In-Depth

Land Mobile's in-depth features focus on the use of wireless communications within vertical markets (often in the form of on-site case studies), interviews with senior industry figures, insight pieces looking at topical issues and articles with tips on procuring wireless devices and services.

Looking back at 2017: So long and thanks for all the tech

As another year draws to an end, Sam Fenwick hears from figures across the wireless comms industry about the trends they have seen in 2017 and their predictions for 2018

Trying to look back on a year can be difficult, as our industry is one of incremental changes and is no respecter of ...

Modest little heroes

Brian Back, Radio Data Networks’ founder and managing director, talks to Sam Fenwick about the water industry’s use of wireless sensors for real-time command and control

Speaking to Brian Back, the founder of Radio Data Networks – a radio telemetry/mission-critical IoT provider – and ...

First port of call

Philip Mason looks at how the inventive use of digital communications technology is helping to solve age-old problems within the port and maritime environment

Ports are some of the most demanding environments to kit out when it comes to digital communications.There are a variety of ...

A helping hand for retailers

While retailers have been preparing for the Christmas rush, several companies have been coming up with a number of ways to make their lives easier, as Sam Fenwick discovers

One of the most popular entry points for retailers as far as two-way radio is concerned is PMR446, given that it ...

In the market for... lone-worker devices

Lone-worker devices and systems can play a key role when it comes to keeping employees safe out of hours. But when it comes to their procurement, there is a great deal to consider, as Simon Creasey discovers

Few communication sectors have as little margin for error than lone working. ...

A fitting end to an eventful year

Sam Fenwick reports from PMRExpo, the recent Ofcom BRIG meeting and FCS Business Radio 2017

PMRExpo certainly didn’t disappoint, with both its conference and exhibition (pictured right) giving some valuable insights into the biggest trends in the PMR market.Tony Gray, chief executive of ...

Investing for the future

(Advertisement feature) These are changing times for the UK’s two-way radio industry, with Brexit looming large on the horizon. Refusing to take the easy “wait and see” approach, Airsys has been investing heavily in all areas of its business to help support its partners through the continuing ...

Analogue radios in an IP World

(Advertisement feature) TC Communications discusses how leased line users affected by ageing copper networks can embrace the new world of IP without any loss of audio quality

Radio communication networks have long relied on copper lines for infrastructure, but as the copper degrades over ...

Fast and easy radio programming over Wi-Fi

(Advertisement feature) Programming over Wi-Fi has made managing Mike Weaver Communications’ fleet of two-way radios faster and easier

Motorola Solutions’ RM2 programming software now enables MOTOTRBO radios to be programmed via Wi-Fi and its speed and convenience has made Mike Weaver, ...

A safe port in a storm

(Advertisement feature) TP Radio’s latest intrinsically safe radio pushes the boat out on battery life and output power

You’re in the middle of a storm on an oil carrier. The wine-dark sea is spilling over the deck in raging torrents and if that wasn’t enough to deal with, there’s an ...

Cyber security: The latest thinking

Ransomware, vulnerabilities targeting Wi-Fi and IoT botnets are putting firms at risk. But new tools and techniques are emerging to help companies fight back, as Kate O’Flaherty discovers

Nearly half of all UK companies suffered a breach over the past 12 months, according to the ...

The direct approach

John Swarbrick, founder and CEO of Andromeda, a company focusing on LTE devices and PTT over Cellular (PoC), speaks to Sam Fenwick about the organisation’s development of a PoC device with direct mode

Five years ago, John Swarbrick had a potentially life or death problem while sitting in ...

Wireless comms in the security sector: unlocking efficiency

Keeping people and premises safe is often a thankless task, with considerable pressure to keep costs as low as possible. Sam Fenwick looks at how wireless comms is helping security firms get the most from their staff and equipment

A company’s security function is much like our immune ...

Public safety alerting: a new era

Philip Mason explores the integral role played by the BAPCO accreditation scheme in the development of emergency services ‘alerting’ apps

Many UK emergency services are currently rolling out smart devices to the front line, something which has prompted much discussion – not least in the ...

EMM vs MDM: Insights from a MobileIron deployment

Which is best – enterprise mobility management or mobile device management? For ICT supplier Bamboo, the answer is definitely the former, explains its managing director Lorrin White

Anyone who has worked in ICT for a while will know it is almost impossible to go a day without using an ...

In the market for... PTT over Cellular

There is a lot of buzz at the moment about using Push-To-Talk over Cellular services in conjunction with smartphones, but if you are looking to invest in them, what do you need to consider? Simon Creasey investigates

Push-To-Talk over Cellular (PoC) applications have been around for ...

Your problems, our solutions

(Advertisement feature) This has been a special year for Motorola Solutions for many reasons and the company is looking ahead to PMRExpo, where it will be showcasing several new products

For 89 years, Motorola Solutions has been helping people be their best in the moments that matter. It ...

Dispatching: Keeping it simple

(Advertisement feature) Tassta’s TR.Pro compact dispatcher supports multiple two-way radio vendors and is designed to be used by anyone, without any need for prior training or experience

Today’s two-way radio dispatching software packages are powerful and feature-rich, but this often ...

SOTI Sync: The power of remote control

The annual SOTI Sync event was a great way to catch up with the latest thinking in terms of enterprise mobility management. Sam Fenwick has the details

SOTI’s annual event, which focuses on the company’s and its partners’ recent efforts in the world of enterprise mobility management ...

Mobility matters

Working on the move is increasingly business-critical, and enterprise mobility management solutions are often used to reduce the headaches associated with managing large fleets of devices. SOTI founder Carl Rodrigues speaks to Sam Fenwick about what his company is doing to make things easier

IoT: LPWA technologies’ struggle for supremacy

The hype over the Internet of Things might be fading away, but much effort is under way to roll out low-power wide-area networks. At the same time, some question if the market’s vast potential can be realised while it remains divided between so many technologies. Sam Fenwick reports

The ...

In the market for... Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi networks are now a strategic necessity for many organisations, so careful consideration must be given to the choice of manufacturer and system integrator, as James Atkinson finds out

Wi-Fi is a ‘must have’ these days, but organisations need to be very clear about why they are using ...

The right tools for the job

Construction companies rely on both two-way radio and broadband connectivity to help safeguard their workers and ensure they are all following the same plan, as Sam Fenwick discovers

Construction is big business, accounting for roughly seven per cent of UK GDP, or around £110bn a year. ...

Ready for take-off

Philip Mason looks at how the use of digital communications technology is helping Gatwick Airport to streamline its processes

Of the many sectors that are dependent on the use of comms, aviation is one of the most mission-critical, involving as it does life-or-death information being ...

An end to alarm headaches

(Advertisement feature) Dealerships and channel partners are being increasingly asked to integrate two-way radios with alarm systems, but this can be surprisingly difficult and time-consuming. GlobalView Systems has the answer

Digital two-way radio has been embraced by the UK PMR market, ...
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