“I went from utilizing a three-site voter system to a single-site digital system so it was a big increase in coverage and clarity,” said Tracy Neal, communications director for McDuffie County Sheriff’s Office.
The system increased coverage in areas where it had previously been difficult to operate a handheld. In addition, Neal said that security, as well as the price and feature set, were all determining factors.
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Bulawayo City Council’s (BCC) state of the art call centre was recently awarded a Service Excellence Award in the public sector, local authorities and utilities category at a ceremony held in Harare.
The call centre is fully equipped with state of the art PABX and NEXEDGE® two-way radio equipment for instant, reliable communications and is the first of its kind in Zimbabwe… read the full article here →
Five dealers scoop inaugural NEXEDGE® INNOVATION AWARDS EMEA 2012
At an exclusive briefing, dinner and awards event attended by 140 of Kenwood’s top distributors, dealers and solutions developers from EMEA during the PMR Expo in Cologne last month (November)… read the full article here →
New mid-tier NX-720E/820E and 720GE/820GE Digital Mobile Radios join NEXEDGE® line-up.
Announcing a brand new addition to the NEXEDGE® mobile radio range pitched to meet the increasing demand at mid-tier level as the perfect partner to the TK-220/320 hand portables.
The new radio features a 260 channel/128 zone capacity and provides multiple solutions in one terminal including Digital Conventional, Digital trunking and Analogue Conventional modes.
In addition, the TK-720GE/820GE models include a factory installed GPS module which with an optional KRA-40G GPS Antenna will significantly enhance functionality across many more applications including lone worker situations. Full specifications →
With tens of thousands of people attending individual stadium events for sport and entertainment reducing the risks of petty crime, anti-social behaviour, public disorder and even terrorism while managing the efficient flow of spectators, participants, VIPs, vehicles, goods and services at multiple entry and exit points, especially in the event of a major incident, is a major logistical feat.
One of the most powerful tools in implementing safety and security strategies during events is the ability for all the cross functional teams to communicate with each other and with their counterparts anywhere on site. Continue reading →
The requirement to provide a safe and secure environment for both staff and visitors, free from the threat of anti-social behavior, petty crime, personal assault and risk of injury is of course paramount.
Core to the management of risk, containment of situations, implementation of emergency plans and providing excellent customer service lays in the ability to report threats, incidents and status quickly and efficiently, on a daily operational basis, but most especially in the event of a natural or man-made catastrophe. Continue reading →