Before there was a global pandemic, JRM Consultants provided security to some of the most prominent entertainment events in the country including the Emmys, Grammys, Golden Globes, and New Years Rockin’ Eve in Los Angeles and New Orleans.
In early March business as usual simply wasn’t anymore. “Business had come to a halt. Everyone canceled events and JRM is an event driven business,” said Mike Izquerdo, Vice President of JRM Consultants.read more
It’s said that timing is everything. Ruben Cuevas, Electrical Supervisor for Harbor UCLA Medical Center agreed, “Our timing for the upgrade could not have been better.”
In the weeks before the COVID 19 crisis hit, Cuevas was charged with updating the medical center’s two-way radio communication system. Harbor UCLA is one of five “Level 1” Trauma Centers located throughout Los Angeles County. The primary care facility is over 52,000 sq ft and the campus covers 72 acres.read more
SJM Radio has served the two-way radio needs of the Southland for over 30 years and our client portfolio has grown to be a who’s who of major industries in the region, from manufacturing to entertainment, from healthcare to aerospace. We provide communication solutions for world-class sporting events, business conferences, awards shows and festivals.
We also serve small gatherings, private parties, weddings, graduation ceremonies and other celebrations that are painfully missing from our lives right now. SJM Radio is proud of the company we keep and we are here when you need us.
As restrictions begin to be lifted we’re reminded that it’s never too soon to begin making a plan. Leaders and first responders alike agree that going through the exercise of planning broadens thinking and encourages new and creative solutions.read more
Two considerations that organizations face when switching from analog to digital are: one, the potential loss of investment by decommissioning analog radios that still have a use-value; and two, the potential interruption to normal operations during the transition period.
To address these concerns, radio manufacturers engineered their new radios to provide both analog and digital voice communication in the same unit. This dual operation capability allows companies to keep their legacy analog radios in use along side of the new analog/digital radios. They can also continue to use their existing analog infrastructure with the new radios until the company is ready to switch over to a fully-digital system.read more
In Part Three of this series on Digital Migration, we cover Voice and Data.
Part Three: Voice and Data
Today’s digital two way radios have enhanced voice and data capabilities. This gives radio users the ability to run productivity-enhancing applications directly from their hand held radios.
Current applications include messaging, location based services, bar code reading, and form applications. And according to radio manufacturer information, the growth potential for new application development looks very promising as third-party developers report interest in developing more applications for the industry.read more