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Honeywell Gent is a leader in technology and innovation below are just a few of our firsts in the industry


1985 - First SOFT addressed Optical Heat sensor with isolator

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The first British mobile phone call is made by Emie Wise to Vodafone

1987 - First loop powered sounders

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The first heart-lung transplant takes place (Baltimore, Maryland).

1988 - First loop powered interfaces

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Comic Relief hold the first "Red Nose Day" which raises £15 million in the United Kingdom for charity.

1994 - First distributed voice alarm system

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The long distance Ulysses space probe passes the Sun's south pole for the first time.

1995 - First sensors with integral sounders

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Microsoft Launch Windows 95 and Sony Launch Playstation, their first games console

2002 - First loop powered sounder/speech/strobe device – S-Cubed

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NASA's Mars Odyssey space probe maps the surface of Mars.

2004 - First loop powered sensor/ sounder/ speech/strobe device – S-Quad

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Queen Elizabeth names the Queen Mary II cruise liner, the largest passenger ship ever built

2005 - First integrated fire and voice alarm system – Vigilon CompactVoice

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Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger becomes the 265th Pope, taking the name Pope Benedict XVI.

2009 - Sleek, futuristic and stylish. Nano, delivered innovation, power and quality to smaller installations

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Barack Obama takes office and mobile apps become part of everyday life with over two billion downloads.

2014 - First loop powered EN54-23 certified Visual Alarm Devices

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The Rosetta spacecraft's Philae probe successfully lands on Comet 67P, the first time in history that a spacecraft has landed on such an object

The Future?

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