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Most golf outings provide a chance for golfers to connect with the ball, with nature, and with each other. The goal is to relax and unwind from the stresses of the workweek, right?

Part of what makes golf relaxing is the competent and invisible work of the folks who keep the courses running smoothly.

Tags: Digital Two-Way Radios

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We all agree that keeping schools safe needs to be a priority for educators, administrators, and communities. 

But not everyone understands or agrees on how to do that. 

In our little corner of the world, we are excited about innovations in school security cameras, one piece of the communications and safety infrastructure that can make life easier for those charged with keeping students safe.

Tags: Safety Solutions, Video Surveillance

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Evolving technology is making it more possible than ever for different devices to communicate with each other so that humans can do what they do best: think and respond.

It’s called communication interoperability, and it’s allowing for new levels of communication across devices.

How does this work in real life?

Tags: Interoperability

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“Where can I find the ivory white begonias?” 

“Can you help me find perennials that will grow in my shady yard?” 

Imagine working in an enormous greenhouse in springtime, as everyone emerges from the Midwest winter hibernation and wants to buy plants and grow things.

Tags: Two Way Radios, Push to Talk

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When a workforce is scattered throughout a wide area and many people are still working from home on different devices and networks, how do companies keep everyone connected?

Despite all the communications innovations we’re seeing, it still seems like a pretty big challenge.

Tags: Interoperability, MOTOTRBO

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Preparing for Your Two-Way Radio Purchase

Posted by Mike Wierzba on Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Now that you’ve decided that two-way radios are the right communications solution for your organization, what are the next steps for getting your purchase started?

Whether you are purchasing two-way radios for the first time or upgrading equipment, there are a lot of options at different price points to consider. As a first step, we recommend starting a conversation with one of our experts so they can help you buy two-way radios that are the best fit for your particular situation.

Tags: Digital Two-Way Radios

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Pairing your two‑way radio with a Bluetooth headset is a great idea if you want to communicate untethered and hands‑free.

And it can’t be that hard, right?

Well, it's not always easy, either. In this blog we've put together tips, tricks, and background information that has helped our customers pair their two-way radio with a bluetooth accessory. 

Tags: Two Way Radio Accessories

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Hospitals are dynamic, unpredictable environments. And communication systems have always been critical for them to function efficiently and smoothly. 

Since the COVID‑19 pandemic overwhelmed hospitals around the country, these life‑or‑death situations are even more common. Communication has become ever more complex, with crowded hospitals and the need to screen visitors and patients for signs of the virus.

Tags: Healthcare, Digital Two-Way Radios

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For education leaders, ensuring safety and creating and maintaining communication systems is a balancing act. On the one hand, the safety and well‑being of thousands of young people is their responsibility. On the other hand, they’re dealing with a global pandemic and serious budget constraints. And yet, what could be more important than school security?

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Did it seem to you like 2021 went by in a blur? If so, you're not alone. The year brought constantly changing circumstances and a lot of juggling, for most people.

Given all of that, we understand if you may have missed one of our popular two-way radio blogs!

Throughout the year, the ChiComm blog shared useful information on how to solve key problems using a two-way radio solution. In this post, we take a look back and share blogs we know you won't want to miss.

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