Public safety

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Body worn video: Witness for the prosecution

15/02/2017

Philip Mason looks at how the use of body-worn video is changing operational culture at one of the largest emergency services organisations in the world - London's Metropolitan Police

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ESN for control rooms: business as usual?

30/11/2016

Philip Mason gives an update on the transition of the UK's emergency services from the Airwave TETRA network to a LTE network provided by EE, with a focus on the implications for control rooms

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TETRA radios for use in explosive risk areas

09/10/2016

Our coverage of TETRA devices continues with a look at those that meet the needs of users who have to work in areas where ignition sources of any kind cannot be allowed. Even this requirement is well ...

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FirstNet: The American dream

08/10/2016

A national network to provide mission-critical broadband has long been a priority of the US PPDR community. TETRA Today follows FirstNet's efforts to make it a reality

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Smart cities, smart emergency services?

02/08/2016

Sam Fenwick explores the issues surrounding smart cities and IoT from the perspective of public safety. While its use by public safety organisations is still in its infancy, the technology has the ...

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CCW 2016: What's the big idea?

10/05/2016

This year's Critical Communications World is bigger and better than ever. Melissa Massey previews its key themes, features and sessions

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Mobile base stations: Speed matters

14/03/2016

Despite back-up generators the uncaring elements can knock sites down and serious incidents can occur in places where fixed infrastructure would be too costly to install. Sam Fenwick takes a look at ...

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Broad strokes for LTE development

04/02/2016

The growing demand for data in critical comms, and its resultant need for broadband capabilities was a major topic for the Public Safety Forum at PMR Expo. Laurence Doe hears from both broadband ...

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ISITEP: enabling cross-border comms

04/02/2016

ISITEP - the EU programme to establish Inter system Interoperability for TETRA-TETRAPOL networks - will improve how public safety agencies from different countries talk to each other when an incident ...

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TETRA in North America: The tide is turning

04/02/2016

TETRA has been slow to catch on in North America for regulatory and commercial reasons, but is starting to come into its own. TETRA Today looks at some of the highlights from the TETRA Congress ...

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