Two-way radios are widely in use on professional construction projects to help site management coordinate personnel and services in order to deliver projects safely, on-time and within budget.
Construction sites pose many challenges to two-way radio communications, including signal coverage, ground to crane communications and linking numerous trades, subcontractors and security in user groups to each other and central management within a network. Kenwood has been supplying its two-way radio systems to the construction industry for many years with equipment and systems that have been proven in use around the world. 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 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. Continue reading
Conferences, Exhibitions, Sports, Arts and Culture, Rallies, Shows, Music Festivals and much more are now part of our everyday lives, often held at venues that were never designed for the purpose, from public roads to large open spaces.
From the management of contractors and deliveries at the build-up, to security, safety and co-ordination during the event, through to the break-down and clean up, organisers and their teams are well aware that they should expect the unexpected in whatever form it takes. Whatever happens in and around an event, someone needs to know, and two-way radios provide the instant, reliable communications tool that underpins a successful event. Continue reading
Spanning both the private and public sectors, the Facilities Management industry is notoriously difficult to define, but in essence, it is all about taking control of ‘non-core’ services, allowing organisations to concentrate on what they do best.
Facilities Management performs a vital function in the smooth running of offices, retail centres, industrial buildings, schools and hospitals. It has grown to become a strategic business discipline and today offers a wider range of choice in how specific functions and services are delivered.
The use of two-way radio communication to coordinate services within facilities is widespread with the ability to deliver clear voice and data transmissions to different teams located around a site to prioritise work, respond to situations, maximise the efficient use of resources and ultimately to speed up and improve the quality of service being delivered. Continue reading
Outside broadcast units, location filming and film sets are often tricky environments with so many variables to take into account, from background noise, weather, demanding directors, temperamental talent and equipment, to coordinating a small army of crew, specialists, cast and extras to be in the right place at the right time.
It’s an industry that understands that time is money and that mistakes cost – whether in missing that crucial news shot or interview, having to do an additional take or paying for overtime.
It’s no wonder that in spite of the ubiquity of mobile phones, two-way radio communications reign supreme in broadcast production. Continue reading