Euralarm EU Batteries Regulation

Euralarm and the EU Batteries Regulation

Euralarm urges the EU Commission to extend the Article 11(3) exemption of the Batteries Regulation to include smoke alarm devices, carbon monoxide alarms, and gas alarms. These products should meet...
Detectortesters new member Euralarm

Detectortesters new member of Euralarm

Detectortesters became member of the Euralarm Fire Section and Services Section. Detectortesters are the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of functional test solutions for fire detection systems. With over 50...
Euralarm Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)

Euralarm: EPBD and Fire Safety of Buildings

Euralarm welcomes the European Parliament’s plenary vote in favour of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD): a major step towards decarbonisation of the building stock. Better performing buildings also means...
Euralarm Video Fire Detection

Euralarm new Task Force Video Fire Detection

After identifying video as an expanding technology for the fire business, the Euralarm Fire Section started a new Task Force that will focus on video fire detection.  The scope is to...
ONVIF TLS Configuration Add-on

ONVIF: TLS Configuration Add-on for Secure Communications

ONVIF released the final version of the TLS Configuration Add-on to increase the security of communications between devices and software clients within a physical security system. The add-on supports the...

ONVIF with OSSA to take over standardizing descriptive data by IoT devices

ONVIF today, December 20, announced an agreement with the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA) to take over development of data ontology and metadata specifications. The initiative will continue under...
EFSG application form

EFSG common application form reduces time-to-market for fire detection products

EFSG, an association of European certification bodies operating in the fire and security sectors, and Euralarm’s Task Force EFSG have been working closely together on a common application form for...
ONVIF TLS Configuration Add-on

ONVIF: Release Candidate for First Add-on for Secure Communications

ONVIF has introduced the TLS Configuration Add-on (Release Candidate) for secure communications between devices and clients. TLS Configuration is the first in a new category of ONVIF add-ons, which are specifications...
Euralarm Guidance Approved Fill Stations

New Euralarm document: Guidance on Approved fill stations

Euralarm Extinguishing Sectionhas released another new guidance document, the ‘Guidance on Approved fill stations’ that outlines the main important subjects detailing how to ensure filling stations can perform as expected...
Euralarm RED DA

Euralarm: postponement of the applicability date of the RED DA

Euralarm has released a statement on postponement of the applicability date of the RED DA. Why Euralarm wants to postpone it and What is the RED DA? The European Commission...
Euralarm Position Paper on Cyber Resilience Act

Euralarm: Position Paper on Cyber Resilience Act

Euralarm released a Position Paper on the Cyber Resilience Act. “The position paper – they say from Euralarm – provides the Association’s view on the elements of the proposed Cyber...
ONVIF and SIA webinar to discuss State of Standards

ONVIF and SIA: webinar to discuss “State of Standards”

ONVIF and SIA (Security Industry Association), leading association for global security solution providers, will jointly host “The State of the Standards”, a webinar at 10:00-11:00 am EST (15:00-16:00 UTC) on...
CertAlarm updated Scheme Rules

CertAlarm publishes updated Scheme Rules

After having received the confirmation of the successful audit from the European co-operation for Accreditation (EA) and its members, the European National Accreditation Bodies, CertAlarm published, on 26th October 2022...
Euralarm revision of the EN50131-1 for alarm systems

Revision of the EN50131-1 for alarm systems. Why important for Europe?

The CENELEC TC79 committee on alarm systems is now looking at a revision of the EN50131-1, the European system standard for intrusion and holdup systems. Euralarm is seriously involved in...
Euralarm Fire Section

Euralarm: CPR proposal fails to address the market needs

Euralarm Fire Section members are disappointed that the European Commission’s CPR proposal fails to address the market needs and does not address the main challenge facing standardisation. Nevertheless, Euralarm will...

NIST: First Four Quantum-Resistant Cryptographic Algorithms

NIST, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology, has chosen the first group of encryption tools that are designed to withstand the assault of a future...

Euralarm: revised edition of study on False Fire Alarms in Europe

Euralarm‘s Task Group False Alarms released a second revised and expanded edition of the study on false fire alarms in Europe. In this new edition the results and findings of...

CertAlarm: 4th cycle of round-robin test series completed

CertAlarm confirmed the completion of its 4th cycle of round-robin test series on the 10th May. The organization offering a pan-European quality mark in the fire protection and security systems...

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...

ONVIF: 10th anniversary of the profile concept at ISC West 2022

ONVIF is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the profile concept at ISC West 2022 Security Exhibition from March 23-25 in Las Vegas.   From the first profile, Profile S in...

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