Digital radio

Digital radio technologies such as DMR provide users with a wealth of features, in addition to reliable push-to-talk and one-to-many communication. Digital radio systems are increasingly being integrated with organisations' IT systems, allowing alerts and alarms to be sent out to staff over a wide area

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Hampshire FRS to be ‘fully digital’ by August

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service is deploying 1,000 Motorola Solutions MOTOTRBO radios to its firefighters.

The devices, according to the company, will provide push-to-talk, integrated accelerometers for man-down protection, Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi.As well as the ...

Motorola takes more legal action against Hytera

Motorola Solutions has filed more patent infringement complaints against rival radio manufacturer Hytera, this time focusing on acoustic performance.

The new complaints assert that Hytera’s two-way wireless communication devices featuring ‘improved squelch ...

dPMR Association warns on false use of dPMR trade mark and logo

An investigation led by the dPMR Association? has discovered that some products being offered for sale online are using the dPMR trade mark and logo in an unauthorised manner and that the manufacturers of these products as passing them off “as compliant with ETSI conformance ...

Cleveland FRS says hello to WAVE

Cleveland Fire Brigade’s control room has installed Motorola Solutions’ WAVE CRS product, thereby allowing operators to communicate via both radio and data

According to the company, the solution supports both analogue and digital radio, as well as telephony systems, ...

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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 ...

Mid-tier DMR multi-protocol

(Advertisement feature) KENWOOD’s Multi-Protocol NX-3000 Series DMR line-up offers users the ultimate voice and data radio communications as their needs change over time

It’s been a while in the making, but with the recent introduction of the NX-3000 Series, Kenwood ...

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

Adrian Scrase was first introduced to the world of international standards in the mid-1980s, while he ...

PMR apprenticeships

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

Apprenticeships in the two-way radio sector cover a wide range of functions. As ...

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

Ports and shipping is a unique sector, both in terms of the logistics involved in successfully ...

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