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Three ways the Experts on Mission Critical webinars blew my mind »

Airbus arranged five webinars about mission critical push-to-talk in the autumn of 2020 and another five webinars in 2021. For me, as the host for the webinars, three things really blew my mind!

9 Sep 2021 by Igor Vinogradoff  |  7 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Events, TETRA and 5G, Professional apps, Push-to-talk service

The first things you need to know about adopting mission-critical smartphones and apps »

Public safety organizations and businesses already use smart devices for non-critical purposes. Now however, thanks to 5G technology, these organizations can have mission-critical broadband that ensures the use of smart devices in all of their critical operations. So how should organizations go about this adoption?

18 Jun 2021 by Catalin Gheorghiu  |  11 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Professional apps, Hybrid devices

7 things you need to know about PTT services »

A push-to-talk (PTT) solution lets you talk to a group of people at the press of a button. With PTT on your smartphone, you don't have to waste time making multiple calls to coordinate with your team. But that’s just the start. Choose a strong PTT service and you can expect even more. How much more? Read these 7 tips about PTT services to find out. Some of them may surprise you!

28 May 2021 by Piia Nikula  |  9 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Professional apps, Push-to-talk service

How to recognize a professional push-to-talk application »

A professional push-to-talk app has to deliver certain things which a generic PTT app cannot deliver at all. When choosing a PTT app for professional use, what should you look for? We look at 17 must-haves for a professional PTT app.

16 Feb 2021 by Pierre-Yves Roy  |  9 min read
Public safety apps, 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  |  11 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  |  5 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, TETRA and 5G, Professional apps

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...

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