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2014-03-06 08:25:15

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do you have smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in your home? Are they working? Sunday, March 9, marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time in the United States. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges consumers to take the time to replace batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms when turning clocks forward this weekend. Make it an annual habit. This habit could save your life....

2014-03-03 08:39:23

DUBLIN, Mar. 03, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z4w72r/infrared ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Infrared Detectors Technology & Market Trends" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) In addition to mature applications, the IR detector market is expected to be driven by emerging applications like smart building automation or mobile devices...

Clever Technology Decodes More Information From Single Photons
2014-02-12 21:17:46

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) It's not quite Star Trek communications—yet. But long-distance communications in space may be easier now that researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have designed a clever detector array that can extract more information than usual from single particles of light. Described in a new paper, the NIST/JPL array-on-a-chip easily identifies the position of the exact...

Preserving Independent Living
2014-02-12 20:10:43

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Single seniors lead a risky life: after a fall, they often lie on the floor several hours before their awkward predicament is discovered. A sensor system detects these emergency situations automatically and sends an emergency signal. Mr. S. is visually impaired and dependent on a cane since suffering a stroke. Nevertheless, as a 70-yr old living alone, he would rather not move into a care home. Most older people harbor this wish. They want to stay in their own...

2014-02-11 16:24:08

Hometown Fire Department Visit Kicks Off 2014 Tour Donation of 5,000 Alarms DICKSON, Tenn., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Craig Morgan, one of country music's best-loved artists, along with the Tennessee State Division of Fire Prevention, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Kidde Fire Safety, announced today the first group of fire departments to receive Kidde smoke alarms during the singer's VA Mortgage Leader Presents Craig Morgan The Journey Tour. The donations are part of...

2014-01-31 23:32:42

How to protect yourself and your family from the silent killer with the Pocket CO from KWJ Engineering. Newark, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Heating season is upon us, and that means ring up the furnace in our homes and places of work, and in many cases, for the rst time. But this also means that boiliers are being turned on in your childrens’ schools as well. Several recent events have brought a concern to light: SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KTHV) - Officials in northwest Arkansas said a carbon...

2014-01-17 23:03:45

The home alarm system experts at AlarmSystemReport.com have completed their annual reviews and have launched their 2014 list of the best wireless alarm system companies to help consumers quickly compare the leading companies before making a decision to buy a wireless alarm system for their home. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 AlarmSystemReport’s 2014 Best Wireless Alarm System Companies list provides a boatload of information about the leading wireless alarm systems in the...

2013-12-17 04:20:27

DUBLIN, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zxgvb2/global_gas) has announced the addition of the "Global Gas Sensors, Detectors and Analyzers Markets 2013" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Global Gas Sensors, Detectors, and Analyzers Markets 2013: Increasing Awareness on Safety to Lead to a Greater Demand for Gas Sensors and Detectors Market for gas sensors, detectors, and analyzers...

2013-12-04 16:22:23

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for the upcoming ice and snowstorm season, PGMA (Portable Generator Manufacturers' Association) reminds residents to be mindful of the dangers of carbon monoxide while operating portable generators. "Portable generators are designed to thrive during ice and snow storm season, when it's more likely power outages will abruptly put families in the dark," said Patty Lavelle, Representative for PGMA. "Unit generators can be...

2013-11-19 12:29:41

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As temperatures drop, more people will turn on heaters to stay warm. The nation's emergency physicians warn about the potential risks involved with heating your homes and bodies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d) "Every year, tragically, people are burned, start fires, get an electric shock and even die from carbon monoxide poisoning, because they weren't taking proper precautions," said Dr. Alex Rosenau,...