Education

Safety considerations and the need to easily communicate across large campuses make two-way radio and bulk-messaging services a popular choice for schools and universities 

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Avoira to tackle skills shortage with university partnerships

Andrew Roberts, Avoira’s managing director, has opened discussions with two universities who have expressed interest in introducing industry specific courses or modules, with the goal of addressing the current skills shortage. He fears that the latter, if unchecked, will create ...

Scottish school rolls out light-based broadband solution

Kyle Academy in Ayr, Scotland has become the first school in the world to pilot LiFi technology in the classroom.

The project, which has been carried out to “enhance the learning environment,” is being conducted with the University of Edinburgh, and is being overseen ...

Visual impairment accessibility app launched in the US

US company RightHear has developed a smartphone solution to help make public buildings fully accessible to those with visual impairments and has launched it in the US.

The system uses Bluetooth beacons to provide users with real time voice cues via the use of an app. ...

UK AI industry to receive huge boost

The British government has launched a £1 billion collaboration between the public and private sectors to develop the country’s AI industry. The deal was announced this week by business secretary Greg Clark and digital secretary Matt Hancock.

According to the ...

Satellite comms tracking plastic drift

The University of Oldenburg is in Germany is using satellite communications technology to study the movement of floating plastic pollution in the North Sea.

The project - the purpose of which is to establish a clear picture of plastic drift patterns - is being carried ...

In-Depth

Radio/alarm integration

Sam Fenwick delves into the business of integrating two-way radio systems with alarms and alerting systems, with plenty of tips for resellers and end-users

One of the most popular and effective ways to add value to a two-way radio system is to integrate it with the ...

Indoor coverage: the struggle

In-building coverage is increasingly becoming essential to developers, property managers and occupants – but providing it is a complex business, as Simon Creasey discovers

As recently as three years ago it would be unusual for an office occupier to want to speak to ...

Classroom critical

Wireless communications technology has an increasingly large role to play in education – both in terms of safeguarding pupils and students, while also enhancing the teaching experience, as Sam Fenwick discovers

One of Barack Obama’s favourite sayings about having ...

Getting the message across

(Advertorial) When it comes to protecting lone workers and providing secure alerting and critical messaging, Swissphone has much to offer. Graeme Hull, head of international sales, responds to questions put by Richard Lambley

How do you see the strengths of Swissphone ...

Keeping the wheels turning

(Advertorial) Whether your requirement is for wide area communications or in-building lone worker protection, TASSTA has you covered

Three of the industries that are most in need of wide area coverage are public transport road haulage and parcel delivery. Kaveh ...

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