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7 quick tips: this year's best pieces of content »

Happy Holidays! Take a look at the most popular, most attractive contents on the Airbus / Secure Land Communications website. As a bonus, I will also recommend one topical blog post and one interesting document which both deserve a wider audience!

21 Dec 2020 by Tiina Saaristo  |  8 min read
Critical communications, Professional apps, Push-to-talk service

How to avoid the 7 biggest location tracking mistakes »

Bringing smart or hybrid devices into professional use involves a lot of decisions - in many cases, they're not ones you want to jump into without a little thought or planning. Introducing location tracking of people and objects is one of these, but some common mistakes can restrict your results, often without you even realizing they exist. There are seven common mistakes you’ll want to avoid.

1 Dec 2020 by Mika Myllymäki  |  12 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, TETRA and 5G, Professional apps, Hybrid devices

Four facts that make you smarter about professional app trends »

In 2020, the fifth consecutive Airbus survey into the state of professional apps gathered insights from hundreds of professionals like yourself. The survey identified how your peers adopt apps, and this year’s report reveals their priorities, challenges and plans as well. What were the key findings? Let’s find out.

20 Nov 2020 by Tapio Savunen  |  6 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, TETRA and 5G, Professional apps

Do you have this wrong idea about IP protection ratings for mobile devices? »

What do you think - which mobile device has better protection against dust and water, one with IP65 classification or another that is IP67 rated? IP67, right? Because the number is bigger? Wrong. A mobile device with IP67 rating is not necessarily better than IP65. But why? This blog post explains all about IP protection ratings.

12 Nov 2020 by Jukka Saari  |  9 min read
Critical communications, TETRA radios, Hybrid devices

3+1 secrets of successful webinars »

With the Covid crisis devastating 2020’s exhibition and business events calendar, causing widespread cancellations, events managers are rethinking their approach and coming up with new ideas. Online now leads the way, but what are the secrets of a successful webinar?

5 Nov 2020 by Igor Vinogradoff  |  6 min read
Critical communications, Events

Why professional smartphones need secure, special gadgets »

This is the fifth in a series of blogs on how to bring smart and hybrid devices, complete with apps, into professional use. The posts cover key topics that help organizations move from traditional radio communication to a system that adds complementary broadband data. Today’s question is: Why do professional smartphones need secure, special gadgets?

27 Oct 2020 by Jukka Saari  |  16 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Professional apps

Fear? Not if you secure your push-to-talk cloud the right way! »

Many professional organizations see a lot of potential in having their communication services hosted in the cloud, but have some concerns about data security. Should they be afraid of the cloud? Do cloud services bring more benefits than they raise security concerns?

13 Oct 2020 by Mika Myllymäki  |  10 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Professional apps, Push-to-talk service

9 proven methods that are winning Mexican citizens' trust »

If people don’t trust the police, they are less likely to call them for help, which undermines the justice system. Recognizing the importance of public confidence, Querétaro state in Mexico has implemented several initiatives to build greater trust in its police. In this exclusive interview, Mr. Juan Martin Granados Torres, Secretary of Government, State of Querétaro, reveals nine proven methods...

6 Oct 2020 by Sergio Solorzano  |  10 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Professional apps, Tetrapol

15 things your boss expects you to know about RFID, NFC and IoT »

Let’s say your organization has decided to adopt broadband and apps for professional use. How are RFID, NFC and IoT related to that? Do you need to consider these technologies? If yes, then how? This blog post gives you an overview.

28 Aug 2020 by Jukka Saari  |  19 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Professional apps