In spite of the uncertain economic outlook, according to a report published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. (GIA) in February 2011, the global market for theme parks is forecast to reach US$29.5 billion by the year 2015.
Their findings suggest the key drivers of this growth will include the continuing trend for families to spend their free time on outdoor activities and the increasing popularity of mass entertainment; which is good news for theme park operators who invest heavily in developing attractions to draw new visitors and repeat customers looking to experience the thrills of the latest in technology and engineering. Continue reading
Running pipelines above ground gives the advantage of significantly lower civil engineering costs, ease of visual inspection/leak detection and speed of repair, but it can also leave them vulnerable to environment conditions, accidental damage, sabotage and theft.
Keeping pipelines secure and sites running safely and efficiently in difficult operating environments poses constant challenges to the industry. The ability to communicate effectively with all cross functional teams and for them in turn, to communicate with each other reliably and immediately, not only improves operational efficiency, but Continue reading
Kenwood is a leading developer and manufacturer of consumer electronics and communications equipment. Founded in Japan in 1947, Kenwood Corporation is renowned by consumers and industry professionals around the world for providing products of the highest design, quality, performance, and value.
In NEXEDGE® Digital Radio Equipment 1978, the company introduced its first range of commercial wireless radio equipment, by launching a commercial wireless radio terminal in Japan.
Today Kenwood is a leading name in two-way radio communications and with the introduction of the NEXEDGE® range of advanced digital two-way radios in 2008 is committed to developing the technologies and devices that will fully harness the capability of the digital spectrum.
When Kenwood introduced its NEXEDGE® range of advanced digital two-way radios in 2008 it was the first system to offer both Mixed Mode (the ability to communicate with both analogue and digital handsets automatically, without manual switching) and trunked radio communication capability.
Built on the solid foundations of over 30 years of success in the design and manufacture of analogue radios, Kenwood NEXEDGE® equipment employs state of the art digital voice processing technology to ensure clear voice quality and reliability, even in the noisiest of environments and digital encryption to allow for complete protection against casual eavesdropping. Continue reading