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What is RTLS? Real-time Locating Systems Defined

Posted by Brendan McSheffrey on 7/31/13 2:45 PM

RTLS, or Real Time Location Systems, are combined hardware / software systems that are used to automatically identify the location of objects or people inside of buildings.  
RTLS-Software-ScreenshotTypically, RTLS systems are used within contained areas to keep track of where every asset of interest is at any given time.  The goal of using a system like this is to constantly know the location (and in some instances, the state) of the various assets you need to track.  

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Topics: Healthcare, Wireless Sensor, Medical Oxygen, Electronic Monitoring Fire Extinguisher, O2 Monitor, RTLS, Smart Sensor, Real Time Location System, Electronic Monitoring, New Technology, Location Tracking, Medical Oxygen Monitoring, Electronic Medical Oxygen Monitoring

Fire Extinguisher Types - Halon Fire Extinguishers

Posted by Brendan McSheffrey on 1/3/11 9:36 AM

Halon Fire Extinguishershalon-hand-held-fire-extinguisher

Halon fire extinguisher are a specialty type of fire extinguisher that contain a gas that interrupts the chemical reaction that takes place when fuels burn. This type of fire extinguisher is often used to protect valuable electrical equipment since they leave no residue.

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Topics: Codes and Standards, Environmental Protection, Environment, Fixed Location Halon Fire Extinguisher, Halon Fire Extinguisher, New Technology, Handheld Halon Fire Extinguisher