Mining sites are challenging and dangerous environments, making robust communications and location services essential for safe and efficient operations. To improve the safety of its miners, Russian Bachatsky coal mine replaced their analog system with a Tait DMR solution.
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
One of the more popular safety features on the Tait TP9300 and TP9400 portables is Man Down. This feature takes advantage of an accelerometer in the portable radio. This means that if someone falls and gets hurt, and for whatever reason can’t call for help themselves, dispatch will automatically receive notification. Response time will improve dramatically and can even save lives.