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BK Technologies Unveils BKRplay IntelliPTT Feature Enabling Push-To-Talk-Over Broadband Capabilities for BKR 5000 and BKR 9000 Customers

WEST MELBOURNE, FL / ACCESSWIRE / March 21, 2024 / BK Technologies Corporation (NYSE American:BKTI) today announced the unveiling of its new BKRplay IntelliPTT tethering feature for its InteropONE service that enables push-to-talk-over-broadband capabilities between smartphone devices and customers of the Company's BKR 5000 and BKR 9000 radios. Powered by BK's BKR ONE patent-pending technology, BKRplay IntelliPTT tethers BKR Series radios with Apple and Android smartphones to enable push-to-talk-over-broadband through BK's InteropONE SaaS service. BKRplay IntelliPTT will be sold as a software feature on all BKR 5000 and BKR 9000 radios. BKRplay IntelliPTT is currently completing internal testing and will be available for in-the-field beta customer testing in the second quarter of 2024.

BK Technologies will be demonstrating BKRplay IntelliPTT at the upcoming International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) on March 27 and 28 in Orlando, Florida.

James Teel, General Manager of BK Technologies' SaaS Business Unit, commented, "BKRplay IntelliPTT expands the scope of our InteropONE push-talk-over-cellular service, offering first responders an enhanced user experience when pairing a BKR 5000 or 9000 radio with an Apple or Android smartphone. By leveraging the traditional LMR look and feel of BKR Series radios and the rich user interface of Apple and Android smartphones, InteropONE and IntelliPTT provides a comprehensive communication channel across private LMR and public cellular networks in situations where every second counts."

About BK Technologies
BK Technologies Corporation manufactures high-specification, American-made communications equipment of unsurpassed reliability and value for use by public safety professionals and government agencies. BK Technologies SaaS business focuses on new, innovative public safety smartphone services that will make the first responders safer or more productive. BK Technologies is honored to serve these heroes when every moment counts. The Company's common stock trades on the NYSE American market under the symbol "BKTI". Maintaining its headquarters and primary manufacturing facility in West Melbourne, Florida, BK Technologies can be contacted through its web site at or directly at 1-800-821-2900.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the "Safe Harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements concern the Company's operations, economic performance, and financial condition, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the Company's long-term strategic plan, and are based largely on the Company's beliefs and expectations. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance, or achievements of the Company, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors and risks, some of which have been, and may further be, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, include, among others, the following: changes or advances in technology; the success of our land mobile radio product line; disruption in the global supply chain creating delays, unavailability and adverse conditions; successful introduction of new products and technologies, including our ability to successfully develop and sell our anticipated new multiband product and other related products in the planned new BKR Series product line; competition in the land mobile radio industry; general economic and business conditions, including federal, state and local government budget deficits and spending limitations, any impact from a prolonged shutdown of the U.S. Government, and the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic; the availability, terms and deployment of capital; reliance on contract manufacturers and suppliers; risks associated with fixed-price contracts; heavy reliance on sales to agencies of the U.S. Government and our ability to comply with the requirements of contracts, laws and regulations related to such sales; allocations by government agencies among multiple approved suppliers under existing agreements; our ability to comply with U.S. tax laws and utilize deferred tax assets; our ability to attract and retain executive officers, skilled workers and key personnel; our ability to manage our growth; our ability to identify potential candidates for, and to consummate, acquisition, disposition or investment transactions, and risks incumbent to being a noncontrolling interest stockholder in a corporation; impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the companies in which the Company holds investments; impact of our capital allocation strategy; risks related to maintaining our brand and reputation; impact of government regulation; impact of rising health care costs; our business with manufacturers located in other countries, including changes in the U.S. Government and foreign governments' trade and tariff policies, as well as any further impact resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic; our inventory and debt levels; protection of our intellectual property rights; fluctuation in our operating results and stock price; acts of war or terrorism, natural disasters and other catastrophic events, such as the COVID-19 pandemic; any infringement claims; data security breaches, cyber-attacks and other factors impacting our technology systems; availability of adequate insurance coverage; maintenance of our NYSE American listing; risks related to being a holding company; and the effect on our stock price and ability to raise equity capital of future sales of shares of our common stock. Certain of these factors and risks, as well as other risks and uncertainties, are stated in more detail in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021, and in the Company's subsequent filings with the SEC. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release, and the Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements.

Company Contact:
IMS Investor Relations
John Nesbett/Jennifer Belodeau
(203) 972-9200

SOURCE: BK Technologies Corporation

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