Technology

While many of the fundamentals are the same, different sectors can have very different requirements when it comes to wireless communications. With this in mind, we've split our content down into sectors, so that you can quickly find the information that's most relevant to your business or organisation

Exhibition Wi-Fi: Best in show

Providing visitors with good connectivity in exhibition venues with Wi-Fi is not easy. Sam Fenwick gathers some tips on how to improve performance.

Digital underground

Philip Mason digs into the communications technology currently being used by mining companies to maximise profits and keep their workers safe.

Two-way radio adds value in hospitality

The hospitality sector has simple radio requirements – but emerging, innovative applications are helping firms to compete. Kate O’Flaherty has the details

Wireless in healthcare: self-help 2.0

At a time of massive pressure for the NHS, Philip Mason looks at cutting-edge digital comms solutions enabling patients to monitor their own health conditions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ready for take-off

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

Two-way radio for retailers

The new capabilities offered by today’s digital radios are increasingly being enlisted in the battle to keep the high street open and to cut retailers’ costs, as Kate O’Flaherty discovers

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

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


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


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.

In the market for... 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

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


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

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