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
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
Getting people bombarded by today’s constant cacophony of sounds and stimuli to react to fire alarms with the urgency for which they were intended has become a critical challenge. Drawing their attention when it means the most demands providers strictly adhere to code and design and install systems to meet stringent requirements.
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
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
At this very moment, scores of fires are raging across the United States. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), a new structural fire ignites every 60 seconds ...
August 31, 2006
The 602 line of fire alarm systems, manufactured by Gamewell of Northford, Conn., uses two-wire, single-pair metallic cable or fiber optics for easy installation.
SSI Staff · May 31, 2006
Fire-Lite Alarms of Northford, Conn., presents the ACC-25/50 and ACC-25/50ZS audio evacuation systems.
SSI Staff · February 28, 2005
A quartet of industry experts exposes current and future trends in the fire/life-safety market. Enterprising security contractors looking for new areas in which to diversify will find plenty to be excited about in voice evacuation, sprinklers, personal emergency response systems and more.
December 31, 2004