24th June 2024

Can security guards wear body cameras?

In this article, we’ll look at the circumstances in which security guards may record footage using body worn cameras and how their employers can ensure compliance with regulations like the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the UK.
22nd March 2024

What is the purpose of body-worn cameras?

A body-worn camera is a compact wearable device that captures and transmits both sound and video information. This means that when the footage it captures is viewed, whether in real time or after the situation, there is strong evidence showing what occurred. In some environments, body-worn cameras can be integrated with CCTV and two way radios to trigger an emergency recording. The purpose of body-worn cameras varies slightly from sector to sector, so we’ll examine some examples to demonstrate its uses.
7th November 2023

A guide to streamlining operations and enhancing safety with dispatcher software

Is your organisation dealing with budget constraints, slow technology adoption, and outdated software systems? Are you struggling to address security incidents and effectively communicate across devices? In this blog post, we will discuss the advantages of dispatcher software with real-life examples of how it has helped organisations improve safety and productivity.
2nd November 2023

Key considerations for selecting the perfect software application bolt-ons

Enhance your two-way radio or BBPTT system with the perfect software application bolt-ons. Discover key considerations for selection, including evaluating communication needs, compatibility, user-friendly interfaces, scalability, and training/support. Improve productivity, efficiency, and safety in your organization. Get expert insights and guidance.
15th October 2023

What are the data protection restrictions for body worn cameras in the UK?

Body-worn cameras are gaining popularity across sectors like healthcare and security, offering audio and video recording to enhance safety. Yet, they pose privacy issues, prompting the UK to implement data protection rules. We'll examine these restrictions and their impact on users in this blog.
15th September 2023

How can the energy sector take advantage of automation?

With the energy sector constantly evolving, companies are seeking innovative solutions to remain competitive in today’s market. Automation has opened up a world of possibilities, propelling businesses towards a future where safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness are paramount.
30th July 2023

Improving safety and communication for lone workers in renewable energy

Lone workers in the renewable energy industry face unique safety and communication challenges due to remote locations and exposure to hazardous conditions, but communication devices and software apps can help by allowing them to stay connected, tracking their location, and direct, resilient communication with supervisors or emergency services to mitigate risks and respond quickly to emergencies.
30th June 2023

Four ways WAVE PTX simplifies team communications

For many organisations typically a large part of their workforce is often field based, instead of the typical office environment, and when the flow of information is restricted, organisations are often reactive rather than proactive. Find out how WAVE PTX can support your employees.