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Read: How Central Stations Are Contending With COVID

How Central Stations Are Contending With COVID

Monitoring center executives detail how their organizations have maintained business continuity during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Read: New Report Calls for Massive Alarm Panel Recall

New Report Calls for Massive Alarm Panel Recall

For the past 20 years most hardwired alarm panels have been manufactured in deviation to UL 1023, UL 985 and NFPA 72 standards, Jeffrey Zwirn contends.

Products News

Read: Johnson Controls to Release UL 268-Compliant Smoke Detection Sensors

Johnson Controls to Release UL 268-Compliant Smoke Detection Sensors

Next year the new UL 268 7th edition standard will require smoke sensors, detectors and smoke alarms to pass more than 215 new or revised performance tests.

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Read: Connect ONE Integrates HALO IoT Smart Sensor From IPVideo Corp.

Connect ONE Integrates HALO IoT Smart Sensor From IPVideo Corp.

With the Connect ONE platform, a separate alarm panel is not required to control installed HALO sensors; only Internet connectivity is necessary.

Read: Bosch Reveals Fire Detection System Optimized for ‘Twilight Conditions’

Bosch Reveals Fire Detection System Optimized for ‘Twilight Conditions’

The latest version of Bosch’s AVIOTEC IP starlight 8000 video-based fire detection system is said to provide early detection of fires in low light conditions.

Read: NMC Issued Managed Video Services UL 827B Listing

NMC Issued Managed Video Services UL 827B Listing

NMC has been issued a UL 827B certificate of compliance and is now UL approved as a monitoring station for managed video services.

Read: Immix Launches Advanced Video Analysis for Monitoring Centers

Immix Launches Advanced Video Analysis for Monitoring Centers

A new integration with Jemez Technology aims to reduce false alarms for central stations that provide video-based monitoring services.

Read: Rapid Response Unveils rapidSMS False Alarm Reduction Initiative

Rapid Response Unveils rapidSMS False Alarm Reduction Initiative

rapidSMS is a service that notifies customers instantly of an alarm, providing an app-like experience via a text message.

Read: Safe Zone, RapidSOS Connect Gunfire Detection Technology to 911

Safe Zone, RapidSOS Connect Gunfire Detection Technology to 911

A collaboration between RapidSOS and Safe Zone will result in critical metadata being sent directly to 911, notifying authorities immediately of the threat.

Read: Johnson Controls Notification Appliances Receive UL Verified Mark

Johnson Controls Notification Appliances Receive UL Verified Mark

The TrueAlert ES self-test feature is said to be the first and only in the fire/life-safety industry to receive the UL Verified Mark.

Read: Columbus (Ga.) City Council Approves False Alarm Fines

Columbus (Ga.) City Council Approves False Alarm Fines

A new ordinance that took effect Jan. 1 aims to curb an increasingly large number of false intrusion and fire alarms.

Read: Is This Camera-less DIY System the Future of Home Security?

Is This Camera-less DIY System the Future of Home Security?

Minut uses passive infrared heat detection to detect living things, in addition to tracking changes in the environment such as temperature or noise disturbances.

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