Category Archives: Events

Two-Way Radio Rentals: The Process from Beginning to End

Making the decision whether to buy or rent two-way radios can come down to something as simple as imagining a warehouse shelf. If you think your communications gear might spend a lot of time there over the course of a year, renting equipment may be the smarter choice. Two-way radio rentals are often seen at public events such as athletic competitions, concerts and festivals. The applications are almost endless, and include trade shows, corporate meetings .

Industry Solutions: Motorola HT1250 for Events and Venues

A venue manager looking for the best two-way radios (walkie-talkies) for events has two realities to deal with: large crowds and loud performers. People numbering in the thousands mean security staff, concessionaires and maintenance staff all need to be able to communicate with each other quickly and efficiently no matter where they might be in the venue. Loud performances mean the radios need to be designed with noise-control technologies. Both of these realities create complex .

Two-Way Radios Help Public Events Run Smoothly and Safely

Summer is fast approaching, and with it the busy season for public events. Did you know that more than 1.8 million meetings and events are held each year in the United States, resulting in $280 billion in spending? Wireless technology has impacted the events industry in a major way for years, and two-way radios remain its communications device of choice. The push-to-talk convenience of the two-way radio and its one-to-many communications capabilities make it possible for people to .

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 .

Pilgrims’ Progress: The Second Thanksgiving and the Motorola CP200d

Last year at this time, we told you how wireless technology saved the first Thanksgiving, improving communications and making for a festive celebration for the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians in 1621. Historians are just now learning about the struggles the new settlers faced in their second year in the New World, and how they were solved by digital two-way radios. Around turkey-laden tables across the nation, many families each year recall the now-familiar .

BearCom Expands Its Presence in Florida with Acquisition of A&R Radio Rentals

BearCom is getting even bigger in Florida. Today, the company announced it has acquired an Orlando-area business that for decades has served a range of customers with two-way rentals. In a news release, BearCom Executive Vice President Brent Bisnar, who directs our rental operations, said, “In A&R Radio Rentals, we have acquired a strong local and regional provider that is servicing some clients on a nationwide basis.” A&R is located in Winter Garden, Florida, .

BearCom’s Nationwide Branch Network: Four Benefits for Customers

By now, people all across the wireless industry know BearCom is different. We’re the only dealer and integrator of wireless communications equipment with a nationwide presence. Our network of 26 branch locations across the country is unique in the industry. But what specifically does the BearCom branch network do for customers? “Many of our customers offer their services nationally,” said BearCom Executive Vice President Brent Bisnar, who directs our rental operations. “As the only .

Wireless Technology Helps to Keep Schools Manageable

Schools function as a complex network of teachers, coaches, administrators, accountants, clerks, counselors, diagnosticians, nurses, cooks, security officers, librarians, computer technicians, janitors, bus drivers, and parent volunteers. The logistics are staggering. For any principal or college president, the biggest responsibility is the safety of the hundreds, if not thousands, of students. Maintaining proper communications among the staff and around the campus is the most proactive step an administrator can take to enhance safety, improve .

Predicted Expansion of M2M Technology Signals New Landscape for Wireless Industry

The first wave of the Internet connected users to information found on websites. The second wave went further by connecting users to each other through social media. The third wave will go beyond interactions with personal computers to include digital wireless technology, connecting machines and systems in a vast network to benefit users. Simply stated, devices will talk to each other to optimize our daily living. According to a new report from IHS Electronics .

Today’s Wireless World Online Magazine Re-Launched with Support from BearCom, Motorola Solutions

Today’s Wireless World, an award-winning magazine focused on the latest innovations in wireless technology for commercial and government applications, has been re-launched online with the help of contributors from BearCom and Motorola Solutions. Both companies will offer their expertise as part of a greatly expanded effort to deliver up-to-date information on two-way radios and other wireless technologies. offers a steady stream of coverage on the uses of two-way radios and related equipment across .