Fire Video Analytic IP Camera (Fike SigniFire)

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Mar 11, 2012

Fire and smoke detection can be a challenge in large, open buildings. Smoke can stratify, dissipate quickly and can drift a long way from the source in large buildings before traditional sensors are tripped into an alarm state. Video fire and smoke detection is positioned as a superior alternative.

One offering, the Fike SigniFire IP camera, has a different design approach to detection than traditional photoelectric or heat sensors. The SigniFire uses a visual image to determine the presence of smoke or fire. In this note, we look at this camera and competitively compare it to other fire detection solutions.

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