Primary Features

Feature

ESChat

Verizon PTT+

AT&T EPTT

Secure Push to Talk (with end-to-end encryption)
Basic Push to Talk (without end-to-end encryption)
Secure Group Text Messaging
Secure Group Image Messaging
Live Location Tracking On Mobile Device
Live Location Mapping On Mobile Device
Live Location Mapping On Dispatch PC
Historical (Bread Crumb) Tracking and Mapping
Supports Wireless Carrier Interoperability
Supports FirstNet Band 14 LTE

Service Hosting Options

Hosting Model

ESChat

Verizon PTT+

AT&T EPTT

Cloud Hosted Server - Geo Redundant Architecture
Customer Hosted Server - Non Redundant
Customer Hosted Server Redundant Disaster Recovery Arch.
Private Network Integrated (for Deployable and Off-Network)

Supported Devices

Device Type

ESChat

Verizon PTT+

AT&T EPTT

Android Phone
Android Tablet
iPhone
iPad
Blackberry PRIV
Windows PC
Basic Phone

Supported Call Types

PTT Call Type

ESChat

Verizon PTT+

AT&T EPTT

Private Calls - Barge
Private Calls - Alert
Adhoc Calls by Name
Adhoc Calls by Geolocation
Group Calls - Closed (Nextel Type)
Group Calls - Open (Discoverable/Searchable)
Group Calls - Surveillance/Tactical
Group Calls - Unicast
Group Calls - Broadcast
Group Calls - Emergency (Standalone)
Group Calls - Emergency (P25 or DMR Integrated)

User Presence Modes with UI Indication

User Presence

ESChat

Verizon PTT+

AT&T EPTT

Contact Online - Available
Contact Online - Do Not Disturb (DnD)
Contact Online - In Call (Busy)
Contact Online - Out of Coverage or Phone is off
Contact Online - Blocked
Contact Offline - Signed Out
Contact Offline - Blocked

Group Presence Modes with UI Indication

Group Presence

ESChat

Verizon PTT+

AT&T EPTT

Group Online - Available
Group Online - Group Call is Active
Group Online - Blocked
Group Online - Blocked while Call is Active
P25/DMR Group Online - Available
P25/DMR Group Online - Group Call is Active
P25/DMR Group Online - Blocked
P25/DMR Group Online - Blocked while Call is Active

LMR and Dispatch Console Integration

Integration Type

ESChat

Verizon PTT+

AT&T EPTT

Basic RoIP Gateway
P25 Advanced Integration via ISSI
P25 Encryption Key Management Function (KMF)
P25 GPS Location Mapping of Radio Users
P25 Dispatch Console Integration via CSSI
DMR Advanced Integration via AIS
DMR GPS Location Mapping of Radio Users
DMR Dispatch Console Integration via AIS
Native Dispatch Console for Windows PC
Generic Dispatch Console Integration via SDK or API

Call Logging & Recording Integration

Logging / Recording Feature

ESChat

Verizon PTT+

AT&T EPTT

Basic Call Recording - Dispatch PCs
Basic Call Recording - RoIP Radio Gateways
Mission Critical Call Logging/Recording - LTE Traffic
Mission Critical Call Logging/Recording - P25 Traffic
Mission Critical Call Logging/Recording - DMR Traffic
GPS Location Logging for Basic Call Recording
GPS Location Logging for Mission Critical Systems

Customer and Partner Integration

Integration Options

ESChat

Verizon PTT+

AT&T EPTT

Server Side APIs
Device Side [Android] Intents
Customer White Label - Android
Customer White Label - iOS
Customer White Label - Windows PC
Customer White Label - Admin Panel
Software Development Kit (SDK) - Android
Software Development Kit (SDK) - iOS
Software Development Kit (SDK) - Windows PC
Software Development Kit (SDK) - Remote Console
Software Development Kit (SDK) - Generic 'C' Language
Software Development Kit (SDK) - Generic 'Java' Language

Carrier Integration and Billing

Hosting Model

ESChat

Verizon PTT+

AT&T EPTT

Quality of Service (QoS) Standard
Quality of Service (QoS) Upgrade
Carrier Interoperability
PTT Service Billing on Verizon Wireless
PTT Service Billing on AT&T
CALEA Compliant

International Language Support

Language

ESChat

Verizon PTT+

AT&T EPTT

English
Spanish
Italian
German
French
Canadian French