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Your ABC guide to smartphone security terms »

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. Even the not-abbreviated terms may be confusing. This blog post explains13 terms related to smartphone security.

30 Jun 2017 by Christophe Calvez  |  6 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications

Success stories and case studies from around the world »

Across the world, professionals rely on their radios when communication is critical. Our customers are professionals representing public safety, transport, industry and other organizations who need reliable and secure radio communication solutions in their daily work. Meet some of our customers through Customer Stories!

16 Jun 2017 by Tapio Mäkinen  |  3 min read
Critical communications

How to fix 4 common problems for medical teams »

All medical professionals face the same problem – constantly up against the clock while trying to save lives. This involves plenty of teamwork, particularly in trauma teams and emergency surgery. Delaying an extra second could mean someone’s life, so it’s vital that team members work together seamlessly. But even the most efficient teams need a little help.Professional radio communications can...

2 Jun 2017 by Jouni Kemppainen  |  6 min read
Critical communications, TETRA radios, Comms for medical teams

A few of my favourite things at CCW 2017 »

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:

26 May 2017 by Igor Vinogradoff  |  5 min read
Critical communications, Events

Why not have both TETRA and LTE? »

If you are a PMR professional, it is almost certain that you have used broadband and apps professionally or thought about it. It is true that broadband technologies such as LTE offer great possibilities. New multimedia-enriched messaging or video transmissions from the field can bring new efficiencies to everyday operations. Where does trusty TETRA fit in these scenarios? The answer: TETRA and...

19 May 2017 by Tapio Mäkinen  |  3 min read
Critical communications, TETRA future

What is the professional approach to smartphone security? »

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?

12 May 2017 by Christophe Calvez  |  3 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications

8 things I would like to have seen in Key Touch magazine »

I’ll let you in on a little secret. For every article that appears in Key Touch magazine, the editors come up with ideas for at least seven more. They may work on some and realize that, for one reason or another, there isn’t a story there for a magazine. Or the idea will be postponed. Here’s another secret – or actually, eight of them. These are 8 topics that have been presented as an idea for...

5 May 2017 by Tiina Saaristo  |  5 min read
Critical communications

More excitement at CCW 2017 »

This time last year, I knew nothing about Critical Communications World – I hadn’t even visited it. Yet I found myself planning and producing Airbus’ presence at the show. Was I excited, scared? You bet I was. Yet everything went well and this year, I'm still excited but no longer scared by the prospect of CCW17. There are three reasons:

28 Apr 2017 by Igor Vinogradoff  |  2 min read
Critical communications, Events

Which apps would professionals like to use? »

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.

21 Apr 2017 by Mika Myllymäki  |  2 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications