HOW DOES PUSH-TO-TALK WORK?
Push-to-talk, push to talk, or PTT, works by facilitating conversations across various communications lines. A push-to-talk switch or button is used to switch users from voice mode to transmit mode.
What is Push-to-talk?
What is Push-to-talk Technology?
Push-to-Talk technology can be used to carry voice communications across various different types of networks and devices.
What are Push-to-talk Devices?
Devices that are most commonly used to support push-to-talk, or PTT, conversations are two-way radios, walkie talkies, and cell phones. Various networks from land mobile radio, to broadband, and beyond are also used to support push-to-talk technology.
Who Uses Push-to-talk?
Push-to-talk technology supports the lifeline of many first responders through instantaneous communication. All public safety personnel from police officers, firefighters, paramedics, command staff, dispatchers, and more rely on push-to-talk technology. PTT also supports the operation of many businesses, from manufacturing, retail, hospitality, transportation, healthcare, and many more.
What are the Key Benefits to Push-to-talk?
Push-to-Talk communications technology offers a number of key benefits. Here is a list of a few:
- Instant Communications - Push-to-talk technology from Motorola Solutions enables teams to communicate instantly, across devices, no matter their location. Say goodbye to dropped calls, and dead zones with the power of instant PTT communications.
- Ease of Use - PTT is easy to use, no matter the device of choice. A simple push-to-talk switch or button is used to switch users from voice mode to transmit mode. Just like the name, users simply need to push the button, and start talking, it’s that easy.
- Rapidly Deployable - Setting up push-to-talk technology can be done in less than 24 hours with the TLK 100 Push-to-Talk radio from Motorola Solutions. Simply place your order online, get your radio, and start talking. No set-up time or configuration required.
Explore Push-to-talk From Motorola Solutions
Public Safety Push-to-talk Radios
Join the millions of first responders across the world who trust our mission-critical push-to-talk radio communications to keep them safe.
Commercial Push-to-talk Radios
Whether you’re looking for a sleek, lightweight digital push-to-talk radio or a scalable portable push-to-talk radio, with MOTOTRBO™ you’ll find the right device to fit you.
Business Push-to-talk Radios
Our on-site push-to-talk business radios are designed to meet your needs, whether it’s instant PTT, or ruggedness to withstand harsh environments.
Tlk 100 Push-to-talk Two-way Radio
Combine the broad coverage of a nationwide cellular network with the ease of two-way push-to-talk radio communications.
Wave Push-to-talk Application
The WAVE PTT Mobile App provides instant PTT communication, multimedia messaging & more.