The originators of the idea for Dynamic Emergency exit sign. trialed a very early prototype of an wireless acoustic sounder and arrow at Hilton Metropole, Park Lane London – this was the seed of the idea that would be developed by us and eventually become the Evaclite Dynamic Exit sign of today
Start of GETAWAY PROJECT. Project GETAWAY (contract 265717) is funded under the European Union Framework 7 Transport initiative. 2.1 million euros project spread over 8 consortium partners companies.
The first trial under GETAWAY is held at the St Marys building, University of Greenwich. EvacLite’ Dynamic green arrow array signs trialled.
Trials under GETAWAY take place of protoype Dynamic Green Arrow and Red Cross Dynamic Emergency Exit Signs on the platform of the St Cugat Railway Station in Barcelona, owned and operated by FGC, a consortium partner of GETAWAY. (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya).
Guardian Award for Research & Impact presents to the University of Greenwich for their work on the GETAWAY project using Evaclite Dynamic Signage. The awards dinner is held at the Grosvenor House Hotel London.
The British Standard working committee around Dynamic Emergency Exit Signage is formed
British Standard BS 5266-1:2016 has first mention of controlling emergency lighting with Fire panels: Addressable fire detection systems give precise information of the location of smoke in a building. This can be used to input information to the controls of emergency lighting systems, which can enable smoke contaminated escape routes to be identified and avoided.
The Evaclite Dynamic Emergency Exit Sign is the Winner of ‘FIRE Product Innovation of the Year’ at the IFSEC/FIREX ‘Security and Fire Excellence Awards’.
Evaclite is a Finalist in the Hotel 360 Tech Revolution of the Year Awards.
Current Finalist at the SHE awards 2020
Evaclite launched its Crowdfund Campaign to the Public on 11th November. The response has been so amazing, we actually hit our Minimum Target on the first day, but we have more to do and intend to keep going for a while yet. So please Join us on our Journey to save lives seedrs.com/evaclite #evaclitecrowdfund