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How to Maximize Existing Fire Alarm Systems by Adding Intelligible Voice Communications

Get answers to questions on how to guide conversations about retrofitting existing fire alarm panels with mass notification capabilities.


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Security systems integrators need to be aware of appropriate mass notification system (MNS) message practices to help end user clients. Shane Clary · May 08, 2015

Get answers to questions on how to guide conversations about retrofitting existing fire alarm panels with mass notification capabilities. By Maria Marks and Dan Finnegan · May 08, 2015

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




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