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Euralarm Position Paper on the New Legislative Framework (NLF) evaluation

Euralarm has given feedback on the New Legislative Framework (NLF). The association’s response to the questions of the European Commission were laid down in a Position Paper. Euralarm remains convinced...
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Euralarm President Jon Könz selected for the CEN-CENELEC Industry Advisory Forum

Euralarm President Jon Könz has been selected as a member of the CEN-CENELEC Industry Advisory Forum. The Forum consists of 18 members who were selected, based on their particular experience...
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Euralarm: guidance on Integrated fire protection solutions for lithium-ion batteries

Euralarm Extinguishing Section has published a guidance document on Integrated fire protection solutions for lithium-ion batteries. This new Euralarm guideline provides information on the issues related to the use of...
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Euralarm: supply chain issues in the fire and security industry

Euralarm underlines that since the corona pandemic introduced the world to the concept of “the new normal,” nothing is normal anymore.A simple incident can be disastrous for something as vital...
Euralarm: new guidance document on maintenance of extinguishing systems
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Euralarm: new guidance document on maintenance of extinguishing systems

Euralarm Extinguishing Section has published a guidance document on maintenance of extinguishing systems/equipment controlled by electronic detection systems. Unlike a production tool, a fire protection system is on operational standby...
Euralarm: Jon Könz new President
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Euralarm: Jon Könz new President

Euralarm, the European association representing the fire safety and security industry, has chosen Jon Könz as new President, during the 51st General Assembly. Könz succeeds Martin Harvey who was President...
Euralarm Position Paper: EC proposal for Artificial Intelligence Regulation
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Euralarm Position Paper: EC proposal for Artificial Intelligence Regulation

Euralarm, that has a new logo and website, released a Position Paper on the EC proposal for a Regulation on Artificial Intelligence. The Position Paper follows some informal discussions with...
Positive vote on EN 50710. What does it mean?
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Positive vote on EN 50710. What does it mean?

“Euralarm’s Services Section – as they underline from the European Association – reports an important step forward for service providers and end-users of remote services: the very positive vote on...
Euralarm Annual Report 2020-2021
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Euralarm Annual Report 2020-2021

Euralarm released its Annual Report 2020-2021. “Traditionally – they underline from Euralarm – the annual report covers the period running between the General Assemblies of the association. This year however...
EUSAS conference: how AI can support or optimise fire detection and security
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EUSAS conference: how AI can support or optimise fire detection and security

How can AI improve security and safety? EUSAS organised a successful digital European Conference covering the topic ‘Artificial intelligence in fire detection and security – without the hype’. The online...
Euralarm supports call of EP to improve standards for construction products
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Euralarm supports call of EP to improve standards for construction products

Euralarm endorses a resolution of the European Parliament asking quick solutions from the European Commission to improve the standardization of construction products while pushing for a transition to a sustainable...
OSSA joins Euralarm to Accelerate IoT Integration
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OSSA joins Euralarm to Accelerate IoT Integration

OSSA, the Open Security & Safety Alliance, an industry body comprised of stakeholders from all facets of the security, safety and building automation space, joined Euralarm, the association of European...
Euralarm: position on internet-connected radio equipment and wearables
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Euralarm: position on internet-connected radio equipment and wearables

Euralarm has commented on the upcoming delegated act for internet-connected and wearable radio equipment as part of the Radio Equipment Directive. The comments and proposals are given in view of...
Euralarm: guidance document on gaseous systems
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Euralarm: guidance document on gaseous systems

Euralarm Extinguishing Section has published a guidance document explaining the differences between approved gaseous extinguishing systems and components. The aim of the guideline is to make any person involved in...
CPR question: to hinder or not to hinder?
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CPR question: to hinder or not to hinder?

Standards for products and services are surely at the heart of success of the fire safety industry. Euralarm’ members need a fast and flexible standards-setting system because it is not...
Euralarm: Will Cybersecurity be included in the Radio Equipment Directive?
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Euralarm: Will Cybersecurity be included in the Radio Equipment Directive?

Euralarm draws attention to Cybersecurity and the Radio Equipment Directive (RED). The RED which is applicable for most wireless equipment also in the fire and security industry looks to be...
Euralarm: doors open for Associate Members
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Euralarm: doors open for Associate Members

Euralarm,  prior to organising its Extraordinary General Assembly and following a decision of its members, opened the doors for Associate Members to work together to keep Europe a safe place...
Euralarm Annual Report 2019-2020. Central theme: a secure and safe society
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Euralarm Annual Report 2019-2020. Central theme: a secure and safe society

Euralarm has released its Annual Report 2019-2020, that coincides with its 50th anniversary. As a result of the COVID-19 crisis the report is released after an Extraordinary General Assembly which...
EU Recovery Plan needed for a safer and more secure Society
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EU Recovery Plan needed for a safer and more secure Society

Europe is taking the first steps towards economic and social recovery after the COVID-19 crisis: now it is also time to rethink the future. European politicians and institutions are now...
Euralarm: end date of the co-existence period for LVD standards needs to be postponed
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Euralarm: end date of the co-existence period for LVD standards needs to be postponed

Euralarm urges to postpone the end date of the co-existence period of the EN 60950-1:2006 and EN 60065 with nine months, because of the COVID-19 crisis, that causes a burden...

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