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LiFi: past, present and future

Inventor of LiFi Harald Haas talks to Philip Mason about the origins of the solution, and why he believes it will solve the problem of finite RF spectrum in a data-hungry world

As recent readers of Land Mobile will know, the digital communications sector is currently ...

Hospitality connectivity in focus

The hospitality industry is ramping up its investment in robust connectivity to give customers the service they expect. But in-building coverage can still pose a challenge. By Kate O’Flaherty

The hospitality industry is under increasing pressure. Hotels are at the ...

Designing devices for the warehouse environment

The rigours of the warehouse environment – both physical and mental – are crucial factors when it comes to technology product design in the logistics sector. Philip Mason investigates

Of all the different sectors covered in Land Mobile, there are few which take place ...

How to procure cyber security

In a world awash with email-based phishing attempts and fake calls from “your IT team”, the need for good cyber security continues to grow. But what does it involve? Sam Fenwick has the details

Cyber security (or, rather, the lack of it) is often in the news these ...

How to buy drones

Drones and UAVs are becoming increasingly popular, while also hitting the headlines often for the wrong reasons. Simon Creasey presents the factors companies need to consider when looking to use and procure them

In December last year, the airspace surrounding Gatwick ...

Mobile working: what you need to know

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


Eyes on the prize

Two years on from his first appearance in Land Mobile's Big Interview section, the Wi-Fi Alliance’s Edgar Figueroa speaks to Sam Fenwick about his organisation’s recent work and the push for spectrum for licence-exempt use in 6GHz

Readers with a good memory may ...

Classroom critical

Wireless communications technology has an increasingly large role to play in education – both in terms of safeguarding pupils and students, while also enhancing the teaching experience, as Sam Fenwick discovers

One of Barack Obama’s favourite sayings about having ...

Cyber security: Assessing the evolving threat landscape

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 ...

In the market for… lone worker protection

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 ...

The information super-fairway

Sam Fenwick delves into the use of Wi-Fi at the Ryder Cup and hears from John Dundas about the communications used at the European Championships in Glasgow

In prehistoric times, we placed our hands on cave walls and blew pigment on them to say ‘we were here’. In ...

In the market for… Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi may be all around us, but there is a huge amount to consider when deploying it for business use, as Sam Fenwick discovers

As telent’s CTO Paul Dobbins says, “the challenge of Wi-Fi is that everybody thinks they can do it because you just deploy a few access ...

People are at the heart of everything we do

(Advertorial) It’s not just about the tech – the number of lines of code, the latest IoT integration, number of G or the supercharged software – it’s how our solutions help people in their everyday lives.

To the installers. We make our software simple, so you can get ...

Breaking through barriers

Wi-Fi is evolving to keep up with the boom in mobile device use in high density environments. Sam Fenwick has the details

In the cellular world 5G is just on the horizon and the same is true of 802.11ax – a new version of Wi-Fi, which is being developed as a standard ...

60 seconds with Rajant's Chris Mason

Chris Mason, sales director, EMEA, at Rajant, discusses his career in wireless comms

How do you spend most of your time at work?Working with distributors, resellers and end-users – as well as journalists and analysts – to expand the adoption of Rajant technology. ...

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

Steve Johnson, Ruckus’s regional director, Northern Europe, sets the scene: ...

Keeping the wheels turning

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

Three of the industries that are most in need of wide area coverage are public transport road haulage and parcel delivery. Kaveh ...

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

Anyone’s experience of using Wi-Fi knows that service at large venues can be patchy and a host of ...

How to buy 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?

Mobile data terminals (MDTs) – computerised ...

Exhibition Wi-Fi: Best in show

Providing visitors with good connectivity in exhibition venues with Wi-Fi is not easy. Sam Fenwick gathers some tips on how to improve performance.

When you go to any exhibition hall, visitors and exhibitors increasingly expect good connectivity. It directly benefits ...

Freedom from vendor lock-in

(Advertisement feature) Over the past five years, TASSTA and its partners have worked hard to allow users to expand their radio systems’ range of features and enable them to look beyond a single hardware vendor

If you’re constantly looking to get the most from an ...

First port of call

Philip Mason looks at how the inventive use of digital communications technology is helping to solve age-old problems within the port and maritime environment

Ports are some of the most demanding environments to kit out when it comes to digital communications.There ...

Fast and easy radio programming over Wi-Fi

(Advertisement feature) Programming over Wi-Fi has made managing Mike Weaver Communications’ fleet of two-way radios faster and easier

Motorola Solutions’ RM2 programming software now enables MOTOTRBO radios to be programmed via Wi-Fi and its speed and convenience has ...

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

Nearly half of all UK companies suffered a breach over the past 12 months, ...

Wireless comms in the security sector: unlocking efficiency

Keeping people and premises safe is often a thankless task, with considerable pressure to keep costs as low as possible. Sam Fenwick looks at how wireless comms is helping security firms get the most from their staff and equipment

A company’s security function is much ...
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