“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.
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
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
Clear, reliable voice communications are crucial for those in industries that rely on mission-critical communications. During times of normal operation, voice-only radio networks, such as analog, are often all that some organizations need. But in efforts to improve worker safety, it’s worth taking a look at how systems that provide both voice and data on one mission-critical network, such as Tait DMR Tier 3, can make a significant difference in emergency situations.
To provide a simple introduction to the Tait DMR family of products, we’ve produced a series of five videos each exploring the top benefits of various aspects of the solution. Today, we take a look at the Top 5 Benefits of the Tait TP9300 portable radio:
A solution designed and supplied by Tait Communications is helping one of Australia’s major utilities companies keep its workforce connected and safe. Power and Water, a state government-owned business which supplies Australia’s Northern Territory with high-voltage electricity, water, and sewage networks, has selected Tait to upgrade its mobile workforce communications system. Continue Reading
Carroll County is located in the state of Tennessee, USA. Covering an area of over 600 square miles, it has a population of over 28,000 people. The fire department consists of 170 volunteer firemen in 12 stations, while the Sheriff’s office has 23 sworn deputies. The agencies handle fire, traffic and emergency calls across the largely rural county.
The county’s emergency services were operating an analog radio network that had been in place for many years. Though it was simple and familiar to staff, the shortcomings in the system could no longer be ignored. Continue Reading
Kansas City Power and Light (KCP&L), an electric utility company in Kansas City, Missouri, has a reputation as one of the most reliable energy suppliers in the Midwest. After acquiring another utility company, KCP&L found themselves with an unreliable communications network comprised of three entirely separate radio systems. These systems covered different parts of their service area, but couldn’t communicate with one another.
With 850,000 customers to look after over 18,000 square miles, their current radio systems’ lack of... Continue Reading
Just a decade ago, LMR was the only standard for critical communications. Communications technology has brought about new advancements as organizations around the world seek to understand how these will influence their communications. Tait VP (Solutions Marketing) Bruce Mazza explores what Push-to-Talk over Cellular (PTToC) means for mission critical organizations today and in the future.
PTToC allows users to replicate radio features like instant group communication with a simple button push. This smartphone application presents an opportunity... Continue Reading