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04/12/2019
01:15 PM
Delta Data Center Solution Day "Bringing Your Data Center into the IoT Era " The purpose of this event is to share Delta's insights and global success stories with key data center partners in this area. Starting from March, 2019, Delta will host its Data Center Solution Day in major cities in EMEA, Asia, and North America. 
04/12/2019
01:14 PM
Echoflex Solutions TAP-31 Photo Sensor The TAP-31 is a wireless, self-powered photo sensor designed for indoor use. 
04/12/2019
01:13 PM
IndigoVision announces new partnership to deliver state-of-the-art facial recognition integration The new partnership will see AnyVision's renowned Better Tomorrow software being integrated with IndigoVision's Control Center, its innovative Security Management Solution. 
04/12/2019
01:12 PM
Belimo Releases New Dual Channel CO2 / Temperature Sensors The new CO2/temperature dual channel sensors are ideally suited for applications requiring 24/7 hours of operation such as hospitals, retail stores, manufacturing, and indoor farming. 
04/12/2019
01:11 PM
Sierra Monitor to be acquired by MSA Safety to Expand Reach in Connected Safety Products Together, SMC and MSA are industry leaders, with scale, reach, and a proven ability to develop advanced solutions to meet the evolving needs of our customers.

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04/05/2019
03:43 PM
Monitor big building networks, with Visual BACnet Site Manager New innovation provides an overall view of network health, with the ability to dig into specific problems. 
04/05/2019
03:39 PM
Delta Acquires Lighting Solution Brand Amerlux To Enhance its IoT-based Green Solutions for Smart Buildings and Cities In recent years, Delta has been enhancing its broad portfolio of smart green solutions to further the development of smart low-carbon buildings and cities. The acquisition of building automation system providers, Canadian-based Delta Controls and Austria-based LOYTEC, as well as the acquisition of a considerable stake in Taiwan-based surveillance systems provider Vivotek, Inc. are pillars of that strategy. 
04/05/2019
03:38 PM
Opto 22's groov EPIC Learning Center Delivers Hands-On Training This complete functional system lets engineers and developers train, experiment and even develop proof of concept projects right on the workbench.


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04/01/2019
12:19 PM
Holistic Cybersecurity - April Editorial Comments by - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
04/01/2019
12:18 PM
Will 8GHz UWB Radar Disrupt Occupancy Analytics in Smart Buildings? A technology that cannot only see how many people are in a room through its walls but can also determine their health, stress level, and ability to focus from range. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
04/01/2019
12:17 PM
BACnet: The Heart and Soul of Smart Buildings - Steve Jones, Managing Partner, The S4 Group, Inc 
04/01/2019
12:17 PM
Cybersecurity: The Gatekeeper to Value The concept of Facility IT mandates that information flows securely and easily between all elements of BAS, FM and IT. - Anto Budiardjo, Editor, New Deal Blog 
04/01/2019
12:16 PM
The State of BAS Cybersecurity IB performs a series of assessments both before the site visit and once onsite. There are several tools and methods we use to complete a holistic cybersecurity evaluation of building control systems. - Fred Gordy, Intelligent Buildings, LLC 
04/01/2019
12:16 PM
Towards a Cybersecurity Partnership in Connected Buildings It is our goal that smart building owners and operators avoid the harsh realities of cyberattacks now by taking a proactive approach towards cybersecurity. - Kevin T. Smith, Chief Technology Officer, Tridium 
04/01/2019
12:15 PM
Cybersecurity or Something Better The buildings industry has almost fully transitioned from pneumatic to DDC software control. But, there is a lingering sense that software should work reliably forever, just like the physics it replaced. - Therese Sullivan, Customer Marketing Leader, Tridium Inc. 
04/01/2019
12:14 PM
Introduction to BACnet/SC A Secure Alternative to BACnet/IP - Jim Butler, CTO, Cimetrics Inc. 
04/01/2019
12:13 PM
The Business Side of Cyber Security Why it Matters - Marc Petock, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Lynxspring, Inc. 
04/01/2019
12:13 PM
The Need for Holistic BAS Cybersecurity Our collective success is based on our weakest link. Our industry is inherently collaborative. We seldom work alone on a project, and partnering is our modus operandi. - James Lee, CEO, Cimetrics, Inc. 
04/01/2019
12:12 PM
Collaborating Around Cybersecurity Anto Budiardjo and Ken Sinclair Collaborating - Anto Budiardjo, Editor, New Deal Blog and Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings.com 
04/01/2019
12:12 PM
A Cybersecurity Framework for the World of BAS How does NIST's cybersecurity framework apply to Operational Technology? - Pook-Ping Yao, CEO, Optigo Networks 
04/01/2019
12:11 PM
Scott and the AI Beanstalk This is what I call IoT in your face! - Scott Cochrane, President, CEO, Cochrane Supply & Engineering 
04/01/2019
12:10 PM
iSMA Hotel Solution Client's satisfaction = success of your hotel business. - Oleksandr Zdir, Product Manager, Global Control 5 
04/01/2019
12:09 PM
How can WE create smarter buildings? The companies that do get it are the system integrators of the world that are at the cutting edge. - Nicolas Waern, CEO, Go-IoT 
04/01/2019
12:09 PM
Future Building Automation Building automation systems and control software now have the capability to interconnect, monitor and control a myriad of IoT enabled devices as well as renewable energy sources and their connection to storage or the grid. - M.S. Huang, President, Delta Electronics (Americas)
04/01/2019
12:08 PM
Building Technologies More Prominent than Ever at CxEnergy CxEnergy was created in 2014 from what was previously the AABC Commissioning Group's annual meeting. - Jim Magee, CxA, EMP, LEED AP, President, Facility Commissioning Group 
04/01/2019
12:07 PM
Master Systems Integrators (MSI) They make sure all systems communicate properly, coordinate all project participants, collaborate with building owners to ensure systems information will be accessible and usable, and they develop software layers responsible for integration, aggregation, and communication of the building systems. - Scott Cochrane, Cochrane Supply & Engineering and Sam Haddad, Founder, HDC Automation. 
04/01/2019
12:06 PM
Internet over Power (IoP) IoP will be great for the home, and for many non-critical commercial and institutional applications. But for any application handling sensitive data - whether industrial, commercial (BIM), financial (Stock trading) or political/diplomatic - forget it, because the potential for negative RoI is huge: you would be investing a load of hard cash for the system hardware and software licenses, only to facilitate industrial, financial or political espionage which could cause way bigger losses.- Tony Marshallsay, Retired 
04/01/2019
12:06 PM
How to Safeguard your CRE portfolio against Cybersecurity Attacks Once you've completed the site audit, how can you build on that foundation to ensure your smart building program continues to deliver airtight cybersecurity? - Deb Noller, CEO, Switch Automation 
04/01/2019
12:05 PM
The LoRa Alliance The LoRa Alliance is an open, nonprofit association that has become one of the largest and fastest-growing alliances in the technology sector since its inception in 2015. - Ken Sinclair and the LoRa Alliance Smart Buildings Working Group 
04/01/2019
12:03 PM
A Connected, Autonomous, World Each year I bring interviews from around the world for IoT day. This year I have two ambitious plans: - Sudha Jamthe, CEO, IoTDisruptions 
04/01/2019
12:03 PM
Cybersecurity for Modern Building Services Even cybersecurity is becoming more secure and scalable by becoming service oriented. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc 
04/01/2019
12:02 PM
Customer 4.0 Customers are now calling the shots. - Manny Mandrusiak CD. Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, Vancouver Island Works Project 
04/01/2019
12:01 PM
Cybersecurity Solutions My concern is that in fencing off every risk we will end up the ones behind the fences‚€”immobilized, paralyzed, victims of our own fears. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
04/01/2019
12:00 PM
Communities of Practice The importance of being part of and creating CoPs - Communities of Practice. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
04/01/2019
12:00 PM
AI is still a Journey Disruption is everywhere, and open is on our mind and in our software and hardware. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
04/01/2019
11:59 AM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, tweets, linkedIn posts, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
04/01/2019
11:58 AM
Holistic Cybersecurity Cybersecurity solutions cannot be a self-serving or an isolated approach they need to be part of a holistic solution. 
04/01/2019
11:57 AM
Community of Practice (CoP) The importance of being part of and creating "Communities of Practice." 
04/01/2019
11:42 AM
New Products for April A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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03/22/2019

01:37 PM
Johnson Controls announces newest version of its SMART Equipment Control Firmware Enhancements include new patented Continuous Reset Single Zone Control 
03/22/2019
01:34 PM
Lynxspring Commended by Frost & Sullivan for Developing Building Automation Solutions that Seamlessly Integrate with Other System Architectures Its strong partner ecosystem and edge-to-enterprise platform simplifies interoperability for stakeholders all along the value chain 
03/22/2019
01:33 PM
Johnson Controls joins ISA Security Compliance Institute in support of the ISASecure Cybersecurity Conformance Scheme ISASecure is an industry-led initiative established to independently certify the cybersecurity of control systems, automation, and IOT technology. 
03/22/2019
01:32 PM
Smart energy management with KNX IoT With KNX IoT, sector coupling has become a reality 
03/22/2019
01:30 PM
BuildingIQ Becomes First Building Management System Cloud Integrator with Sauter Agreement Embedded cloud-analytics, AI-based control in new buildings and retrofit projects establishes new type of smart building integrator

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03/11/2019
12:31 PM
IoTday April 9th The day to celebrate Desirable Delightful Diverting Disruption 
03/11/2019
12:30 PM
Delta at Middle East Electricity 2019 Delta, a global provider of power and thermal management solutions, unveiled today its wide showcase smart green products and solutions for the creation of energy-efficient cities at Middle East Electricity 2019. 
03/11/2019
12:27 PM
Automated Logic Honors Top Field Office, Dealer at Annual Distribution Meeting Environmental Control Solutions, Inc. (ECSi), based in Springfield, Illinois, took top honors with Field Office of the Year for its superior field performance, year-over-year growth and excellent customer service.

The S4 Group
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03/01/2019

11:15 AM
Automated Intelligence with Autonomous Interactions - Editorial Comments by - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
03/01/2019
11:14 AM
Is 2019 the Year of Truth for the Built Environment? The truth is: 2019 is the year we get smarter about smart technology, smart equipment and smart solutions!! - Marc Petock, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Lynxspring, Inc. 
03/01/2019
11:14 AM
Cutting Through the Hype Surrounding Artificial Intelligence in Smart Buildings The talk of AI might always sound like the distant future but the technology, in different forms, is already around us. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
03/01/2019
11:13 AM
Messaging as a Platform: The State of Human to Machine Communications Conversational user experiences, in the form of chatbots and voice interfaces, are overtaking many of the traditional ways in which we interact with machines. - Toby Ruckert, CEO, UIB 
03/01/2019
11:12 AM
Controls-Con 2019 Program Details Released! More than 20 industry thought-leaders join the speaker lineup at this Smart Building and Building Controls Conference to educate attendees on the latest strategies to make dumb buildings smart. - Kristina Reid, Marketing Manager, Cochrane Supply & Engineering 
03/01/2019
11:12 AM
The OT vs. IT Debate A Temporary Construction Network helps Stanford University stay ahead of the curve. - Scott Cochrane, President, CEO, Cochrane Supply & Engineering 
03/01/2019
11:11 AM
Artificial Intelligence for Smart Buildings Buildings may be constant structures, but the cascade of disruptions on automated building stakeholders is definitely evolving for the better to create efficiencies and new ways of living and managing the property. - Sudha Jamthe, CEO, IoTDisruptions 
03/01/2019
11:10 AM
Integrating Automation, and Helping it Scale In facilities management Automation 2.0 is about harnessing AI and IoT to generate ongoing and real-time value creation in built assets, enabling far more viable and agile business models for FMs and CREs. - Prabhu Ramachandran, Founder and CEO, Facilio Inc. 
03/01/2019
11:10 AM
Communities of Practice in Building Automation I expand on what I meant by "Community of Practice." - Therese Sullivan, Customer Marketing Leader, Tridium 
03/01/2019
11:09 AM
Smoothing the Bumps In short, if we offer separation, a transmission protocol that the IT world understands and trusts, along with interconnectivity at site level via BACnet and in the cloud via APIs, we will ease the journey and some of the bumps in the road will look and feel a lot smoother and provide us all with a more enjoyable and fruitful journey that can only lead to our ultimate success in implementing innovative solutions. - Dave Lapsley, Econowise Group of Companies 
03/01/2019
11:08 AM
The Most Affordable Energy Monitoring Manufacturers of building automation are faced with the challenges to best assist in monitoring the energy of buildings. - MichaŇ‚ Bugajski, Product Manager, Global Control 5 Sp. z. o.o. 
03/01/2019
11:08 AM
Beyond BAS ‚€“ The Anatomy of Disruption Our industry will be opened to a wide variety of new players who will bring with them faster innovation. Disruption aside, this will be a good thing. - Brad White, P.Eng, MASc. President, SES Consulting Inc. 
03/01/2019
11:07 AM
The Anatomy of an Edge Controller The reality is, none of these devices contain any parts that are truly proprietary or unavailable to the public. Part 4 of 4 - The Software - Calvin Slater, Climatic 
03/01/2019
11:06 AM
Project Haystack Organization Launches New Marketing Website "This new website demonstrates the growing acceptance of the value of the Haystack methodology," - Robin Bestel, Marketing Manager, Project Haystack 
03/01/2019
11:05 AM
Changes in the Building Automation Market Controls contractors will need to evolve into systems integration to stay relevant. - Nicholas Heydon, Optergy Australasian Channel Manager 
03/01/2019
11:05 AM
Master Systems Integrators (MSI) They make sure all systems communicate properly, coordinate all project participants, collaborate with building owners to ensure systems information will be accessible and usable, and they develop software layers responsible for integration, aggregation, and communication of the building systems. Scott Cochrane, President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering and Darrell Driver, General Manager, Manitoba, for BSD Solutions 
03/01/2019
11:04 AM
Facilities management as we know it is dead - "Very shortly, facilities management as we know it today will be dead, and a whole new digital model will spring up and take its place." Deb Noller, CEO of Switch Automation, envisions a tech-inspired shift will close the gap between real estate and all other technology-adopting industries. Moreover, this will also improve building management, creating brand new business models and revenue streams. - Deb Noller, CEO of Switch Automation 
03/01/2019
11:03 AM
Your Building with Artificial Intelligence on the Edge A bit scary? This is terrifying! But anything and everything is terrifying if you put it in the wrong hands. - Nicolas Waern, CEO, Go-IoT 
03/01/2019
11:02 AM
Automated Marketing = Possible Danger Customers have more control over the messages that they receive than ever before. I prefer the rule of more is not always better. Targeted and creative works every time. - Manny Mandrusiak CD. Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, Vancouver Island Works Project 
03/01/2019
11:01 AM
Automated Intelligence With Autonomous Interactions Our industry is on a journey towards Automated Intelligence and that, for now, is the AI we are talking about, along with its interlocking AI, Autonomous Interaction. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
03/01/2019
11:00 AM
Disrupting Disruption We need to be the people Doing the Disruption, not the ones just watching and waiting to be Disrupted. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
03/01/2019
10:59 AM
The Dawn of Disruption Just back from a kaleidoscope of future peeks into the Dawn of Disruption and its' Emotions @AHREXPO 2019 Atlanta. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
03/01/2019
10:58 AM
Automated Intelligence with Autonomous Interactions The term "AI" Artificial Intelligence seems to be troweled on top of everything these days. But I feel we are all a long way from its true definition. 
03/01/2019
10:58 AM
Disrupting Disruption As an industry that will survive we need to be Doing Disruption not just watching and waiting to be Disrupted. 
03/01/2019
10:57 AM
Getting a hold on IT! Disruption is everywhere, open is on our mind and in our software & hardware. Autodidactic DIY is how we learn. Here are some resources to help kick start your digital transformation. 
03/01/2019
10:55 AM
New Products for March A brief description of some new products for the industry.


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