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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.

Standards are key to the connected car

If autonomous and connected vehicles are to rule the road a host of stakeholders need to work together to build solutions. Tom Blackie explains how connected car standards can benefit everyone

Arguably, the modern connected car really began to take off when Ford Sync was announced in ...

What would Brexit mean for the UK's wireless comms industry?

?The referendum to decide whether the UK will either remain in or leave the EU is one of the most important decisions our electorate will ever be asked to make. However, while plenty has been said about immigration and the now-infamous £350 million a week figure, there's been little discussion on ...

The attack of the robot grocers

The Cambridge Wireless Connected Devices SIG meeting sparked wide-ranging discussion on provocative topics; from the tussle between low power wide area (LPWA) players and the cellular industry to robot swarms. Sam Fenwick reports

The Cambridge Wireless Connected Devices SIG meeting ...

IoT: Business radio’s worst enemy?

April’s Ofcom Business Radio Interest Group meeting discussed many things, including e-licensing, the threat from IoT devices, Ofcom’s licensee survey and LTE in the 450 to 470 MHz band. Sam Fenwick brings you the highlights

Ofcom’s Russell Kent-Smith, director of sector policy, gave an ...

Radio for Airsoft: ‘There’s no bombs without comms’

Communications are critical in any warzone, even if bullets are replaced with plastic pellets. Laurence Doe examines how Airsoft players and staff utilise radio

‘There’s no action without communication’ – that’s how an Airsoft player explained the phrase in the headline to me. Whether ...

The art of radio network maintenance

Whether it’s a one base-station system or a nationwide emergency setup, two-way networks are more robust than ever. However, that doesn’t mean maintenance can be ignored. Vaughan O’Grady discovers what can go wrong

When it comes to two-way radio networks there’s no shortage of useful ...

Radio over IP: Quick and easy?

With spectrum availability an increasing concern in the capital, Jon Severs takes a look at radio over IP technology, which removes the need for a radio licence

Traditional two-way radio networks are an often-unacknowledged operational necessity for the majority of companies. A good ...

Anritsu signs UK distribution agreement with Electro Rent UK

Anritsu Corporation, a provider of innovative test and measurement solutions for advanced and converged networks, has signed a distribution agreement with Electro Rent UK – a provider of new and used test equipment for rent, lease or purchase.

Under the terms of the new agreement, ...


MWC: Taking both hands off the wheel

Sam Fenwick takes a look at the key talking points around connected and autonomous vehicles at this year’s Mobile World Congress

The Mercedes-Benz AG F015 concept car was just one autonomous car idea showcased at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona While the telecom industry ...

PMR communication: Past, present and future

Chris Lorek describes PMR users’ relationships with radio tech over the years

Some of us remember when two-way radio vehicular equipment used valve transceivers and dynamo generators. Transistor technology eventually took over and transceivers became smaller, with handhelds also ...

LoRa: Kickstarting IoT innovation in the UK

As interest in the Internet of Things grows Low Power Wide Area technologies are competing for the comms industry’s attention. One that’s widening user access is LoRa, explains Alun Lewis

While the cellular community is working on standards to provide the kinds of connectivity required ...

Making the move to cloud

Cloud can increase organisations’ flexibility, agility and efficiency. However, migration must be done with a clear strategy in mind, explains Kate O’Flaherty

According to analyst Gartner, the worldwide public cloud services market will rise 16.5 per cent in 2016 to $204 billion (£141 ...

B-APCO 2016: Migrating to LTE

The global public safety community is following the migration of the UK’s emergency services from TETRA to LTE with considerable interest. Sam Fenwick reports from B-APCO 2016, which provided an update on the programme

B-APCO 2016: Migrating to LTE The B-APCO Show 2016, which took ...

Getac launches S410 semi-rugged laptop

?Getac has launched a semi-rugged laptop, the S410, which has the footprint of a business notebook, but with the features of a fully-rugged device, such as hot-swappable batteries.

Designed to survive a three foot drop, the S410 is also resistant to dust and water ingress (IP51 rated), ...

Testing the connected car

Before in-vehicle wireless communications technology can be mass manufactured it must undergo rigorous testing. To mitigate this time-heavy expense automotive manufacturers can learn from the mobile comms sector, explains Sarabjit Singh.

utomotive manufacturers are equipping new ...

The need for satellite

Laurence Doe takes a look at a market making an impact from outer space

Satellite development is being driven by the need to supply data to remote locations The first communication satellite Telstar 1 was designed by US telecommunications company AT&T and launched on 10 July 1962. It ...

Ofcom BRIG: The need for evidence

he UHF strategic review, the possible release of Home Office spectrum and the future introduction of LTE into the 450-470 MHz band were touched on at the Ofcom Business Radio Interest Group (BRIG) meeting. Land Mobile reports.

The pace of construction in London has led to congestion and ...

In-building insulation: pulling up the drawbridge

An Englishman’s home is his castle, and with the rise of new energy efficient building materials that is ringing uncomfortably true. Sam Fenwick reports from the recent Cambridge Wireless ‘Wireless in the built environment’ event.

Professor Richard Langley, head of the Communications ...

BLE: Baby-steps for Bluetooth

Low energy versions of Bluetooth promise vastly expanded applications at lower cost. Various sectors could benefit from the better tracking of assets and people such technology permits. But, asks Vaughan O’Grady, is that happening yet?

Once seen as a form of cable-replacing short-range ...
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