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Former FDNY commissioner: Mass notification would have helped during 9/11

Tom Von Essen, former FDNY commissioner, now a safety consultant for Honeywell’s Gamewell-FCI division, believes today’s technology could mitigate casualties
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12/11/2013

NORTHFORD, Conn.—It has been more than a decade since two planes crashed into the World Trade Center, changing the lives of Americans forever, and resulting in the deaths of 2,750 people.

Boston Marathon bombing could accelerate video surveillance spending

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04/30/2013

WELLINGBOROUGH, U.K.—In the aftermath of the Boston bombings, spending on video surveillance equipment may experience a spike that augments already lofty expectations for the market, according to a statement from IMS Research, a market research firm based here.

Collaborating and constantly adapting: The World Trade Center security team at work

Diebold and DVS secure site for 10th anniversary observance on 9/11/11 and beyond
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09/08/2011

NEW YORK—The World Trade Center security team of engineers from Ducibella, Venter & Santore and integrators from Diebold spend a lot of time together.
They have official meetings at least twice a week to track progress. Since the collaboration began early this spring, long days have been the norm. And, with the Sept. 11 opening of the Memorial site approaching, longer days along with unofficial dinner and breakfast meetings are increasingly common.

ECS = ‘A brand new industry’

Demand has grown for emergency communication systems since 9/11, panel of experts says
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09/08/2011

NORTHFORD, Conn.—Before Sept. 11, 2001, few people saw the need for a comprehensive emergency communications system, according to Peter Ebersold, marketing director for Notifier by Honeywell.

September 11 transformed fire industry

'Survivability' of systems now key
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08/16/2011

BROOKLYN, N.Y. and BRONX, N.Y.—The Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center killed nearly 3,000 people at that site, including 343 firefighters and 60 police officers.