We were thrilled to attend the International Chiefs of Police (IACP) National Conference held in Philadelphia from 19-21 October. The IACP conference is the premier event for senior police officers and features the latest developments in law enforcement technology.

We showcased our Unified Critical Communications solution and Biolink, a physiological monitoring solution that enhances first responder well-being. Our valued partners, Cisco and Avtec, were on hand to demonstrate the interoperability of our solutions connecting a Tait TB9100 conventional network through Cisco IPICS and Avtec Scout respectively. Continue Reading

By Jo Hardwick, Global Change Manager, Tait Communications.

“Isn’t Change Management a part of the Project Manager’s responsibilities?”

This question has been put to me a number of times over the past 12 months as the Global Change Manager at Tait. And it’s a great question – one that really allows us to explore what Change Management is all about and how it inter-relates with Project Management.

In my opinion, Change Management and Project Management are complementary disciplines, with a shared objective – to maximize and realise... Continue Reading

The sun was shining down on the San Francisco bay with 15 knot winds, perfect conditions for the Louis Vuitton (LV) Cup Finals racing against Prada Luna Rossa.

As an official supplier of Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ), keen yachting fans from the Tait team gathered eagerly at the ETNZ base for an exciting day on the water, supporting the team from a spectator boat. Here’s a first-hand account of the exciting race that we witnessed. Continue Reading

The premise of APCO 2013’s ‘APPStorm’ event was simple — take the Tait Communications API, and then develop and integrate useful applications for Public Safety, creating something greater than the radio and infrastructure alone.

Four teams took part in the two-day collaboration event, including representatives from Tait partners Zetron, Avtec, Higher Ground, Exacom, and Droidworx.

In just two days, the teams managed to create truly compelling demo applications that showcased the flexibility of the Tait API and their innovations. Continue Reading

Heading along to Anaheim next week? We’ll be at booth #345.

We’re gearing up for what promises to be a fantastic conference and expo, and we have a jam-packed schedule of new innovations to show attendees:
Tait APPStorm
What do you get when you bring together a number of partners, Tait design engineers, a wealth of good ideas and APCO 2013?

You get Tait APPStorm — a two-day collaboration event between Tait Communications, partners and clients to explore solutions for emergency responders.

Together, APPStorm-ers will be developing... Continue Reading

The Education Nation team has traveled thousands of miles this year and we’ve met hundreds of people from public safety and utility organizations across the country. Our mission was simple — to provide free education to officials faced with the task of procuring, upgrading or maintaining radio communications systems. It’s a tough job to summarize the deep discussions, highlights and learnings from the tour, but here goes… Continue Reading

Or 1,103 steps, to be precise. Tough going, right?

Now imagine doing that wearing full firefighter’s kit — 55 extra pounds (25 kg) of helmet, fire-proof clothing and an oxygen tank.

Well, Tait Communications Design Engineer Tane Cambridge doesn’t have to imagine — he climbed every last lung-bursting, energy-sapping step during the Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge, held this week in Auckland, New Zealand.

The annual event sees hundreds of firefighters from New Zealand, Australia and the US race to the top of the tallest free-standing structure in the Southern... Continue Reading

We’ll be showcasing some of our latest and most interesting innovations, technology and solutions in the critical communications and utilities space during two upcoming industry events:

  • UTC Telecom
  • Critical Communications World

For our latest updates from these events and more, follow us on Twitter @TaitRadio. Read on for more details.

UTC Telecom 2013
Date: May 15–17, 2013
Location: George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas, USA
Tait booth: #125

We’ll be at UTC Telecom in Houston this week. Come see us at booth #125 to talk to our experts. Get your... Continue Reading