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.
Video Content Analytics has been used in security applications for many years and has been primarily used in high-end solutions. With the development of IP communications Video Content Analytics has migrated is now also applied in mid-range products, increasing market-size for quality and reliable solutions.
Video Surveillance Systems (VSS) are covered by a number of standards initially generated by the European platform for electrotechnical standardisation CENELEC within the Technical Body TC79.
Registrations are now open for the second edition of the APSEI Open Day dedicated to Security that will take place on April 5, in Sacavem, near Lisbon. This year’s edition will focus on the Integration of Security Systems.
The European Industry Day was the occasion for a major conference held in Brussels on February 28th, with over 400 participants from all areas of Industry. The conference reviewed the current EU initiatives but also debated new ideas on a joint vision for the long-term future of European industry.
Following the publication of the service standard for fire and security systems EN 16763, various European countries are now exploring compliance solutions adapted their own market.
Euralarm have been involved over the past 3 years in the revision of the standard EN 50518 for Monitoring and Alarm Receiving Centres. The existing version is split into three parts and is limited to alarms from intruder and hold up systems.