What you need to know about reach, clarity, redundancy and reporting to design or procure an effective MNEC system. Watch this video to learn more.
February 02, 2014
Newfound efficiencies with today’s mass notification solutions.
By Bob Stockwell · January 09, 2014
High profile incidents are fueling greater demand than ever before for mass notification systems (MNS). Find out how new technologies, standards, designs, installation techniques and practices are helping fire/life-safety solution providers grow their MNS business and help clients better deal with emergencies.
April 30, 2013
How many times have you been in a public place and heard an announcement that was impossible to recognize? What if the message was an evacuation order for assistance in exiting a burning building? Learn the critical facets of speech intelligibility and how to test for it.
By Bob Dolph · September 03, 2012
New requirements for total coverage, remote alarm indication, audible and visible notification, mass notification systems, and evacuation messages are among the many changes in store for the latest version of NFPA 72. Get a jump on what you’ll need to know to satisfy AHJs with an overview of the updated National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code.
By Shane Clary · September 03, 2012
Mass notification and emergency communications systems have received a lot of attention in recent years and represent a growing market for installing life-safety system contractors. Picking up where the previous column left off, find out where and how code plays a part, as well as the many different types of systems and applications.
April 11, 2012
Mass notification systems have received a lot of attention in recent years and represent a growing market for installing life-safety system contractors. Find out how this area developed, where it differs and overlaps with emergency communication systems, and where this market is heading.
March 08, 2012
Mass notification solutions provider Acoustic Technology Inc. (ATI Systems) has appointed Ralph Nichols as sales director.
November 20, 2011
Cooper Notification of Long Branch, N.J., introduces the WAVES HPSA-7100 Series, a wide-area mass notification system (MNS) that can be integrated with an organization's existing audio source, including fire alarm control panels (FACP).
SSI Staff · September 30, 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