Category Archives: Digital

Industry Solutions: CP200d for Golf Courses

Golf courses need a sturdy, dependable radio that’s just as handy for the groundskeepers trimming the greens as it is for the clubhouse staff serving the steaks. For years, the simplest choice for golf course managers was the CP200 portable two-way radio (walkie-talkie) from Motorola Solutions. A workhorse of business communications worldwide, the CP200 offered a basic, easy-to-learn set of controls and industrial-strength construction. As the wave of digital technology washed over the radio industry .

For Car Dealerships, the Motorola CP200d is More Than Standard Equipment

Car dealerships cover a lot of ground. New and used cars and trucks along with service bays and the showrooms can sprawl over dozens of acres. It’s not like co-workers are within shouting distance. That’s why two-way radios are such a popular choice for car dealerships. Dealers know exactly how much coverage they need, and they can choose radios designed specifically for their needs. Phones are fine for contacting somebody at a desk, but .

Industry Solutions: MOTOTRBO for Airlines and Airports

Every flight into every airport affects travelers and cargo in other airports. We see it every time a blizzard in Chicago bogs people down for a thousand miles in every direction. That’s why it’s so essential for airports and airlines to have the right tools to maintain a steady flow of travelers, luggage and cargo. Two-way radios are ideal for airports because they sprawl over large, well-defined areas, and airport workers need radios programmed .

Two-Way Radio Rentals: Why Digital and Which One?

First in a series Organizations of all kinds rent two-way radios for events ranging from county fairs to petrochemical plant turnarounds. Renting gives them access to the latest technology while avoiding the expenses associated with buying and maintaining equipment. The challenge often is deciding which models to rent. While analog and digital radios each have their strengths, there are some distinct advantages to renting digital radios. Improved audio quality Digital radios will maintain a .

Huffington Post Tech Explores the Internet of Things with Help from BearCom

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a topic that continues to garner media attention by the terabyte. Now the IoT is moving beyond the trade journals and industry blogs to find a place in more mainstream publications. The Huffington Post recently took a look at the IoT, and it reached out to BearCom for some perspective. Business at the Dawn of the Internet of Things by Huffington Post contributor James Moore makes the point .

Security Industry Improves Coordination and Safety by Employing a Range of Wireless Technologies

Security is big business in America, with estimated annual revenues of $350 billion. The federal government alone spends nearly $70 billion a year on homeland security. Despite those big dollar figures, security organizations are always looking for force multipliers, and many turn to wireless technology. Wireless equipment and devices have a long track record as effective force multipliers. They also deliver discretion, mobility, and improved coordination—all key issues for an industry that continues to .

As the BearCom Bulletin Marks Three Years, We Look Back at Our Most Popular Posts

Three years ago this month, we started this blog, the BearCom Bulletin, to keep you updated on the news coming from BearCom, our partners, and the whole wireless world. In my very first post, I said, “Over the coming weeks and months, it is our intention to use this space to inform, educate, advocate, challenge, and salute. We hope to do so in a way that will enlighten and, at least occasionally, entertain you.” That .

Teldio Introduces D3M at Motorola Solutions Channel Partner Expo

Big news from our partner Teldio! At the recent Motorola Solutions Channel Partner Expo (CPE), Teldio released D3M, the first web application that simplifies the end-to-end process of designing, documenting, delivering, and managing two-way radio networks. TodaysWirelessWorld.com reported from CPE that the response to D3M was overwhelmingly positive. The Teldio booth staff could barely keep up with the demand for live demos. Both technicians and sales reps see extreme value in the application and .

Wireless Technology Helping to Drive the Booming Video Surveillance Industry

Okay, so the recent Super Bowl wasn’t much of a game. But there were plenty of noteworthy elements beyond the weather, the halftime show, and the event’s largest-ever television audience. Security at the event was unprecedented—not just the day of the game, but the days and weeks leading up to it. A 2.5-mile chainlink fence surrounded the stadium, and there were helicopters, boat patrols, and an advanced system of IP video surveillance cameras. Video was .

Two-Way Radios Play a Role as Construction Industry Builds Momentum

The construction industry is on a roll, according to experts who project construction starts will be up 9% this year, on top of last year’s 5% gain. The biggest increases in activity will be in single-family housing, commercial building, and multifamily housing. Getting all that construction work done as efficiently and safely as possible will take top-floor communications capabilities, and that’s where two-way radios come in. Two-way radios have long been popular tools on .