The readers of the magazine PROTECTOR and the users of the online portal sicherheit.info made their decision: Second winner in the category PSIM is the functional module “Control Operations” by Advancis. It is a concept for reliable control management of security-technology systems (arm/disarm, disablements/re-enablements, revision on/off, etc.). If, for example, fire detectors are not disabled during the execution of welding works, false alarms might be triggered. If the re-enablement after completion of works is forgotten, the non-detection of a real fire would have drastic impact.
Therefore, the complete process should be digitalized with the help of the module. Via web forms, the disablement and re-enablement can be requested. Furthermore, all involved parties have online access anytime to the control operations planning or the current detector status. In the defined period, the target status will be monitored, so that third parties cannot perform any unnoticed changes directly at the systems.
The module serves for reduction of false alarms and for the secure detection of hazardous situations, so that also costs and resources for unnecessary operations will be saved. An effective process chain is the result. Due to the reduced communication and the digitalized processes, the personnel in the control center can concentrate on important alarms and emergencies.
On 27 June 2018, Jan Meiswinkel, CEO of Advancis, received the award personally at the SicherheitsExpo trade fair in Munich. We would like to thank you very much for your vote!