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Image 1 - Smoke Particles Are Not All the 'SAME'
2012-01-06 05:25:38

Where there's smoke, you need a functioning smoke detector that can tell the difference between, say, smoke particles and dust. Yet in the microgravity environment of the International Space Station, telling the difference between an actual fire and a false alarm may not be so simple. To understand how best to detect smoke in space, researchers from NASA's Glenn Research Center flew the Smoke Aerosol Measurement Experiment, or SAME, aboard the space station. This experiment was originally...

2012-01-05 08:00:00

KWJ Engineering has developed revolutionary new Screen Printed Electrochemical Gas Sensors (SPEC SENSORS), that are extremely tiny, thin, flexible, low power, long life and very low cost. They are ideal for integration into wireless platforms and can enable an explosion of innovation and applications. These breakthrough sensors were developed with funding from the National Science Foundation and will be featured at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, January 10-13. (PRWEB) January 05,...

2011-12-10 08:00:00

Lisa DeLeuil, Director of Marketing at Silent Call Communications will be introducing a new body worn receiver Q1 12. This receiver looks like the most popular smart phones in the market today and can be charged with use of a USB. The receiver will work with Silent Callâs Signature Series transmitters, to include the Doorbell, Sound Monitor, Smoke Detector, Carbon Monoxide Detector, Weather Alerting System with radio, and a telephone. Waterford, Michigan (PRWEB) December 10, 2011...

2011-11-28 08:00:00

Professional Equipment now has a wide variety of gas detectors to help home inspectors, HVAC technicians, utility workers and construction trades people find gas leaks in heat exchangers, gas lines and appliances; monitor air quality and check to see that combustion is optimized in heating systems. (PRWEB) November 28, 2011 Heating season is upon us, which means furnaces are firing up across the country and HVAC techs are being called in to perform routine system checks, and then fix units...

2011-11-25 08:00:00

Silent Call Communications new Signature Series Sidekick II receiver, Smoke Detectors and a Bed Shaker will wake the heaviest sleeper, a person who is deaf or hard of hearing. When seconds count, this alerting device system can help save lives when it comes to fire safety. The new Signature Series Sidekick II is the only of its kind with built in Supervision, that when connected to Signature Series Smoke Detectors in the home, will alert a person if the battery is low or if something is wrong...

2011-11-18 10:00:00

The Silent Call Communications Crystal Reflections receiver works in conjunction with various transmitters, to include the Silent Call Sound Monitor, Smoke Detector, Carbon Monoxide Detector, Doorbell, weather alerting system with radio, and a personâs telephone. Now, someone can be alert to their surroundings without having to move or hear a sound. This alerting device is great for people who are hard of hearing or deaf. Waterford, MI (PRWEB) November 18, 2011 Silent Call...

2011-11-13 08:00:00

Daylight savings has come and passed, but some home and business owners may have forgotten to ensure that their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are in working order. Huntington, West Virginia (PRWEB) November 13, 2011 The team at local Main Street Insurance knows that turning the clocks back in the fall can create some adjustment problems for companies. While many business owners are well prepared for the time change, there is one thing that they often forget to do: reset their office...

2011-11-06 17:00:00

Automated Security Alert Opens New Offices, Hires Talented Executive and Launches Care Transition Platform Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 06, 2011 Automated Security Alert, a Pittsburgh-area company that specializes in medical alarms, telehealth and medication dispensers, has been experiencing growth in an economy where other companies are struggling to keep their doors open. This growth is due to Automated Security Alert's Care Transition platform they have in place. For over twenty...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.