January 2020

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Disaster Management


Remote-Controlled Monitors for Fixed Firefighting Systems

By Fritz Zimmermann THE requirements for automated firefighting are continuously increasing. Remote-controlled monitors, especially in combination with automated fire detection, allow a targeted but flexible firefighting operation in limited areas. T...

How smart camera tech can help foil looters

Criminals often take advantage of strikes, protests, xenophobia and incidences of general unrest to damage or loot property. Intelligent, analytics-enabled CCTV systems can make all the difference when it comes to identifying them, getting justice an...

Education & Training


Creating the ‘People department’ to pursue the future

By Joanne Perry AS an HR professional, I’m often asked what the jobs of the future will be. This is not easy to answer - the simple truth is that we don’t know, at least not in broad strokes. But if we look more closely at a company’s strategy, we ca...

Fire Protection


Remote-Controlled Monitors for Fixed Firefighting Systems

By Fritz Zimmermann THE requirements for automated firefighting are continuously increasing. Remote-controlled monitors, especially in combination with automated fire detection, allow a targeted but flexible firefighting operation in limited areas. T...

How smart camera tech can help foil looters

Criminals often take advantage of strikes, protests, xenophobia and incidences of general unrest to damage or loot property. Intelligent, analytics-enabled CCTV systems can make all the difference when it comes to identifying them, getting justice an...

Industrial Cleaning


​ Rope access for industrial cleaning applications

REDUCED maintenance downtime and a faster turnaround in a safe environment has resulted in the increased popularity of rope access for industrial cleaning applications. That’s according to Skyriders Marketing Manager Mike Zinn, who said rope access w...

Why industrial cleaning is about more than ticking boxes

HAVING clean and orderly workplaces in an industrial setting like a warehouse serves a purpose beyond meeting health and safety standards. That’s according to Emma Corder, MD of Industroclean, who said the downside to not meeting basic cleanliness st...

Motors, Drives & Transmissions


Motor system efficiency high on global agenda

WITH electric motors consuming almost 70% of industry’s energy, companies are always looking for better motor efficiencies. For many years, motor efficiency has been well defined; however, when driven by a variable speed drive (VSD), the total effici...

Easy-to-deploy vibration sensor simplifies asset monitoring

EMERSON has introduced the AMS Wireless Vibration Monitor, which it describes as a low-cost, easy-to-deploy vibration sensor that performs prescriptive analytics on vibration data using native software to automatically identify failure modes and prev...

Security


Remote-Controlled Monitors for Fixed Firefighting Systems

By Fritz Zimmermann THE requirements for automated firefighting are continuously increasing. Remote-controlled monitors, especially in combination with automated fire detection, allow a targeted but flexible firefighting operation in limited areas. T...

How smart camera tech can help foil looters

Criminals often take advantage of strikes, protests, xenophobia and incidences of general unrest to damage or loot property. Intelligent, analytics-enabled CCTV systems can make all the difference when it comes to identifying them, getting justice an...