Fire alarm battery systems in residential and commercial buildings for detecting and managing the fire damage on time, such factors are expected to propel the industry growth. Growing IoT and artificial intelligence technologies and use of high quality sensors, detectors, microprocessors, etc., are encouraging the manufacturers to develop and outgrow their product after the pandemic slowed down the growth. Therefore, recent developments and innovations are contributing towards boosting the value chain.
For instance, Infratec has developed a Fire Scan Thermography System technique which triggers an automatic alarm before critical temperatures are reached and helps intervention to prevent a fire. The detector format in thermography system provides large detector with highest geometric and thermal resolution. It provides proper analysis of temperature changes and gradients in full frame. The thermography system automatically releases the alarm when temperature values are exceeded critical thresholds. The features of the technique include multi-stage alarming functionality for controlled escalation and select the subareas within the thermal image, also, analyses the temperature trends with adjustable time basis.
Sensing Plus AMIK3051SC Multi Criteria Kitchen Smoke and Fire Alarm System by Universal Security Instruments provides new security sensing plus for multi criteria smoke and fire sensor uses AI artificial intelligence technique which differentiates and classify smoke and fire profiles. The sensing plus system maintains free battery power, alarm LEDs, silence button with loud 85db alarm and a tamper proof design which prevents other from tampering with alarm’s battery. Additionally, sensing plus resists false alarms and is immune to high voltage current surges.
Additionally, WES3 and solutions developed by Ramtech is the first temporary wireless fire alarm system certified to EN54-25 and developed specifically for the construction industry. The unique feature to add in WES system includes dust resistant, smoke detection and the innovative CONNECT wireless control system. The WES fire alarm system have a battery life of 3 years under normal conditions, can be rapidly added, removed and repositioned easily.
The demand for fire alarm batteries faced a minor slowdown in the beginning of 2020 due to several limitations imposed in Covid-19 pandemic. Even the leading manufacturers suffered heavy losses during that period. However in 2021, the normalizing condition is pushing the industrial players to extend their efforts to recover previous losses and attain a better position in the market.
Key fire alarm battery market players including Honeywell International, Johnson Controls, Siemens AG, Hochiki Corporation, Robert Bosch and Schneidr Electric are indulged in adoption of strategies like new product development, product diversification, collaborations, mergers & acquisitions, partnership agreements, joint ventures, innovative launches, expansions, technological advancements, capacity utilizations, product diversification, technological upliftments etc to combat the tough competition and establish a good market position globally.
Semcom Corporation, Ceasefire Industries and Protec Fire Detection PLC are among the leading manufacturing companies focusing on providing better and modified products & services to ensure safety measures.
For instance, Bosch Corporation launched a flexible fire protection battery with wireless detectors on 28th December, 2020. The new alarm battery offers a flexible fire protection solution that works almost entirely without cabling. It is ideally suited for the installation in historical buildings for retrofitting and expansion of existing buildings and also for temporary installations. This new wireless fire alarm system offers high system availability and maximum protection.
The solution consists of a gateway which is connected to the fire alarm system by cable as well as up to thirty detectors and ten manual call points which communicates with the gateway by radio and can therefore be installed anywhere without cabling. It is highlyscalable as up to ten gateways can be networked and is compatible with every Bosch fire panel and can easily be integrated into existing solutions. The gateways are battery-powered and can be configured prior to installation, making commisioning much easier. Installation and configuration are intuitive and fast providing easy verification. These aregetting highly used as safety devices in hotels, town halls, shopping centers etc.
In addition to that, Siemen Smart Infrastructure has launched new ceiling and wall mounted alarm devices including both acoustic and optical alarm devices in accordance with European standards EN 54-3/ EN 54-23 and EN 54-17 on April 2019. These devices are ideally suited for dangerous fire situations as these include speech-based alarms keeping evacuation times as short as possible minimizing risks to people and ensuring safety. The sounders feature 16 integrated tone patterns and three different sound levels i.e., Min/Mid/Max with the highest sound pressure being 99 dBA.
The voice sounders have same features as the previous sounders but in addition contains messages that can be emitted in two languages along with an attention tone. It contains 15 languages in five pre-defined categories including fire evacuation, emergency evacuation, alert, test and all-clear. The tone and voice messages can be synchronized in an audible area and across all loops of a panel. These have an extra setting that supports the use of the device with supplementary optical indication to save power. In case of a short circuit, the integrated line separator ensures that the alarm devices continue to work under any condition. Such latest additions are improving the global presence and profitability of Siemen Corporation.
What is a Fire Alarm?
The firm alarm is the device that is used to generate loud noise as a warning indication in case of smoke or fire. It has a various gadgets that are working all at once to warn the people with the help of audio and visual equipments where fire, smoke, or carbon monoxide gases are present.
They devices can be activated either automatically or manually. In spite of the fact that fire alarms holds a key part in keeping up overall wellbeing of the people living in the building, disappointments of these alarms and followed risky fire occurrences more often than not leave customers confused. For the most part, there is insufficient awareness about time to time battery substitution.
Moreover, buyers ignore notification beeps of a weak battery, because batteries have a shorter life expectancy. These factors have prompted multitudinous instances of ignorance with respect to failed fire alarm frameworks.
To address these issues, producers are concentrating on presenting advantageous yet powerful battery solutions for the fire alarms. One such launch is front loading battery plan module of fire alarms.
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Most traditional fire alarm systems are battery-operated where low battery chirps and frequent battery replacements are the key challenges associated with performance. While a majority of traditional buildings are equipped with such fire alarms, technological advances and innovation have led to the development of long-lasting batteries. Further, evolution in the design of the fire alarms enables users to replace the battery conveniently.
Innovations to Introduce Convenient and Efficient Battery Solutions
Although fire alarms play a vital role in maintaining overall safety of the building occupants, failures of these alarms and ensued dangerous fire incidences usually leave consumers perplexed. Generally, there is a lack of awareness about timely battery replacement.
Further, consumers usually avoid notification chirps of a low battery as batteries have a shorter lifespan. These factors have led to innumerable cases of ignorance regarding malfunctioned fire alarm systems.
To address these issues, manufacturers are focusing on introducing convenient yet effective battery solutions for these fire alarms. One such introduction is front loading battery design module of fire alarms.
Battery replacement in the traditional fire alarms requires specific tools and skills. The new front loading battery design allows users to easily access, open, and replace the battery. Recently, First Alert has launched a Smoke Alarm with 10 years lasting lithium battery. The alarm design is tamper proof with the incorporation of an irremovable battery. These advances and efficient batteries are being actively adopted by consumers and, in turn, will boost demand for fire alarm battery.
Smart Battery Solutions for Emerging Smart Technology Trend
On account of increasing adoption of smart technology, adoption of sensor dependent devices has increased significantly. New building constructions follow the smart home trend and are highly equipped with sensor technology which detects fire, smoke, water leakage, light intensity, and many others safety-sensitive entities.
Different types of sensors, in particular, fire and gas detectors are available at lower cost making the smoke and fire detectors cost-effective. Manufacturers have aligned their production to this emerging ‘Smart’ trend, and have introduced fire alarms that can be easily converged in IoT and AI-based applications.
Recently, Roost has introduced a smart battery solution for several AI operated smart products. The fire alarm battery lasts for 3-5 years and can establish a wireless connection to a house Wi-Fi network. Additionally, it delivers notifications on mobile phones when residents are away from home. Another smart introduction is by First Alert.
It has launched Onelink Safe & Sound smoke detectors for smart houses. These detectors provide three-in-one solutions in terms of smoke and carbon monoxide detection, Alexa voice command recognition, and utilization as ceiling-mounted speakers.
Rising Awareness of Residential Security Systems to Increase Adoption
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in the United States, approximately 17% housing infrastructure where people sleep are devoid of fire alarms. The units that are installed with fire alarms, 46% of them lack fully functional and essential fire alarm system.
NFPA had initiated an initiative “change your clock, change your battery” to spread awareness about maintaining the functional fire alarms in the housing facilities. In addition to such awareness initiatives, government organizations are identifying old building constructions that lack fire alarm system. As consumers are becoming aware of the safety issues, adoption of fire alarm system has increased in commercial as well as residential sectors.
The demand for smart batteries is set to rise in the near future and their long-lasting feature will contribute to the steady growth of the market. Further, innovation of new battery materials apart from lithium can introduce new segments and manufacturers in the market.
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