Unified Critical Communications (UCC) is beneficial to all industries, but each industry will utilize the advantages of multi-bearer networks in ways specific to their operating environment. Continuing on with the fourth lesson of the Introduction to Unified Critical Communications course, we explore the benefits a UCC strategy can bring to Ambulance and Emergency Medical Services (EMS). 

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Unified Critical Communications (UCC) is beneficial to all industries, but each industry will utilize the advantages of multi-bearer networks in ways specific to their operating environment. Continuing on with the fourth lesson of the Introduction to Unified Critical Communications course, we explore the benefits a UCC strategy can bring to fireground communications. 

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You’ve heard about the benefits that Unified Critical Communications can offer you and your organization, but how exactly does this work? Continuing on with Lesson Four of the Introduction to Unified Critical Communications course, we delve into what features make up a platform of Unified Critical Communications.

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One of the biggest movers and shakers in the Unified Critical Communications space is LTE. Although its ability to transfer huge amounts of broadband data is revolutionary, can LTE ever replace LMR? In Lesson Three of the Introduction to Unified Critical Communications course, Dr Jan Noordhof explores what exactly LTE is, the role it can play in mission critical communications, and where it sits among existing LMR technology.

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Unified Critical Communications have a lot to offer you and your organization. It is an approach that is both radical, and deceptively simple. In the fourth lesson of the Introduction to Unified Critical Communications course, we take a look at the benefits of a unified communications strategy, beginning with high level benefits.

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One of the biggest movers and shakers in the Unified Critical Communications space is LTE. The broadband data capabilities could change the game, but will LTE ever replace LMR? Can First Responders rely on LTE to support their communications during emergencies or major events? Who is guiding the development of LTE? What’s the difference between Public and Private LTE? Continue Reading

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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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

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

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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