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NEMA Defines Wireless Technology for Life Safety Applications

04/2/2018 11:00AMSign-up to receive press releases.

ROSSLYN, Va.—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA WT 1-2018 Wireless Communications Technology for Fire and Life Safety Systems defining wireless technology currently available for life-safety applications.

"This paper was designed to give insight to consumers, installation companies, fire service personnel, building code officials, end users, fire protection engineers, electrical engineers—anyone interested in utilizing wireless technologies for life-safety applications," said Denise Pappas, executive director, Technical Standards at Valcom, and chair of the Communications Committee of NEMA's Fire, Life Safety, Security, and Emergency Communications Section.

NEMA WT 1-2018 is available as an electronic download at no cost on the NEMA website.


The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 325 electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers that make safe, reliable, and efficient products and systems. Our combined industries account for 370,000 American jobs in more than 6,100 facilities covering every state. These industries produce $124 billion in shipments and $42 billion in exports of electrical equipment and medical imaging technologies per year.

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