The Nest Protect combination smoke and CO detector is back on the market after it was pulled months ago.
By Rachel Cericola · June 19, 2014
Google has acquired Nest for $3.2 billion in cash. Nest will remain a separate brand, and Tony Fadell will continue to lead the company.
January 14, 2014
While the majority of homes have smoke detectors, most are standalone devices and only 15% have working carbon monoxide detectors. Thus there’s a huge untapped market for greater levels of homeowner protection and greater fire contractor profits. Learn how to make the compelling case for monitored system-connected fire/life-safety solutions.
April 30, 2013
System Sensor of St. Charles, Ill., has launched its i4 Series combination carbon monoxide (CO)/smoke detector and integration module.
SSI Staff · April 24, 2013
Sharing knowledge, wisdom and experiences is the path to continuing to move fire and life safety forward. This goes for innovating products, saving lives and reducing injuries and property loss, as well as running more successful businesses. That’s why conferences like NFPA’s recent Suppression, Detection and Signaling Research and Applications Symposium (SUPDET) are so important. .
By Shane Clary · April 02, 2013
Fire in mission-critical facilities can threaten the business as well as human life. Lessen your clients’ chances of suffering monetary or mortal loss with a sophisticated fire protection system that integrates seamlessly with the entire environment. Discover how to safeguard these assets with an effective blend of detection and suppression technologies.
March 05, 2013
The Acclimate 2251TMB photoelectric detector by System Sensor of St. Charles, Ill., includes thermal detection at 135° F.
SSI Staff · January 17, 2013
An effort to reduce nuisance alarms and better detect smoldering fires has led to the development of a new type of algorithm-assisted alarm. Learn how the device differs from standard photoelectric and ionization devices and how it might advance life-safety measures.
December 02, 2012
The FAAST (fire alarm aspiration sensing technology) model 8100 detector by System Sensor of St. Charles, Ill., eliminates the need for technicians to create a separate parallel data network to identify the location of an initiating device, according to the company.
SSI Staff · November 16, 2011
The homeowner claims that they called ADT numerous times to come and re-install a smoke detector. However, after three years, the family says that the detector was never replaced, despite paying monthly fees to the company.
October 03, 2011