Making the Switch from Legacy Systems: Five Questions To Ask

June 2, 2019 - “Traditional [radio] systems are limited by range, they’re limited in audio quality, they’re limited in channels, they require licenses, and all these other things that just feel decades old in an age of smartphones and voice assistants,” said Jesse Robbins, founder and CEO of Orion Labs, Inc.Read More »

Vendors Work to Innovate Beyond Traditional PTT

June 2, 2019 - PTT providers such as Orion Labs Inc. are working to extend PTT beyond traditional person-to-person voice communications. To do this, Orion developed bots that provide what the company calls “superpowers” to its PTT platform, said Desmond Crisis, a technologist for Orion.Read More »

At IWCE: 3D Location Platform Launched, Aims To Improve Indoor Situational Awareness

June 2, 2019 - Polaris Wireless, a provider of software-based wireless location solutions, today announced the commercial availability of the industry’s first high-accuracy carrier-independent 3D location platform for application developers. By integrating their applications to the new platform, developers now are able to provide end users with pinpoint location, including indoors and in high-riseRead More »

Using push-to-talk technology to boost the customer experience

June 2, 2019 - Today, retailers of all sizes — from department stores to boutiques — are providing their employees with mobile devices that allow them to communicate with a simple touch of a button. Push-to-talk devices, which operate like a walkie-talkie, eliminate the need for workers to focus their attention in multiple places.Read More »