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We live in interesting times. Who knew that our industry's organizational clarity would come from a cloud? And that this cloud would be better organized by a project called haystack. And the organizational output of the haystack would make the invisible visible which would lead to a new way to view and monetize the Building Automation Industry, OK I am done playing with words. Read this month's articles and interviews to see what set me off.
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Visualizing data is like photography. Instead of starting with a blank
canvas, you manipulate the lens used to present the data from a certain
angle. When the data is the social graph of 500 million people, there are a lot of lenses through which you can view it.
Project Haystack is an open source initiative to develop tag naming conventions and taxonomies for modeling of building equipment and operational data. The project is developing standardized data models and tag libraries for sites, equipment, and points related to energy, HVAC, lighting, refrigeration and other environmental systems. Substantial libraries of tag names and proposed taxonomy models are already in place.
Controls Devices (3 of 3) Steven R. Calabrese; Social Media & Building Automation Manny Mandrusiak; BAS Usability Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis; Productive Load Banking Toby Considine; Making the Invisible Visible Ken Sinclair
Weather visualization demonstrates our vision of data presentation; Across My Desk; Skyscraper Digital Signage Sparks Debate
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This month we welcome Yorkland Controls has roots in distributing and warehousing heating control products such as Flame Safeguard and Burner and Boiler Management Systems. Over the past several years, we have expanded into new markets including Building Automation and more recently in Lighting Control Solutions.
Thanks for increased advertising to ControlGraphics.com features the most comprehensive selection of graphic user interface development products and services for the building automation industry and is a recognized leader in innovation, design, and automation.
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