Case Studies

Ara Pro prevents spread of flames in NY garage fire

Ara pro, an extra man on the scene with the power to hold fire until fire department crew reaches and attack When Fire Chief David Atwell of the Providence Volunteer Fire Department arrived on scene to a fully involved garage fire, he deployed the Ara Safety Pro to buy time for his crew to arrive. The deployment prevented the fire from spreading to the interior of the house, minimizing fire damage and property loss. The call for a structure fire came in at 5:38 in the ev...

Ara Pro buys time and saves neighboring structure from damage

Ara safety saved neighboring structure by preventing spread of flames fromthe fire building For the second time in one week, the Providence Volunteer Fire Department used their Ara Safety Pro Fire Interruption Technology device. This time, the device bought time and saved the neighboring structure from potential damage. Once on scene, Fire Chief David Atwell and his crew were faced with a well-advanced fire in a converted mobile home with extreme exposure on the fire side of...

University Hospital of Wales gets fire protection scheme

The University Hospital of Wales had been in use for some 20 years and several aspects of its design did not meet current hospital and fire safety standards. Project: The University Hospital of Wales is one of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe. The main ward block houses 800 beds and is a high-rise building. In addition, there is a three-story medical block and a three-story dental block. The three buildings are interconnected by subways and tunnels. The hospital had been in use for so...

Sepura radios aid Mexican municipality in war on drugs

Sepura TETRA radio - a solution foreffective and secure communication Sepura radios will operate on a Rohde & Schwarz TETRA infrastructure which covers the entire municipality with an area of approximately 5,000 square metres. The municipality of Mazatlan in Mexico has selected Sepura TETRA radios for its public safety organisations. The contract with Mazatlan’s municipal authorities, the Secretaria de Seguridad Pública (Public Safety Department), was closed...

Iconic landmark protected by Video Smoke Detection technology

CCTV video smoke detection has been developed with new enhancements by D-Tec  Hilson Moran Partnership enquiries led to D-Tec, the inventors and developers of the CCTV Video Smoke Detection (VSD) technology. The new headquarters for Swiss Re's UK operations in the City of London is a remarkable building rising to 180m the 40-storey structure, incorporating advanced methods of planning, design and construction. One unique design feature is the six lightwells on every floo...

Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah tunnel benefits from FireVu video smoke detection system

FireVu provides next generation of smoke detection technology The FireVu units adopted for the iconic Palm Jumeirah are the latest and most capable incarnation of D-Tec's VSD technology. D-Tec - part of AD Group - announces that its partner in the Middle East region, BSS-ME, has supplied, tested, and commissioned seven advanced IP-based, NetVu Connected, FireVu units to provide a state-of-the-art CCTV-based VSD (Video Smoke Detection) solution for the main tunnel at the famou...

Navistar Service-Technician Rodeo: the battle begins June 8

Navistar International Corporation is a world leader in vehicle manufacturing In a head-to-head, hands-on test of their technical skill and speed, eleven of the top service technicians in the international dealer network will compete to determine who is the best of the best at the fourth annual Navistar Service-Technician Rodeo on June 8, 2010. To test their skills in key areas of commercial truck and engine service, International dealer technicians from across North Am...

New mental health centre protected by C-TEC's Quantec call system

Addressable call systems are of much importance in medical facilities C-TEC's revolutionary Quantec addressable call system is playing a key role protecting a new £6.5M purpose-built mental health centre in Kendray, Barnsley. Located adjacent to the existing Kendray Hospital site and linked to the main hospital by a connecting corridor, the Oakwell Centre is a brand new acute mental health unit consisting of two 15 bed separate male and female wards, a six bed Inte...

Sydney Harbour Tunnel gets early warning from D-Tec video smoke detection

VSD has got an image processing technology which has boosted up security measure across the city The key benefit of the VSD, now being applied in Sydney, is its ability to use image-processing technology and extensive detection. D-Tec's advanced Video Smoke Detection (VSD) system is being used to provide a rapid response to potential fires in the AU$554 million Sydney Harbour Tunnel. Retrofitted to 80 of the tunnel's CCTV cameras - 40 in each tube - VSD offers a vital early w...

Chubb Fire provides fire detection and prevention for Hever Castle

Fire detection and prevention is obviously paramount in buildings which are historical. Hever Castle, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII infamous second wife, is kept safe from the threat of fire thanks to an alarm servicing contract with Chubb Fire. Chubb Fire is part of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.  The oldest part of Hever Castle dates back to 1270 and consisted of the gatehouse and a walled bailey. This was converted into a manor in 1462 by G...

Sepura secures largest single resource natural gas project in Australia

Sepura's TETRA digital system plays essential role in Gorgon natural gas project The Gorgon Project is one of the world's largest natural gas projects and the largest single resource of natural gas in Australia's history. ComGroup, Sepura’s Australian partner, has won the competitive tender for the delivery of a TETRA digital system to the remote Gorgon Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility in Western Australia. The Gorgon project will develop the Greater Gorgon Area gas...

ASL Safety and Security implements building evacuation system at Sellafield nuclear facility

Nuclear facilities require special security measures, as they are prone to hazards and fatal accidents ASL Safety & Security have supplied a high-integrity building evacuation system (BES) to Sellafield Ltd at the company's nuclear processing facility in Cumbria. Sellafield currently performs multiple tasks geared towards decommissioning the UK's nuclear legacy as well as fuel recycling, manufacture and waste management. As a key safety system at this nuclear-licensed sit...

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