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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  |  17 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Professional apps

5 fascinating ways to use critical professional apps »

According to Airbus' fifth annual mobile apps survey, one of the biggest challenges faced by user organizations is finding apps that solve real problems, while also being secure. To help you narrow down your search, here are five of the most fascinating examples of LTE and TETRA working with applications.

17 Jun 2020 by Rahim Zaknoun  |  11 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Professional apps

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 improve situational awareness when managing large events - case football fireworks »

Security systems that share intelligence, allow for collaboration and go beyond radio communications empower professionals to focus fully on their mission. Just imagine the following drama - 

13 Jan 2020 by Päivi Laakso-Kuivalainen  |  4 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Events

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

Battery life: What to look for in your duty smartphone? »

As a mission-critical user, you do not want your devices to run 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? What are the most important smartphone battery requirements? There are five essential things you’ll want to consider.

25 Oct 2019 by Jukka Saari  |  8 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