The equipment your workers use, how it is maintained, and when it is upgraded will determine the degree of communications resilience your organization has, as well as the return on your communications investment.

Buying new gear? Here’s a guide to what you need to think about to keep it working reliably, no matter what.

1) CHOOSING THE RIGHT HARDWARE
Considering high-level failure scenarios will help you determine how durable your hardware needs to be. Common hardware solutions that increase the strength of your system include back-up power sources,... Continue Reading

PERSPECTIVE: Here’s a light-hearted look at the serious world of communications for the police officers, utilities crews, emergency medical people, fire crews and many others who keep our civilization up and running. John Carter, Senior Design Engineer at Tait, advocates for these day-to-day heroes. He dons a virtual hard-hat/helmet/cap as he helps to develop new ways to bring them information – simply, seamlessly and without impacting on their duties

Whatever industry or sector they are involved in, these are the people who operate the core systems that hold our civilization... Continue Reading

Did you know that Tait offers a large range of colored portable radios? It happens to be one of our favorite safety features. It is a simple thing, but it can provide several benefits to mission critical organizations:

1. Easy Identification
For large organizations with multiple portable fleets operating at any given time, you can help ensure users grab the correct radio for each scenario by giving them color codes. Need to connect with a specific work group? Grab the red one. Need to communicate with a unique Talk Group? Grab an orange radio. If your fleet requires multiple configurations or... Continue Reading

Great news everyone! The Tait Radio Academy has launched another new course: Introduction to Intrinsically Safe Radios.

A number of different standards worldwide help guide manufacturers, purchasers and users in the design, manufacture, selection and operation of IS radios. This course will help you to interpret these standards, based on their location in the world, and the environment under which the IS radios will be used.

The course contains 7 different videos, all taught by Stuart Colsell, a Senior Systems Engineer at Tait... Continue Reading

Tait recently attended the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) and had a very busy booth. Several products and solutions, both new and familiar, were demonstrated for those in attendance.

If you missed the show or wanted to spend more time on the booth, you’re in luck! We’ve collected the information and several demo videos and brought them all together, right here. Enjoy!
Analog Simulcast over IP
The new Tait Analog Simulcast over IP system was on display, and the TB9400 attracted attention after taking it’s front panel off to give people a closer look. Tait AS-IP networks... Continue Reading

P25, DMR, Tetra, MPT– there are many types of radio technologies that support radio operation. Many of these technologies are suited more to a particular industry and work in their own specific bands.

The Communication Systems: Different types of Radio lesson covers each technology, including Conventional FM and NXDN, explaining each one including the industries they are commonly used in, their specific bands and their channel spacing, among other pieces of useful information.

To learn more about radio technologies watch the video below and read the accompanying... Continue Reading

Critical Communications has become increasingly complex. It’s no longer just about Land Mobile Radio, organizations must also consider LTE, cellular, IP, and more. At Tait, we have over 40 years of experience working in Critical Communications.

In this video, Judd Cain, EVP of Global Services, explains why Tait made the decision to begin offering Managed Services to our clients. Learn how our experienced team can provide a managed services offering that will simplify, optimize, and maximize your critical communications system and ensure your organization is more than prepared for the future. Continue Reading