With Formula 1 race car drivers hitting speeds of 360 kilometers an hour -achieving acceleration of more than 5G, or five times the force of the earth's gravity - perhaps it's no surprise that crashes were once part of the scene at Grand Prix races.
Accidents will happen, no matter how prepared professionals are, but good communication can prevent an accident from turning into a disaster.
Reliable, instant communications over the Belgian ASTRID network played a major role in 2011, when a joint operation targeted the cross border drugs traffic between Belgium and the Netherlands.
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. To help achieve its mission and to increase peoples' trust in authorities, Querétaro state is adopting more collaborative ways of working.
South Tyrol, one of Italy’s most mountainous areas benefits from a secure communications system provided by Airbus.
Safeguarding hundreds of thousands of spectators and nearly 1,200 motorcycles at the start of the Enduropale motorcycle race is a big security challenge. In this challenge, the SDIS 62 fire brigade in le Touquet, France benefited from new communication solutions.
Die Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (German for Berlin Transport Company) is Berlin's main public transport company. BVG manages the city's underground railway (U-Bahn), tram, bus and ferry networks. The company uses TETRA communications is its underground and Tetrapol in its overground operations.
Helsinki Metro in Finland is the world's northernmost metro system. They use professional communications to ensure smooth passage for their 90 million passengers per year.