System Sensor News

Honeywell to introduce new fire protection solutions at NFPA Conference & Expo 2017

The fire industry’s most widely used aspirating smoke detector will be among the new technologies Honeywell will unveil at National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference and Expo 2017, taking place June 4-7 in Boston.Xtralis VESDA-E VEP smoke detectorThe company will showcase its next-generation Xtralis VESDA-E VEP aspirating smoke detector system, which yields 1.5 times greater sensitivity and offers six times better dust rejection than the previous generation of products, si...

Honeywell new fire and life safety solution announcements

New notification appliances from Silent Knight provide code-required low-frequency output Just before the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) World Safety Conference and Expo, June 22-25 in Chicago, Honeywell unveiled new solutions and features designed to boost life safety and provide more intuitive installations. S3 series control/communicator A “virtual press conference” unveiling the announcements was kicked off by Beth Welch, manager of publi...

System Sensor unveils new aspirating smoke detector - FAAST XT

System Sensor is excited to announce the launch of FAAST XT, an aspirating smoke detector with an expanded coverage area that uses four pipe inlets to draw air in from the protected space. FAAST XT brings all the capabilities of FAAST – such as three stage filtration, very early warning fire detection, and several integration options – to a broader range of applications. The smoke-sensing chamber can detect particulate up to 0.00046%/ft. obscuration, and the two-light chamber offers...

System Sensor’s SpectrAlert Advance notification appliances meet NFPA 72 sleeping space requirements

The System Sensor SpectrAlert® Advance line of low frequency notification appliances – which includes sounders, sounder strobes, and sounder bases – is designed to meet the NFPA 72® sleeping space requirements that went into effect January 1, 2014. “For people living in states and regions that have adopted the 2010 or 2013 edition of NFPA 72, all sleeping spaces will be required to utilise an audible device that produces a square wave low frequency tone centered around...

System Sensor redesigns WFDN Series Waterflow Detector

System Sensor’s WFDN Series Waterflow Detector is fully redesigned to meet the needs of today’s fire sprinkler professional. The new features of the timer dial, cover, and terminal block add convenience and save on installation time. The new timer dial is a first for water flow detectors with a built-in time delay. Not only is it large and easy to turn, but its high-contrast, pad-printed markings and tactile features make it easy to set by feel in dimly lit or hard-to-reach location...

System Sensor unveils latest all-in-one PipeIQ version 2.0 software for system design, configuration, and monitoring

PipeIQ version 2.0 – the all-in-one software for system design, configuration, and monitoring – is now available on the System Sensor website. PipeIQ enables continual configuration and system monitoring from anywhere in the world, using FAAST’s onboard Ethernet connection. With PipeIQ, a designer can complete the pipe network layout, verify hole sizes and detection sensitivity, and obtain a Bill of Material and Layout Report. The PipeIQ software also includes a Pipe Wizard t...

ISC East announces new educational program for upcoming conference

ISC East announces a new educational programme for its upcoming conference ISC East, the largest security event in the Northeast United States, announced recently a new addition to the educational program at this year’s conference: a three-session program called “Demystifying the Mass Evacuation and Notification Market.” The new program will be held Wednesday, Nov. 19 at New York’s Javits Center during the 2014 ISC East conference and is offered free to...

System Sensor Americas appoints Jeff Klein as General Manager

Klein was most recently Vice President of Marketing for System Sensor Americas Jeff Klein has been appointed General Manager for System Sensor Americas. System Sensor is a global manufacturer of fire and life safety devices, specialising in smoke detection, carbon monoxide detection, and notification technology for world-wide applications. Klein succeeds Tom Potosnak who, after six years as leader of System Sensor Americas, was appointed to a new role at Honeywell. Klein was...

Addressing fire detection challenges with aspirating smoke detectors (ASDs)

High-sensitivity aspirating smoke detectors (ASDs) excel at providing very early warning of fires. Because of their high sensitivity chamber, their ability to cover large areas, and their ability to detect smoke in high-airflow environments, ASDs are ideal solutions for many common smoke detection applications. New ASD technology is enabling fire system designers to solve a much broader range of fire detection challenges, enabling them to take aspiration anywhere. In this art...

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...

System Sensor’s latest frequency notification appliances meet the NFPA 72 requirements

System Sensor has launched new low frequency notification appliances that meet the NFPA 72 requirements for all commercial sleeping spaces that begin in 2014. "For people living in states and regions that have adopted the 2010 or 2013 edition of NFPA 72, all new commercial sleeping spaces will be required to utilise an audible device that produces a low frequency tone centred around 520 Hz effective January 1, 2014," says Rebecca Peterson, System Sensor Product Marketing Manager. "Many of our c...

Electronic Security Expo begins its sixth annual event in Nashville

The event is designed for security integration and monitoring companies  The sixth annual Electronic Security Expo (ESX), the security industry’s most important tradeshow, networking and education event, opens a week of activities in Nashville’s brand new Music City Center starting on June 17 until June 21. The event, designed for security integration and monitoring companies, is the industry’s only tradeshow owned and sponsored by the leading associatio...