Life Safety

Read: New Report Sheds Light on Residential Fire Statistics From Past 40 Years

New Report Sheds Light on Residential Fire Statistics From Past 40 Years

The NFPA commissioned the report to examine the various factors that have contributed to the decline in the number of fires and fire deaths and identify areas where work is still needed.

Read: DIY Danger: How Konnected Has Concocted False Claims About Its Alarm Panel Solution

DIY Danger: How Konnected Has Concocted False Claims About Its Alarm Panel Solution

Konnected says its alarm panel can turn any wired alarm system into a smart alarm. However, an independent forensic analysis shows it disregards security and life-safety standards and represents extreme danger to consumers.

Read: These Are the 2020 Safest and Least Safe Cities in America

These Are the 2020 Safest and Least Safe Cities in America

WalletHub has released its 2020 report comparing over 180 major U.S. cities across 42 key safety indicators to determine which are the safest.

Read: Honeywell Launches All-in-One Cloud Platform for Fire Safety Systems

Honeywell Launches All-in-One Cloud Platform for Fire Safety Systems

Honeywell says it’s the first open Cloud platform that connects fire detection devices across a building, campus or enterprise, and plugs into the wider building or city IoT ecosystem.

Read: From the Archives: 9/11 Hero Tells Tale of Losses, Lessons

From the Archives: 9/11 Hero Tells Tale of Losses, Lessons

In 2004, SSI spoke with ex-Chief Richard Picciotto, the last fireman to escape 9/11’s World Trade Center devastation, about how the electronic security industry could best aid firefighting efforts.

Read: Direct Supply Makes Senior Living Facility ‘Wander-Proof’

Direct Supply Makes Senior Living Facility ‘Wander-Proof’

Milwaukee-based Direct Supply earned a 2020 SSI Installation of the Year runner-up honor for integrating security solutions with an at-risk human perimeter system.

Read: Interface Security Systems Introduces Personal Protection Monitoring Service

Interface Security Systems Introduces Personal Protection Monitoring Service

Interface teamed with RiskBand, a provider of wearable live-monitored safety devices, to provide businesses with wearable safety devices directly connected to is monitoring centers.

Read: These Are the 2020 Safest and Most Dangerous States in the U.S.

These Are the 2020 Safest and Most Dangerous States in the U.S.

The 2020 edition of WalletHub’s annual report compares the 50 states across 53 key safety indicators to determine which are the safest and least safe.

Read: The Future of Fire Detection and Alarms

The Future of Fire Detection and Alarms

Smoke detectors and alarms are migrating from just the detection of smoke, to combination detectors and multicriteria detectors.

Read: ADT Partners With Senior Helpers to Offer Aging in Place Safety Options

ADT Partners With Senior Helpers to Offer Aging in Place Safety Options

The companies want to provide safety and support for clients who require a caregiver but who also want the independence to live in their own home.

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