Kymeta andÂ Microsoft will simultaneously perform demonstrations forÂ land mobile, maritime defense and first responder technologies during theÂ 2018 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference and Connectivity Expo.
Demonstrations will feature Kymeta’sÂ KyWay satellite terminal connecting Microsoft’s land vehicles to the Internet-of-Things, the former said Tuesday.
The tactical and patrol vehicles will make use ofÂ Windows ApportalsÂ andÂ Azure Cloud integration during the trials that aim to demonstrateÂ end-to-end communications capacities.
Scott Montgomery, senior industry solution manager at Microsoft, said the Azure cloud is designed to be locally replicated for deployed environments such asÂ patrol vehicles, firehouses and command posts.
He added that the platform works to support first responder and defense applications involving the use ofÂ drones, robots and IoT devices.
The two vehicles to be used in the demonstration are modified versions of theÂ Chevrolet Suburban andÂ Tahoe.
TheÂ 2018 SOFIC and Connect X will take place in Tampa, Fla., and Charlotte, N.C.
Both events will be held May 21 to 24.