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
With wireless technology such as Wi-Fi becoming ever more popular and commonplace, Sean Casey from Intel takes a look at the year that really saw it take off and at the trends for the coming years
Wireless has been well received ever since the first wireless radio transmission over the Atlantic Ocean by Marconi almost a century ago. Since that time the technology has been harnessed to suit myriad applications
With many radio communications businesses facing increased competition from the cellular industry, one Australian company is applying old principles to overcome the modern challenge