FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Whelen Engineering Announces Full Support of Situational Lighting Control for First Responders at FDIC 2019
Indianapolis, Indiana, April 12, 2019 -Whelen announced today at FDIC in Indianapolis, Indiana that it is fully committed to supporting first responders by leading the charge to enhance safety through situational lighting control.
The NFPA 1901 draft proposal is calling for a 3rd mode to further support “blocking right of way” in low ambient light conditions. As a leader in situational lighting control, Whelen is proud to stand with the public to make this a requirement going forward, continuing to keep the first responder and motoring public safe in all driving conditions.
More details about Whelen’s situational lighting control will be released in the coming months.
Additionally, Whelen highlighted several products at FDIC.
Freedom® IV DUO™ Series: Featuring Whelen’s advanced Linear Super-LED® optics, DUO™ interleaved technology, and 360° of contiguous light, the Freedom IV DUO is designed for long life reliability. Hard-coated lenses and solid-state electronics resist the harshest of environments. Multiple options are available for full customization. Available in WeCan®.
Strip-Lite™ Plus: Whelen’s Strip-Lite Plus features all-new advanced optics and patent-pending Water Block Technology for optimal durability. Engineered for mounting versatility, the sleek Strip-Lite Plus is available in Compartment, Warning, and Sequencing light models. Compartment lights are available in Hi or Lo intensity models. Warning lights are available with SOLO™ (one color) or DUO™ (two color) technology. Warning lights meet SAE Class One and California Title XIII specifications and feature multiple Scan-Lock™ flash patterns. Sequencing lights feature left, right, split, and flashing patterns.
Strip-Lite Plus XL: Introducing Whelen’s Strip-Lite Plus XL, featuring all-new advanced optics for high intensity light output and patent-pending Water Block Technology for optimal durability. Engineered for mounting versatility, the sleek Strip-Lite Plus XL is available in Tank light models. Tank lights provide consistent intensity between colors when measuring the volume level in ¼ increments.
Pioneer Summit™: Designed to deliver maximum light intensity, the low-profile Pioneer Summit Series is available in multiple spot, flood, and scene optic combinations. Increase clarity with Whelen’s all-new, Proclera® Silicone Optics. The Pioneer Summit Series features optional integrated warning and clearance lights for optimal illumination and visibility.
Proclera Silicone Optics: Proclera Silicone Optics are Whelen’s innovative and efficient solution to distorted optical shape and fringe lighting. Silicone provides a higher transmission of light energy and optical power, providing you with the best outcome: less distortion and up to a 3x brighter light output, all while better directing light where it is needed most.
ION™ Mini T-Series™: Introducing the most compact ION yet. With a depth of only .5”, the sleek ION Mini T-Series provides high-performance warning or illumination in an extremely compact design. The ION Mini T-Series features Linear Super-LED optics and is available in SOLO or DUO models.Visit FDIC Booth #922 or go to www.whelen.com/auto/featuredproducts for more information.
About Whelen Engineering
Whelen revolutionized emergency warning technology with the invention of the first rotating “anti-collision” beacon in 1952. Today, Whelen continues to push the boundaries of innovation with reliable and powerful lights, sirens, control systems, and software. Whelen encompasses two state-of-the-art facilities in Connecticut and New Hampshire, with over 750,000 square feet of engineering and manufacturing space. With quality as our foundation, we celebrate innovative engineering in every product we produce.