Public Safety technology is a complex and ever-changing ecosystem. Cloud-based infrastructure and applications are delivering innovation but still aren’t trusted as much as the more familiar and proven on-premises systems. However, cloud resources available today have overcome many concerns over reliability and security so you don’t have to miss out on new capabilities, improved performance and lower cost solutions.

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At Tait, we know that no two organizations are the same, and that there is no such thing as a “one-size-fits-all” communications solution. Because each organization has their own unique set of requirements for connectivity and functionality, we build all our products and solutions with flexibility at their core. 

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2019 marks 50 years of Tait Communications helping customers stay safe and productive. The company was established in 1969 by Sir Angus Tait, who believed that strong research and a commitment to listening to customers would build a business that stands the test of time. That vision continues as we look forward to the innovations we can bring customers in the future. Today we reflect on some of our favorite stories from 2019.

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Much like the strata of rock visible in a mine, modern mining communications rest on layers of communications technologies, introduced over time to improve the safety, efficiency, and productivity of mining operations.

Ground-breaking new technologies will continue to emerge, but earlier technologies continue to perform the function they were intended for, and do not necessarily become obsolete; indeed most remain relevant and are maintained, advanced and upgraded by manufacturers.

So, rather than the development of a single, ideal technology, the future... 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!

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“Partnering with such a robust global player as Tait will ensure customers are able to access technology that leverages their investment in radio.” – Andrew Thompson, Chief Executive FreshRF
Tait Communications and FreshRF are excited to announce FreshRF joining the Tait Technology Program as a Registered Partner.

In the critical communications market, the addition of smartphones, tablets and all the apps and information flow they enable is significantly influencing customer expectations of enhanced communications and productivity.

Ellery Hurn, Tait’s... Continue Reading

Proudly made in New Zealand, the Tait 9300 product family has grown to include an entry-level mobile and portable radio, providing value-for-money features in a Tait Tough package. The TP9310 and TM9315 standard packages are dual mode, able to operate on both Conventional Analog and DMR Tier 2 Conventional networks in addition to simplex calls.

Built on the Tait Tough mission critical TP9300 platform, the TP9310 portable radio delivers:

  • 16 channels
  • IP67 dust/waterproof
  • Integrated GPS software option
  • Built-in mandown & lone worker features
  • Encryption... Continue Reading

The Challenge
Delivering power reliably and safely is a constant challenge for electrical distribution utility companies. The diverse environments that many utilities operate across pose reliability and resilience challenges for their distribution network. Improving grid visibility and control over the distribution network is a key priority.

Grid managers around the world have leveraged various types of communications to connect distribution line infrastructure and substations to their Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. However, large parts of distribution grids... Continue Reading

by Lorraine Bonisch, Editor, Connection Magazine

Connection issue 5 is now live. This issue features technical perspectives and thought-provoking articles to inform, challenge and educate radio communications decision makers.

View on the website:
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Critical infrastructure enterprises are experiencing rapid change in communications technology and a corresponding explosion in information. These trends present opportunities to improve service delivery, but also significant challenges in managing all of that change. Meeting the challenge requires the collaboration of technology providers.

Tait has been breaking new ground with an innovative approach to delivering applications for Public Safety. The approach has been to host a series of “AppStorm” days that bring clients, application partners, geeks and gurus together in one room for some... Continue Reading