System Designer Barry Crates paints a colorful metaphor, comparing a flexible approach to communications system design to the proverbial Swiss Army knife. A unique insight into the process behind designing the perfect solution for both client and vendor.
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Location services capability is a fundamental building block to improving many operational efficiency and safety outcomes.  It is on this basis that we have significantly invested and will continue to invest in Tait DMR location data capabilities.  In this first release we are now offering polling at a rate eight times faster than previously offered, while fully maintaining mission critical voice services.  So here’s all you need to know about this new capability. Continue Reading

Successful Law Enforcement requires clear, reliable voice and data communications, with the capability to securely interoperate with adjacent agencies.  Tait is proud to support Law Enforcement operations around the world in keeping our communities safe. In this video, several of our clients describe in their own words the impact Tait critical communications networks have on their lives.

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We recently introduced you to the unique Tait GeoFencing solution available in our TP9300 and TM9300 terminals.  You’ve seen how it works and what it does, but what does it mean for your organization?  How can Tait GeoFencing enhance worker safety and efficiency?

The functionality Tait GeoFencing provides is broad and customizable, allowing each organization to use it as best suits their needs.  The constant however, is that Tait GeoFencing can enhance safety and efficiency, and reduce the complexity of every-day tasks.

When you think of GeoFencing, you probably picture a... Continue Reading

Tait is proud to support Fire and Emergency response teams all over the world. These everyday heroes risk their lives to keep their communities safe and secure. In this video, a range of our Fire and Emergency clients describe in their own words the impact Tait critical communications networks have on their operations.

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Many critical comms users consider accessories just as important as their radios.  There is no point in using a high quality radio if your microphone or speaker isn’t suited to your use.  With that in mind, Endorsed Tait Technology Partners Savox and Aina have both recently released Bluetooth accessories that pair with Tait TP9300 and TP9400 portables, Sonim XP7 and XP8 rugged smartphones, and both support the Tait TeamPTT.

Great accessories can make remote communication mush more effective.  Bluetooth technology allows users to remotely control functions such as... Continue Reading

Do you know what to consider when specifying or designing digital radio networks for data transmission, as opposed to just voice? There are important coverage differences that you need to understand, to be sure you specify for the overall network performance you need. In this article, first featured in the latest issue of  Connection Magazine, regular Connection contributor and Principal Engineer at Tait Communications Ian Graham sorts out some important differences when specifying digital voice and data.

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Authored by Dan Draughn, this white paper discusses common challenges Utilities face, the communication tools available, and what the future of communications will look like for Utilities.

As a young Utilities communications professional in Mississippi some decades ago, Dan Draughn recalls facing natural disasters – both hurricanes and ice storms – almost every year.

Each time, the Utility’s leaders acted decisively, not only to restore power, but to implement initiatives that saved time, money, and lives.  And each time, it underscored the importance of... Continue Reading

Much like the strata of rock visible in a mine, modern mining communications rest on layers of communications technologies, introduced over time to improve the safety, efficiency, and productivity of mining operations.

Ground-breaking new technologies will continue to emerge, but earlier technologies continue to perform the function they were intended for, and do not necessarily become obsolete; indeed most remain relevant and are maintained, advanced and upgraded by manufacturers.

So, rather than the development of a single, ideal technology, the future... Continue Reading

Did you know that the Tait 9300 series mobiles and portables are now capable of automated location controlled behavior through GeoFencing? This is a powerful, unique capability that increases efficiency and worker safety – geographic areas and boundaries can be programmed for your Tait radio to automatically take certain actions based on its location. This is independent of the network, dispatch, or any other software applications!

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