Reliable, resilient, functional, efficient. These are all requirements for the workplace communications tools you need.  But what about personalization?  Need to identify talk groups?  Want to label individuals’ radios?  Want to add more functionality to a device?  There are many reasons why organizations need flexible, personal radios.  Guy Hooker, Product Manager of the easily personalized Tait TP3, shows us the business benefits of radios with individual flair. Continue Reading

Who’s watching your LMR network?

Proactive monitoring and management of communications networks are key to maximizing uptime, for the safety and effectiveness of your team.  There is an effective network monitoring and management solution that can be tailored to your organization’s needs.
Tait is introducing a powerful new performance monitoring tool, Tait EnableInsight, that goes well beyond our existing Tait EnableMonitor fault monitoring tool.  This article compares a range of network monitoring and management options available to you.
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With all the talk about Push-to-Talk over Cellular (PTToC), and the difference that this LMR/LTE integration is making to the way organizations are communicating, we took the opportunity to chat to Dion Stevenson, who works with customers to support Tait TeamPTT, the Tait PTToC solution.

This article is from the latest issue of Connection Magazine.
What’s your involvement with Tait TeamPTT?
Our DMR/MPT-IP/P25 networks connect to Tait TeamPTT servers either on customer premises, or on our regional cloud-based servers. Working alongside Product Manager Nick Rayner, I’m the... Continue Reading

Critical industries typically operate large-scale projects that cover wide areas and involve many people.  For a communications system, it’s important to these industries that they have a large number of available talk channels, and that the network can reliably and consistently function over hundreds of kilometers.

TasRail in Australia, connects industry and commerce to major shipping ports and freight hubs across the state of Tasmania.  Their communications network therefore needed to be large and reliable to ensure coordination of track movements, dispatch times, and train locations,... Continue Reading

Geoff Waterhouse, Program Director for Health Infrastructure at NSW Ambulances, has a successful track record of delivering large-scale and complex programs.  He is currently overseeing the implementation of a massive telecommunications upgrade program within NSW Ambulance. He shares some insights into current and future trends in emergency medical communications. Continue Reading

Whether you move passengers, minerals, or patients, success means getting your payload to where it needs to be, in a safe and timely manner.  Whatever hurdles stand in your way, reliable voice and data communications can help ensure the journey is secure and efficient.  Bruce Magee, General Manager for Mining at Tait offers some insight.

Industries with a heavy reliance on vehicles, like mining and transport, share a number of similarities.   Firstly, operational structure is often similar with large distances needing to be covered within strict deadlines, the scale of... Continue Reading

In late August 2018, Tait Communications hosted a number of DMR manufacturers and suppliers at the Tait Christchurch campus.  The purpose of the visit was to conduct interoperability (IOP) testing with Tait Tier 3 network infrastructure to the latest standard.  Senior technical representatives from Simoco, Kirisun, Excera, and Motorola carried out the tests and all found that their technology was compatible with the Tait DMR T3 network.

Tait was the first to bring DMR T3 to the market so it was important not only to update our interoperability to the latest standard,... Continue Reading

Change is constant and this has never been more relevant to the world of communications. We asked Kevin Golding, Applications Manager at South Midlands Communications (SMC) in the UK about his perspective on recent trends in the mobile radio and critical communications community. He shares insight into expanded industry capabilities and current customer demands. With new applications that come into play, customers’ imagination is the only limit as anything is becoming possible.

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Richard Russell, Business Development Tait EMEA, speaks about some of the challenges fire rescue services face with legacy communications and discusses potential solutions. 

Fire rescue services have a growing emphasis on limited budgets, resulting in a need to achieve greater efficiencies – do more with less. This may sound familiar but are these perceived cost cuttings and procurement decisions actually delivering best value?

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This white paper from Tait Communications focuses on recent responses to disasters around the world.  It details the courageous work of first responders and their supporting teams, despite the dangerous circumstances they face.  Less technology focused than our typical white papers, this piece really demonstrates the dedication of these people and communities, as well as the positive contribution that critical communications can have when disaster strikes.

Every day, disasters threaten lives, homes, and property around the world. Hurricanes,... Continue Reading