Control rooms serve a vital role in the central nervous system behind every public safety agency's operation. Technology serving the control room function is evolving at a rapid pace, but what does this mean for control room staff and the field they support? Here is my take on what Critical Communications World 2018 offers for attendees shaping the future of the control room.
What do airports, mines and oil platforms have in common? Private LTE networks are now emerging as important communications platforms for these challenging environments. Critical Communications World features a variety of exhibits and sessions that shed light on the future of industrial communication. Here is a rundown of what attendees can expect.
Mobile network operators around the globe have an opportunity to go beyond consumer-grade services as more nations seek LTE-based mobile broadband critical communications services. But first, these operators must understand the end user. Here is my take on how Critical Communications World 2018 can help an operator get a handle on the needs of this unique customer base.
Transportation systems rely heavily on mission-critical communications systems to ensure safety and excellent customer experience. Critical Communications World features exhibitors and sessions spotlighting innovative approaches leveraging TETRA and LTE to advance the state-of-the-art in transportation systems. Here are some of the ones that stand out.
It is hard to find an acronym with more headline-grabbing power than IoT. The reason is clear, enterprises that successfully deploy IoT technology can transform operations. For organizations that implement mission-critical technology, the transformation can boost citizen safety, enhance situational awareness and reduce costs. Here is a look at how Critical Communications World 2018 is tackling the subject.
Moving emergency services workers from trusted professional mobile radio systems to emerging mission-critical LTE networks requires a solution for out-of-range communications. Why is this problem top-of-mind for so many visitors to Critical Communications World and what might they find at the exhibition?
It is said a picture is worth a thousand words. Now, new critical communications applications are advancing to bring rich user interfaces to the aid of emergency services workers. Critical Communications World 2018 includes sessions and exhibits aimed at fostering a powerful application ecosystem. Here are some highlights.
Critical Communications World 2018 brings together leading mission-critical ecosystem players. This year's event is an important opportunity for mobile network operators to engage with customers requiring mobile broadband services that go beyond best-effort consumer-grade offers. AT&T stands out as a mobile network operator changing the competitive dynamics of its market by hosting the US FirstNet network. More operators will follow, and CCW 2018 comes at a crucial inflection point.