Smoke Detection

Read: Inovonics New Wireless Smoke Detector Addresses Latest Regulatory Approvals

Inovonics New Wireless Smoke Detector Addresses Latest Regulatory Approvals

The EN1244 wireless smoke detector fills a void in Inovonics’ detector offerings, according to the company.

Read: SimpliSafe DIY Security System Investigation Yields Disturbing Results

SimpliSafe DIY Security System Investigation Yields Disturbing Results

DIY home security systems provider SimpliSafe has quickly amassed a large customer base. However, an independent forensic analysis shoots holes in the company’s model, claims and technology.

Read: Next Gen Smoke Alarms Could Significantly Reduce Fire Deaths

Next Gen Smoke Alarms Could Significantly Reduce Fire Deaths

A new breed of smoke alarms incorporates military technology that is said to be superior to either ionization or photoelectric technologies.

Read: Honeywell to Acquire Smoke Detection and Video Security Company Xtralis

Honeywell to Acquire Smoke Detection and Video Security Company Xtralis

Upon completion of the deal, Xtralis will become part of Honeywell Security and Fire, a business unit of Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions.

Read: New York Mandates Nonremovable Batteries for Smoke-Detecting Devices

New York Mandates Nonremovable Batteries for Smoke-Detecting Devices

The newly adopted legislation affects smoke-detecting alarms sold beginning Jan. 1, 2017.

Read: Optical Innovation Could Vastly Improve Digital Imaging, Smoke Detection

Optical Innovation Could Vastly Improve Digital Imaging, Smoke Detection

The silicon phototransistor, which could help to enhance images captured in a low-light setting, depends upon electronic light sensors and mimics the behavior of the eyes of mammals.

Read: Fire Prevention Week Kicks Off Across the Country

Fire Prevention Week Kicks Off Across the Country

Alarm dealers should reach out to existing and potentially new customers to make sure their fire/life-safety devices and systems are up to date.

Read: Apple Granted Patent on Possible Fire-Detecting Software for iPhone, Other Devices

Apple Granted Patent on Possible Fire-Detecting Software for iPhone, Other Devices

Software would detect fire, alert user and contact authorities.

Read: U.S.-Based Startup Develops Smart Smoke Alarms

U.S.-Based Startup Develops Smart Smoke Alarms

With multiple sensors, the Halo alarms can also warn users of safety threats through both iOS and Android mobile device apps.

Read: Security Alarm Alerts Virginia Family of House Fire

Security Alarm Alerts Virginia Family of House Fire

An intrusion alarm, not a smoke detector, alerted a Virginia family of a house fire that completely destroyed the home.

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