In autumn 2016, Euralarm’s Romanian association Member ARTS requested help from Euralarm Members in order to overcome an issue raised by a new local regulation. The national standard issued in 2015 considerably reduced the possibility for electronic fire safety products manufacturers to sell their certificated products and to use them in projects.
Zug, Switzerland, April 5th, 2017 – Speakers at the Euralarm Symposium 2017 have been announced. The event will take place at the Kensington Close Hotel in London on May 8th, 2017. It will gather fire and security professional installers, system integrators, manufacturers, end users, facility and property managers and certification bodies.
Euralarm will be represented at the CEN-CENELEC StandarDays 2017, which will take place in Brussels at the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre on 20-21 April. Participants in this public event will receive a structured overview of the European Standardisation System, CEN-CENELEC products and processes, as well as the benefits of stakeholder involvement.
Zug, Switzerland, March 22nd 2017 – Registration is now open for the Euralarm Symposium taking place at the Kensington Close Hotel in London on May 8th 2017. An ‘early bird’ rate applies until March 31st. The Symposium will focus on the future of fire and security services across Europe and turning the digital service market into business opportunities.
Euralarm closely monitors developments in cyber security, which was one of the key topics of the 2016 Symposium. It will also figure high on the agenda for this year’s edition of the event which will explore, among other topics, digital services in fire and security electronics.
The CRISP Final Conference was held on March 16th in Brussels, Belgium. The FP7-funded project CRISP - Evaluation and Certification Schemes for Security Products - aimed to develop a novel evaluation and certification methodology for security systems that integrates technical, social and legal dimensions as assessment criteria.
Mr. Keith Shinn has been elected Chairman of ISO/TC 21/SC 3. This technical body part of the International Organisation for Standardisation deals with the field of Fire detection and alarm systems and related work on terminology, classification and symbols, as well as approval of advisory documents relating to the general principles and application of equipment and apparatus for fire protection.