The total purchase price of the transaction was about $828 million, including the refinancing of Protection One’s debt.
Recent public tragedies have often led to the lament, ‘If only there had been some way to warn people.’ New alerting technologies and systems are answering that need in a major way. Find out what you must know to tap into this growing market.
Last month, we covered the basics of the life-safety discipline referred to as mass notification systems (MNS). This relatively new technology area aims to disseminate critical information among a large number of people in quick fashion.
Mass notification was the most notable trend in the fire/life safety industry in 2009, according to SSI‘s 2009 Fire Market Report. The report delves into MNS technologies and codes, and also takes a look at sprinkler monitoring, video fire detection and multiple-sensor fire detection.