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thyssenkrupp and Microsoft revolutionize urban mobility in Spain with world's first predictive elevator maintenance service Urban mobility in Spain is getting a lift with thyssenkrupp's MAX
2017 AHR Expo Exhibitors Reflect Latest Trends in HVACR Industry Strategically
centered on creating a premier annual exhibition event for HVACR
industry innovation, the International Air-Conditioning, Heating,
Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) will feature an array of new and
upgraded products in 2017.
Announces PI Integrator for Microsoft Azure and New Initiatives to
Accelerate Analyzing PI System Data on Microsoft's Intelligent Cloud
LLC, a global leader enabling operational intelligence, today unveiled
PI Integrator for Microsoft Azure, a new software layer that helps
reduce the cost, time and employee effort required to conduct advanced
analytics with industrial and operational data on Microsoft's
Intelligent Cloud platform.
Releases PI Connector for OPC UA and Announces Alliance with Honeywell
to Accelerate Scalability and Commercial Deployment New
PI Connector delivers data from OPC UA-based devices to PI System
providing access to data from devices ranging from distributed control
systems down to small embedded devices
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Echelon Corp. Delivers First-of-its-Kind Converged Controller for Buildings, Lighting and other IoT Applications The
New SmartServer Release Is a Platform for Integrating a Wide Range of
Applications with Power Line Meshing to Expand the Reach of Connected
Cora Starts Second Phase of Project Management Solution with Honeywell Building Solutions Cora
Systems, a leading provider of enterprise portfolio, program and
project management (EPPM) solutions, today announced that Honeywell
Building Solutions (NYSE: HON), a global leader in energy services,
will implement the second phase of its Cora EPPM solution.
Looking to the Latest in IoT for Energy Efficiency Education Dashboards A
Graphics, a leader in the building automation system (BAS) graphic
outsourcing industry, is excited to announce the implementation of a
new and dynamic communication technology in their QA Gateway Device.
Smart Buildings Get Smarter with nLight ECLYPSE from Acuity Brands Acuity
Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today introduced the nLight ECLYPSE
controller, an innovative smart building ready controller that combines
digital lighting and HVAC controls onto one platform.
BSRIA launches Indoor Air Quality topic guide - August 2016 BSRIA is delighted to announce the release of its new free to download topic guide on the subject of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ).
Enlighted Mentioned in Gartner's Market Guide for Smart Lighting Enlighted,
the leading provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for
commercial buildings, announces today it's been listed as a
representative vendor in the Gartner "Market Guide for Smart Lighting"
report. Enlighted was also designated a 2016 Cool Vendor for Smart City
Applications and Solutions.
International Exposition Co. Announces 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Award Winners 2017 Awards Ceremony & Product of the Year Unveiling Scheduled for January 31 in Vegas
Schneider Electric Expands AccessXpert Security Management System to Seamlessly Integrate with Building Management The
new enhancements allow facility mangers to seamlessly integrate their
security and building management systems for the first time via the
BACnet communications protocol to drive information sharing that leads
to better building efficiency.
KMC Controls Announces Release of Control Basic Block Editor KMC
Controls, a leader in building automation and IoT solutions, today
announced the general release of its Control Basic Block editor,
introducing block programming to its KMC BACnet Controllers.
Launching at ASIS 2016: UniKey's CORE Platform Brings Innovative Mobile Access Technology to the Entire PACS Industry Mobile
access control is on the rise, and now available to the entire PACS
industry with UniKey's CORE platform. Scheduled to launch toe week of
22 digitally wires the Industrial Internet of Things with Release of
Node-RED Nodes for Industrial Programmable Automation Controllers (PACs) Automation
manufacturer delivers software development toolset for rapid IIoT
application prototyping and development, accelerating time to ROI
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A Winning Hand: ASHRAE 2017 Winter Conference, AHR Expo in Las Vegas When
it comes to opportunities for professional development, networking and
access to the latest technology, ASHRAE has stacked the deck in favor
of its 2017 Winter Conference and AHR Expo taking place in Las Vegas.
Lynxspring Announces Release 1.0 for the Onyxx BACnet to Haystack Data Pump Release 1.0 adds additional features, performance improvements, and UI enhancements for greater ease-of-use
Tridium Releases Niagara 4.2 and Niagara Analytics 2.0 Integrated
release allows for real-time business intelligence, enabling users to
make smarter, swifter decisions leading to less waste and expense
PointGrab to Showcase Edge-Analytics Sensor Solution in Tyco Innovation Booth at ASIS International 2016 The ASIS International show will be held in Orlando, Florida, September 12-15.
Carrier Cor Thermostat Compatible with Amazon Echo Carrier
is pleased to announce that its Cor thermostat is now compatible with
Amazon's popular Alexa-enabled devices such as the Echo and Echo Dot.
Lighting Controls Association Adds Three New Courses to Education Express The
Lighting Controls Association (LCA) has published three new courses to
enhance its popular Education Express program: EE107: Lighting Controls
for Existing Buildings, EE302: Centralized Intelligent Lighting
Control, and a newly updated version of EE300: Lighting Control of LEDs.
AHR Expo Shares Strategy to Attract International Audience Align with Annual HVACR Industry Sales Cycles
Distech Controls to Exhibit at the Energy Event 2016 in Birmingham Company to showcase solutions that deliver high value IoT buildings.
Sontay Smart Sensors are a Success at Maltese Schoo A
primary school in Malta is now benefitting from closer control and
improved energy efficiency through a sophisticated Building Energy
Management System (BEMS).
New CrowdSense tool reveals hidden building performance issues Through
simple occupant reporting on comfort and maintenance issues, CrowdSense
can uncover larger building inefficiencies that are undetectable by
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"The Self Learning Edge Revolution" The
Edge Revolution coupled with machine learning will do what the DDC
Revolution with programmed logic did to pneumatic control. Completely
replacing an industry while providing a quantum leap in capabilities,
connection, control and apparent simplification of everything. - Editorial, Ken Sinclair, Publisher
Hobbyist Platforms for Powerful Edge Controllers - but what Control Language? - George Thomas, Contemporary Controls
Energy Saving Simulations Fail To Account For Human Behaviour In Smart Buildings By
studying a building in the real world researchers could tie in human
behaviour patterns rather than simply looking at the technology in its
ideal circumstances - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori
When Will Machine Learning Reach Smart Buildings? There
is a Mount Olympus-like battle over Machine Learning dominance
happening among Tech Titans. Smart Buildings and the IoT exist in the
weather created by that battle. - Alper Uzmezler, BASSG LLC. &
Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd
Distributed Analysis and Optimization in Building Automation Complete
system optimization will require the full complexity of existing
building systems, and will be best achieved by the BAS manufacturers
themselves. We look forward to these exciting changes on the horizon. - Mike Donlon, Director of Research and Development, Computrols
Buildings as Dynamical Systems Part One: Impact of Weather on a Building - Sophie Loire, Ph.D., Research and Technology Fellow, Ecorithm, Inc.
BACnet, BAS, and Lighting? Oh My! - Rocky Moore, Director of Business Development, Blue Ridge Technologies
San Diego Padres Deploy IoT Edge Gateways to Monitor and Save Water and Energy in Ballpark Qualcomm
Edge Intelligent solutions and OSIsoft PI System help monitor Petco
Park facilities in real-time to improve efficiencies and maximize the
value of their current infrastructure. - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd
Collecting and Processing Data at the Edge Collecting and processing data at the edge is becoming an important new technology within our facilities and IoT environments. - Marc Petock, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring & Connexx Energy
Digital Transformation meets Facilities Management Transforming People, Process & Place with the Internet of Things - Rick Rolston, CEO, BuiltSpace Technologies Corp.
Leveraging IoT Solutions to Make Commercial Buildings "Smarter" While
this industry has been on a journey of increased visibility and
openness between systems, the adoption is slowed by the complexity and
thus deployment costs. - Christine Boles, Director, Smart Building Solutions, Intel
LonMark Credentialing Institute Goes Global with New Online Training, Testing Developing
the courses for online access, with no live instructor, also makes it
much easier to partner with universities and trade schools to offer the
programs to their students as well. We are in discussion with several
institutions that want offer the added value of an industry recognized
credential to better prepare students for the job market. - Ron Bernstein, LonMark International’s Executive Director
Understanding Lighting Control Why should lighting no longer be considered a stand-alone system? -
Mike Welch, Managing Director of Control Network Solutions and Russ
Sharer, VP Global Marketing and Business Development of Fulham Inc.
Expert Advice for Facility Managers Seeking Building Analytics in their Facilities Seek
a managed software as a service (MSaaS) vendor to combine the power of
SaaS solutions with the oversight of remote engineering experts - Nick Cooper, Field Services Director UK & I EcoBuildings Business, Schneider Electric
Creating Scalable Technology-driven Initiatives These
cities aren't waiting to create 'smart new construction. They're
utilizing technology partners to make their current assets perform
better. - Aaron Lapsley, VP of Engineering Services, Switch Automation
RESTful API With
the RESTful API an automation controller can be connected to cloud
applications without having to deal with setting up things like OPC
servers or protocol gateways. That's going to save a lot of engineers a
lot of time. - Matt Newton, Director of Technical Marketing, Opto 22
Using wireless IO for everyday BMS applications To
achieve 30-40% project savings it's going to take a change in your
approach to system design. If you're used to working with hardwired
alternatives, you'll be moving from a highly centralised I/O
installation to a distributed model. - Andy Mealor, National Account Manager, WEMS Limited
Harnessing the Power of Building Analytics to Maintain Valves and Actuators The
six most common problems that occur in both valves and actuators the
building control systems that regulate them can cause energy waste,
unnecessary equipment wear, poor occupant comfort or other costly
headaches. - Dave Savage, Senior Director, Field Services Business Development, EcoBuilding Division, Schneider Electric
Technology Distributor A
Building Technology Distributor provides building and energy automation
devices coupled with local training and support for systems
integrators, automation contractors and end users. In fact, Activelogix
has announced its inaugural Activelogix Technology Forum
(www.AlxTechForum.com). - Greg Barnes, Vice President,Activelogix, LLC
Business Mentorship Matters for Start-ups Start-ups help us sharpen our business skills by reminding us where we came from and why we do what we do. - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q Collegeand Q Academy
The Future of Interoperable Systems Seems
like just yesterday, it is now 21 years since the BACnet standard,
ASHRAE 135, was approved and published. Since then much has happened. -
Paul Ehrlich, Ira Goldschmidt & Angela Lewis, Building Intelligence
Low Cost Powerful Hybrid Edge Controllers One
affordable, flexible device that can serve as either a global
controller or a field DDC will go a long way to better HVAC system
designs. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings
Hobby Microcontrollers The Future Of The BAS Industry? The
people adapting and modifying new technology for fun yesterday will be
shaping the building automation offerings of tomorrow. The differences
in outlook and output will not be minor.
Education Sessions AHRExpo Las Vegas Our 18th year of Free Education Sessions - Overall theme of all sessions; Productivity the Power of People
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New Products for September A brief description of some new products for the industry.
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