Euralarm announces keynote speaker on innovation and standardisation for Symposium 2019

The yearly Euralarm Symposium is the place to get insights about where the fire safety and security industry is heading in the near future. The annual event, this year organised on May 13th in Madrid, is all about innovation, legislation, regulation and standardisation, impacting one of the most successful Industries in Europe: electronic security and fire safety. This years’ keynote speaker is Alberto Garcia Mogollon, Head of Innovation Policy with

The thermal ultra-compact and lightweight drone solution dedicated to all professionals

Parrot, the leading European drone group, has announced ANAFI Thermal: the all-in-one, drone-based solution that provides easy to use, sophisticated and high-quality thermography (drone + sensor + software), with proven reliability and outstanding performance. Parrot has evolved its existing ANAFI platform to create this lightweight and easy-to-use solution specifically engineered to support a wide range of industries. As well as the built-in 4K HDR camera, ANAFI Thermal integrates a FLIR®

Notre-Dame fire: Why the cathedral blaze was difficult to tackle

The BBC news team released an article exploring the difficulties of extinguishing the Notre-Dame fire. The main structure of Notre-Dame cathedral – including the two bell towers – has been saved after firefighters worked through the night to tackle the huge blaze. Now that it has been extinguished, experts have been able to shed light on the difficulties fire crews faced as they fought to save such a large, historic

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Developments in emergency lighting 2019

For those who are not aware, there have been some recent updates to the standards for emergency lighting, BS 5266-1. With the current situation there has been what is known as ‘Emergency escape lighting’, which provides indication and illumination of exit routes to enable them to be used at all times. However, there are two new developments: safety lighting and dynamic safety signage systems.  Continued monitoring of the safety of premises

Vimpex dynamic duo on show at Firex International

Leading independent manufacturer and distributor of fire alarm evacuation and building infrastructure products and accessories Vimpex, will be featuring their market-leading Identifire and Fire-Cryer ranges of evacuation and alarm sounders, beacons and system accessories at this year’s Firex International (18-20 June Excel London) on Stand FX940. All UK manufactured by Vimpex, the Identifire range of 50+ evacuation and alarm sounders, beacons and system accessories – offering flawless functionality combined with sleek design – ensures