Voice is choice for emergency response

Well documented research into human behaviour in emergency situations shows that 75% of people react immediately to clear authoritative voice messages in the event of fire. Education is one sector where voice commands that instruct and direct students and staff on how to leave a building or other area during an emergency is widely recognised as the most efficient and safest solution. The advantage of using multi-message voice sounders in

A networked solution from Bosch for Mansfelder Kupfer und Messing GmbH ensures a high level of safety by detecting fires early

In large factory halls used for metalworking operations, conventional fire alarm systems are often not enough to protect buildings, employees and equipment. In many cases, high ceilings, greater fire hazards and interference from reflected light characterise these halls. The company of MKM Mansfelder Kupfer und Messing GmbH (MKM) faced exactly this challenge. MKM is a leading manufacturer of copper and copper-alloy precursor and semi finished products. The company wanted to

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Advanced panels recognised with FM Approvals diamond mark

Axis EN and MxPro 5 fire panels from global systems leader, Advanced, have been certified by FM Approvals to the EN 54 standard, becoming the first UK-manufactured fire alarm control panels to attain this accreditation. The FM APPROVED diamond is one of the most prestigious certification marks in the world. It is issued by FM Approvals, a member of the FM Global Group, for products that adhere to the highest

Kentec’s reports successful arrival at Bergen’s new airport terminal

A new life safety system based around Kentec’s Syncro XT+ addressable extinguishing control panel technology is being installed in the new 4 billion Kroner (Euro 407m) terminal at Norway’s Bergen Flesland International Airport. Bergen Flesland’s new terminal will treble the airport’s capacity and will include a new dedicated train line connecting Flesland to Bergen city centre. The terminal building itself will be scalable, featuring all core functions, including check-in, baggage, storage systems, security control, and departure and arrival halls on two

Tyco have launched PROFILE Flexible, a new modular fire alarm control panel

Tyco Integrated Fire & Security have announced the launch of PROFILE Flexible, its most advanced range of modular fire alarm panels. Made to enhance the existing ZETTLER PROFILE family of touch screen panels, the new controllers offer a range of innovations and benefits to deliver improved fire safety for all typical building engineering applications and challenges. The design of the ZETTLER PROFILE Flexible fire alarm control panel makes it suitable for

Bull Products unveil new fire alarm panel

This month sees the launch of a new fire alarm panel for Bull Products successful range of Cygnus wireless fire alarms systems. The new CYG6 fire alarm panel has been designed for smaller construction sites where it can connect up to 32 devices in one zone.  Like all Cygnus systems, the product is CE marked and is used in conjunction with a choice of units including fire alarms, smoke detectors,