Fire & Life Safety
Optical fingerprint device vendor SecuGen announces the availability of the SecuGen iD-SERIAL fingerprint reader. The iD-SERIAL is a complete biometric system that captures, enrolls, matches and stores fingerprints and communicates via a serial interface, making it suitable in any situation where a serial port can be used. Some key features of the SecuGen iD-SERIAL are: 1) Surface mountable case design2) Ability to function with host controller as stand-alone or combined with external database3) Serial interface with RJ-22 jack provides connection flexibility for diverse cabling requirements4) Smart Captureâ„¢ that takes high quality scans of traditionally difficult fingerprints5) Auto-On that makes fingerprint reading easy and convenient SecuGen Corp.www.secugen.com
Technomad LLC, a leader in weatherproof PA systems and communications equipment for military, security and other government applications, is now offering complete design, consulting, integration and installation services for projects featuring Technomad Military PA Systems.
Napco’s recently debuted user-friendly coded keypad GEM-K1VPS has been designed to eliminate time-consuming wiring homeruns. The product features a UL dual tone 88db burglary/fire alarm siren, built-in wide-angle 25-foot Pet PIR and talking voice prompts with adjustable volume, as well as digital user-codes, smart custom alpha displays and an on-board four-zone expansion module.
Digital Monitoring Products (DMP) has added the two-input 1103 universal transmitter, typically used in commercial burglary door/window applications, to its line of wireless devices. This transmitter has earned the UL Commercial Burglary Listing. It includes an internal magnetic reed switch, an on-board terminal block for external contact wiring, and an end-of-line resistor. Both the internal and external contacts can be programmed to operate simultaneously, yielding two independent zones from one transmitter.
Silent Knight, part of Honeywell, has announced its new IFP-2000 scalable intelligent analogue-addressable fire alarm control panel (FACP). The panel aims to reduce false alarms through individual point identification, drift compensation and maintenance alerts. It can use existing wiring, cover up to 636 points per panel and has a wide range of IDP detectors and modules connected to the circuit. The system can link up to eight panels and can be used as a single system or a series of smaller separate ones. It is also easily expandable. Honeywell International www.honeywell.com
Scent Detection Technologies has released the MN1000B dual mode explosives and narcotics trace detection system. The system is based on high-frequency quartz crystal microbalance technology, and consists of a hand-held sampling unit and compact analyzer. It can be integrated with existing security checkpoints without infrastructure modifications. Suggested uses include customs, prisons, coast guards, border control agencies and federal agents who need to detect illicit substances.Scent Detection Technologies Ltd.www.scent-tech.com
Spectrex, Inc., has released the SharpEye 40/40 series optical flame detectors specifically for against hydrocarbon”“based and water vapors combustion products types of fuel and gas fires. The series includes IR, UV, UV/IR, IR3 and Multi-spectral flame detectors, which come in several models with optional sensitivity to ethanol and other alcohol derivates. Spectrex Inc.www.spectrex-inc.com
Amika Mobile's Amika Panic and Amika I-am-OK personal safety mobile app is now available on the Google Play Store. The app allows mobile users to issue a panic alert from almost anywhere, sending their location and status in a major disaster or emergency situation, or just indicating when they arrive safely at their destination.
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