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World record kitesurfing attempt to be assisted by Icom UK

Andy Larder, one of the UK’s leading Pro Kitesurfers, is attempting to smash a world record by being the first person to kite surf from Lands End to John o' Groats – the length of Britain and a total distance of 1,190 miles – with the support of a number of companies from the marine industry ...

Icom UK to showcase IC-GM600 and IC-GM800 transceivers at Seawork

Icom UK has announced plans to showcase three new marine radios – the IC-GM600 and IC-GM800 transceivers and preview its IC-M93D, a floating handheld, at Seawork International.

The commercial marine and workboat event, taking place between 14 and 16 June at Mayflower Park in ...

Barrett Communications releases Barrett 4050 HF SDR

Barrett Communications has released the Barrett 4050 HF SDR (Software-Defined Radio), a new generation of HF transceiver combining Software-Defined Radio technology.

Its features include a touch screen interface and its aimed at a broad market including peacekeeping, commercial ...

Handheld Group releases new model of the Nautiz X1 compact handheld

Handheld Group, a manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, has announced the release of its first certified intrinsically safe model of the Nautiz X1 compact handheld.

The product is being brought to market through a collaboration between Handheld Group and MCS (Mining Consultancy ...


Ofcom sets out plans to speed up Wi-Fi using sub-band

Ofcom has today (13 May) set out plans to make Wi-Fi connections faster for millions of people across the UK by proposing to open up an additional "sub-band" within the 5 GHz frequency range.

These extra channels, which are already being used in the US, could be opened up in the next ...

CW launches Discovering Automotive Start-Ups Competition

Cambridge Wireless (CW) is launching a new Discovering Automotive Start-Ups Competition, in collaboration with Magna International Inc., one of the world’s largest global automotive suppliers. Ten innovative start-ups or research institutions will be selected from the entrants to present their ...

European Commission blocks proposed acquisition of O2 by Hutchison

The European Commission has blocked the proposed acquisition of Telefonica Europe plc (O2 UK) by CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd's (CKHH) under the EU Merger Regulation.

Today's decision follows an in-depth investigation by the Commission of the deal, which would have combined the UK's second ...


Ip.access launches nanoVirt small cell gateway

Ip.access, an independent small cell product and solution provider, has launched its nanoVirt small cell gateway.

NanoVirt software integrates ip.access’ 2G, 3G and 4G small cell management and access control functions as virtualised components, running in a carrier-grade Virtual Machine ...

Sepura signs technical partnership to develop DMR in motorsport

Sepura has signed an exclusive technical partnership agreement with Erebus Motorsport, an Australian motor racing team, to develop the use of digital mobile radio (DMR) technology within the motorsport arena.

The collaboration will see Erebus use Sepura products throughout 2016, for both ...

Historic Royal Palaces to use DMR Tier II radio systems from Sepura

Sepura has been chosen to provide DMR Tier II communication systems for five of the palaces cared for by independent charity Historic Royal Palaces (HRP).

The networks, which comprise 500 radios and eight repeaters, have replaced HRP’s legacy analogue system at the Tower of London, ...

New 50W Procom diplexer

Procom has released its PRO-DIPX 520/790-2700 diplexer for 0 to 520 MHz and 790 to 2700 MHz frequencies.

It features a Chebychev filter design and ensures very high isolation across the entire pass ranges in addition to very low insertion loss. The diplexer is also IP67 rated making it ...

Cobham Wireless installs DAS on superyacht

?One of the first installations of Cobham Wireless’ Distributed Antenna System (DAS) on a luxury superyacht has taken place to provide LTE and 3G services to passengers and cut the cost of on-board connectivity while near the shoreline.

Cobham, a provider of wireless coverage and ...


Ericsson announces IoT Accelerator development platform for organisations

?Ericsson has announced plans to release an IoT Accelerator that combines "horizontal, feature-rich platforms with services" and creates a marketplace for collaboration and monetisation to aid the development and deployment of new IoT solutions.

IoT Accelerator will be available at the ...


EE to provide 95% landmass 4G coverage by 2020

As part of a new strategy, EE has set itself the objective of expanding the geographical reach of its 4G network in the UK from the 60 per cent seen today to 95 per cent by 2020. This would increase the proportion of the UK’s population covered by the network from 95 per cent to 99.8 per cent. As ...

Cobham SATCOM now shipping world's first dual mode BGAN/LTE M2M terminal

?Cobham SATCOM has started shipping its new EXPLORER 540 BGAN M2M terminal, which it claims is the “world’s first” M2M communication terminal designed to operate on both Inmarsat BGAN (Broadband Global Area Network) and LTE/3G/2G cellular networks. The terminal has received Inmarsat Class 2 Type ...

Juniper Systems' Mesa 2 rugged tablet ready for shipping

Juniper Systems Limited, a rugged computer manufacturer, has announced that its Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet is now ready for shipping.

The company claims that it is the “only ultra-rugged tablet running Microsoft Windows 10” and is the first Windows 10 computer produced by Juniper Systems. The ...


DeWalt and Global Mobile Communications release rugged Android smartphone

DeWalt and Global Mobile Communications have developed the DEWALT MD501 Android smartphone for day-to-day use within the construction industry. It has a IP68 rating (the device is waterproof, dustproof and weatherproof) and dual micro SIMs (to allow differentiated business/personal use. It also has ...

B-APCO 2016: Bringing data to the dispatcher

Which trends and user needs are driving innovation in public safety control rooms? Laurence Doe tours the B-APCO Show’s exhibition hall to find out

Mike Isherwood, sales and marketing director at APD, speaking at the B-APCO Show on the future of control rooms Meeting the needs of ...
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