Recent events at Discovery Communications and Johns Hopkins Hospital have called attention to the benefits of Mass Notification Systems (sometimes called Mass Notification & Emergency Communications Systems) and have prompted businesses to consider how they would respond in similar situations. The development of Mass Notification systems has drawn heavily on established life safety and fire alarm technology. While fire alarm and MNEC address different kinds of dangers, they share similar objectives
Archive for September, 2010
Traditional outdoor surveillance cameras are good for detecting intruders at least until the sun goes down. When it does you’re faced with a decision to either light the area you’re trying to observe artificially, which can be expensive and impractical, or accept reduced visibility from your camera, which leaves you vulnerable. However, there is a third option that will keep your surveillance operations running 24/7 and even in bad weather: infrared thermal imaging cameras.