VdS Certified Smoke Detector

Smoke detectors by ELV: the danger a step advance blank, August 25, 2009 in Germany fires killed more than 500 people come each year. The majority of them die of smoke inhalation. Additional annual consequences of fire outbreaks in the private sector: about 5,000 injured, and property damage of over a billion euros. Two-thirds of all victims are at night in the bedroom of the flames surprised and have therefore little chance of survival. Smoke detectors can save lives in such situations has been proven and prescribed therefore even increasingly in residential buildings. With the intelligent smoke detectors RM 100 and the smoke detector BidCoS ELV with extremely long battery life offers maximum security with reliable alarm system in case of danger. A smoke detector can run its life-saving function at any time, is a high battery life of crucial importance. And if the Exchange is necessary, replacement batteries must be immediately and readily available. Therefore, ELV uses no rare Special batteries, but three all available standard AA batteries. It does not as usual for smoke detectors use more expensive 9-V block batteries, resulting in a more efficient operation with a long battery life. Battery life is virtually as long as the stock of appropriate batteries without using it is in use as a single detector at least seven, and depending on the quality of the batteries up to ten years Another important criterion in the choice of a suitable electronic Lifesaver\”represents the quality. The smoke detector by ELV have tested brand quality and are already after the new VdS guideline for radio smoke detectors as well as compliance with the new European device DIN EN14604. The easy-to-install devices suitable for use in new and existing buildings. Based on the photoelectric scattered light principle, the smoke detector monitors the room to smoke. Thus, an incipient fire is at an early stage recognized and warned in good time before the dangerous smoke gases.

Kabel BW Launches HDTV Offensive

Cable-BW is gearing up for the future and continues to expand its HDTV service. The cable operator Kabel BW plans expanding its HDTV offerings: both the free-TV and Pay-TV should be added to the existing offer to more attractive HD channels. A new pay-HDTV service to launch this year. For our customers, that are more than half of all TV viewers in the country, we want to put together a diverse and particularly attractive HDTV offer in the cable and to expand the portfolio to more HD channels. Currently we lead discussions, with all relevant partners, channel”, Stefan Beberweil, head of product management for Kabel BW. Already today, Kabel BW can customers with Premiere HD, Discovery HD, Anixe HD, Luxe HD, HD campus TV, Euro1080/HD and Deluxe lounge HD seven HD channels receive five free and unscrambled. In the premium segment we will this year launch a HDTV package and continuously expand the free HDTV offer”, so Beberweil next. The planned TV – and video on-demand services should from the outset Contain HD offerings. The complete modernisation of the cable network (99%), virtually all cable households in the country can receive high-definition television via the cable network. Unlike the DSL and VDSL providers there is no bandwidth or capacity bottlenecks at Kabel BW. Because the modernized cable always the full bandwidth available for TV, Internet and telephone. And everywhere not only in urban areas.