Technology

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

The art of persuasion

Two-way radio distributors and dealers need to persuade customers that their business is the one to work with, so a well-conceived marketing strategy is all-important, as James Atkinson finds out

One piece at a time

Philip Mason looks at two manufacturers aiming to capitalise on autonomous and connected cars years in advance of the large-scale roll-out of 5G

Spreading far and wide

Andy Wilson, Syndico’s managing director, tells Sam Fenwick the story of how his distribution company came to be, the challenges it faced, and its recent foray into France

The UK’s trinity of 5G

Sam Fenwick explores some of the 5G research that is under way in the UK and its many applications, from balancing robots to making music

In the market for… EMM

Enterprise mobility management (EMM) is becoming increasingly important as employers grapple with the implications of an ever more mobile workforce. Simon Creasey looks at the key points to consider when choosing an EMM solution for your organisation

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

Putting it all together

(Advertorial) Huawei’s recently launched eLTE MCCS solution offers public safety organisations an end-to-end package that allows them to reap the operational benefits unlocked by multimedia and big data, without compromising on mission-critical voice and with easy migration from narrowband networks

The data must flow

The connected factory holds much promise for manufacturers, but if its full potential is to be realised, a raft of practical issues need to be considered and resolved, as Sam Fenwick discovers

A whole new ballgame

Philip Mason examines the rapidly developing use-case for 5G deployed during large events, as well as how digital comms are currently revolutionising elite sport, both on the training ground and the playing field.

Expertise and innovation

(Advertorial) Sam Fenwick asks Daniel Scotney at Motorola Solutions what is the best solution for business customers who need critical communications for their mobile workers

Making it easy

(Advertorial) Airsys has been busy over the past few months, making sure that its overall offering addresses all the needs of its partners, while eliminating or reducing many of their day-to-day issues.


Galileo: a fix on the future

Advanced navigation satellites will support a mass of new and improved applications on land, sea and in the air. Richard Lambley reports

Go on Wi-SUN

Philip Mason talks to president of the Wi-SUN Alliance Phil Beecher about large-scale, ‘outdoor’ IoT, and the importance of open standards.

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.

Small cells, big ideas

Philip Mason looks at how small cells can be used in combination with the urban environment to make cities safer and more appealing, while also helping to bring civic history to life through augmented reality.

Keeping the wheels turning

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

Radio systems made simple with Hytera

(Advertisement feature) Hytera's DMR two-way radio portfolio offers a solution for the smallest communications network right up to countrywide systems and everything in between

On top of the world

(Advertisement feature) SFL Mobile Radio has helped the Galway Mountain Rescue Team scale new heights in essential communications that can be the difference between life and death.

Making it simple

(Advertisement feature) The sheer volume of PMR equipment ordered by today’s resellers means that the process has to be fast, simple, secure and available 24 hours a day. Airsys’s new online store meets all of these requirements

5G: Almost here

This year’s Mobile World Congress allowed the telecoms industry to display all the hard work that has gone on behind the scenes to get us to the point where 5G roll-out is just around the corner. Sam Fenwick reports

Switching at scale

Over in the US, Alliant Energy recently completed its transition to DMR Tier III. Sam Fenwick hears from those involved in the project about its delivery and their tips for other utilities

Intelligent Wi-Fi

Thorsten Freitag, VP EMEA of Mist, talks to Sam Fenwick about how his company’s use of machine learning is making it easier to manage and troubleshoot Wi-Fi networks

All together now

Philip Mason takes a trip to Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service to discover how its new, fully digital comms-enabled mobile command unit is helping to unify response to major incidents

In the market for... mobile data terminals

Mobile data terminals can greatly improve the efficiency of vehicle-based operations. But, asks Vaughan O’Grady, do you need high-performance software and hardware – or can a modest outlay serve your needs just as well?
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