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Constructing connectivity

Providing full connectivity to large construction sites has always been a challenge, but now companies want to access broadband data and deploy IoT applications to locate workers and equipment and for health and security monitoring, as Simon Creasey reports

Few ...

Mobile working apps: an end to paper-based processes?

Mobile working apps, or platforms that enable them, can help field workers by improving accuracy and speeding up processes – but which one is right for you? Vaughan O’Grady examines some of the procurement issues you should consider

If you have yet to consider ...

60 seconds with Josh Nichols

Josh is a strategic account manager at Brentwood Communications. He joined the company after successfully completing a three-year graduate scheme with a FTSE All Share company. He is a versatile team player who is well matched to the fast-paced environment offered in the ...


Lasting foundations

As we step into a new decade, smart city projects must shift from pilot to full-scale deployment.

The concept of a smart city promises to simplify and enhance many aspects of life in an urban environment. Yet this is no longer a new idea. Smart city projects have been ...

Ericsson ready to embrace the 5G era and beyond

Ericsson is helping mobile operators begin the transition to 5G, but it is also working closely with industry to provide private LTE networks. Land Mobile caught up with Javier Garcia Gomez, Ericsson’s chief technology officer for Europe and Latin America, to find out more.

The future of the channel

This year’s FCS Business Radio ’19 presided over a great deal of interesting content and comment, with plenty on PoC and the industry’s current challenges and opportunities

The event kicked off with a keynote from Joshua Nichols, strategic accounts manager at ...

In the market for… rugged smartphones

The cost of cracked screens and the inability to replace batteries are driving demand for rugged smartphones, but selecting the right device isn’t a simple task, as Charlotte Hathway reports.

Earlier this year, Bryan Bassett, senior research analyst at IDC, predicted ...

Making money

The 2019 Global Mobile Broadband Forum hosted by Huawei in Zurich, Switzerland provided a lot of insight into the current state of 5G roll-out around the world while also showing how individual MNOs are deploying it and the benefits they have seen from doing so. Sam Fenwick has ...

To boldly go

Selling abroad, if done right, can allow two-way radio companies to significantly grow and diversify. However, it requires a great deal of thought, as Sam Fenwick discovers

The urge to seek new opportunities in foreign lands has shaped the sweep of history, and while ...

In the market for… lone-worker protection

Companies are under increasing pressure to guarantee the safety of their employees, but if lone-worker solutions are to make a difference, they need to be tailored to workers’ specific requirements, as Simon Creasey discovers

The lone-worker protection market is going ...

Two-way radio/alarm integration: cutting though the chaos

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 ...

Smart cities, smart buildings

Councils and building managers both have a great deal to gain from embracing the Internet of Things (IoT), as Sam Fenwick finds out

We kick off with a look at one ICT company’s work to bring the benefits of IoT to councils. Wales-based Pinacl Solutions started its ...

Indoor connectivity: the fourth utility

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 ...

How to procure cyber security

In a world awash with email-based phishing attempts and fake calls from “your IT team”, the need for good cyber security continues to grow. But what does it involve? Sam Fenwick has the details

Cyber security (or, rather, the lack of it) is often in the news these ...

GeoSpock: making extreme data easy

Steve Marsh, founder and CTO of GeoSpock, talks to Sam Fenwick about how extreme-scale data platforms can be used to allow humans and AI to make sense of smart city sensors and improve our society

February’s big interview briefly discussed the lessons we can learn ...

Smart cities: people first, technology second

The recent Westminster eForum smart cities conference emphasised societal outcomes over obsession with tech, reports Philip Mason

Smart cities are likely to become an increasingly relevant topic over the coming years, not just in magazines such as Land Mobile, but ...

Hytera bodycams: record, review, react

(Advertorial) See everything, miss nothing

Modern bodycams are smaller, lighter and increasingly sophisticated in the type of features they now support including; full HD video quality, infrared, night vision, integration with wearable equipment and even the ability ...

Connexin: from medicine to smart cities

Philip Mason talks to Connexin founder and CEO Furqan Alamgir about the future of the Internet of Things (IoT), and his belief that the technology industry itself might just be the element holding up a widespread roll-out of IoT

In January, Land Mobile reported on a ...

Enterprise Mobility Management: trends and challenges

As the shift to mobile continues, managing devices – as well as their applications and the data that flows through them – is becoming increasingly important. Sam Fenwick looks at some of the issues around EMM and mobile security, and how to procure the right EMM solution

Dealer focus: how to win multinational contracts

It is not easy going after massive companies when you are a small dealer. Simon Creasey has some tips

One of the most challenging and complex types of customer that two-way radio dealers or resellers have to deal with are large multinational companies. They are ...

In the market for… lone worker protection

The need to protect employees from all walks of life when they are working alone has given rise to a variety of products and systems that can be tailored to their needs. Sam Fenwick reports

Employers have a duty of care to their employees. That extends to when they ...

Data at your fingertips

The use of CAFM software and cellular devices is helping the facilities management industry better manage its armies of employees as Sam Fenwick discovers

Imagine the scene: It’s the World Cup semi-final, you’re responsible for the team preparing a major airport for ...

In the heart of the city

Philip Mason hears from Bristol is Open MD Julie Snell about the project’s current shift of focus from 'technology' to ‘use case’, and the challenges presented to IoT-based projects by GDPR

Established as a joint venture between the University of Bristol and Bristol ...

Feeding the world with IoT

Mass adoption of IoT in agriculture has yet to take off, but trials show the technology works, so now it is a case of spreading awareness, as James Atkinson reports.

Farmers are under pressure to improve yields and reduce wastage to feed the ever-increasing world ...
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