We’re very happy to announce the latest issue of Connection Magazine is released! In the much anticipated 9th issue we dive deeper into the future of emergency communications in the US, discover new trends in the fast-paced technology environment, learn about ongoing issues in the mining industry – and much more! Continue Reading

Connection magazine sat down with Tait Manufacturing Engineering Manager Dean Mischewski to discuss how Tait switched to Lead-Free infrastructure assembly. Dean explains the process:

Lead is extremely toxic to humans – prolonged exposure can cause serious problems to your central nervous system, so it isn’t something we want to be handling unnecessarily. Unfortunately, it’s been used in electronic components for years, particularly in solder. So there is wide concern about how much lead the disposal of these devices might introduce to... Continue Reading

We’ve been working hard on a new issue of Connection magazine – coming soon – and we’re excited to give you a sneak peak at one of the latest articles below!
Imagine if different versions of WiFi were not backwards compatible, and you needed a different WiFi adapter to connect your smart devices or laptops in different locations. Tait’s UK-based General Manager – Transport, Jamie Bishop, shares the current state of play in Public Transport IT standards, and the benefits that ITxPT will be bringing to the Public Transport sector.

Standards are a key part of... Continue Reading

Tait Communications is increasing the resources it is devoting to information security, with the appointment of Ashish Dutta to the role of Chief Information Security Officer. Ashish, who has been with Tait since 2012, is an ISACA CISM®-certified Information Security Manager with significant experience in the positioning, delivery and management of ICT managed services and information security.

Our Managed Services division recently had its certification under ISO27001 reconfirmed. The international best-practice standard is for information security standards... Continue Reading

“Tait has made a decision that it wants to be part of a wider ecosystem of multiple partners to create a broader solution,” said Tait CEO Garry Diack at this year’s Critical Communications World in Berlin.

In an interview with Gert Jan Wolf, Mr. Diack discussed the change in Tait’s organizational structure and explained why this – along with the new Tait UnifiedVehicle mobile application platform – is key to developing the company into a software-enabled critical communications business.

Watch the full interview below.

Mr. Diack... Continue Reading

This year’s celebrations for National Reconciliation Week (NRW) in Australia took place from May 27 – June 3, with events across the country commemorating the shared histories of the wider Australian community and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Tait supports Reconciliation Australia to help with their mission to inspire and enable all Australians to contribute to the reconciliation of the nation. An important cause that should not be overlooked, funds for reconciliation are often lacking, but it is... Continue Reading

Tait Communications is proud to host and contribute to number of events during Techweek, New Zealand’s annual festival of innovation, 19th – 27th May 2018. Continue Reading

Tait serves organizations around the world with high-quality products designed and built in our Christchurch, New Zealand headquarters. Since not everyone gets a chance to visit our factory, we’re often asked for some insight into how our manufacturing process works.

Designing and developing our products in-house allows us to be agile, flexible, and complete quick turnarounds for our customers. This is no small feat, considering that parts of our factory produce around a million parts per day, and each product undergoes multiple quality... Continue Reading

A greener packaging solution for Tait base stations has been adopted following some diligent work by our Christchurch headquarters-based Design Engineer Malcolm Falconer.

Instead of being shipped inside a foam insert, the TB7300 equipment will be packed in a molded structure formed of recycled paper fiber, much like the material used for egg cartons. Testing showed the new insert outperforms the current foam insert in protecting the valuable equipment from vibration and being dropped.
“I was thinking there must be a more environmentally friendly way to... Continue Reading

Tait Communications has been chosen by Transport for London (TfL) to replace the British capital city’s bus radio communications system with a new digital mobile radio system.

The agreement will see Christchurch-headquartered Tait Communications manufacture and replace both the communications infrastructure providing coverage across Greater London and the terminal equipment on London’s fleet of almost 10,000 buses. The contract was signed in London on March 23rd at an event hosted by New Zealand’s High Commissioner, His Excellency the Rt... Continue Reading