Public Safety

Smart antenna market report released

27 March, 2013

The global market for smart antennas is expected to grow at a significant rate from 2012 to 2018.

Real-time system stays ahead of crooks

19 March, 2013 | Supplied by: Motorola Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

An integrated law enforcement system from Motorola combines video, sensors, alarms and computer-aided dispatch.

ACMA changes in NSW and Queensland

15 March, 2013

ACMA announces changes to radio services in Adelong, Boonah and Broken Hill.

Digital radio to the rescue

07 March, 2013 | Supplied by: BAI Communications

Queensland’s recent floods and storms taxed safety radio networks to the limit, but one P25 system held strong during the worst of the weather.

ACMA single compliance mark scheme begins

01 March, 2013

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has introduced a single regulatory compliance mark (RCM) to illustrate a device’s compliance with all applicable ACMA standards.

Fighting fires using radio communication

25 January, 2013 by Mike Smyth, specialist technical writer

The Rural Fire Service is said to be the largest operator of radio communications infrastructure in NSW.

Consoles trigger fast fire-crew response

23 January, 2013 | Supplied by: Zetron Australasia Pty Ltd

Fire crews can now reach the scene fast, using an alert system built around Zetron communications consoles.

Public safety LTE market to increase by 43%

18 January, 2013

The global public safety LTE market has been forecast to increase over the next five years.

Using RoIP as part of a disaster recovery plan

19 December, 2012 | Supplied by: Omnitronics Pty Ltd

Radio over IP included in an organisation’s disaster recovery plan can help meet the increased demands of a disaster by keeping all workers connected and can be adapted to suit the needs of a changing environment.

Radiocommunications Class Licence variations released

14 December, 2012

The ACMA has asked for comment on its variations proposed for the Radiocommunications Class Licence 2000.

Generators save communications during Hurricane Sandy

13 December, 2012 by Kylie Baracz

Backup generators provided much needed power to public safety radio communications equipment during the US hurricane disaster.

Wireless market predictions for 2013

22 November, 2012

Five wireless market predictions for next year have been released by Ilan Rubin, managing director at Wavelink.

Communication critical for underground miners’ safety

16 November, 2012 by Kylie Baracz

After disasters such as the Beaconsfield mine collapse, safety of underground miners has been in the spotlight. One way to improve miners’ safety is to provide radio communications between workers underground and the ones on the surface.

Audi selects TETRA for reliable communications on-site

15 October, 2012

3T Communications, in partnership with its parent company Sepura, has been awarded a prestigious contract to provide a TETRA mobile communications network to Audi’s headquarters and largest production plant in Ingolstadt, Germany.

From smartphone to digital radio - how communications technology changes our lives

12 October, 2012 by Bevan Clarke, Professional Commercial Radio Solutions, Motorola Solutions | Supplied by: Motorola Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

The arrival of digital communications, in the form of digital radio handsets and their supporting networks, are changing the fundamental nature of how work is done, how lives are saved and how profits are made.

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