With the summer storm season upon us, it’s wise to plan for emergencies resulting in a major power loss due to extreme heat, hurricanes, tornadoes, or lightning strikes. Under severe weather conditions like these, portable lighting systems offer an advantage when it becomes necessary to move about a facility to power down or disconnect critical equipment, retrieve sensitive documents, or guide employees through remote areas that lack adequate backup lighting. Continue reading
Firefighters often lack critical information when responding to the 1,240,000 fires reported annually.
That information gap could be erased with today's communication, computing, sensor and networking technologies according to a new Research Roadmap for Smart Fire Fighting. Prepared by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Fire Protection Research Foundation (FPRF), the roadmap charts the path toward overcoming technical obstacles so that those interconnected technologies, known collectively as cyberphysical systems, or CPS, can be harnessed to greatly improve fire-protection and fire-fighting capabilities. Continue reading
If your department has been hoping to buy a FLIR K-Series TIC that meets the NFPA standard, wait no longer. FLIR just recently released the brand new K65 TIC, compliant with NFPA 1801-2013, featuring 320 x 240 thermal resolution, FSX™ Flexible Scene Enhancement, in-camera video recording, and more. Get the K65 details. Continue reading
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