An Airbus survey into the state of the professional mobile apps market ran from November 2016 to January 2017. We analysed the 129 responses to the survey and this blog post summarises what we found.Read Article
Need to save lives but also want to save time and money? Tick off these requirements and get the professional apps you need.Read Article
Today, you may have a TETRA network which you and the users are happy with. Chances are, you may still be looking for ways to complement its voice and narrowband data with new mobile applications on smart devices.
Are you worried about the continuity of your current communications? Do you want to avoid four particular risks?Read Article
It seems obvious, doesn’t it? The more output power a PMR radio has, the further it will reach in Direct Mode? But not so, think again.
In fact, more radio power will not give you a much better range in Direct Mode (DMO). Read on to learn why – and to discover the best way to achieve the best Direct Mode range.Read Article
With more of us living in cities than ever before, urban life is under pressure and there seems like there is more of everything – people, traffic, energy use, journeys, pollution, congestion and waste.
Cities will have to get smarter to deal with all this – but how do you tell if your city is smart? How do you know it is evolving to meet these challenges?
Here's a look at four signs that a city is changing and becoming a city of the future.Read Article
A fire brigade commander looks around at the devastating scene before him – a burning lorry is overturned on the highway, threatening to set fire to other vehicles. Injured people stagger from their cars, helped by paramedics and firefighters.
Yet, he has not left his control room. How is it possible?Read Article
When buying new smartphones for your organization, what do you do? Read reviews, talk to colleagues and industry experts?
If you’re confused about all the changing technology, you might even look at market reports on the changes in the rugged smartphone markets.
Reports are fine as far as they go, but eventually you have to bite the bullet and get into the specifics of products and how they are actually used. And to do that, you can’t do better than watching four Tactilon Dabat videos. Here are five reasons you should give them a view:
Airports depend on professional radio communications to run their operations smoothly. By going ‘smart’ and adopting a hybrid network that delivers the best of both TETRA and broadband broadband solutions, airports can reduce operating costs, manage flights more effectively and improve security.Read Article
So it’s finally time. You’ve decided your organization needs new PMR radios. Maybe your next step is to write a RFP (request for proposal), send it out to radio vendors and choose the best offer.
But, how do you identify the best fit? How can you know the radios will meet your needs? How do you pick a vendor that “gets you” and understands the challenges you face? Clearly, you need to identify a list of important criteria and tasks to ensure the right solution.
So hang on, don't send out that RFP before checking these seven things:
Do you sometimes get lost in the world of acronyms and abbreviations? It seems like every day there is a new TLA, or Three Letter Acronym, to get our heads around.
The IT and communications world is full of acronyms, abbreviations and new terms that people just seem to assume everybody knows. This is partly because a lot of new things are being created and they need names and partly because there is a desire to build excitement around a new idea.
It’s no surprise that the world of secure smartphones for professional users is a rich source of new terms and abbreviations. With new threats rearing their heads weekly, developers are fighting to keep networks and terminals secure, producing a stream of new techniques and definitions in the process.
Here are 13 terms from the area of device related security – see if you know your TETRA stack from your bootloader!Read Article