The Ultimate Guide to Push to Talk Technology
Push to Talk OnGuard technology provides a method of communicating various communication lines, but not at the same time. Picture “Walkie Talkie” where one person holds the device to and presses a specific a button on the device. Once the button is released the other person that holds the other device can communicate on the same frequency and respond.
Push to Talk technology communication makes it easy for two people to be included in an conversation which has made it popular for patrolling units in the security industry. A further advantage of this kind of Push to Talk technology, is that the technology that provides for communication benefits that eliminate background noise, its only allows for one person to talk at the same time and reduced interference which ensures that communication is clearly and one can easily be heard.
Features of the Push to Talk technology:
OnGuard’s Push to Talk feature allows supervisors to instantly communication with individual guards and patrol systems, replacing costly cell phone SMS’s and conventional two-way radio units.
Advancements in Push to Talk device technologies have cleared the way to instant communication at reduced costs keeping clients and employees safe. While traditionally, the two-way radio might be the best-known method for guard communications, there have since been many advancements in the field.
While OnGuard supplies a variety of push to talk options such as the Android mobile phone app that has proven to be the most popular choice among the technologies OnGuard offers.
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How does Push to Talk technology help security companies?
The “walkie- talkie” device that is manufactured with a Push to Talk switch that’s located near the microphone, this makes it easier to hold the device while making use of Push to Talk technology. Systems such as these are made ideal for various industries as they come in various shapes and sizes.
Technology is ever- changing and has paved the way for voice operated which when the user is busy or is required to provide identification before talking,
Push to talk technology has advanced with the dawn of modern apps and devices, and has now been integrated into mobile smartphones, the biggest difference between two-way radio and smartphone technology is that communication channels solely rely on cellular services to operate rather than the traditional radio frequencies.
Push to Talk also allows users to now talk over a wider range of distance and with connection it is made instantly easier.
A further advantage of this technology is that users can avoiding expensive rates that come with placing mobile calls.
OnGuard- Mobile App:
It reduces communication costs and is easily accessible.
The app has been specifically designed by OnGuard to assist with patrol management which makes provision for free messaging for units, attendance registers, tracking of phones etc.
Phone tracking allows supervisors to get alerts from your patrol system allowing you to track your employee’s phones, set up geo-fences, replay trips and set speed limits which keeps clients updated on the detailed information they might need to know.