The RFID business value is expected to grow by five times in the next 10 years. The Active RFID business is growing by about 10 times, driven by the $475 million military order for Savi Technology and innovations such as the first 100,000 RFID labels from Power ID that have greatly enhanced range over alternatives.
The pace of commercialisation of universal mobile telecommunications service (UMTS 900) systems has quickened, according to an information paper published by GSA , the Global mobile Suppliers Association.
Radio IP Software has strengthened its existing partnership with Motorola by signing a joint agreement to deliver next-generation communication capabilities to the global TETRA (TErrestrial Trunked RAdio) community.
TeamTalk has rolled out secure top-end IP-based technology, 'P25', in Christchurch. When an emergency arises that needs coordination across various organisations, P25 ensures calls and data are encrypted and can’t be overheard by anyone not involved in the emergency response.
Zenitel has launched its ‘ChuChubi TETRA trunking network’ into the French regions of the Caribbean island Saint Martin.
RFID has been moving ahead in leaps and bounds according to reports released throughout 2007. However, what is in store for 2008? Will RFID technology continue to move forwards or will another technology surge ahead and steal the limelight?
In a recent interview with Radio Comms, Asia-Pacific, Scott Austin, president Syscan Australasia, shed a little light on the subject.
A custom-designed transportable radio kit offers reliable communications to field staff and emergency services personnel when requiring a temporary emergency base or temporary high-power radio in a vehicle. The transportable mobile radio is a complete radio unit, consisting of a Tait TM8000 or TM9000 mobile radio in a rugged waterproof case with an interconnect board that interfaces with an internal high-capacity rechargeable battery, input/output ports and various optional features.
To communicate while on the move, many police officers use shoulder-mounted speaker-microphones, connected to their two-way radio by a long 'curly cord' cable which is both heavy and bulky
Wouldn't it be great if there was a way that elderly people with dementia or long-term conditions could maintain their independence and continue living in their home without someone looking over their shoulder 24 hours a day?
Recent natural and man-made disasters have demonstrated the importance of radiocommunications to the basic functioning of society. In spite of many beliefs that the mobile phone would spell the demise of two-way radio, the industry is buoyant with growth
A trunked radio system in Bangkok's underground railway enables the system to carry out maintenance, deal with emergencies, give train information to passengers and tell the control centre where the train is via induction loops laid in the tunnels