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

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


In the market for... 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

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



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

In the market for... 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

Radio for events: In the summertime

With the warmer weather bringing a crowded programme of outdoor events, Jamie Lawrance of Roadphone NRB discusses the work that goes into temporary radio installations

Drones: Death from above?

Following a series of recent mid-air close calls, Philip Mason explores whether drones could be a viable way for hostile agents to attack the UK's critical national infrastructure


Taxis: Giving tech a fare crack

With high-tech platforms like Uber on the rise, business as usual is no longer an option for the taxi industry. Sam Fenwick hears how it’s fighting back


That'll teach them

Philip Mason learns how innovative use of communications solutions is helping educational establishments secure staff and student safety

Talking shop: wireless for retail

The hard-fought battle to keep the nation shopping on the high street and not from the sofa is ongoing. Sam Fenwick explores the technology retailers can use to gain the advantage
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