Fire Safety

Which new buzzwords reflect the security industry’s trends?

As an industry, we often speak in buzzwords. In addition to being catchy and easy to remember, these new and trendy industry terms can also reflect the state of the security market’s technology. In short, the latest buzzwords provide a kind of shorthand description of where the industry is - and where it’s going. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What new buzzword(s) rose to prominence in the security industry in 2020? (And how do they reflect industry trends?)

LRG Inc Celebrates 20th Anniversary With $20,000 In Customer Appreciation Prizes

LRG Inc., an independent manufacturer's rep firm serving the electronic security industry, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary milestone in a big way. To show appreciation to its dealer and distribution partners, LRG will award two winning Dealer entries and two winning Distributor entries $500 at the end of each month through August 2021. Ranking as one the largest security and low voltage representation firms in the Central U.S., LRG has opened the contest to all installers/dealers and distr...

Marks USA By NAPCO Security Technologies Announces The Launch Of LifeSaver Life-Safety Locks

Marks USA, a division of NAPCO Security Technologies, announces that its new anti-ligature slide models are gaining popularity. New to the LifeSaver series, the 5-Point Ligature-Resistant Slide Behavioral Health Models are Grade 1 anti-ligature locksets, available in cylindrical and mortise. The solid stainless steel handle slides down freely in the locked or unlocked position and is tamper-proof through-bolted for durability and easy-installation. They meet the latest BHMA 156.34 Anti-Ligature...

Electronic Security Association Opens Applications And Online Donations For Their 2021 Youth Scholarship Program

The electronic security industry works intimately with the public safety sector. Police, firefighters, paramedics and EMTs offer a vital service to the communities, in their shared goal of keeping people, places and property safe. To give back to this group that so positively impacts the communities around every one, Electronic Security Association developed the ESA Youth Scholarship Program - a philanthropic endeavor that aims to support the futures of children of first responders. To date, ov...

Bosch’s Aviotec IP Starlight 8000 Provides Video-Based Fire Detection In Darkness Thanks To New AI Algorithms

The video-based fire detection Aviotec IP starlight 8000 from Bosch can now be used in environments without visible light. With the help of newly developed AI algorithms for video analytics, Aviotec's firmware version 7.72 is now able to reliably detect smoke and flames even with pure infrared lighting. Up to now, it was already possible with Aviotec to reliably detect flames and smoke in difficult lighting conditions down to a minimum of 2 Lux. Expanded field of application There are many a...

ASSA ABLOY Shares Important Updates Regarding UKNI Product Marking System For Security Professionals

With the new UKNI mark fast approaching, security professionals in Northern Ireland must be up-to-date on the latest changes and deadline for the new product marking system, says UNION, part of the ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware Group. This covers door opening solutions such as fire-resistant and emergency locks, panic exit devices and door closers. Coming into force from 1 January 2021, the Northern Ireland Protocol ensures that Northern Ireland will continue to follow the EU’s rules on produc...

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