The U.S. Commerce Department has halted $154 million in funding for a Los Angeles County emergency communications system because many cities are backing out of the project, resulting in the job being severely behind schedule.
SSI Staff · April 13, 2015
Proper design of an emergency communications system requiring voice intelligibility depends on factors such as room acoustics, speaker layout and even the manner in which the person is announcing a live instruction.
Shane Clary · August 27, 2014
Learn how to prevent your plan from being a bottleneck in your project.
January 06, 2014
On-Net Surveillance Systems (OnSSI) has partnered with emergency communications product provider Code Blue to provide clients with a single interface that offers faster responses and improved situational security.
December 04, 2013
A new online resource by Notifier by Honeywell will educate users on effectively deploying integrated fire alarm and emergency communication systems (ECS) through virtual demonstrations.
December 06, 2011
NFPA 72-2010 includes a section outlining important new requirements for voice evacuation systems. Better understand the concept of intelligibility, learn about the code changes and how they apply to notification systems.
October 20, 2011
Beltsville, Md.-based Alertus Technologies' Alert Beacons, wall-mounted text-to-speech interface modules, digital signage and computer desktop alerts that can integrate seamlessly with Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell E3 Series of fire alarm and other emergency communications systems (ECS).
SSI Staff · September 28, 2011
A free, online life-safety course from Notifier by Honeywell will teach users all sides of emergency communications systems (ECS) planning and design.
August 21, 2011
Understanding the mass notification/emergency communication codes, planning process and available technologies can open a new market of opportunities for dealers. Conducting a thorough risk analysis and making the most of its findings is key ...
May 10, 2011
New standards for emergency communications detailed in 2010 NFPA 72 are expected to bring new business opportunities for fire installers, physical security integrators and other contractors that have the proficiency to install appliances used in mass notification systems (MNS).
By Rodney Bosch · December 12, 2010