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Monitoring Matters

Be Prepared, Be Very Prepared

April 13, 2022Cory Harris, Editor

A typical weekday morning on a NYC subway train. People sitting or standing in the subway cars on their way to work, school, or wherever else they may be headed. Some reading their newspaper, some looking at their cellphones. Maybe they’re taking a nap or just staring blankly as the train heads toward their destination. Tuesday morning, April 12, 2022, turned out to be anything but typical for those riding on the Manhattan-bound N train around 8:30 a.m. A male passenger on the train, who...

emergency preparedness, Emergency Response Systems, Mass transit security, NYC

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Fire Systems Installation

NYC accepts video image smoke detection

July 16, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

SPARKS, Md.—Video image smoke detection is now accepted under the New York City Building Code, opening a large new market for such detection systems.“This is a pretty big deal,” Rick Jeffress, sales manager, Americas, for Fike Video Image Detection, which is based here and is a business division of Fike, told Security Systems News. “We are starting to receive calls for systems in high-rise and other mechanical equipment rooms.”The New York City Building Code currently...

Fike Security, fire security, NYC, Physical Security, Rick Jeffress, video image smoke detection

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