With mine workers and heavy machinery operating in confined spaces, it takes constant vigilance and communication to ensure safe and profitable mining operations. Most mines can do without one of their production information systems for short periods, but when a site’s radio communications go down, everything must stop.

In South Africa recently, a 5.5 magnitude earthquake shook large parts of the country, causing one death and the evacuation of thousands of miners from the Great Noligwa and Moab Khotsong mines in the North-West province.

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The following is an article from the latest issue of Connection magazine. In this piece, we compare the benefits of digital radio to analog, dispelling some of the myths around migrating to a modern digital radio network.

All over the world, organizations continue to use legacy analog radio networks, despite the business and safety benefits afforded by digital radio. Sometimes, that is because of a perception that migrating is a painful process. It doesn’t need to be. Continue Reading

This short demonstration given by Tait Associate Design Engineer Max Choi shows some of the WiFi capabilities offered by UnifyVehicle in action. Watch the video below!

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Making Every Journey Matter
Transport agencies are under constant pressure to deliver growth in passenger numbers and ridership, promote greater staff and passenger safety, to develop new and improved services that enhance the customer experience, and to do this using the same or fewer resources. A key component to this is having the right unified communications system in place – one that provides the capacity to handle growing and diverse voice and critical communication needs, integrates and streamlines on board vehicle systems to improve operational efficiency and empowers the workforce, wherever they are, to deliver exceptional levels of customer service. Continue Reading

“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?
We like to describe it as three things: Continue Reading

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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The 2017 International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) is right around the corner, and we are excited to bring a wide range of innovation to this year’s event, taking place in Las Vegas from March 29th-30th.

The Tait booth theme for this year is Redefining Critical Communications, and our stand will be packed with demonstrations showing how our mission-critical solutions can benefit your organization. From public safety agencies through to utilities and transport, we’ll show you how our solutions are flexible and customizable enough to address the unique needs and issues... Continue Reading

“The radio system has helped improve our response times, which helps us better meet the needs of our community and our citizens that live here.”
Jonathan Haber, Chief of Police, City of Balch Springs
The City of Balch Springs is just outside of Dallas, Texas and they service a 9-square mile area. The Fire Department has 32 staff members and respond to fire calls, MVAs, motor vehicle accidents, and other similar calls. The Police Department has 39 sworn officers and a total of 60 employees and are committed to providing a safe and secure community.

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Continuing with our series of videos exploring the top benefits of the Tait DMR family of products, today we take a look at Tait GridLink.

Top 5 Benefits of Distribution Automation and GridLink

The Tait GridLink Solution enables SCADA transmission and Distribution Automation over your DMR Tier 3 network. In this video, we’ll discuss three benefits of Distribution Automation, as well as two unique benefits that Tait GridLink brings to the table.
1. Save Costs through Efficiency Gains
So the first benefit of Distribution Automation is you can save costs... Continue Reading