Rainer Grob is an engineer and owner of Nova Funk Engineering AG, mobile comms specialists in Lucerne, Switzerland. He talks to Connection Magazine about the changes he has seen over his career, and Switzerland’s unique communications environment.

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Tait P25 provides instant and reliable communications that are trusted and used around the globe.  With exceptional audio, safety features, and plenty of migration options, Tait P25 is a secure, future-proof, public safety grade critical communications solution.

This article looks at some of the detail behind each of these areas:

  • Proven Experience – Customer Stories
  • Smarter, Safer working with GPS, GeoFencing, Lone Worker and Man Down
  • Exceptional Audio – Hear important calls in the moments that matter
  • Industry Leading Flexibility, Proven... Continue Reading

Trying to decide which forms of wireless communication are right for your organization?  In the second lesson of Introduction to Unified Critical Communications, we look at the pros and cons of LMR, WiFi, Satellite, and LTE. Continue Reading

FirstNet, the First Responder Network Authority, was set-up as an independent entity in the US to provide an interoperable wireless broadband public safety network across the entire US. Does LMR have a place alongside FirstNet? David Lau, Senior Market Analyst at Tait investigates. He concludes that while FirstNet is an important part of the future of Public Safety communications, there will be a place for LMR for many years to come.

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The Tait Radio Academy is a free training resource, providing foundational education on a wide range of critical communications topics.  From basic radio awareness to Industrial Control Systems, there is a range of material for people in both technical and non-technical roles.

Communications have never been more important than they are today.  Businesses, public safety, utilities, and other enterprises rely on communications being available all the time.  Historically, this simply meant having a reliable Radio Network.  People could communicate with voice, and that was enough.  But not anymore. Continue Reading

As first responders look toward Long Term Evolution (LTE) broadband, converged devices can be the catalyst to accelerate adoption of new data-centric capabilities, while still ensuring users have reliable voice communications. Broadband technologies are key elements of future mission critical communications, so for mission critical organizations, that means starting the adoption process in the near future. Michelle Johnson, Director of LTE Advocacy and Business Development at Harris Corporation, takes a closer look.

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Have you ever wondered how Tait digital noise suppression works? We made calls from inside a sound booth where the sound levels were over 120 dB (louder than the front row of a rock concert!).  Listen for yourself to clarity of audio in these video clips. Continue Reading

If your team works from a vehicle fleet, they likely have all the communication tools they need – when they’re in their vehicles. But what about when they need to roam and work around the vehicle? Does exiting their vehicle represent a loss of comms, productivity or safety? Tait Unified Vehicle has a companion Remote App that can extend your vehicle radio function to your Smartphone, via WiFi connection. Tait Design Engineer Max Choi demonstrates some of the possibilities in this great video.
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We have someone that we’re excited to introduce to you. This colorful little portable radio is full of personality, so we’ll let it speak for itself. Continue Reading

Tait has a long history of working with Utilities – both large and small – all over the world. Daniel Draughn, Director Market Development – Critical Industries, discusses what it takes to help customers find the best-fit solution for their needs. Continue Reading