Critical Signal Technologies (CST) has acquired the stock and assets of GTL Inc., dba Link Technologies Inc., which operates Link to Life, a medical alert service provider. Terms of the agreement between the two privately held companies were not disclosed..
November 04, 2009
Cooper Notification of Long Branch, N.J., has launched a new line of Wheelock fire notification appliances under the brand Exceder. The series includes strobes, horns and horn strobes.
SSI Staff · October 11, 2009
Fire and life safety provider SimplexGrinnell highlighted its emergency planning and preparedness capabilities at ASIS 2009 Seminar and Exhibits in Anaheim, Calif.
October 05, 2009
Mull over the safeguarding of a casino and instantaneously video surveillance comes to mind. But how about considering the fire/life-safety perspective? A Reno, Nev., facility serves as an example of what it takes to provide casinos with solutions that satisfy both codes and the unique demands of these customers.
October 04, 2009
Stunned by the sheriff department’s one-sided decision to adopt a verified response policy last year in Teton County, Wyo., the alarm community
January 31, 2009
Where there's fire, there's smoke. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more fire victims die from smoke and toxic gases than from burns. The most important part of installing any smoke detector is understanding why it is necessary in the first place and why it should be placed in a certain location. There is no doubt smoke detectors save lives, but that is a fact far too many people take for granted.
January 31, 2009
Communication is critical during any emergency. The timely and accurate transmission ...
September 30, 2008
For more than a century the alarm industry has been entrusted to design, install, maintain and monitor security systems for all types of applications, including high risk venues. Most of the time the systems function as intended and represented. However, if the system does fail and it is determined the security contractor was legally accountable for the damages sustained ...
Jeff Zwirn · August 31, 2008
Fire alarm systems are basically used in four different ways: to detect fires, respond to the manual activation of a fire alarm device, monitor signals from other fire-related systems and alert the building occupants to evacuate the building, and to alert off-site authorities so they may respond to the situation.
April 30, 2007