Tait Communications recently attended the Utilities Telecom Council (UTC) tradeshow in Charlotte, North Carolina. We had many visitors and enjoyed both meeting new professionals and seeing old friends again.

This year was a little different for Tait – not only did we have our own booth, but several of our products and solutions were also on display in the Harris booth. Harris and Tait partnered together to provide more choices for our customers, and Harris is the sole distributor in North America for Tait products.

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“Now we have effective coordination across the whole site, which means a massive improvement in health and safety preparedness.”
Mitch King – Food and Beverage Manager
The Hobbiton Movie Set is one of New Zealand’s must-see tourist attractions, with iconic sets that featured in the Peter Jackson directed The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogy films. Occupying 12 acres in the midst of a working farm, and with over 200 staff members, the set sees up to 3,000 visitors a day in peak season. Fully guided tours take staff and visitors all over the site, often out of range of cellphone coverage.

Source: Hobbiton Movie Set

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Mobile radios have sat in the vehicles of Mission Critical users for decades. While there have been some advances, most mobiles are still primarily used for voice.

That is, until now.

The revolutionary Tait UnifyVehicle solution is redefining critical communications. We’ve supercharged the mobile radio with connectivity and computing power, unlocking capabilities that were only dreamed about in the past.
What is UnifyVehicle?
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“We chose DMR Tier 3 because the data capability matched our requirements and would allow us to migrate our existing analog voice traffic in the future. The digital system is also easily expandable to reflect on-going growth.”
Damien White, CEO – TasRail
Tasmanian Rail (TasRail) operates the main-line railways in the southern Australian state. It is a world-class, fully integrated short-haul rail freight business; owning and operating both the fixed track and infrastructure and the rolling stock. TasRail is owned by the Tasmania State Government,... Continue Reading

The following is an article from the latest issue of Connection magazine, a collection of educational and thought-leading articles focusing on critical communications, wireless and radio technology. In this piece, Will Dougan explores the enormous potential that greater connectivity and computing power is bringing to mobile radio.

The smart-phone revolutionized the way we think about cellular phones, with connectivity and applications. Now that revolution is coming to your mobile fleet.

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No matter where in the world they operate, every utility is confronted by multiple business drivers competing for scarce resources and imposing change on their business environment. Utilities who have already begun the journey to modernization have discovered that, by changing the way they think and act, they can often satisfy multiple business objectives with a single investment. Continue Reading

Today we’re excited to share the latest Tait Tough story with you: our radios were part of the world’s longest canyoning expedition!

In Spring 2016 a group of 8 professional Canyoneers from around the world gathered in Taiwan to set a new milestone in expedition canyoning. It was an epic 8-day mission where the group explored the Malishan Canyon. They started with limited information from satellite pictures, a map that was rarely updated, and a few stories from locals. The team completed the mission, becoming the first to ever achieve a canyon descent of that length.

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It goes without saying that some jobs are riskier than others, and the 21st century has seen governments and regulators focus on mitigating some alarming statistics. In this article, Dr Jan Noordhof looks at who is most at risk, how the stats are trending, and why technology may well raise as many questions as it answers.

Most of us go to work confident that we won’t be killed or maimed on the job. We expect that our normal conditions of work will be safe and that risks in the event of an emergency will be managed in such a way as to minimize loss of life or... Continue Reading

The Tait New Zealand team kicked off last week with a Dealer Day, held in conjunction with Logic Wireless and New Zealand dealers at the iconic Te Papa Museum in Wellington. This was attended by over 40 dealer representatives, and featured a range of presentations from Tait on topics such as LMR market trends and new product releases for this year.

Tait was also at Comms Connect Wellington last week, with the full New Zealand team on the stand chatting with industry experts and radio users about the critical communications landscape.

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We’re happy to offer an early look at the newest member of the Tait Enable suite of network management tools, EnableInsight.

Visualize the performance of your network in real time and utilize data for optimal outcomes.
Key Features

  • Real time automated data processing & visualization
  • Integration of multiple data sources
  • Monitoring systemic performance & business impact
  • Assessment of future non-compliance
  • Advanced visualizations
  • Automated alarms and alerts

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