Fire & Life Safety
From maintaining private communication with team members to recognizing nearby threats, law enforcement and safety officers rely heavily on their hearing to survive. To enable officers to hear their surroundings while preserving confidential audio communication, Hearing Components has introduced the Comply Foam Tips A-100, which enhance communication and listen-only surveillance kits.
U.K. based PPSS have now launched a highly durable slash resistant duty jacket, using their very own EN 388:2003 Blade Cut Resistance Level 5 fabric Cut-Tex PRO. This slash resistant duty jacket can easily be worn on top of a suit jacket and allow the wearer to deal with potentially hostile situations and aggressive members of the public primarily using diplomacy or communication skills, while being reasonably protected in case the situation erupts and edged weapons are being used.
AtHoc, Inc. announces the release of the new AtHoc Interactive Warning System (IWS) – aimed specifically at the needs of the oil and gas, chemical and heavy manufacturing sectors. The AtHoc IWS solution supports Environmental Health & Safety teams’ mission of fostering zero-injuries in the workplace.
Talkaphone has released a hardened, NEMA 4X rated, call box with a handset for noisy and harsh environments. Typically used at industrial complexes, transit facilities, bridges and similar outdoor locations, the unit features durable marine grade stainless steel construction and additional security with a latching door.
SimplexGrinnell's Simplex TrueAlert ES (eServices) notification brings addressable technology to the systems that warn building occupants in the event of a fire or other emergency. It is the latest addition to SimplexGrinnell’s suite of web-enabled eService solutions. Each TrueAlert ES device is electronically supervised – built with the intelligence to continuously report its status to a Simplex 4100ES fire alarm control panel. Key benefits include: design flexibility; efficient installation; cost-effective maintenance; lower costs of installation, operation and ownership; and improved overall protection. TrueAlert ES devices offer self-testing capability. A pass-fail signal is sent to the Simplex 4100ES panel when audible and visible devices are tested. Device information and test history is stored, and a Simplex 4100ES panel can generate reports for AHJs (authorities having jurisdiction) and other code compliance officials. TrueAlert ES devices provide a specific warning alert when repair or maintenance is needed.www.simplexgrinnell.com
The plug-and-play Barix IP Paging solution combines fixed and mobile paging to extend reach and capability. The dedicated Barix Paging firmware enables the paging master to automatically identify all zones and Barix IP hardware on the network, including other paging stations and receivers. Also, a Barix iOS paging app enables iPhones and iPads as paging devices — cleanly integrating the mobile capability into the overall solution. The solution includes all pre-configured hardware, including paging masters and receiving devices equipped with the IP Paging firmware. Complete solutions can scale to the user’s needs, with no limits to the number of paging zones.www.barix.com
EmergenSee turns a smartphone into a personal security system. With EmergenSee, if someone finds themselves in an undesired situation, the free app allows users to share/stream live video, audio, and GPS location with preset contacts or public safety officers in their area. With a tap of a button, the company’s technology provides anyone a direct line to help. www.emergenseeapp.com
The First Responder Rapid Deployment unit from FutureSentry is a trailer-mounted solution that provides security at any location that requires immediate protection. Its solar power capabilities allow it to operate independent of any grid or on-site electrical power requirement. Once deployed, the unit is able to perform its assigned mission of protecting critical infrastructure anywhere, anytime. Its integrated communication package allows for easy video and optional bi-directional audio to any central station or responsible party. Open architecture design allows integration to any CCTV or alarm system.www.futuresentry.com
Code Blue's Blue Alert First Responder, designed for colleges, hospitals, corporations and municipalities,is a suite of incident response solutions. Blue Alert MNS provides CAP compliant mass notifications including: blue light phones, public address speakers, digital signs, fire, email, SMS and social media. Blue Alert Mobile powered by Guardly is a cross-platform app that transforms smartphones into “mobile Help Points.” Blue Alert EMS handles all incoming emergency and non-emergency events with an easy to use interface. Responders can respond to incidents by remotely controlling emergency communication devices while the system securely archives the incident data for future reference. www.codeblue.com
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