FireVu News

Chris Connor joins AD Network Video as Business Development Manager

Connor will be building a surveillance monitoring client base across the AD Network Video range AD Network Video, the solutions arm of AD Group, has recruited experienced business development manager Chris Connor. Connor's role Connor, who joins from deView Europe, will be building a surveillance monitoring client base across the AD Network Video range with a special emphasise on the education, healthcare, petrochemical and retail markets. His focus will be to generate l...

AD Group recruits Usmon Khadim and Matthew Flaherty as Product Managers

Matthew and Usmon will be managing the product lines of Dedicated Micros Usmon Khadim, holds a masters in Management Information Systems: Change and Development from the University of Manchester, joins Matthew Flaherty an Operations Management graduate from Lancaster University. Usmon and Matthew will initially help support a number of product management programmes as part of their training and development. The roles will grow to manage the complete product life cycle and ens...

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 be focusing on...

AD Network Video introduces Virtual NVR solution for hospital estates

Security surveillance specialist AD Network Video is introducing its enhanced integrated HD IP video solution for hospitals. Virtual NVR delivers high definition IP video images for evidential purposes which directly tackle theft and anti-social behaviour in a completely secure way. The Virtual NVR aims to offer hospitals secure environments, a culture of safety for patients, visitors and staff. The new solution offers video of high quality that can be used for whatever action is appropriate,...

FireVu Multi Detector combines visual smoke detection, flame detection and temperature sensing technology

FireVu is introducing the first fire detection technology that combines Visual Smoke Detection (VSD), flame detection and now temperature sensing technology in the form of being built in thermopile. The Multi Detector will offer users a solution that will identify and analyse smoke and heat patterns to raise alerts. VSD technology operates by identifying characteristic smoke patterns across a video image. It analyses changes in a range of variables such as colour, brightness, contrast, shape,...

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 years...

FireVu presents measures to prevent potential fire risk at waste management and recycling sectors

VSD can survey large sites where fire can break at vulnerable points or indeed at any point and offer visual verification to fire services Major fires at waste management and recycling companies average one daily in the UK. While numbers have remained constant, the scale and profile of fires has increased. The results of letting this problem run and run are there to see for the local community and environment. However, the issues are increasingly hitting waste management comp...

FireVu’s business development manager offers tips to manage threats caused by manufacturing fires

VSD can be particularly useful in monitoring large sites and overcomes smoke stratifying Manufacturing facilities are highly vulnerable to fire. Flammable materials, multiple sources of ignition and malfunctioning machinery parts can lead to disastrous fires for firms. Ali Aleali at fire detection solution provider FireVu, specialises in food, drinks, pharmaceuticals and chemicals manufacturing. Ali discusses the causes and how manufacturing firms can manage the threat ef...

FireVu business development manager highlights railway tunnel fire safety

Railway tunnel fires can be more dangerous to life than road tunnel blazes providing less favourable opportunities for escape 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 i...

FireVu discusses fire safety measures for reducing fires in manufacturing facilities

The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 assesses workplace dangers for fire and explosion hazard identification Manufacturing facilities are highly vulnerable to fire. Flammable materials, multiple sources of ignition and malfunctioning machinery parts can lead to disastrous fires for firms. Ali Aleali at fire detection solution provider FireVu, specialises in food, drinks, pharmaceuticals and chemicals manufacturing. Ali discusses the causes and h...

FireVu video smoke detection solution protects London’s Guildhall against fire

The Video Smoke Detection (VSD) solution chosen enabled a wide field of view, reducing the number of detection points needed The particular challenges for professionals tasked with ensuring high levels of fire detection for heritage buildings can be complex. Rarely built with fire safety in mind, historic buildings are often composed of highly flammable materials making them susceptible to fire. Detection and prevention solutions are therefore hugely important. Simon Jenkins...

FireVu offers preventive measures to combat food processing industry fires

Manufacturing environments have high risk processes making the threat of major fires a constant possibility Manufacturing plants’ vulnerability to fire ensures that safety, detection and preventive measures should never be compromised. Yet, fires still occur with alarming regularity and often terrible outcomes. Process Industry Informer takes a closer look at manufacturing fire risk and what can be done to reduce it. Manufacturing environments possess inherently high ri...