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08/17/2018
12:11 PM
Aircuity Announces Release of Educational Vodcast With Tips for EH&S on Implementing Smart Labs Design Key points identified for university EH&S professionals 
08/17/2018
12:10 PM
Aircuity Announces Newly Released Features of the Aircuity 2.0 Platform This most recent release also included both new features and enhancements made to the Aircuity Engineering Tool; the proprietary software used by engineers to design the Aircuity system. 
08/17/2018
12:09 PM
Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology 2018 to focus on the development of Building IoT Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology will open its doors in September to reveal the latest technical achievments that China has to offer across the Building IoT sector. The fair has earned significant support from industry peers over the years and is due to host over 250 renowned companies from around the world. With more than 28,000 visitors expected, this year's fair is set to be its busiest edition ever. 
08/17/2018
12:08 PM
Lynxspring Announces Two New Business Development Managers Join Their Technology Solutions Partner Team Joining Lynxspring are Guerry Matthews, who will be responsible for business development in the US eastern region, and Danny Kelsey, who will be responsible for business development in the southwest region of the US.

Haystack Connect 2015
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08/10/2018
02:25 PM
Fulham and EnOcean Collaborate to Add Self-Powered Easyfit Switches to Bluetooth LED Lighting Ecosystem Joint Effort Results in Use of Bluetooth Mesh to Connect Self-powered Wireless BLE Switches with New Family of Wirelessly Controlled LED Drivers 
08/10/2018
02:25 PM
ASI Controls Proves Powerful Things Come in Small Packages ASI Announces US-Made BTL B-BV Certified BACnet Programmable VAV Controller 
08/10/2018
02:24 PM
Schneider Electric's Innovation Summit North America, Nov. 13-14 in Atlanta Hosted by Schneider Electric leadership, Innovation Summit North America will bring together more than 1200 experts, Schneider Electric customers and industry thought leaders for an exploration of the digital forces that are shaping our future. 
08/10/2018
02:23 PM
CxEnergy 2019 Issues Call for Abstracts Event's Popular Technical Program is Industry Leader in Commissioning & Energy Management Continuing Education 
08/10/2018
02:23 PM
Analysts Confirm Half a Billion Zigbee Chipsets Sold, Igniting IoT Innovation; Figures to Reach 3.8 Billion by 2023 802.15.4 Mesh Networks Dominate Connectivity in the IoT with Zigbee Alliance Standards Forecasted to be in 85% of Units Shipped Over the Next Five Years 
08/10/2018
02:22 PM
IDEC Announces Support for the BACnet/IP, the World's Leading Building Automation Protocol IDEC's MicroSmart FC6A Plus PLCs can be configured as BACnet/IP Servers for connection to BACnet/IP Clients. 
08/10/2018
02:21 PM
BSRIA Smart Building Consultant to Address Major Conference in China in September 2018 The theme is: seeking a sustainable future in a smart world. 
08/10/2018
02:19 PM
Registration Open for BACnet PlugFest 2018 Interoperability event in its 19th year connecting BACnet vendors

Delta Controls
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08/03/2018
11:19 AM
Schneider Electric Announces Next Generation of EcoStruxure Building, the Open IP Architecture for IoT Devices in BuildingsEcoStruxure Building's open, end-to-end IP architecture enables quick connectivity of IoT devices for faster commissioning and changes, and provides for edge control and collaboration between building systems and third-party systems and devices. 
08/03/2018
11:18 AM
Brian Turner Announces Launch of Buildings IOT This corporate entity houses three subsidiaries - Controlco, Kodaro LLC and OTI - that continue to serve different aspects of the building automation industry. 
08/03/2018
11:17 AM
Hotels get smarter with Signify's New Lighting IoT System for Hotel Room Mgt. The smart hotel of the future got a step closer today with the launch of Interact Hospitality from Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting. 
08/03/2018
11:15 AM
BACnet International Announces International Testing Symposium Opportunity to learn about tools and technologies for BACnet testing

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08/01/2018
09:38 AM
"Building Whisperers" Editorial Comments by - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
08/01/2018
09:38 AM
Honeypots Honeypots are one of the latest tools being used to lure in unsuspecting hackers into a trap. These systems are designed to mimic original data hubs, but instead, capture the methods being used to track better and block system attacks. - Peter Chipkin, President, Chipkin Automation Systems Inc. 
08/01/2018
09:37 AM
Where to Get a Building Automation Degree In this article, we highlight a select few universities that are at the forefront of building automation system (BAS) curriculum. - Scott Holstein, Marketing Manager, Computrols 
08/01/2018
09:36 AM
Where is SedonaDev.Org? The SedonaDev.Org website no longer exists. - George Thomas, President, Contemporary Controls 
08/01/2018
09:36 AM
Technology and The Five Pillars of Asset Management After years of applied learning, speaking with tens of thousands of industry members and making this my passion, I've developed a framework that splits Asset Management into five identifiable pillars that can help future technologists navigate the asset management landscape. - Logan Soya, CEO and Founder, Aquicore 
08/01/2018
09:34 AM
Research Suggests Stress Can Increase Productivity Sparking New AI Debate - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
08/01/2018
09:33 AM
Analytics at Edge By incorporating "analytics at the edge," facility management operations can rapidly accelerate processes, reduce data storage and data transfer costs and improve system resilience and performance. - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer & Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring 
08/01/2018
09:32 AM
Is our industry Building-IoT ready? How Amazon, Google, and Apple will change building automation for years to come. - Pook-Ping Yao, CEO, Optigo Networks 
08/01/2018
09:32 AM
EnOcean Wireless Ambient Light Energy Harvesting CO2, Temperature and Humidity Sensor - Mike Schell, VP Marketing & Business Development,AirTest Technologies Inc. 
08/01/2018
09:31 AM
2018 Voice Buyer's Guide: Smart Building Edition - Ken Herron, Chief Marketing Officer, UIB 
08/01/2018
09:30 AM
When Will Smart Buildings Make Hearts Sing? The world is awaiting the Smart Building that can make an emotional connection to those living and working inside. - Therese Sullivan, BuildingContext Ltd 
08/01/2018
09:29 AM
Making Buildings talk to People Where to start? - Nicolas Waern, CEO, Nordic IoT company Go-IoT 
08/01/2018
09:28 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, Cochrane Supply & Engineering, and Continual Energy, Inc. 
08/01/2018
09:27 AM
Changing of the (BTL) Guard Open Positions for BACnet Experts - Andy McMillan, President of BACnet International 
08/01/2018
09:27 AM
Back To BASics Point Selection - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
08/01/2018
09:26 AM
Study Part 3- Why Good Images Matter We know for a fact that good images that are properly labeled win more clicks in searches. - Manny Mandrusiak CD. Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, Vancouver Island Works Project 
08/01/2018
09:26 AM
Choosing a Light or a Black Mirror When we consider how buildings can manipulate our emotions, we also are considering how our emotions can manipulate buildings. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc 
08/01/2018
09:25 AM
Building Emotion Connects the Physical, Virtual, and Emotional Worlds A new virtual medium to purportedly communicate between the dead inanimate building and living humans. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
08/01/2018
09:22 AM
Edge-Bots That Will Learn Emotion It was great to get feedback on the excitement of the potential mash-up of a fixed physical asset and its emotional contents creating the new identity Building Emotion. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
08/01/2018
09:21 AM
Building Emotion at AHR Expo The 2019 Show will be held in Atlanta, hosting more than 2,100 exhibitors and attracting crowds of more than 60,000 industry professionals from every state in America and 165 countries worldwide. The Show provides a unique forum for the entire HVACR industry to come together and share new products, technologies, and ideas. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
08/01/2018
09:20 AM
"Building Emotion Edge-Bots" It was great to get feedback on the excitement of the potential mash-up of a fixed physical asset and its emotional contents creating the new identity Building Emotion. 
08/01/2018
09:20 AM
Building Emotion @ AHRExpo.com Atlanta The 2019 Show will be held in Atlanta, hosting more than 2,100 exhibitors and attracting crowds of more than 60,000 industry professionals from every state in America and 165 countries worldwide. The Show provides a unique forum for the entire HVACR industry to come together and share new products, technologies, and ideas. 
08/01/2018
09:19 AM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, tweets, linkedIn posts, and url linkes that are about to fall off my desk top. 
08/01/2018
09:18 AM
New Products for August A brief description of some new products for the industry.

Lynxspring
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07/28/2018
02:56 PM
Niagara 4.6 is here! Tridium has released Niagara 4.6, a significant advancement in our open framework. Niagara 4.6 provides fertile ground for developing applications that drive building automation systems forward and help businesses take full advantage of the IoT. 
07/28/2018
02:55 PM
Automated Logic Expands Global WebCTRL Training Program New international locations have now been added to the WebCTRL training program by Automated Logic Corporation, a leading provider of innovative building automation systems. 
07/28/2018
02:54 PM
Aquicore Launches New Self-installing IoT Hardware For Its Smart Asset Operations Platform For Commercial Real Estate Aquicore's self-install IoT hardware makes the installation process quicker, easier and cheaper for commercial real estate executives, property managers and building engineers 
07/28/2018
02:53 PM
Lynxspring Edge-to-Enterprise Solution Now Offers Analytics at the Edge for the Building Environment and Operational Systems Lynxspring, Inc. (https://www.lynxspring.com), a premier developer and provider of open, IP-control solutions for building automation, energy management, and edge-to-enterprise integration, announced today the full release of their Onyxx SkySpark Edge Analytics solution which embeds SkyFoundry's SkySpark Everywhere Analytics software in the Lynxspring Onyxx Hardware platform. 
07/28/2018
02:37 PM
Beckhoff Introduces TwinCAT 3 Building Automation: Next Generation Building Control Software Leverage TwinCAT HMI, IoT, Analytics and Scope modules within Beckhoff's cloud-connected building automation solution

Reliable Controls
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07/16/2018

03:10 PM
Beckhoff Introduces TwinCAT 3 Building Automation: Next Generation Building Control Software Leverage TwinCAT HMI, IoT, Analytics and Scope modules within Beckhoff's cloud-connected building automation solution 
07/16/2018
03:09 PM
The IoT platform market has entered a consolidation phase According to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the global market for IoT device management and application enablement platforms reached US$ 1.1 billion in 2017. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 36.2 percent, the total market value is expected to reach US$ 4.9 billion in 2022. 
07/16/2018
03:04 PM
Douglas Lighting Controls Introduces LitePak 2 With its 0-10V dimming control, LitePak 2 enables daylight harvesting and dimming functionality to automatically provide the right amount of light when needed, reducing energy consumption.

BACnet Symposium
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07/01/2018

09:39 AM
"Building Emotion" Editorial Comments by - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
07/01/2018
09:38 AM
Smart Buildings - The View from Helsinki - Henry Lawson, Senior Market Research Consultant, Worldwide Market Intellience, BSRIA Limited 
07/01/2018
09:38 AM
The Collision of IT & OT is Shaping the Future of Buildings in the IoT Age - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
07/01/2018
09:37 AM
IoT Platforms & Apps Commercial Real Estate Firms Embrace PropTech - Daphne Tomlinson, Independent Senior Research Associate, Memoori 
07/01/2018
09:36 AM
Environmental Health and Safety versus Demand Control Ventilation Challenges and Opportunities New solutions offer ways to proactively prioritize laboratory safety and system performance - Aircuity 
07/01/2018
09:35 AM
A Look at The Smart Building Integrator Summit @ IBcon 2018 in Las Vegas - Scott Cochrane, President, CEO, Cochrane Supply & Engineering, and Cochrane Tech Services 
07/01/2018
09:34 AM
The Buildings Data Analytics Revolution in Three Acts With the vast quantities of a building's operational data available, the use of a semantic, or tag-based, data analytics framework has become an essential tool to leverage insights that can help us optimize the ongoing operations of our buildings. - Ruairi Barnwell, Principal, DLR Group 
07/01/2018
09:33 AM
Intelligent Technology Is for Human Services, Not Real Estate - Isla Vainio, Industry Pioneer Scout at HUB13 
07/01/2018
09:32 AM
The "Salary History Ban" Laws - Be Aware! - Skip Freeman, Senior Technical Recruiter, BASI Solutions, LLC 
07/01/2018
09:31 AM
Platforms and Trusting in Las Vegas Observations and Lessons Learned from Realcomm-IBcon 2018. - Therese Sullivan, BuildingContext Ltd 
07/01/2018
09:31 AM
Case Study Part 2- Lead Generation Is your website costing you customers? - Manny Mandrusiak CD. Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, Vancouver Island Works Project 
07/01/2018
09:30 AM
Seeking stackable semantics When something is very difficult to find it is like looking for a needle in a haystack. Essentially because the area you have to search is too large and the size of what you are looking for is very small. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
07/01/2018
09:29 AM
Building an Awesome UX UX means "user experience" and refers to a person's emotions and attitudes about using a service. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
07/01/2018
09:28 AM
Building Emotion "Emotion" is the noun used to describe the creation and depiction of a mindful interactive relationship - the conversation, if you will - between the inhabitants and their physical building. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
07/01/2018
09:25 AM
Helsinki Review PodCast - Helsinki 
07/01/2018
09:24 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, Cochrane Supply & Engineering, and Ian Morse, Division Manager, Building Automation Systems, Conti Corporation. 
07/01/2018
09:24 AM
Enhancing the Customer and Employee Experience We plan to continue acquiring good companies as we proceed to develop ourselves as a recognized leader in the smart building services sector. - Rick LeBlanc, Operating Partner, Huron Capital, Board Member, Albireo 
07/01/2018
09:23 AM
New Building Automation Blog Now Available I started the blog - to create an interactive dialog with the building controls community. - Zach Netsov, Product Specialist, Contemporary Controls 
07/01/2018
09:22 AM
The Internet of Things & Smart Buildings Retrieving data from systems that are already in place can have a profound effect on the efficiency and sustainability of a building, as well as the people who live and work inside. - Trisala Chandaria, Co-Founder and CEO, Temboo 
07/01/2018
09:21 AM
"Building Emotion" Using "Building" as a verb and a noun in the creation of an emotional interactive relationship with the inhabitants and the Physical Building. 
07/01/2018
09:19 AM
Takeaways from Helsinki The human centered steps to smart digitalisation at Nordic Smart Building Convention. 
07/01/2018
09:18 AM
Seeking Stackable Semantics What are Stackable Semantics? and Why do they make for an Awesome User Experience - UX? while allowing us to achieve Virtual Visibility? Why do we Seek them? actually no, demand that they be part of our myriad of IoT device data that is creeping, and leaping into our buildings? 
07/01/2018
09:18 AM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, tweets, linkedIn posts, and url linkes that are about to fall off my desk top. 
07/01/2018
09:16 AM
New Products for July A brief description of some new products for the industry.


Cimetrics
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06/30/2018
10:21 AM
Acquisition of CANDI Controls Assets adds Edge Gateway Technology to Altair's IoT Platform Smart Solutions and Actionable Gateway Analytics with Cloud-Based Monitoring and Control 
06/30/2018
10:19 AM
Automated Logic Expands Touchscreen Solutions Available in three sizes, the new interfaces feature capacitive multitouch (P-CAP) technology and offer best-in-class viewing resolution, providing operators and technicians with an engaging and interactive experience when managing connected HVAC equipment. 
06/30/2018
10:18 AM
Chipkin Announces a Major Update to the CAS BACnet Stack This update provides better memory management for low resource devices, supports BACnet Protocol Revision 19, has new features like the BACnet Network Object, and much more!

Activelogix - Periscope
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06/27/2018

02:07 PM
"Global, Secure, Connected": Thanks to a new brand image, KNX is gaining ground in all its target markets The completely revamped corporate identity plays to the strengths of the world's gold standard for building automation. 
06/27/2018
02:05 PM
AHR Expo Returns to Atlanta for the First Time Since 2001 The AHR Expo brings more than 60,000 attendees an exclusive opportunity to be at the forefront of experiencing and adopting the latest industry applications and products, as well as the chance to learn about emerging technologies before they are mainstream. Over 2,100 companies exhibit from 35 represented countries, making the three-day Show an opportunity to network with enough potential business partners to build out an entire year's business prospects.


The S4 Group
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06/18/2018
02:02 PM
WestExcel Automation - new iSMA Distributor in Canada WestExcel Automation General Manager, Bardy Reavie and Global Control 5 President of the Board and CEO, Adam Polgrabia inaugurated a new Distribution Agreement in Canada. 
06/18/2018
02:01 PM
Intesis Software is pleased to congratulate our new partner companies for their selection to be a part of an elite class of distributors, providing support to system integrators and installers with world-class integration solutions. New partners further our initiative to make integration solutions for Commercial Building, Home, and Hotel automation more accessible, affordable, and easier to deploy in North America. 
06/18/2018
01:59 PM
Two Innovations from Distech Controls Shortlisted by Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year Awards Distech Controls, an innovation leader in energy management solutions, today announced that its ECLYPSE nLight Solution and HORYZON-C display are shortlisted in the "BAS, Controls, Energy Management" category for Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2018 Product of the Year (POY) awards. 
06/18/2018
01:59 PM
Opto 22 releases PAC Project Software Suite R10 Programming software combines real-time control, HMI and data handling functionality in a single integrated development environment to speed troubleshooting and improve communications.

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