Kidde Intelligent Optica

A next-generation in smoke detectors engineered for modern materials and building environments.

Kidde Intelligent Optica smoke detectors can differentiate nuisance particles and serious threats. Optica sets the bar for smart response to today's building risks ahead of new standards effective June 30, 2021.

Optica

Leading The Way

Experience unique technology in smoke detection thanks to Optica, a next-generation detector engineered for modern materials and building environments.With early compliance to UL 268, 7th edition requirements, Optica raises the bar for intelligent response to today's fire risks.

  • Minimize nuisance alarms and business disruptions
  • Provide faster, more accurate detection and alarms
  • Become UL 268 compliant with patented technology
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Smart Detection for Safer Facilities

Compliance

By June 2021, all new system-connected smoke detectors must pass new UL 268 7th edition standards. Optica is early compliant, thanks to its patented multi-criteria optical smoke sensing technology. Read the whitepaper now.

Differentiation

Only Optica uses our patented optical sensor to differentiate between nuisance particles like cooking smoke, dust or steam, and serious hazards, only reacting to those that pose a threat. The result is a drastic reduction in nuisance alarms.

Detection

In addition to the state-of-the art multi-criteria optical sensor, Optica also has models that include heat and CO sensing to cover a full range of detection applications, which means you can specify a smarter system.
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Smoke Detectors
Smoke and CO Detectors
Smoke and Heat Detectors
Smoke, CO and Heat Detectors.

Installation

You don't have to choose between compliance and cost, thanks to backwards compatible features that allow for forward migration without systems updates. Retrofit an existing facility without any rewiring and allow continuous self-diagnostics to ensure long-haul reliability.

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