Test equipment

SphereVision’s 360-degree imaging system aids fire safety teams in smoke detection

SphereVision has added a smoke simulation feature to its 360-degree imaging software to aid training, emergency planning and incident management. Specifically designed for fire and rescue teams, a variable density smoke layer can be applied to the 360-degree imagery allowing first responders to assess fire equipment, alarms and exit routes, and plan and train for a variety of incidents. A SphereVision Project, complete with site layouts and maps, embedded photographs and site documentation, ca...

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors hosts BRE security testing day

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, global supplier of door opening solutions, has delivered a successful security testing day in partnership with BRE. Held at the Security Doors factory in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, the day saw a fantastic turn-out of security professionals who witnessed various methods of attack on both steel and timber doorsets.  The event consisted of an overview of the LPS 1175 test standard, a comprehensive factory tour and a practical demonstrat...

Honeywell unveils Silent Knight 6000 series of fire alarm control panels

Honeywell announced the release of its Silent Knight 6000 Series, an expansion of addressable fire alarm control panels (FACPs) and accessories sold through security equipment distributors for improving small-to-medium size business applications.  The new 6000 Series includes four new panels with point capacities ranging from 100 to 1,110 points for greater flexibility and larger installs. Up to 17 panels can now be connected with a designated panel acting as a common communicator, offerin...

PSIA and Cruatech collaborate to enhance test tools for PLIA security integration specification

The PSIA has announced an enhanced set of test tools for the PLAI specification. The driver behind updating the tool is to make it as easy and intuitive as possible for vendors to adopt the standards. “Effective test tools are critical for a specification to achieve true interoperability,” said David Bunzel, Executive Director of the PSIA. “We recognised that as the PLAI specification has evolved we needed to advance our tools to complement it.” Ensuring specification co...

Fujifilm’s Anti-Shock and Vibration technology ensures constant performance for machine vision cameras

Industrial imaging systems are frequently subject to strong accelerations, shocks, and vibrations. This is especially true for mobile systems, like robot-guided 3D scanners, but also for fixed installations. Fujifilm has investigated the impact of shocks and vibrations on industrial fixed focal lenses via a dedicated test procedure. In many cases, the procedure leads to a significant reduction of the resolution and to a shift of the optical axis. However, the intensity of the effects depends hea...

Dahua Reliability Laboratory receives CNAS Certification

CNAS, China National Accreditation Board for Conformity Assessment, is one of the most authoritative laboratory accreditation agencies in China. It is a national accreditation body approved and established by the National Accreditation Certification Board (CNCA), which features long investigation period, high requirement and strict standards, having a pivotal position in the field of certification. With advanced hardware equipment, qualified management level, excellent team quality and standard...