Public safety

Those risking their life in the line of duty need to know that when they key up someone will hear them. This section covers mission-critical technologies such as TETRA and the UK's transition onto the Emergency Services Network (ESN)

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Yorkshire Wildlife Trust selects Globalstar SPOT

Globalstar has announced its latest deployment in the field of science and environmental protection by supplying its satellite-enabled SPOT Gen4 to help Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s soil researchers.

The Trust’s Yorkshire Peat Partnership (YPP) will use the SPOT ...

Dispatch software launch marks APD rebrand to NEC

NEC Software Solutions – formally APD Communications - has developed a new computer aided dispatch product, called Dispatch.

Discussing the solution, a spokesperson for the company said: “The cloud-based software has been developed with input from control room ...

New chief exec for Tait Communications

LMR manufacturer Tait Communications has appointed Dr Yoram Benit as its new interim chief executive.

Benit, who joined Tait in early 2018 as global president of technology integration before being promoted to chief operating officer a year later, took over the top ...

First commercial narrowband IoT-over-satellite launched

Satellite-to-Earth communications software specialist Inmarsat has announced a partnership with California-based Skylo to develop what it claims will be the “world's first commercial narrowband Internet of Things(IoT)-over-satellite solution”.

The deal will pair ...

Industry honours control room heroes

​APD has held the 2021 iteration of its annual Control Room Awards online, with the ceremony taking place in the middle of May.

The annual awards are described by APD as recognising “the selfless and unstinting efforts of control room individuals and teams who go ...

In-Depth

ESN: Lessons learned?

Philip Mason talks to the former head of PITO’s communications security team, Brian Murgatroyd, about the parallels between the roll-out of Airwave and ESN

I first developed an interest in public safety communications in late 2016, having found myself suddenly thrust ...

PTT smartphones public safety

Co-Founder of The Public Safety Network Jason Karp discusses how PushToTalk-capable smartphones may impact the future of public safety communications.

With the introduction of FirstNet PTT, the first commercial push-to-talk service built on mission-critical standards, ...

How to use Android Dispatcher

GlobalView Systems helps its customers deliver the right message, to the right person, at the right time to aid decision making.

Matthew Johnston, research and development manager at GlobalView Systems, talks through the unique features of the Android Dispatcher. ...

Joined up two-way radio

GlobalView Systems was founded in 2002. Initally a BNWAS (Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System) specialist, the company has consistently helped push data to the right person at the right time.

In this video interview, Matt Wright, CEO of GlobalView Systems, walks us ...

Understanding & solving issues

​​What challenges are major industries facing? How can mission critical communications help solve them? A new video roundtable from GlobalView Systems and Critical Communications Today looks at the issues in play, and what can be done.

The video, sponsored by ...

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