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Six professional app trends you need to know »

Users are increasingly ready for secure, professional and even cloud-based apps to be part of their operations. This is one of the notable trends revealed by Airbus’ latest survey into the professional apps market. What else did the survey find?

6 May 2020 by Tapio Savunen  |  6 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, TETRA future, Professional apps

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  |  7 min read
Critical communications, Professional apps

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  |  5 min read
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  |  3 min read
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  |  6 min read
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  |  7 min read
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  |  7 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Professional apps

What is the secret recipe for successful public safety command? »

People living in Mexico’s state of Querétaro are among the safest in the country – and with 2,000,000 citizens to look after, keeping them that way is a tall order. One of the world’s most exciting and modern command centres is part of the reason. But what’s behind the centre’s success?

25 Jun 2019 by Minna Kuronen  |  5 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Professional apps, Tetrapol

This is what professionals really want to know about hybrid devices »

If you’re keen to know how to get the best of professional radio and combine it with all the advantages of modern smartphone apps, you’ve come to the right place. Over the last three years, visitors to our website have been telling us about their biggest challenges when buying radios. One of the most common topics was about how to combine TETRA and 4G/5G. Inspired by that, I present “17...

18 Jun 2019 by Catalin Gheorghiu  |  22 min read
Critical communications, TETRA radios, TETRA future, Professional apps