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Firevu Announces Upgrade To The Flame Detection Algorithm For Video Fire Detector

FireVu are pleased to announce the release of the latest upgrade to the FireVu flame detection algorithm available now with the FireVu 500, our premier video fire detector. The FireVu 500 uses intelligent flame and smoke algorithms to analyse the camera image in order to quickly and reliably detect fire. This latest update has increased both the robustness of the algorithm and the detection range. The detector will react to the presence of even a small fire in the specified field of view in und...

FireVu And Alert Systems Install Fire Multi-detectors At Worcestershire Waste Processing Facility

FireVu multi-detectors facilitate quick fire detection and remedy at Worcestershire warehouse Budget Waste Management operates a waste removal, disposal and recycling service. It processes the waste it collects at its large waste processing facility in Worcestershire. The company deals with a great variety of material, much of which is flammable. So the risk of fire is significant and the potential impact of a fire outbreak is extremely serious. FireVu multi-detectors rapidl...

FireVu Awarded Visual Flame Detection Patent No. GB2535409 In The United Kingdom

FireVu has announced being awarded Patent no. GB2535409, which has been granted in recognition of the uniqueness of its ‘flame detection system and method’. The patent was awarded in April, 2018 and follows on from the grant of a US patent in March 2017, for the FireVu flame detection algorithm. Exceptional detection range and zero false alarms FireVu’s flame detection uses the absolute laws of physics, especially Planck’s Law FireVu’s innovative method of measur...

FireVu Video Smoke Detection Protects Sydney Harbour Tunnel

NetVu’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 warning of incidents in the tunnel which carries nearly 90,000 vehicles a day. Benefits Of The Video Smoke Detection The key benefit of the Video Smoke Detection (VSD), now being applied in Sydney, is its ability to use image-processing...

NetVu's FireVu Early Warning System Helps Detecting Fire Breakout On High Risk Buildings

Electronic fire wardens which watch 24/7, automatically raise the alert to stakeholders and enable fast and targeted emergency response. It has been widely reported in the media that many boroughs and private owners are using fire wardens because there is no other way of detecting fire break out on the outside of high-risk buildings. NetVu has the solution to this problem with the FireVu early warning system.  FireVu, is a system which is constantly ‘watching’, providing 100% c...

FireVu Video Smoke Detection Solution Protects Palm Jumeirah Tunnel In Dubai

D-Tec - part of NetVu - announced 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 famous Palm Jumeirah man-made island in Dubai. The creation of the Palm Jumeirah, which has been dubbed the 'eighth wonder of the world', has dramatically changed the Dubai area, doubling the Emirate’s beach f...

FireVu Announces That It Has Received Visual Flame Detection Patent US9530074 B2 In The US

FireVu’s innovative method of measuring the color and intensity of flame in an image results in exceptional detection rates, exceptional detection range and zero false alarms. FireVu is superior to all other visual flame detectors on the market which rely on flicker. However, UK and International Patents Pending. FireVu’s flame detection system is ideal for the early detection and warning of smoke and flame in industrial processes which utilize motors, conveyor belts, bearings and m...

FireVu Helps Protect High Value Residential And Commercial Property With Effective Fire Detection

Providing effective fire detection for high value property, modern residential and commercial, is a challenge. The voluminous spaces and aesthetic considerations are a couple of key issues that must be considered when choosing and installing effective fire detection solutions. The amazing creativity of modern building designs, being or have been built in considerable numbers, present a new set of challenges for fire detection solutions. The Gherkin, a building FireVu help protect, is just one...

AD Group Welcomes Antony Smith As New Business Development Manager For FireVu

Antony Smith will be working across a range of sectors where FireVu has established a strong track record AD Group's fire detection solution brand hires new business development manager to target data centre sector Antony Smith has joined AD Group from Tyco as the new business development manager for fire detection solution brand FireVu. Smith has held a number of senior sales roles at Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions over a 10 year period.  He will...

FireVu Introduces Multi Detector With Visual Smoke Detection, Flame Detection And Temperature Sensing

The Multi Detector is the fire detection solution for manufacturing – combining Visual Smoke Detection, flame and thermopile technology for the first time for fire safety industry professionals. FireVu is introducing the first fire detection solution for manufacturing that combines Visual Smoke Detection (VSD), flame detection and now temperature sensing technology in the form of a built in thermopile. The Multi Detector will offer manufacturers a solution that will identify and analyze...

FireVu Discusses Measures To Curb Major Tunnel Fires

Fires in tunnels present particular dangers  than many open air environments Major tunnel fires can be catastrophic with the scale of lives and property lost. The particular nature of fires in such confined spaces ensures special challenges to fire safety professionals and fire fighters. Ali Aleali is business development manager for FireVu, which has designed and installed fire detection solutions for Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah and Sydney Harbour tunnels. With 30...

FireVu Business Development Manager Highlights Railway Tunnel Fire Safety

Railway tunnel fires can be more dangerous to life than road tunnel blazes Fire prevention is the single most important issue for railway tunnel fires safety. The potential consequences of fire, both materially and in human life often exceed road tunnels accidents. While the technology and solutions are available to reduce incidences of serious situations, the issue and danger still remains. The question is how we can manage it effectively. Ali Aleali, of fire detection...

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