New Trends in Electronic Security & Life Safety. Ted Curtin, CPP, CPMR Repworks, Inc. 10/12/2011. Today’s Topics. The Four Pieces of the Security Puzzle Why IP? New High Definition Systems Low Cost IP Solutions Mass Notification Update. The Four Pieces of the Security Puzzle.
Ted Curtin, CPP, CPMR
“It is estimated that 60% of people that lose their lives in an emergency situation, do so because they did not know what to do.”
-International Disaster Institute
…did not know what to do!
“Subjects had to choose between a normal exit and an emergency exit in different conditions. The results show that the majority of subjects choose the normal exit even if the distance is double compared to the emergency exit. Findings show that a ring/tone signal is often misunderstood but, a spoken message is understandable.”
-Evacuating people from facilities during an emergency, Facilities Magazine, Lars Benthorn, Håkan Frantzich
…a spoken message is understandable.
There are three primary uses for these types of systems: