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Smoke Detectors

Smoke Detectors

Ionization smoke detector is more sensitive to smaller smoke particles than the photoelectric type detectors. In a fire, the alarm triggering times between these two types are similar. But in a smoldering fire, when big particles are released, photoelectric detectors are triggered earlier.

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Northumberland CFDC’s Fifth Annual N100 Startup Competition

On August 8th, Northumberland CFDC announced Ambience Data as the Winner of its Annual N100 Startup Competition at the Qoints Startup BBQ. The competition started in March with a total of 35 companies in the running for $100,000 in early-stage investment.

 

 

Left to right: Rick Holmes, Wendy Curtis, Nisha Sarveswaran, Cory Rosenfield ...

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IoT Monitoring Made Easy with The Sparrow

The Internet of Things, also known as IoT, can be defined as "the network of physical objects that contain embedded technology to communicate and sense or interact with their internal states or the external environment."1 In simpler terms, it is the ability to connect devices to one another, to applications, or to us through ...

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Temperature Sensor Introduction

Temperature Sensor Introduction

One of the most popular gas detection devices we use at home is the thermostat. It usually consists of temperature and humidity sensors. Temperature sensors are categorized into two basic types: Contact Temperature Sensor and Non-Contact Temperature Sensor. Contact Temperature Sensors requires physical contact with the detected object while the Non-Contact type doesn’t. The thermostat is categorized as being the contact sensor type. There are also four common types of temperature sensors including a thermistor, Resistive Temperature Device (RTD), thermocouple and Integrated Silicon Linear Sensor.

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Urban planning in the era of Smart Cities

Urban planning in the era of Smart Cities

Urban planning can be described as a technical process that deals with the development and use of land. This includes but is not limited to the use and protection of the environment, the design of urban centers, creating communities, accommodating growth and implementing plans that facilitate the growth and revitalization of towns, cities and metropolitan areas of various sizes.

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Ambience Data Wins Grant Prize at SVX Pre-Flight

Ambience Data Wins Grant Prize at SVX Pre-Flight

On May 25th, the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing ran the SVX Pre-Flight Demo Day at the TMX Gallery in downtown Toronto. Ambience Data was among 7 other ventures making huge social and environmental impacts, ready with financial propositions for the pitch. We hoped that by participating in the SVX Pre-Flight pitch, our company can ...

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