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While LTE still lacks many of the mission-critical features present in technologies like TETRA, many organisations increasingly rely on it. 5G is also on the horizon, and while it promises much some question what it will deliver

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ENENSYS acquires Expway, looks forward to 5G broadcast future

ENENSYS – which designs and manufactures digital TV transmission technologies over mobile, terrestrial and satellite networks – has acquired Expway. In a statement, the latter is described as “the world’s leading provider of LTE broadcast infrastructure software and ...

Ordnance Survey digital information partnership

Technology provider Mobileye has signed a deal with Ordnance Survey to provide the latter with “high precision road network location data.”

Integral to this will be the company’s “automotive camera-based mapping capabilities,” with the roll-out anticipated to support ...

Survey: connected devices becoming ubiquitous

The research and consulting arm of mobile operator association the GSMA has revealed that 90 per cent of people in developed countries now own a smartphone, with the average household also operating six ‘connected’ devices.

The information is found in two new reports ...

Radar/hand-gesture technology for phones takes a step forward

On December 31, The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) granted a request from Google to allow its Project Soli’s short-range motion sensors to operate at higher power levels than previously allowed, while also allowing their use while onboard aircraft.

The ...

In-Depth

Mobile working and the cloud

Workforces can now fill in forms and share them using mobile devices, which can eliminate the potential for error and improve effectiveness in the field. But, as Vaughan O’Grady finds out, the transition to cloud-supported mobile form apps requires careful planning

Network slicing for ports

Philip Mason looks at two innovative European projects which use 5G and IoT technology to improve efficiency in ports and on the water

One of the key 5G use-cases – at least if the pre-roll-out hype is to be believed – is the role that the technology is anticipated to ...

Cyber threats

What are the major threats in wireless cyber security today and how can they be overcome? By Kate O’Flaherty

In an age of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks, security awareness among businesses is growing. Indeed, the sheer scale of the WannaCry ransomware that ...

Lost in transition

Iain Ivory speaks to Sam Fenwick about the issues surrounding the transition from PMR to mission-critical broadband

One of the best people to speak with, on the sidelines of critical communications events, to get a feel for what’s really going on is Iain Ivory. ...

Protecting lone workers

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 ...

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