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Cadgraphics, Inc. Makers of RescueLogic Software for Fire and Security Systems
(612) 722-3233 www.RescueLogic.com info@rescuelogic.com
Company Information
Cadgraphics, Incorporated develops and sells RescueLogic a patented, time-proven software
package that safeguards critical facilities in hundreds of locations around the world.
Location
Cadgraphics, Inc. is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Contact Information
Phone: (612) 722-3233
Website: www.rescuelogic.com
Email: info@rescuelogic.com
Mail: Cadgraphics, PO Box 11737, St. Paul MN 55111-0737
Our Story
In 1988, Dan Horon was a young fire protection engineer who decided to use AutoCAD to show fire
alarms on a floor plan. His idea was a stroke of innovation, imagination, and inspiration.
Horons invention immediately solved a whole host of problems. Before he introduced his software, it was
almost impossible to update and monitor fire-alarm systems as buildings were updated and remodeled.
Technicians and building managers were frustrated by alarm systems that combined hardware and
devices from multiple manufacturers most of which didnt communicate with each other, or work well in
combination. When alarms went off during tests, false alarms, or emergencies, security teams were
forced to analyze confusing numeric data, assess events on the fly, and create service records and
reports by hand.
Horon started selling the software by word of mouth, to customers who were serious about managing
their facilities. He developed a simple plug-and-play import function to get data from alarm systems and -
devices, as well as an intuitive drag-and-drop process for showing them on maps and floor plans.
For years, Horon sold the software as Cadgraphics. Todays version of the software, RescueLogic,
integrates fully with todays most popular fire, security, and building control systems.
Horon has also updated the software to work with each new generation of Windows. Today, RescueLogic
works with standard personal computers, laptops, touch screen computers, printers, local area networks,
and wireless networks.
Horon is an active member of the National Fire Protection Association, the organization that develops fire
safety codes and drafts federal, state, and municipal regulations for fire protection. Horon was the chair of
the NFPA Task Group on Circuits and Pathways when the chapter was added to NFPA 72. He still serves
on the NFPA Protected Premises Technical Committee, as well as the Technical Correlating Committee
Task Group on Networks.
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Cadgraphics, Inc. Makers of RescueLogic Software for Fire and Security Systems
(612) 722-3233 www.RescueLogic.com info@rescuelogic.com
Product Description
RescueLogic software makes it easy to monitor fire alarm systems, security systems, and building
controls from a standard personal computer and its been tried, tested, and proven to work by
customers all around the world.
RescueLogic collects data from fire safety systems, security systems, and building controls, and displays
that data in real time, in a single, streamlined interface. RescueLogic gives guards, dispatchers, and first
responders access to maps, floor plans, and automatically generated Take Action instructions.
Primary Markets
Cadgraphics is primarily marketed as a tool for fire safety, security, emergency response, and facility
management.
Base Software
Every RescueLogic software package includes three basic components:
Configuration Manager the tool used to configure a RescueLogic system
System Monitor the component that collects and interprets data from panels and devices
System Watch the interface used to monitor a site from a laptop or desktop computer
Add-On Packages
Users can enhance their RescueLogic system with these additional components:
Activity Reports to compile printable records and reports of alarms and status alerts
Mail Dispatcher to send automated email alerts when devices go into trouble or alarm
Announcer add voice messages and audible alerts to your RescueLogic system
Replicator to copy your event database to a server and keep your primary database secure
Software Developers Kit for third-party developers who want to write their own interface for
RescueLogic systems

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Cadgraphics, Inc. Makers of RescueLogic Software for Fire and Security Systems
(612) 722-3233 www.RescueLogic.com info@rescuelogic.com
Technical Details
Users start the installation process by importing their own CAD maps and floor plans, which serve as a
backdrop for the RescueLogic system. While almost every building manager has architects drawings of
their site, RescueLogic also works with other digital images, such as photos.
Next, installers use cables or wireless networks to connect their computers to fire panels and building
equipment. RescueLogic software collects data from those panels, and sends that information to a
RescueLogic database. The software automatically identifies every alarms, devices, and address number
in a system.
Once the database is generated, installers see list of the alarms and devices that report to each panel.
They decide what emergency messages and instructions should be associated with each type of device
smoke alarms, for example and then simply drag and drop those devices onto their maps and floor
plan. Depending on the number of alarms and devices in a system, setup usually takes just a few hours.
Installers and end users get an illustrated, step-by-step guide to setting up a RescueLogic system. Most
dont need training or support. Those who do ask for assistance with installation can usually be helped via
a short online meeting.
Patents and Trademarks
Cadgraphics automated data-collection and display techniques are protected by United States Patents
6,229,429 and 6,369,695.
Cadgraphics and RescueLogic are registered trademarks of Cadgraphics Incorporated. Safety Made
Simple is the service mark of Cadgraphics Incorporated.
Company Strengths
RescueLogic is the only full-featured software of its kind, in a market that is essentially untapped, in a
hardware-based industry that is only starting to recognize the importance of providing software
solutions to its customers.
RescueLogic software is a stable product thats been tried and tested over the course of 25 years. Its
currently in use in thousands of facilities around the world.
RescueLogic is intuitive and highly automated; most users need no training or support.
RescueLogic works with a wide range of fire, security, and facility management devices. Its a non-
proprietary solution in an industry dominated by proprietary systems.
RescueLogic is patented, and aligned to meet developing fire and building code regulations.
Company president Dan Horon is a key member of the code committees that establish federal, state,
and municipal regulations for fire protection.

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Cadgraphics, Inc. Makers of RescueLogic Software for Fire and Security Systems
(612) 722-3233 www.RescueLogic.com info@rescuelogic.com
Customers and End Users
RescueLogic software has been installed in just about every type of facility you can imagine
including hotels, office towers, factories, university buildings, and computer data centers. We cater to big
corporations and private business owners alike. Here are some users youll recognize:
ADM
Aflac
Ahold
AK Steel
Alcoa
Alison Control Inc.
Allergan
Allina Hospitals & Clinics
Ameritech
AT&T
Bank of America
BASF
BellSouth
Communications
Boeing
Bolthouse Farms
California State
University
Capital One
Chicago Stock Exchange
Coca-Cola
ComEd
ConocoPhillips
Dell
Delphi
Delta Airlines
Deutsche Bank
Duke University
DuPont
Eli Lilly
ESPN
Exxon Mobil
Fidelity Investments
Harvards Field Museum
Firestone
Freddie Mac
General Dynamics
GoDaddy
Goldman Sachs
Goodyear
Google
Hilton
Home Depot
IKEA
Iron Mountain
Johnson & Johnson
Kerr-McGee
Kimberly-Clark
Kirtland AFB
Lear Corporation
Levi Straus
Liberty University
Lifescan
Lockheed-Martin
Lucent Technologies
Macys
MasterCard
Mayo Clinics
MCI
Medtronic
Mercedes Benz
Merck
Miami Dade County
Michigan State University
Microsoft
Mills Pride
Monroe Shocks
National Institute of
Standards and
Technology
National Oceanic and -
Atmospheric
Administration
Nationwide Insurance
Nestle Purina
New York Hospital
New York Life
Nokia
Northrop Grumman
NutraSweet
Oracle
Pacific Bell
Pepsico
Planet Hollywood
PNC Park
Port of Seattle
Riyadh Village, Saudi
Arabia
San Diego Gas & Electric
San Jose Civic Center
SAPPI Fine Paper
Savvis Communications
Scotiabank
Scripps Networks (HGTV
& DIY)
Seagate
Sony
Southwestern Bell
Sprint
T-Mobile
Toyota
Unilever
U.S. Army
Unisys
United Airlines
United Nations in Liberia
University of -
Pennsylvania
University of Utah
Verizon
Victorias Secret
Victory Base Camp Iraq
VISA
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Wells Fargo
Westinghouse
Yahoo!
In addition to U.S. customers, RescueLogic has strong sales in Central and South America, Asia, and the
Middle East.