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Voice Alarms

A voice alarm can send a prerecorded or preprogrammed synthesized voice or message over a speaker system.


  • To notify when a process goes down.
  • To indicate when a specific process parameter deviates from its set point.
  • To notify that the line needs raw materials replenished or needs finished goods removed.
  • To call a specific response crew to a specific location.


  • Can utilize existing paging systems.
  • Can be located remotely from the process.
  • Digital systems use message chips that can be quickly swapped to change messages without system downtime.