An overview of RapidM


We provide cutting edge technology, specialised services and a wide range of products that maximise connectivity in a variety of market segments. Our technology and products incorporate innovative proprietary designs as well as MIL-STD and STANAG specifications.

We strive to be a reference and to be the de facto provider of high-end radio modem technology by continually focusing on the development of core HF / VHF / UHF technology. Our core technologies include High Speed Data Modems, Data Applications, Secure Voice Solutions and Radio Networking.

Our customers are leading Radio Makers, System Integrators, Armed Forces, Governmental Agencies and First Responders from around the world. We serve our customers through personalised direct relationships and through our network of value added resellers.

 

Our Mission

RapidM’s mission is to continue to focus on the development of core HF/ VHF / UHF technology. We hold ourselves to the highest ethical, professional and technical standards. We strive to add value through:

Development and integration of core technology

Complementing the development capability of our client

Effective interfacing, communication and support

Saving development costs

Reducing time to market

Company Structure

PRODUCTION
ENGINEERING
SUPPORT

Global Presence

We have successfully provided many real-world naval, tactical and governmental communications solutions for customers located in over 45 countries on 6 continents. RapidM provides embedded modems for most of the major global military radio manufacturers as well as a range of high performance modems. RapidM today offers the latest generation Military Standard data modems, world leading Secure Digital Voice solutions, wide-band HF technology, Tactical Data Terminal systems and much more.

Number of continents we do business on
6

Number of countries we do business in
45

Number institutions we do business with
153+

A history of RapidM

RapidM was established in July 2001 to focus solely on the development of core HF radio modems, 2G ALE (Automatic Link Establishment), 3G ALE and HF e-mail software products and services. Since its inception, RapidM has built up significant technical competency in the wireless modem field, especially with regard to conformance with the applicable standards STANAG 4539, STANAG 4285, MIL-STD-188-110B, MIL-STD-188-110A, STANAG 5066, MIL-STD-188-141B, MIL-STD-188-141A
RapidM is also active in the area of 3G ALE and STANAG 4538. Our development team consists of 27 highly skilled Electronic Engineers and Computer Scientists. RapidM has developed cutting edge embedded modem hardware and software for use in standalone or embedded scenarios. The team is committed to continuous improvement of the quality and performance of our products to most importantly, provide priority support to our key clients.

RapidM is ISO 9001:2015 certified.

RapidM is privately owned with significant stakes held by the founder and the management team.

Our Track Record

RapidM has a proven and well established track record, initially in the development of core HF radio modems, 2G ALE and HF e-mail software products and services. RapidM subsequently also focused on the area of STANAG 4538 ARCS including 3G ALE. Since its inception, RapidM has built up significant technical competency in the wireless modem field, especially with regard to conformance with the applicable standards STANAG 4538, STANAG 4539, STANAG 4285, MIL-STD-188-110B, MIL-STD-188-110A, STANAG 5066, MIL-STD-188-141B, MIL-STD-188-141A. We continue to focus on the development of HF / VHF / UHF technologies including secure voice solutions and radio networking.

Our teams of highly skilled Electronic Engineers and Computer Scientists have grown steadily over the years.

Today RapidM provides technology and embedded modules to many of the world’s major international radio manufacturers. RapidM also supplies products to leading system integrators servicing key NATO navies.

Values

RapidM is committed to integrity, customer service and the highest level of technical excellence. We recognize that our success depends on personalized relationships with our customers.

Management Team

Stephan Isebeck
Stephan Isebeck
CEO, RapidM
+27 12 349 0016
Dr. Danie van Wyk
Dr. Danie van Wyk
CTO, RapidM
+27 12 349 0015
Abri Coetzee
Abri Coetzee
Waveforms, RapidM
+27 12 349 0018
Christo Coetzee
Christo Coetzee
Products, RapidM
+27 12 349 0011
Philip Fourie
Philip Fourie
Financial Manager, RapidM
+27 12 349 0002

Key Contacts

Bernhard Böhmer
Bernhard Böhmer
Hardware Specialist
+27 12 349 0004
Jaco Boshoff
Jaco Boshoff
Systems and Software Engineer
+27 12 349 0000
John Minter
John Minter
Systems Validation Engineer
+27 12 349 0019
Janus Krause
Janus Krause
Systems and Software Engineer
+27 12 349 0014
Karel Koster
Karel Koster
Tactical Product Leader
+27 12 349 0007
Rob Furney
Rob Furney
Systems Engineer
+27 12 349 0000
Gert Cronje
Gert Cronje
Embedded Software Engineer
+27 12 349 0005
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