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Svalbard (Spitsbergen)

Customer overview

  • Svalbard is a Norwegian archipelago in the Artic Ocean, situated north of mainland Europe, midway between continental Norway and the North Pole
  • Svalbard is governed by a governor appointed in Norway, and its largest settlement and administrative centre, Longyearbyen has around 2,000 inhabitants

Challenge

  • With an environment marked by an extremely dry air and a daily fluctuating temperatures, the densely populated city of Longyearbyen is highly exposed and susceptible to fires
  • The challenge was to ensure the local fire brigade receive constant feed of information from fire alarm transmitters in order to handle a fire at a early stage

Solution

  • AddSecure’s solution was to upgrade all analog fire alarms to digital alarm transmissions
  • It integrated platform enabled the alarm signal to be directly transmitted to the local fire brigades