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

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


In the market for... ruggedised laptops

If you need to use the latest processor hungry applications while taking all the punishment the elements can throw at you, then these are for you. Simon Creasey has the details


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

The rush for 5G

ETSI CTO Adrian Scrase shares his personal views with Sam Fenwick on the push by operators to roll out 5G ahead of schedule and the technology’s implications for PMR


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



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

The shock of the new

Head of business radio for the Federation of Communication Services, Tim Cull speaks to Philip Mason about the threats and opportunities facing the industry in an increasingly data-aware business communications landscape

Laying smart foundations

Smart cities may be the future, but that doesn't mean that they will appear without a great deal of thought and no small amount of hard work. Richard Martin looks at their potential benefits and the obstacles still in their way
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