Development of fire detection systems in the intelligent building

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Conference12th International Conference on Automatic Fire Detection: 26 March 2001, Gaithersburg, MD., U.S.A.
Pages561573; # of pages: 13
Subjectfire detection, intelligent building; Detection
AbstractFire detection and its corresponding safety systems are crucial parts of an intelligent building. This paper reviews the current state of development of fire detection and alarm systems in the intelligent building. New technologies and concepts developed in intelligent buildings, such as advanced multi-function sensors, computer vision systems and wireless sensors, real-time control via the Internet, and integrated building service systems, have also been reviewed and discussed. These new technologies and concepts will improve the capability of fire detection systems to discriminate between fire and non-fire threats andwill increase the time available for property and life protection. However, much effort is still needed to remove barriers to the further development of these new technologies.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number44226
NPARC number20378560
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