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Dell Accelerates IoT Adoption with New Edge Gateway for Small Spaces Dell,
the broadest Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure solutions
provider, introduces the new Dell Edge Gateway 3000 Series that offers
customers flexibility, connectivity and real-time intelligence from
harsh environments and small spaces.
March 2017 BACnet NE user group event The
purpose of the BACnet User Group is to bring together the local BACnet
user community on a quarterly basis to share tips, techniques and pains
on the use of the BACnet products and technologies.
Haystack Connect 2017 - Technical Program Preview There are, technically, a lot of reasons to attend Haystack Connect 2017
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Reliable Controls Releases RC-Archive 3.6 RC-Archive
continuously downloads building data logs into an industry standard SQL
database, delivering a robust record of performance from any
Internet-connected, BACnet facility.
QA Graphics Creates Photorealistic Renderings to Impact Project Close Ratio QA
Graphics recently partnered with CEC Facilities Group to provide a
larger range of services that utilizes QA Graphics' many talents.
Popular Diversa Sensor Line Latest Addition to Universal Lighting Technologies Product Offering The Diversa line includes Ceiling Mount Sensors, Switch Mount Sensors, Corner Wall Mount Sensors and Power Packs.
Universal Lighting Technologies to Partner with KSA Lighting & Controls Agency in Chicago Marketplace As an authorized agent, KSA will provide Universal's advanced LED and ballast retrofit and replacement solutions.
2017 AHR Expo in Las Vegas Breaks Three All-Time Records For Overall Show Attendance, Size The
2017 Show's nearly 11.5 acres of exhibit space was occupied by 1,968
exhibitors, 259 of which participated in the AHR Expo for the first
time. A notable 20,047 exhibitor personnel staffed the exhibits in Las
Vegas, representing a majority of the U.S. geographic landscape, as
well as 32 outside countries.
Saudi Smart Cities Conference 2017 The
first annual Saudi Smart Cities conference is a platform bringing
together over 1000+ participants from ministries and governmental
bodies from across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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Haystack Connect Early Bird Registration Discount Extended to February 28 Haystack
Connect 2017 brings together systems integrators, technology providers,
A&E firms, OEMs and end users who are leading the way to create
advanced smart-device applications that utilize the power of data to
create a more efficient, sustainable built environment and streamline
the interoperation of the systems and devices that permeate our modern
Daikin Applied Advocates Air Intelligence with New Name for Intelligent Solutions Portfolio Intelligent Solutions bring Intelligent Equipment and Intelligent Systems under the same umbrella
Legrand Provides Six Ways to Reduce Energy Usage in Commercial Facilities Many
energy saving technologies come with large monetary outlays and often
require longer term planning. But there are also a host of solutions
that can quickly, easily and inexpensively deliver significant savings.
Activelogix Introduces Third Generation of Periscope for Energy, Sustainability and Facility Professionals New Design Enables User-Centric Configuration of HTML5 Visualizations in Minutes
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Introduces Improved Raspberry Pi-based Fanless CANbus Controller
Compact, Maintenance-Free CANbus Controller uses Raspbian OS It
includes many extra features that expand the usefulness of the
Raspberry Pi computer for industrial applications, such as a CANbus
Las Vegas Proves Big Winner for ASHRAE, AHR Expo and Industry The
2017 ASHRAE Winter Conference took place Jan. 28-Feb. 1 at Caesars
Palace with the ASHRAE co-sponsored AHR Expo held Jan. 30-Feb. 1 at the
Las Vegas Convention Center.
2017 AHR Expo Another Great Success BACnet
International was thrilled to support and be among 57 of its member
companies exhibiting at the AHR Expo last week in Las Vegas, NV.
College of DuPage Offers New Building Automation Systems Certificate The
new Building Automation Systems Certificate program at College of
DuPage will prepare students for a growing field that merges
traditional heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration
knowledge with computer and IT skills.
Early Bird Registration Discount Extended for Haystack Connect 2017 The
Haystack Connect 2017 Conference will once again, bring together
systems integrators, technology providers, A&E firms, OEMs and end
users who are leading the way to advance smart-device applications and
the power of data that is helping to create more efficient, sustainable
built environment and streamline the interoperation of the systems and
devices that permeate our modern world.
Strategies in Light 2017: EnOcean exhibits self-powered wireless LED controls At
booth #107, EnOcean will be demonstrating wireless LED controls for
intelligent lighting control in sub 1 GHz, enabling simple
commissioning, intelligent local control, and seamless integration with
building automation systems.
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Brands Next Generation Building Management Solutions from Distech
Controls and DGLogik Drive Smarter Building Capabilities Acuity
Brands, Inc (NYSE: AYI) businesses, Distech Controls and DGLogik,
exhibited at the 2017 AHR Expo to showcase innovative controls and
Internet of Things (IoT) tools that integrate with Acuity Brands'
digital LED lighting products to enable smarter capabilities for
Automated Logic Updates Online HVAC Controls Specification Tool, CTRLSpecBuilder With
the new upgrades, the CTRLSpecBuilder tool now has an enhanced user
interface along with updated verbiage to support industry-emerging
technologies such as fault detection and diagnostics, automated demand
response and other advanced energy saving strategies.
Acuity Brands Taps Cochrane Supply to Expand Footprint in IoT Building Controls and Automation Services Under
terms of the agreement, Cochrane Supply will distribute Distech
Controls' HVAC and Building Management Solutions, including its ECLYPSE
Connected BACnet/IP and Wi-Fi HVAC controller series and ENVYSION
web-based design and visualization interface.
Matrox Introduces PowerStream Plus: The Evolution of AV-over-IP Management Intuitive software and API offer complete network reach and control over all Maevex encoders and decoders
Automated Logic Introduces Wireless Sensors Designed
to work with WebCTRL controllers and the WebCTRL building automation
system, these sensors monitor a building's conditions to optimize the
use of HVAC and lighting systems within the building.
Automated Logic Introduces New High Speed BACnet Router for the WebCTRL Building Automation System Routers are integral to customer IT infrastructures and building automation systems.
LG Unveils New Multisite Controls Suite, Ushering in the Connected Building of the Future Groundbreaking New Controls Give Owners Complete Flexibility and Visibility to Improve Building Efficiency, Performance
Barix Brings Linux Open Source Programmability to New Barionet I/O Device To
be introduced at ISE 2017, the Barionet 1000 universal I/O device is
allows developers to freely customize IP control and automation
applications for commercial and residential environments.
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Productivity & Satisfaction Deployment Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher
The Other "I" in IoT Interoperability
is a major contributor to the difference of "being on the Internet to
being the Internet of Things." - Marc Petock, Chief Communications
Officer, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring & Connexx Energy
Master Systems Integrators Tomorrow's
Solutions in Today's Projects - Jason Houck, Chief Information Officer,
Mike Reed, Business Development Analyst, Hepta Systems
Clouds, Fog and the IoT - Isolation or Collaboration? Elena
Pasquali examines whether IoT equals the Internet of Connected Things.
- Elena Pasquali, Managing Director, EcoSteer Limited
If Data Is The New Gold, Then Data Scientists Are The New Gold Miners If data is the new gold, then smart technology provides the mine. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori
Fishing for Actionable Intelligence in our Rapidly Growing Data Lakes We
are collecting data with a current need in mind; we are collecting for
future purposes, and we are collecting it just to have it, in case we
find a way to use it later. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori
The Label Maker...is You Appreciating How Metadata Makes AI Possible - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd.
What Will I Learn at Haystack Connect 2017? This
year's conference theme is "Where Data Gets Real," and the program for
the event will maintain the high standards that have been set for the
previous two conferences. - John Petze, Executive Director,
Alexa - Make My Building Run Better! All
devices installed in a building, such as boilers, chillers, generator
sets, electric sub-meters, pumps, VAV controllers, fire panels, etc.
should be smart and have their own individual cloud points-of-presence
and applications, just as consumer devices do. - Varun Nagaraj,
President, CEO, Sierra Monitor Corporation
Partnerships, Collaborations, Gadgets Market Smart
connected gadgets market is set to grow significantly over the next
decade. - Vishakha Kashiv, Sr. Digital Marketing Engineer, Big Market
The Integrity of Building Analytics Analytics
for building systems, regardless of whether the services are
cloud-based or on-site solutions, should be accompanied by constant
observation of the data and the analytics themselves. - Levi Epperson,
Operations Manager, Ezenics, Inc.
Increase the Value of Your Commissioning Process 'Business
shapes the tools, then the tools reshape the business' is one way to
describe technology disruption. It is true that when you put the latest
controls technology into the hands of a commissioning agent, the Smart
Building design-construction cycle gets a much-needed makeover, as
explained by Altura Associates. - Matt Schwartz, PE, Sr. Associate
& Greg Shank, Principal, Altura Associates
Main Benefits of Model Predictive Control MPC
is not a single strategy, but a class of control methods with the model
of the process explicitly expressed in order to obtain a control signal
by minimizing an objective function subject to some constraints. - Jiri
Cigler, Feramat Cybernetics, Jan Siroky, Research Team Leader,
Bridging the MS/TP Gap Getting
visibility into all levels of your BAS system including your MS/TP
networks is crucial for proper troubleshooting of BACnet systems.
Optigo Networks and Contemporary Controls - Dan Ronald, VP Product
Development, Monica McMahen, Marketing Manager, Optigo Networks
Who Manages The Building Data? There
would seem to be a very good case for bringing all the facility data
into a unified database architecture and putting into practice standard
methodologies and processes to manage the data. - Jim Sinopoli,
Managing Principal, Smart Buildings, LLC
From Data to Insights What We're Doing, How, and Why - Stephen Dawson-Haggerty, CTO, Comfy
Get More From the AHR Expo As
a technologically advanced Society we need to leverage the tools that
are put in front of us, and what social media does is provides trade
show vendors with the opportunity to maximize every moment that they
are at the show to gain customers, and increase brand awareness. -
Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q College and Q Academy
Higher Service Autonomy and the New IoT What
would you do with a building service that can tell your system that the
building occupants are angry, or happy, or frustrated? - Toby
Considine, TC9 Inc
The Future of BAS Manufacturers I
believe that analytics and artificial intelligence needs to trickle
down into the firmware of DDC controllers to have the maximum impact. -
Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt
Our Assets Are People, Not Technology If
you can hire good people, train them well, and ensure they continue,
throughout their career, to learn, we will see industry, from the
operators to the engineers, achieve the potential we all know is there.
- Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings
CxEnergy 2017 This
year the event takes place April 24-27 at The Omni Orlando Resort at
ChampionsGate in Orlando, FL and we expect over 500 attendees. - Ray
Bert, Executive Director, AABC Commissioning Group
Raspberry Pi Starter Kit The
starter kit includes everything you need to use your Raspberry Pi to
power a real-world application that can control industrial pumps,
motors, switches-all kinds of real-world devices. - Matt Newton,
Director of Technical Marketing, Opto 22
Multi-Dwelling Units are a Testbed for User-Focused BMS Innovation With
the physical demands of commercial systems and the user engagement
needs of residential buildings, MDUs present a unique proving ground
for IoT innovations from BMS suppliers that meet the needs of both
operators and occupants. Adam Hise, Senior Associate, Harbor Research
Our Industry Assets are People This opinion piece appeared in the AHRExpo Daily handout newspaper at show in Vegas.
Energy and Control Expert John J. 'Jack' McGowan, CEM Inducted into Hall of Fame Mc
Gowan has four decades of wide-ranging technical and management
experience spanning sectors, but with one common theme: controls.
Across My Desk - snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop
New Products for February A brief description of some new products for the industry.
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