This year saw my second CCW event, but it was far from being a case of “Déjà-vu”. In my earlier blog post I promised that Airbus would not repeat itself and we did some things very differently.
Here are five of my favourites:
Applications for smartphones go together like strawberries and cream – but where there are apps, there is danger for the smartphone user. Because they are widely used and easy to develop software for, cybercriminals are increasingly targeted Android-based and other mobile devices, using apps as a way in. How should professionals safeguard against this threat?
Let’s get one thing straight – smartphones and apps aren't just for consumers. Professional organisations, including police, fire fighters and paramedics, are using apps. But which apps are they using and what would they like to use more of? The second Airbus Mobile App Survey provides some of the answers.
If your organization has both smartphone users and PMR radio users, are you managing them in the best way? Some users will carry both devices, and will be on different networks. How can you stay on top if your subscriber management tools are separate? There are several characteristics that separate superb subscriber management from the rest of the pack. Here are five must-haves for efficient...
TETRA is a marvelous tool for communicating between individuals, groups and organisations but what of the next level – between whole countries? It is certainly possible – the Inter System Interface or ISI has been around for some years but only now is it really starting to bring practical results as countries link up their authority TETRA networks.
Modern pagers don’t just go beep. Two-way comms let you know exactly who is coming to help with your emergency.
Do you find your radios difficult to use? Ever have the signal drop out, cutting you off from dispatchers? Read on to discover how TETRA radios can solve these challenges as well as others that users and the network may face.
Ever wondered why TETRA radios work the way they do? Could they be more like the devices we use in our everyday lives? Can a smartphone cut it in the demanding world of emergency services? The whole concept of professional communication is changing as it adapts to new ways that people work. A novel product is set to rewrite the rules of professional communication. Read on for the full story.
We often see tables comparing radio technologies or solutions, with 'group call' marked with a single yes/no check box. Yet, is that really fair? A group call is much more than 'yes, it can be done', or 'no, only one-to-one calls are possible'. How much more? A lot more. Here are ten capabilities that first spring to mind when I think about group calls.
Your new duty mobile phone or hybrid device looks good and will keep you and your customers safe – but how do you make sure you will still have battery power left at the end of your shift? Most smartphones use Li-On batteries these days – and here are eight great ways to make your device run for longer between recharges.