In this presentation Thorsten Ziercke explained Euralarm’s PEARS project, which is investigates how best to enable building safety and security systems for public alert.

Ziercke, project manager for PEARS (Public Emergency Alarm and Response System) discussed the following points – among others – at the half-day Euralarm smart cities conference at IFSEC 2015:

  • What constitutes a crisis situation requiring mass public notification?
  • Why business continuity is such a pressing issue
  • How the public might be informed in crisis situations
  • The demographic challenge to mobilising the population in emergencies
  • An exploration of existing UK and European systems for mass notification

Thorsten Ziercke - The PEARS Project - Enabling Building Safety & Security Systems for Public Alert

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