Edwards Continues to Push Boundaries of Innovation with Launch of Breakthrough Optica™ Duct Smoke Detector

Edwards will unveil latest technology in the fire and life safety market at NFPA Conference & Expo

Edwards is showcasing its unwavering commitment to fire and life safety innovation with the launch of the Optica™ Duct Smoke Detector at the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference & Expo, taking place June 17-19 at the Orange County Convention Centre in Orlando, Florida. Edwards is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), global leader in intelligent climate and energy solutions.

The all-new Optica Duct Smoke Detector represents a significant leap forward in duct smoke detection technology.

Specifically designed for HVAC smoke detection, the Optica Duct Smoke Detector brings enhanced confidence to site managers and end-users who have struggled to find smoke detection solutions that address the moisture and dust challenges of the HVAC environment.

Edwards reshapes commercial building fire and life safety by combining patented Optica sensor technology with a revolutionary new design that delivers enhanced performance and reduced nuisance alarms. Its new design features include a free-flowing air chamber, anti-fog coating across the complete sensing area, and dual-wall construction.

Optica Duct Smoke Detection exemplifies Edwards’ dedication to developing innovative solutions that prioritize the safety of people and property. Attendees at NFPA Conference & Expo are invited to visit Edwards’ Innovation-focused booth (#1900) and experience the future of life safety technology. In addition to the launch of the Optica Duct Smoke Detector, Edwards will be showcasing its comprehensive portfolio of fire and life safety solutions at NFPA Conference & Expo.

These include:

  • ModuLaser® Integration with EST4: The latest in early smoke detection, Edwards will showcase its seamless integration of ModuLaser, the industry’s most flexible Aspirating Smoke Detection solution, with its flagship EST4 panels.
  • Genesis™ LED Notification Appliances: Delivering cost and energy savings.  Learn about the upcoming release of Genesis LED High Candela speakers and strobes, boasting a 185 candela setting at just 53mA, and Genesis LED Low Frequency Notification appliances, offering significant enhancements to industry standards.
  • ConnectedSafety+ Cloud-Based Software as a Service (SaaS) Solution: Elevating the potential of intelligent fire and life safety systems, Edwards ConnectedSafety+ is a cloud-based SaaS life-cycle solution that optimizes the efficient management of commercial fire installations remotely with predictive site maintenance insights, real-time event notifications, intelligent reporting, floor plan device mapping and a multi-site dashboard that enables managers to view all locations at once remotely or on-site.

“Edwards has a long-standing history of exceeding industry standards and pushing the boundaries of innovation in fire and life safety solutions,” said Jon Hughes, VP of Product Management.

“Our participation at the NFPA Conference & Expo allows us to connect with industry leaders and showcase our latest advancements, including the groundbreaking Optica Duct Smoke Detector, purposefully designed to deliver unparalleled performance and reliability in HVAC environments.”

Edwards is a trusted leader, providing life-safety and incident management solutions to customers worldwide. Edwards is part of Carrier Global Corporation, a global leader in intelligent climate and energy solutions that are shaping a sustainable future for generations to come. visit: edwardsfiresafety.com

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