New Digital Radio System For St Dominics College

St Dominics College was established in 1979 from St Dominics Independent Girls School. Originally set up as a girls boarding school in 1878 it is located on the site of the convent in Harrow on the Hill. The college has used an analogue radio system for many years to provide staff with site wide mobile […]

Two Way Radio Licence Management Service Launched

A new Two Way Radio Licence Management Service has been launched by Brabourne Ltd. The OFCOM Licence Management Service [OLMS] is designed to remove the administrative burden of managing Business Radio Licences. How Does OLMS Work? It’s very simple. Brabourne take over the complete administration of all the licensee’s Business Radio licences. This includes:- Radio […]

Entel PoC Solution For London Borough of Merton

Controlling and managing parking across a London borough is a challenging process. In order to ensure that the public highway remains accessible to all every London borough employs a team of Parking Enforcement Officers. In the case of Merton Council, the borough covers an area of nearly 38 square kilometres. It includes the borough of […]

Hybrid LTE/IDAS Radio From ICOM

Hybrid LTE/IDAS radio from ICOM – the IP730D and IP740D offer a unique combination of radio capabilities. Combining two distinct technologies in one handset, the new IP series lets the user communicate nationally with other radio users. The IP730D/740D portable radio operates over LTE networks [mobile phone networks]. This means that communications is possible wherever […]

47 Royal Artillery Select SoftLine Solution From Brabourne

47th Regiment Royal Artillery operates the Watchkeeper Remote Piloted Air System (RPAS). This provides the British Army with Tactical Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR).  The Watchkeeper RPAS is able to fly for 14 hours and carries an Electro Optical / Infra Red and Radar Payload. The system is normally flown from MOD Boscombe Down […]

Axis CCTV Network Solutions Appoint Brabourne As Channel Partner

Axis CCTV network solutions, the global video network solution provider have appointed Brabourne as an authorized channel partner. Founded in Sweden, in 1984, Axis provide complete network systems including video, access control and audio solutions. Digital Convergence Digital radio is converging with IoT and fixed and mobile security platforms. Consequently Brabourne have become ever more […]

Smartphone PoC Radio Solution Now Available

A new smartphone based PoC radio solution has been added to the PTT over Cellular portfolio available from Brabourne. The TeloPTT TE590 combines the form factor of a ruggedized Android smartphone, with the functionality of a Push To Talk digital two way radio. For those users who need internet connectivity and voice communications when on […]

UK Wide Lone Worker Protection Solution From Brabourne

Protecting lone workers who operate across a site such as a large factory, distribution centre or industrial estate can be easily achieved with an on site radio solution. However this isn’t suitable for lone workers who are working across a city, region or even nationwide. UK wide lone workers such as social workers, delivery drivers, […]

Quick Change Audio Accessories For Two Way Radios

Check out our range of quick change audio accessories for two way radios. These are available for most two way radio models. Most importantly, our quick change audio accessories use a common interface lead. One end of the lead is connected to the radio adapter and the other end is terminated in a Hirose connector. […]

Training New Staff Safely During Covid Pandemic

Training new staff safely during the Covid pandemic is proving to be a major challenge for UK businesses. Companies in the UK are committed to playing their part in supporting their particular industry during this time.  Many businesses are taking on new staff, particularly within the food processing, pharmaceutical and other manufacturing and distribution sectors. […]

Enhanced Communications For Return To School Process

With the gradual return to school of specific year groups schools are finding it convenient to enhance their school two-way radio systems. This is accomplished by allocating extra two-way radios to individual class teachers. This will allow direct and easy communications between staff members and reception. Bishop Stopford School The return to school process is […]

Ultra Low Cost PTT Over Cellular Solution Arrives

PTT over Cellular [PoC] radio has always relied upon the service being hosted by a dedicated server centre. Although this is fine for many users it does make for higher running costs. Whilst private servers have been available they have required a significant capital investment. P1 Private Server – PTT over Cellular However, an ultra […]

Social Distancing Tools For Business & Industry

During the Covid-19 crisis maintaining social distancing at work can be challenging. But using the Multicom digital tour guide system devices makes maintaining social distancing at work much easier. Originally designed for one or two way communications for guided tours at factories, museums and other cultural centres they make ideal social distancing tools for business […]

Defence Award For Brabourne

Defence awards don’t come along very often. So Brabourne are very proud to have been awarded the Employers Recognition Scheme Bronze Award. The award was received from the Defence Employers Recognition Scheme. This award recognizes Brabourne’s committment to support military personnel. The award follows the launch of our dual offers to members of the armed […]

We Support The Armed Forces Covenant

We support the Armed Forces Covenant. We will help all holders of the Defence Discount Service card. Our armed forces are called upon to serve all of us, at any time and anywhere in the world. With the current Covid-19 crisis it is inevitable that we will be asking our armed forces to once again […]

Working From Home App Helps Managers Stay In Touch With Field Based Workforce

The E-PoC Smartphone working from home app for Android and IOS devices allows managers to stay in touch with their mobile workforce during the coronavirus crisis. Ideal for workers who operate away from an office or depot. Such as road workers, utility company workers, council workers etc, the current crisis is making effective communications challenging. […]

Facilities Management Providers – How to Use DMR Radio to Build Confidence with Your Client

The facilities management sector has grown over the last decade in the UK. The industry is made up of a core group of multi-disciplinary companies that operate nationally and a large number of smaller companies that offer a narrower range of facilities management services. So, FM is big business. Public sector organizations and private businesses […]

Improving Productivity & Business Continuity For A Multi-Site Manufacturer

To enhance business continuity for their clients, Mitie operates a disaster recovery and technology centre at a UK location. It is operational 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and accredited to NSI Gold Cat II ARC BS5979. Mitec provides a comprehensive incident management service. This includes;- CCTV & BMS monitoring Vehicle and asset […]

Mourne Mountain Rescue Team Upgrade To Simoco DMR

Founded in 1962, the Mourne Mountain Rescue Team [MMRT] are staffed by an entirely volunteer group all of whom live close to the Mourne mountains in Northern Ireland. Based at the foot of Slieve Donard in Newcastle, a small town on the Irish Sea coast, the MMRT operate out of the PSNI station in Newcastle […]

PoC Radio – Combining The Advantages of 2 Way Radio & GSM Without The Disadvantages Of Either

Push-to-talk over Cellular [PoC] is a technology that has been around for years, but acceptance of the technology has been limited due to the limitations of existing mobile phone networks. But with the introduction of 4G networks, Push to talk over Cellular has become a much more attractive proposition for many organizations. Push to talk […]

Why Use Two Way Radio?

Have you ever thought of the benefits of staying in touch with your friends when out and about? Whether you are hiking, camping, skiing, cycling or trekking, using two-way radios is fun and keeps you in touch. Modern two-way radios are available to cover almost any application. Below are some of the things to consider […]

BrabourneView IP-CCTV Camera System deployed on a Peak District farm

We have deployed our BrabourneView IP CCTV system to a Peak District farm. This improves security and makes running a busy livestock farm more efficient. Using the latest IP based CCTV cameras from Ubiquiti Networks, cameras are located in the lambing and calving sheds. These provide full colour, crystal clear video on demand. This allows […]

Getting Effective First Aid At Work With First Aid Call Points

Getting effective first aid at work with first aid call points presents employers with a number of challenges. One is locating an injured person and getting a coordinated response in a timely manner. Moreover, without unduly impacting on the rest of the organizations activities. This is particularly challenging where the organization operates from a large […]

Reducing The Cost Of False Alarms

The curse of false alarms continues to plague UK industry and public-sector organizations alike. In this article I will illustrate some of the costs associated with false alarms and what can be done to mitigate against these events. Reducing the costs of false alarms is a key task for facilities managers. Statistics from the Fire […]

Facilities Management – A Thankless Task!

Facilities management can be a thankless task. So, maximising your investment in a facility’s infrastructure can be a challenging exercise for a facilities manager. At the risk of being accused of cynicism, anything that does not directly and quickly impact on the organizations return on investment may be treated as a low priority by senior […]