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.

Remote alarms on radios boost safety and sales

Linking alarms to DMR radio networks can realise considerable benefits for end-users. The connection not only enhances the safety of personnel and protection of valuable assets, but it also enables the customer to get more value out of the radio system, as James Atkinson reports

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60 seconds with GlobalView Systems' Chris Davies

Chris Davies, engineering support manager at GlobalView Systems, discusses his time in the two-way radio industry

How do you spend a typical working day?Supporting our partners so they can provide the correct solutions to their customers. There are so many different system protocols out ...

PTT over Cellular: A brave new world

Push-to-talk over Cellular (PoC) solutions have been in the market for years but are starting to come into their own thanks to 4G networks and new hardware designed for PTT users, especially for those on the move. Sam Fenwick looks at the current state of play

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5G and cybersecurity: New tech, new problems

Paul Bradley, Gemalto’s 5G strategy and partnerships director, discusses 5G’s security implications and the current cybersecurity landscape with Sam Fenwick

Paul Bradley has an incredibly wide-ranging role – he has to keep up to date with the latest thinking around 5G, spot market trends ...

How to buy ruggedised laptops

If you need to use the latest processor hungry applications while taking all the punishment the elements can throw at you, then these are for you. Simon Creasey has the details

The phrase ‘rugged laptop’ covers a vast array of different computers. These devices range from laptops that ...

Swaledale Mountain Rescue's DMR Tier III system - a backup for ESN?

Philip Mason visits Swaledale Mountain Rescue, whose recent roll-out of DMR Tier III may just point the way to a viable off-network ESN fallback

There are massive implications, both good and bad, for UK public safety comms following the imminent roll-out of the Emergency Services ...

Smart pallets: Boosting supply chain visibility

Keeping track of goods can be difficult, given the sheer size of modern supply chains. Sam Fenwick investigates the use of smart, IoT-enabled pallets which have much potential in this area

The next time you wander through a warehouse or storage yard, spare a thought for the humble ...

Local authorities' Wi-Fi rollout

Philip Mason examines the efforts being made by local authorities to roll out free ?Wi-Fi in town centres

Convenient access to the internet has become essential. We now expect ever-increasing data speeds at home, whether that’s to stream content from Netflix, communicate ...

60 seconds with Ofcom's Vaughan John

Vaughan John, Ofcom's head of business radio, discusses his role and the challenges facing business radio

How do you spend most of your time?I am the principal spectrum policy manager with responsibility for business radio, programme making, and special events and TV white space. I spend ...


Convergence creates value

(Advertisement feature) Aiwu Peng, vice president of ZTE Trunking Technology Corporation speaks to Sam Fenwick about narrowband-broadband convergence, a trend recognised by the top vendors in the critical communications industry at CCW 2017, and what his company is doing to make it a reality.

How to buy vehicle telematics

While vehicle telematics systems are increasingly commonplace, procuring them can be frustrating. Wise Procurement’s Phil Murphy speaks to Sam Fenwick about how it can be made far less stressful

The benefits of telematics systems working in concert with managers who can take the data ...

Tackling dementia with IoT

With average life expectancy in the UK increasing markedly in recent decades, Philip Mason explores how the Internet of Things is helping to monitor and treat age-related illness

According to the Office for National Statistics, recent decades have witnessed life expectancy in the UK ...

The rush for 5G

ETSI CTO Adrian Scrase shares his personal views with Sam Fenwick on the push by operators to roll out 5G ahead of schedule and the technology’s implications for PMR

Adrian Scrase was first introduced to the world of international standards in the mid-1980s, while he was working for the ...

Autonomous trucks – the story so far

Autonomous vehicle technology isn’t just about getting people from A to B. Sam Fenwick looks at the recent progress towards self-driving trucks

Much of the push for autonomous trucks comes from the huge potential cost savings. Drivers account for roughly a third of total costs – an issue ...

Two-way radio apprenticeships: in short supply

Apprenticeships in the two-way radio sector are useful – when they are available. But that’s the problem: they aren’t always offered – especially technical ones. Vaughan O’Grady asks why

Apprenticeships in the two-way radio sector cover a wide range of functions. As Paul Griffiths, group ...

60 seconds with BAPCO's Ian Thompson

Ian Thompson, chief executive of British APCO, talks to Land Mobile about his career in public safety communications

How do you spend most of your time at work?It’s a mixture of sitting in front of a computer, making phone calls and travelling to meet people. No week is the same.What’s ...


How to buy enterprise mobility management

In pursuit of ever greater productivity, many organisations have embraced mobile working strategies, but it’s a complex area, requiring dedicated software and expertise. Kate O’Flaherty has the details

Mobility is enabling new ways of working, but companies also need to manage and secure ...

Comms from ship to shore

Philip Mason explores how cutting-edge technology is being used to overcome the obstacles to digital communication inherent in a shipping and container port environment

Ports and shipping is a unique sector, both in terms of the logistics involved in successfully doing business, and in ...

Highways: boosting safety and efficiency with wireless comms

The need to keep road workers safe and ensuring that they can work quickly and efficiently in remote locations is driving interest in wireless comms. Sam Fenwick has the details

Keeping Britain moving is not without its challenges. Congestion, accidents and weather can conspire to bring ...

Benefiting from intelligence at the network edge

Paul Steinberg, CTO of Motorola Solutions, speaks to Sam Fenwick about his company’s efforts to use AI and machine learning to bring the right data to the user in the right way

Paul Steinberg presides over a huge range of research and development activities, ranging from RF engineering ...

60 seconds with Simoco's Mike Norfield

Mike Norfield, Simoco Wireless Solutions' Group CEO, talks about his career in the two-way radio industry

How do you spend most of your time at work?I spend a lot of time travelling, as I feel it’s important to meet with customers and staff from across all our operations as often as ...

One to many with intelligent messaging

(Advertisement feature) Boomerang's CEO Peter Tanner discusses how automated digital messaging systems are helping organisations handle major incidents and easily communicate at scale

Advertisement feature Why do businesses need more sophisticated messaging solutions?There is relentless ...

How to buy control rooms

Big changes are in store for control rooms, but there are differing philosophies when it comes to procurement. Sam Fenwick has the details

There is a tidal wave of change bearing down on control rooms, and while it’s for the right reasons and will benefit user organisations and the ...
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