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Emergency communications systems not mainstream—yet

March 26, 2015Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—Providers and integrators of emergency communication systems (ECS) face a number of challenges when trying to establish or grow markets: It's not cheap to expand a fire alarm system into an ECS. Private companies are not required by law to have multi-faceted ECS or mass notification systems (MNS). And it's difficult to get excited about a security system designed for worst-case scenarios that nobody really wants to think about.Some ECS developers remain undeterred. Campus shootings...

Bob Kaczmarek, ECS, emergency communication systems, Farenhyt, Firetron, Honeywell, IHS, Jared Bickenbach, Justin Siller, Loren Schreiber


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Silent Knight releases wire-to-fiber converter

December 6, 2013SSN Staff

NORTHFORD, Conn.—Silent Knight by Honeywell has released the new SK-F485 Wire to Fiber Converter, which allows new and existing Silent Knight systems to increase the length of wire run between fire alarm control panels and power supplies, boosting surge protection, the company announced recently. The wire-to-fiber converter is the first to be UL listed for a non-proprietary line of fire alarm systems and is being sold over the counter at Security Equipment Wholesalers, according to the release. A...

Loren Schreiber, Silent Knight, wire-to-fiber converter


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