March 6, 2015
Sirens tested several times a year in Sedgwick County
ATI Systems upgraded the tornado warning system in Sedgwick County, Kansas to achieve a whole new level of control over the way the county issues warnings. In addition to adding new sirens, the county got new controllers on all of the older sirens allowing them to be controlled and monitored individually from one central location.
February 11, 2015
Indian Point siren test successful
ATI Systems successfully tested all 172 Sirens at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant in NY with 100% success rate. ATI provided and continues to maintain this system.
January 29, 2015
CFB Esquimalt warning: Don't be alarmed if you hear the alarms
Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt (CFB Esquimalt) has just installed an ATI Mass Notification System which is designed to survive a magnitude 8.0 earthquake and can be programmed to issue warnings for emergencies including hazardous materials, environmental threats and tsunamis. They are testing the system during the first week in February.
November 18, 2014
Refinery grant to help upgrade tornado sirens
Phillips 66 Wood River Refinery is donating $250,000 to replace tornado sirens in Hartford, Roxana, South Roxana and Wood River, Illinois, and ATI will be providing the systems.
May 7, 2014
Indian Point's emergency siren system sounds without problems during test
The results are in after the latest round of testing for Indian Point's emergency siren system. Officials say all of the alarms sounded without any problems. All of the plant's 172 emergency sirens were tested at full volume for around four minutes at 10:30 a.m. in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and Orange counties.
November 24, 2013
Vendors unveil new technologies at port security expo in Long Beach, CA
Officials from many of the world's top security companies unveiled their latest port security technologies at the first Port Security Operations Conference & Expo in Long Beach, CA.
September 20, 2012
Del City to install new tornado warning system
Del City, Oklahoma, is currently installing a new warning system to be ready in time for tornado season. The project, funded by a $200,000 bond issue, includes eight ATI Systems solar powered sirens. They are capable of broadcasting pre-recorded messages and, if necessary, live messages from city emergency personnel, a capability which the current system does not have.
August 31, 2012
Crews continue installing storm sirens in Poplar Bluff
The Southeast Missourian reports that the residents of Poplar Bluff will soon be better alerted to impending severe weather as crews continue installing seven new early warning sirens around town. The project uses ATI Systems equipment and includes upgrading and moving their existing sirens as well as installing the new ones.
May 7, 2012
Longmont Siren Test Successful
The new omni-directional sirens installed by ATI Systems in Longmont, Colorado were successfully tested and provide better sound and more message clarity than the old rotating sirens they replaced.
April 5, 2012
Heed Tornado Warnings
The Wichita Eagle writes about Sedgwick County's siren system upgrade, which includes more precision in siren warnings, and was done using ATI Systems equipment. As a result of the upgrade, sirens only sound in areas that will be effected by the oncoming storm, so residents know that if they hear a siren, they should take precautions.
March 13, 2012
Sedgwick County, KS upgrades emergency storm warning system
Sedgwick County, Kansas, has upgraded their storm warning system using ATI Systems equipment to make it more efficient, with stronger sirens and the ability to activate only those sirens in areas which will be affected by the storm.
August 16, 2011
Pickering Tests Nuclear Warning System
June 15, 2011
ATI system installed at NC State University campus chosen by FEMA for Best Practices
The ATI system installed at North Carolina State University was recently featured by FEMA for Best Practices.
June 1, 2011
Amassing Mass Notification Know-How
University, school and hospital administrators must understand the mass notification/emergency communication codes, planning process and available technologies. Conducting a thorough risk analysis and making the most of its findings is key.
April 25, 2011
Malmstrom to test "Giant Voice" system on Thursday
August 9, 2010
SF's Noon Siren Goes Multilingual
Residents of some San Francisco neighborhoods can look forward to hearing not only an English message following Tuesday's noon siren, but also a Cantonese and maybe even Spanish message following the system formerly used to warn residents of air raids. Fifteen emergency warning sirens around the city will broadcast in multiple languages: English, Cantonese, and Spanish.
August 5, 2010
Sirens Ready to Sound Alarm—but Never Have
By next year, all San Francisco will be in earshot of the city's outdoor warning system, better known to locals as The Sirens That Go Off Every Tuesday at Noon.
June 11, 2010
UMass alert system kicked in for weather warning, startling some
AMHERST - Severe weather and the possibility of tornadoes prompted the first real-time activation of an emergency alert system that sounded sirens and played prerecorded messages on the University of Massachusetts campus Sunday.
June 11, 2010
Wireless Audible Notification Expands Gamewell-FCI Emergency Communications
NORTHFORD, Conn. - Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has expanded its portfolio of emergency communications (a.k.a. mass notification) systems to include a comprehensive line of wireless and hardwired audible notification solutions for wide area (outdoor) applications. High-powered speaker and siren systems, developed by Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), deliver continuous tone alerts and intelligible voice announcements. Integration of ATI wide area systems with Gamewell-FCI's portfolio of in-building fire alarm and emergency communications systems creates a comprehensive, cost-effective MNS solution for virtually any facility or property.
December 9, 2009
Husson's New Emergency Warning System
March 1, 2009
Security Magazine Cover Story: SPECIAL PROPERTY SECURITY DURING RECONSTRUCTION
Unlike the General Mills property, the site for the new World Trade Center (WTC) complex in New York needed special security during reconstruction. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's reconstruction is underway with ambitious plans for five new skyscrapers, a memorial park and museum, a new transportation hub, a retail complex and a performing arts center. The safety and security of the construction and planning team are paramount. What was needed was a unique emergency warning system on the site. The system from ATI will provide audible alerts and intelligible voice commands through its outdoor speaker system. In case of any hazardous event, weather-related or man-made emergency that requires an evacuation or relocation from the various construction zones within the site, the system will immediately notify the construction and planning team.
August 30, 2008
Emergency alert sirens coming to Hoboken Terminal
As a security measure, Hudson County is installing 31 emergency sirens throughout the county, including some in Hoboken. The Board of Hudson County Freeholders awarded a $795,000 contract earlier this month to Kevco Electric Co., of Bloomfield, and Acoustic Technology, Inc., of Boston, to install the sirens at transit centers and elsewhere, reports today's Jersey Journal. The cost is being covered by a 2006 homeland security grant.
February 27, 2006
Acoustic Technology lands $10M alarm contract
Acoustic Technology, Inc. received a $10 million contract to provide and install the new siren alert notification system for New York state nuclear power plants owned by Entergy Corp.
September 29, 2004
Eastie company wins contract to install high-powered sirens at Republican Presidential Compound in Baghdad
The Boston Times-Free Press writes about ATI's contribution to overseas troops' safety. ATI is providing the U.S. Army with nine remote access mobile voice high-powered sirens for intelligible voice notification and emergency warning.