August 2008

August 29, 2008

Free Two-Way Radio Book

IntercomsOnline.com has released a new book titled: Two-Way Radio Success: How to Choose Two-Way Radios, Commercial Intercoms, and Other Wireless Communication Devices for Your Business . This book is about using two-way radios and other wireless devices for improving communication in your business. The results of this improved communication will vary, but depending on your application, they can include increased safety, improved productivity, better customer or employee satisfaction, increased Read more [...]

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August 28, 2008

Wireless Customer Service Call Button

If you've ever walked bewildered around a store searching for something, you know how frustrating it can be when you can't find store personnel to ask for help. It never seems like there's someone there when you need them. How nice it would be to press a button, sort of like the "Easy" button you see in Staples office products commercials, and someone comes to your assistance. Well, with the MURS Indoor Customer Service Callbox customers can do exactly that. The MURS Customer Service Callbox Read more [...]

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August 26, 2008

Golf Course Wireless Ordering System

Golf courses who want to increase revenues from their clubhouse restaurant are using a wireless ordering system to help them out. They simply place the MURS Callbox XT Outdoor Intercom on their 9th tee along with their menu and golfers can then call in their orders. In the clubhouse, employees answer calls with the MURS Commercial Intercom base station, or the MURS 110 Commercial Handheld Two-Way Radio. We recommend you use both devices because employees will not always be near the base station Read more [...]

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Wireless Callbox System Alerts College Campus Security Personnel

The quicker security personnel on a college campus can be notified of a crime in progress or of some other dangerous situation, the faster they can get the necessary help. Minutes can make a huge difference. Most students and faculty carry cell phones so they can call in an emergency, but the problem with this is that they have to know what number to call and it can take 30 seconds or more for them to dial the call and have the call connect to someone. Installing wireless callbox systems in Read more [...]

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August 21, 2008

Long Range Wireless Motion Detector with Two-Way Voice

There are times when you want to know when someone is approaching the end of your driveway or some other access point. That's where a motion sensor device with two-way communication would be helpful. Our Callboxes with Gate Relay have the ability to send a warning tone when a change in a Sensor Input is detected. The Sensor Input will respond to an OPEN or CLOSED switch. So you could add a motion detector device that triggers this sensor input, which would tell you that someone is near the Callbox. Read more [...]

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August 20, 2008

Cell Phones versus Two-Way Radios

In many cases people are using cell phones in place of two-way radios. While in applications where calls are infrequent, this may be an acceptable solution. However, there are still advantages of using a two-way radio. Here are several: When you want to call someone on a cell phone at a minimum you have to press a speed dial button and wait for the connection. Between the dialing and the time delay of the person on the other end answering, thirty seconds can go by (if they answer at all).With Read more [...]

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August 18, 2008

Wireless Intercoms Recommended For Use by Informal Caregivers

As the overall population in the United States ages, more than 50 million people are now finding themselves providing care for a family member. Depending on the statistics you read, 25-75% of these unpaid “informal” caregivers have those they care for living with them in the same household. The most common informal caregiving relationship is that of an adult child assisting an elderly parent.This scenario poses some safety issues that can be solved with a wireless intercom system. The following Read more [...]

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August 8, 2008

Helmet Intercom

A helmet intercom can be used for any motor sport that requires wearing a helmet. They are typically used for motorcycle intercoms. Whatever you use a helmet intercom for, they turn a solitary experience into a shared experience. You can get cheap helmet intercoms or you can get expensive ones. The difference lies in the features you get. If you spend under $100 you won't likely get noise reduction, which can be an important feature. The faster you ride, the noisier it gets so noise reduction Read more [...]

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August 6, 2008

Wireless Exterior Intercom

A wireless exterior intercom faces some difficult challenges. Most obvious is the weather. Not only is there moisture to worry about, but also extreme heat and cold. You need a wireless intercom that can withstand exposure to the elements. Another factor is the range you need to cover. How far apart are the intercoms going to be? But it's more than just distance. Building construction can greatly reduce the distance a wireless intercom will communicate. A wood-framed building with siding will Read more [...]

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August 5, 2008

Bike to Bike Intercom

The only way bike to bike intercom systems can communicate is via a wireless signal. There are four types of radio technologies used in the U.S. for motorcycle intercoms. They are GMRS, FRS, FM, and Bluetooth. There are benefits and disadvantages of all of these systems and the best one for you really depends on how and where you drive. If you drive mainly in congested areas you would likely want to pick Bluetooth. If you need to communicate over long distances, then GRMS would be best. You Read more [...]

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