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False Alarms: Making Sure the Level of Alert is Right

Safety alerts elicit an urgent response with good reason. Put simply, the cost of not responding in time is potentially astronomical. Fire, for example, can destroy equipment and entire buildings and have catastrophic human cost. Businesses are naturally committed to keeping...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019
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Nittan Europe helps protect iconic Bristol church from fire outbreak

Nittan Europe, the dedicated UK manufacturer of conventional and addressable fire detection products and systems, has had its Evolution analogue addressable fire detection system installed into St Nicholas Church in Bristol. The system was supplied and commissioned by Coomber...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019
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FIA Technical Briefing

When selecting a detector there can be a number of issues that arise from choosing the wrong type of detector for the area it needs to protect from fire. For those that perhaps have less experience in this area, it can become confusing. Do you use an optical smoke detector,...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019
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RISCO Group introduces updated Agility 4 wireless security system for end users

RISCO Group has released Agility 4, a wireless, modular and multi-layered security system which includes a new range of accessories available immediately with more add-ons expected to follow. With an enhanced choice of communication modules ranging from IP to 3G, the new solution...
Posted On 25 Feb 2019
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ReconEyez launches wire-free video verification system that removes false alarms

A battery-powered alarm system complete with video verification has been launched by ReconEyez, in turn providing a new high quality and flexible solution for outdoor security with a particular emphasis on mobile/temporary security as well as permanent outdoor asset and...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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Surveillance Cameras and Fire Detection: Towards An Integrated Solution

Video fire/smoke detection is a safety solution based on the computer analysis of images provided by standard CCTV cameras linked to a self-contained processing system capable of recognising smoke and flame patterns within the video image. Here, Risk Xtra interviews the Fire...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018
Richard Jenkins: CEO at the NSI
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NSI commissions new Perpetuity Research study into ‘Maximising the Public Benefits of Automated Alarms’

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced the commencement of new research into ‘Maximising the Public Benefits of Automated Alarms’ having commissioned Perpetuity Research to lead a far-reaching, industry-wide initiative that begins next month. The NSI’s...
Posted On 27 Sep 2017
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Servest Security partners with Business Insight 3 in bid to drive service line delivery

The security division of international facilities management company Servest has partnered with Business Insight 3 (Bi3) on a new initiative specifically designed to improve service line delivery and efficiency. By further merging the spheres of technology and security, the...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
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Life-safety systems specialist C-TEC launches series of free CPD events

Life-safety systems manufacturer C-TEC has announced dates for a new series of free Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-certified training events. The first five training days will be held in Wigan (21 March), Glasgow (29 March), Reading (9 May), Wigan (11 May) and Belfast...
Posted On 08 Mar 2017
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Industry research highlights “significant improvements” in life safety maintenance regimes

Comprehensive research conducted by Hochiki Europe shows improvements in building owners and managers’ knowledge of maintenance requirements for life safety systems. A detailed study of European installers carried out by the life safety solutions manufacturer finds that the...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016
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