Technology

Wireless comms technology is constantly evolving – here at Land Mobile we cover everything from traditional analogue radio to 5G research and development

Investing for the future

(Advertisement feature) These are changing times for the UK’s two-way radio industry, with Brexit looming large on the horizon. Refusing to take the easy “wait and see” approach, Airsys has been investing heavily in all areas of its business to help support its partners through the continuing ...

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


A safe port in a storm

(Advertisement feature) TP Radio’s latest intrinsically safe radio pushes the boat out on battery life and output power

Cyber security: The latest thinking

Ransomware, vulnerabilities targeting Wi-Fi and IoT botnets are putting firms at risk. But new tools and techniques are emerging to help companies fight back, as Kate O’Flaherty discovers

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


In the market for... PTT over Cellular

There is a lot of buzz at the moment about using Push-To-Talk over Cellular services in conjunction with smartphones, but if you are looking to invest in them, what do you need to consider? Simon Creasey investigates

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

Dispatching: Keeping it simple

(Advertisement feature) Tassta’s TR.Pro compact dispatcher supports multiple two-way radio vendors and is designed to be used by anyone, without any need for prior training or experience

SOTI Sync: The power of remote control

The annual SOTI Sync event was a great way to catch up with the latest thinking in terms of enterprise mobility management. Sam Fenwick has the details

Mobility matters

Working on the move is increasingly business-critical, and enterprise mobility management solutions are often used to reduce the headaches associated with managing large fleets of devices. SOTI founder Carl Rodrigues speaks to Sam Fenwick about what his company is doing to make things easier

IoT: LPWA technologies’ struggle for supremacy

The hype over the Internet of Things might be fading away, but much effort is under way to roll out low-power wide-area networks. At the same time, some question if the market’s vast potential can be realised while it remains divided between so many technologies. Sam Fenwick reports

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

The right tools for the job

Construction companies rely on both two-way radio and broadband connectivity to help safeguard their workers and ensure they are all following the same plan, as Sam Fenwick discovers

Ready for take-off

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

An end to alarm headaches

(Advertisement feature) Dealerships and channel partners are being increasingly asked to integrate two-way radios with alarm systems, but this can be surprisingly difficult and time-consuming. GlobalView Systems has the answer

In the market for... FDMA

FDMA digital radio technologies such as dPMR and NXDN may not be as well known as DMR, but they have plenty to offer, as Sam Fenwick discovers

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

The power must flow

Philip Mason discusses the use of comms in the utilities sector with Adrian Grilli and Peter Couch of the Joint Radio Company

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

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