Role of Women in the Fire Safety Industry

The economic development of the nation is dependent on the participation of all sections of the society, more particularly women, who constitute fifty per cent of the population. There are massive employment potentialities that can be utilized by women folk. India is the world’s fastest growing economy, but has one of the lowest rates of female employment. This is the most true especially in the firefighting industry which has seen a major dearth of women in professional roles. Women are both the victims as well as strong enablers when it…

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Videonetics Bags FIST Award

Videonetics’ path-breaking technology ‘No Helmet Detection System’ (NHDS) has been recognized with the prestigious FIST ‘Make in India – Best Innovation award of the year’ at Fire & Safety India Expo 2018, organized by FSAI. Highly acclaimed in the industry, FIST Award recognizes extraordinary contribution of organization and individuals in the field of security, safety, firefighting and emergency response. The gala award night was attended by eminent figures from the industry fraternity. By overcoming rigorous stages of evaluation with flying colors and competing to cutting-edge products presented by other companies,…

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ZICOM Expands ‘Make Your City Safe’ Initiative to Telangana

Zicom, one of the pioneers in the electronic security industry, is expanding its citizen-safety initiative ‘Make Your City Safe’ (MYCS) to the state of Telangana towards making the state safe. The company has recently signed an MoU to launch the citizen safety mission for Telangana in the honorable presence of Home Minister Naini Narshimha Reddy and other influential stalwarts by the name of ‘Make Telangana Safe.’ Zicom launched Mission ‘Make Your City Safe’ in 2012. It is a Zicom SaaS initiative to make housing societies, schools and hospitals more secure…

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Honeywell Command & Control Suite Release 200

Honeywell has introduced its latest smart building technology, Command and Control Suite release 200 (CCS R200), which connects building personnel with data analytics to help drive operational improvements and efficiencies. CCS R200 builds on the original Command and Control Suite by offering more user interfaces to bring building performance data to key personnel, when and where they need it – from building operators and managers to security incident response teams – helping to reduce operational costs, mitigate risk and enhance business continuity. CCS R200 combines intelligent automation, advanced analytics and…

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CP PLUS Launches First Manufacturing Facility in India

CP PLUS is bolstering its production in India by opening its first dedicated manufacturing plant in Andhra Pradesh, India. They are setting up the manufacturing facility under the Honorable Prime Minister’s ‘Make in India’ initiative which lays a lot of emphasis on R&D and local development of goods. Established in Chitoor, near Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, the state-of-the-art facility is equipped with world class technology for manufacturing a wide range of security and surveillance products to cater to the needs of government, defense, navel and key infrastructure projects which is ideal…

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Matrix COSEC Facial Recognition

Matrix has recently unveiled its indigenously designed COSEC Facial Recognition. Matrix COSEC Face Recognition is based on innovative, deep learning technology, which evolves as per regular user interaction in different conditions. It identifies a user quickly and accurately with 1:1 or 1:N identification method. The technology checks liveness of a face with 99.53% accuracy. It accepts the user’s mobile as a credential, which eliminates hardware cost and makes the verification process simple and secure. With contactless authentication, Matrix COSEC Facial Recognition technology reads the user’s face through COSEC APTA application.…

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Honeywell Vector Occupant App

Honeywell has recently added new capabilities to the Honeywell Vector Occupant App that give occupants more control over their experiences within a building with the swipe of a screen. The most significant new feature is indoor navigation, which uses GPSlike technology to help users find their way around complex buildings that are difficult to navigate without directions. The benefits of the indoor navigation feature have been demonstrated in the Minneapolis Skyway System, a complex interlinked network of enclosed pedestrian walkways spanning 80 city blocks. The walkways protect Minnesotans from the…

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DDS Protocol Analysis Software

In late 1970s to late 1980s, ATT offered a pure private line digital data service called Dataphone Digital Service, or DDS. Supported rates of 2.4, 4.8, 9.6, and 19.2 were standard with higher rates such as 56kbps; and nx56kbps also possible but rarely. These circuits although legacy, are still quite common today – because they really work. Specialized channel cards called OCU-DP (Office Channel Unit Data Port) are connected to standard CSU/ DSUs with datacomm interfaces. Both synchronous and asynchronous data is formatted and fit cleanly into a 64kbps time-slot…

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