (max 8)

KAS-20 RF systems

 


 

Dispatch Window:

KAS-20 Dispatch Window

 

 


 

Console Voice Call to:

-  Unit ID, Talkgroup/Channel, Console ID

KAS-20 console voice call

 


 

Customisable GUI:

KAS-20 customisable GUI

 


 

Users Auto-Registration:

-  When a Voice call, Message or Status is received, the mobile station can be registered automatically to the Mobile Stations List.

KAS-20 users auto-registration

 


 

Patch Group Calls Option:

-  A voice call received by the KAS-20C can be forwarded to a mobile station that is registered in Patch Group.
-  When a voice call is received from a mobile station registered in a Patch Group, the received call is forwarded to All other mobile stations registered in the Patch Group.

KAS-20 patch group calls option

 


 

Layout of Dispatch Box:

KAS-20 layout of dispatch box

 


 

Send Status, Text Data, Special Command:

KAS-20 send status, text data, special command

 


 

Volume and Encryption:

KAS-20 volume & encryption

 


 

Call Logos:

KAS-20 call logs

 


 

Playback of a Recorded Voice Call:

KAS-20 playback recorded voice call

 


 

MP3 Export of Recorded Call:

KAS-20 MP3 export of recorded call

 

 


 

KAS-20 AVL Basic Features:

-  A voice call received by the KAS-20C can be forwarded to a mobile station that is registered in Patch Group.
-  When a voice call is received from a mobile station registered in a Patch Group, the received call is forwarded to All other mobile stations registered in the Patch Group.
-  A voice call received by the KAS-20C can be forwarded to a mobile station that is registered in Patch Group.
-  When a voice call is received from a mobile station registered in a Patch Group, the received call is forwarded to All other mobile stations registered in the Patch Group.

KAS-20 AVl Window

 

 


 

AVL Open-Street Map:

KAS-20 AVl Open-Street Map

 

 


 

Geofence on Open-Street Map:

KAS-20 Geofence on Open-Street Map

 

 


 

Geofence on Open-Street Map - Alert:

KAS-20 Geofence on Open-Street Map Alert

 

 


 

GPS Position Replay on Open-Street Map:

KAS-20 GPS position replay on Open-Street Map

 


 

Layer Display Function:

-  The icons created by the user can be selectively displayed on the map.

KAS-20 Layer Display Function

 

 


 

Display and Operation During Emergency Mode:

-  When an emergency occurs at a mobile station, the icon of the mobile station changes to an “Emergency” icon, and an emergency tone is emitted.
-  The emergency bar at the bottom of the AVL Window lights up in red.

KAS-20 Emergency mode

 

-   When an emergency occurs at a mobile station that is not displayed on the map, an icon representing the direction of the location of the mobile station is displayed on the map in any of the 8 directions (up, down, left, right and diagonals).

KAS-20 Emergency mode 1

 


 

KAS-20 Dispatch and AVL Suite Summary

All-in-one Dispatch and AVL Solution for NEXEDGE Gen2 Trunking, NXDN Trunk C, NXDN IP conventional and DMR IP conventional

-  Standalone replacement for KAS-10.
-  Server and Client (shared resources.
-  DMR compatible.
-  NEXEDGE NXDN and Gen2 compatible.
-  Accommodates multiple radio systems and different systems.
-  User-friendly and intuitive GIU.
-  Snail trails.
-  Overlay layers.

 

Near future developments:

-  Support for Serial Connection: FleetSync, 5-Tone, NXDN serial and DMR mode.
-  AES/DES and ARC4 encryption