Honeywell Life Safety News

Honeywell Morley-IAS fire detection and PA/VA systems enhance Drummond School security

Honeywell's Comprio D1 combines advanced audio management, flexible architecture in a compact design Located in the historic Scottish city of Inverness, the Drummond School is a purpose built educational facility for those with severe learning difficulties and complex needs. With a capacity for over 90 pupils in 20 classes, it has provision for nursery, primary and secondary education and aims to provide its pupils with an educational experience that promotes their independenc...

ONVIF hosts 2015 membership meeting and elections

On behalf of ONVIF Steering Committee, Per Björkdahl shared the goals and strategies for the upcoming year ONVIF, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its annual membership meeting and elections in late October, providing an update to members on ONVIF activities and accomplishments over the past year. Attendees around the world heard presentations on such activities as the development and publication of two new prof...

PSA to distribute Identiv’s uTrust TS Readers

PSA Security Network to distribute Identiv uTrust reader platform and uTrust SmartID credentials Identiv, Inc. recently announced it has entered into a partnership with PSA Security Network to distribute Identiv’s uTrust TS Premises Readers and credentials. PSA Security Network is the world’s largest electronic security cooperative, owned by the most progressive security integrators throughout North America. These leading security systems integrators are responsibl...

Identiv uTrust TS ScramblePad government reader receives FICAM approval

uTrust TS ScramblePad is a significant update to Identiv’s reader for high-security government and commercial entryways Identiv, Inc. recently announced that the uTrust TS ScramblePad Government Reader is now included on the U.S. government’s FICAM Approved Products List (APL). The General Services Administration (GSA) lab, which is part of the Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management (FICAM) Testing Program, has evaluated and approved Identiv’s uT...

Electronic Security Expo 2015: Electronic security and life safety professionals connect

ESX recently announced its 2016 convention in Fort Worth, TX from June 8-10 The Electronic Security Expo (ESX) - the national trade event where electronic security and life safety dealers, integrators, and monitoring professionals connect, learn, and prepare for the future wowed attendees at its 8th annual event in Baltimore at the Baltimore Convention Center June 24-26. Once again, providing the perfect blend of networking, education, and technology focus, the event drew the...

Honeywell, Twitter integration for situational awareness and emergency communications

Honeywell, Twitter integration brings security communication to its life safety products Honeywell, Northford, Conn., is leveraging the Twitter social media platform to bring higher levels of situational awareness and emergency communications to its life safety products. This move focuses to improve emergency response by monitoring various security, safety or building systems and providing information to identify potential threats. Gamewell-FCI’s Focal4 Now, Gamewe...

PSIA announces launch of Physical-Logical Access Interoperability Working Group

The new PSIA specification will build on standards already used in the logical identity and access management world Tackling one of the most expensive and complex security challenges businesses face, the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) recently announced it has launched the Physical-Logical Access Interoperability Working Group. This group will develop a specification to unify logical and physical identities so that security industry manufacturers, integrato...

System Sensor Europe appoints Peter Mita as Business Manager

Peter will be responsible for managing and building relationships with fire systems integration partners System Sensor Europe, part of Honeywell Life Safety, has appointed Peter Mita to the position of Business Manager, responsible for managing and building relationships with fire systems integration partners. System Sensor is the world’s largest manufacturer of intelligent and conventional fire detection devices. Products in the portfolio include the recently launched F...

Honeywell introduces new CPD approved presentation on aspiration smoke detection

Honeywell's seminar presentation is entitled "Utilising Fire Alarm Aspiration Sensing Technologies" Recent changes to EN54-20 legislation and the introduction of next generation aspiration smoke detection to provide earliest warning, accuracy and flexibility are just some of the aspects covered in a new CPD accredited presentation created by Honeywell Life Safety. The seminar presentation launched this month is entitled “Utilising Fire Alarm Aspiration Sensing Techn...

MIPS 2013 attended by over 17,000 visitors from 46 countries

The MIPS Forum featured a range of business events to discuss current security topics, learn about global best practice The 19th Moscow International Protection, Security and Fire Safety Exhibition took place on 15-18 April 2013, Pavilion 75 of VVC in Moscow, Russia. The MIPS 2013 exhibition space grew by over 10% to reach 11,581 sqm, and 491 companies from 26 countries presented their developments. The share of international companies increased considerably this year, and 20...