Control rooms

The growing use of mobile broadband, AI and IoT is transforming the way control rooms work. This requires operators to learn new skills, and organisations to think carefully about how to manage a tidal-wave of change

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Frequentis UK appoints Andy Madge as managing director

?Frequentis UK appoints Andy Madge as managing director

Andy Madge, former managing director (MD) of defence and intelligence for Lockheed Martin, joined Frequentis UK’s Managing Board on 1 January 2018, taking responsibility for Frequentis AG’s UK and Ireland ...

Digital first for London airport

London City Airport has approved the development of a new digital air traffic control tower, which will be the first of its kind in the UK.

Plans for the tower include the deployment of 14 high-definition cameras - alongside two pan-tilt-zoom cameras -, intended to ...

Motorola's new ES control room solution

Motorola Solutions has acquired Cyfas Systems’ mobile assets communications system (MACS) for use in emergency services control rooms.

MACS is a unified platform, designed to be part of the ‘new generation’ of control rooms necessitated by the adoption of the ...

Ports of Jersey’s new vessel traffic service (VTS) is in operation

After a rapid implementation programme Ports of Jersey’s modernised control centre system is up and running. Frequentis was selected to modernise the systems through a fully integrated solution and supported by a ten-year maintenance contract. After the factory acceptance test ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Control room procurement

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 ...

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