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.
As LMR networks grow in capability and become increasingly interconnected with a variety of software and systems, network management needs a whole new approach. Proactively managing and supporting your network is an effective way to safeguard your communications system, and decrease the risk of interruptions that affect business efficiency and worker safety. Tait Enable is a revolutionary suite of management tools that gives you this control of your radio network.
Tait Communications works with many taxpayer funded organizations, and we consistently hear from these clients about their need to use funding wisely. Tait solutions are designed with taxpayer value in mind, and in this post we’ll explore how your community is best served by solutions from Tait.
1. Greater Value for Money
There is a big difference between getting something cheap and getting something with value. A cheap item may not cost you much up front, but it typically won’t last long, or work well. Quality solutions may initially cost more, but will often... Continue Reading
Location services capability is a fundamental building block to improving many operational efficiency and safety outcomes. It is on this basis that we have significantly invested and will continue to invest in Tait DMR location data capabilities. In this first release we are now offering polling at a rate eight times faster than previously offered, while fully maintaining mission critical voice services. So here’s all you need to know about this new capability. Continue Reading
Did you know that Tait mobiles and portables are now capable of automated location controlled behavior through GeoFencing? This is a powerful, unique capability that increases efficiency and worker safety – geographic areas and boundaries can be programmed for your Tait radio to automatically take certain actions based on its location. This is independent of the network, dispatch, or any other software applications!
The TP3 is the newest member of the Tait DMR family. It has a great collection of features that we think you’re going to love. Lets take a look!
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
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
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
Tait DMR solutions are compatible with products from vendors that adhere to the popular DMR standard. Tait Communications recently 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... Continue Reading