Gamewell-FCI wireless FA monitor
Monitor multiple fire alarm systems in real time with FocalPoint Mobile, a new wireless tablet PC.
Monitor multiple fire alarm systems in real time with FocalPoint Mobile, a new wireless tablet PC. The system provides information in text or graphic detail via CAD-type drawings. From a single screen, users navigate a facility map to view specific floor plans or to identify the location and type of multiple fire alarm events. Should a device go into alarm, the system auto-navigates to the area and provides a thorough history log for users to track and search previous incidents. The device mounts in vehicles or at an indoor docking station. It also may be carried by hand.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey