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How to skillfully integrate PMR with an advanced push-to-talk service? »

Are your factory's processes depending on efficient communication? Here are some good news. Advanced PTT brings technological improvements that your previous onsite communication system could only dream of: Enhanced audio quality means clearer instructions and requests. This means fewer misunderstandings and greater responsiveness.  Users can send images and videos. They say a picture is...

7 Feb 2020 by Mika Myllymäki  |  Critical communications , Professional apps

How to improve situational awareness when managing large events - case football fireworks »

Security systems that share intelligence, allow for collaboration and go beyond radio communications empower professionals to focus fully on their mission. Just imagine the following drama - 

13 Jan 2020 by Päivi Laakso-Kuivalainen  |  Public safety apps , Critical communications , Events

Want to get the most out of TETRA and 4G/5G? Follow this tip »

There is a lot of talk about TETRA and 4G/5G, both together and separately.  Some may think that TETRA is already yesterday’s technology and 4G/5G is the bright hope of tomorrow. The truth is that both have their benefits and limitations – but the trick is how to combine these technologies to get the best of both worlds?

18 Dec 2019 by Catalin Gheorghiu  |  Public safety apps , Critical communications , TETRA radios , TETRA future , Professional apps

Professional apps – what do users need right now? »

Public safety and other professionals have come a long way with mobile apps, with around two thirds now using apps in their day-to-day work. The landscape is very different from only five years ago. User organizations are no longer simply planning to use mobile apps, but are making growing use of the many advantages that apps have to offer. Yet, apps are still not being adopted in a...

11 Dec 2019 by Tapio Savunen  |  Public safety apps , Critical communications , Professional apps

How to easily adopt a smart push-to-talk solution for industry use »

Many industries are currently facing the need for digitalizing their team communication solutions. Moving from push-to-talk radios to futureproof smart solutions requires lots of planning to succeed. But how to avoid major pitfalls in transition? And how to guarantee the continuity of operations and to keep up the performance throughout the changes?

5 Dec 2019 by Piia Nikula  |  Critical communications , Professional apps

Battery life: What to look for in your duty smartphone? »

As a mission-critical user, you need to keep your communication device(s) charged and ready to go at all times. There’s no room for running out of battery in critical situations. But what do you need to know about battery life before bringing smartphones or hybrid devices into professional use? Below are the five essential things you’ll want to consider.

25 Oct 2019 by Jukka Saari  |  Public safety apps , Critical communications , Professional apps

How to recognize a professional push-to-talk application »

There are things that a professional push-to-talk app just has to deliver, but a generic PTT app cannot. When choosing a PTT app for professional use, what should you look for? We look at 12 must-haves for a professional PTT app.

2 Oct 2019 by Pierre-Yves Roy  |  Public safety apps , Critical communications , Professional apps

How to build broadband for public safety - and get results »

Want to make a success of introducing mission-critical broadband to public safety? Read our three pointers to a successful project and get a tip on where you can find more information.

13 Aug 2019 by Tapio Savunen  |  Critical communications , TETRA future

How to use TETRA and smartphones in a hybrid way »

This is the second in a series of blog posts on how to bring smart and hybrid devices into professional use. We cover many topics to help organizations move from traditional radio communication to a system that adds complementary broadband data. Today’s question is: How to use TETRA and smartphones in a hybrid way, or in other words: How does TETRA fit with smartphones?

9 Jul 2019 by Jukka Saari  |  Critical communications , TETRA radios , TETRA future