Voice evacuation systems, or voice evac systems, provide communication capability in the event of an emergency by initiating evacuation or relocation procedures. Voice evacuation systems are an enhancement of a fire alarm system – They are used as a mass notification alert for severe weather, chemical spill, or active shooter scenario; in addition to providing fire alarm evacuation instructions. For this reason, voice evacuation systems are sometimes referred to as “mass notification systems” or “Emergency Communications Systems (ECS)”.
DSPPA Voice Evacution System
The EN 54 Fire detection and fire alarm systems is a mandatory standard of European Union market that specifies requirements and laboratory test for every component of fire detection and fire alarm system. The requirements related with voice evacuation system includes EN54-4 (Power supply equipment), EN 54-16 (Voice alarm control and indicating equipment) and EN 54-24 (Voice alarm loudspeakers). In order to meet the market requirements, DSPPA has launched the PAVA6000 voice evacuation system into the market.