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Coming Soon: Next Issue of Project Haystack Connections Magazine The Fall 2019 issue of Connections Magazine is in the final stages of development and will be published later this month.
EnOcean Alliance at Intelligent Building Systems (IBS) 2019 The
EnOcean Alliance together with over 24 members and partners will be
exhibiting self-powered wireless solutions for smart and cognitive
buildings based on the EnOcean wireless standard and the R2S
(Ready2Services) specification from the Smart Building Alliance (SBA).
The application phase has opened for the KNX Awards 2020 The
search for the world's best Smart Home and Smart Building projects has
begun: the KNX Association has officially launched the bidding phase of
the prestigious KNX Awards 2020.
Crestron announces partnership with HVAC automation developer CoolAutomation Integrators have the ability to customise BACnet modules within the Crestron Home app.
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Douglas Lighting Controls Introduces WRS-232 to Dialog Lighting Controls Systems Family Designed
for complete facilitation for large multi-building applications, the
new technology allows integration of third-party systems, in addition
to BACnet IP, into Douglas Lighting Controls centralized lighting
control system via RS-232 commands.
SIBT and SSHT 2019: smart office, home and community elements created intelligent industry ecosystem With
the concurrently held Parking China, the trade fairs encompassed
intelligent buildings, homes, parking, offices and community topics,
completing the smart technology ecosystem.
Lutron Joins Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors Lighting
and Shading Control Leader Supports Continued Exploration and
Development of IoT Standards for Residential and Commercial Products
Seeq Presentations and Partners Featured at OSIsoft PI World User Conference in Gothenburg Three
presentations highlight expanding use of Seeq advanced analytics to
find insights in production data sets for process manufacturers.
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TC9 selected by NIST to develop Open Source Software for Transactive Energy Markets TC9,
Inc. was selected by National Institute of Standards and Technology
(NIST) to develop open source software for Transactive Energy Bilateral
Markets based on the NIST Common Transactive Services.
Niagara 4.8 is Now Released! Tridium
is pleased to announce the general availability of Niagara Framework
4.8. This release incorporates important new features and functionality
to support Niagara users.
Aircuity Announces the release of WELL Building Standard Vodcast and Webinar Offering IWBI details WELL Building Standard and Case Studies on a Healthier Work Environment
Darryl K. Boyce, P.Eng.| ASHRAE President's Luncheon Address| 2019 Annual Conference Building for People & Performance. Achieving Operational Excellence.
Machine Integration White Paper Available Contemporary
Controls has recently published a white paper in the July issue of
Control Engineering magazine discussing the use of our industrial-grade
IP routers and Ethernet switches to simplify machine integration into
Semtech Joins CABA to Advance LoRa -based Solutions in Smart Homes and Buildings LoRa Technology creates IoT solutions that help reduce costs from appliance use to outdoor monitoring
CxEnergy Releases Highlight Video From 2019 Features Interviews, Scenes from Expo Hall, Technical Program and Networking Events
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Building Backbones and Wireless Skin September Editorial - Comments by Ken Sinclair, Publisher
The Digital Twin A First Step in Attracting & Retaining Commercial Tenants - Adam Benson, VP of Engineering, BuildingIQ
A Designer's Guide to work in AI AI
Design is the area of design about how we design products and
experiences in the world automated by Artificial Intelligence (AI). -
Sudha Jamthe, CEO, IoTDisruptions
Establishing a Smart Building Industry Standard We
spend the first hour of a meeting establishing what we mean by smart,
how smart is smart, navigating disbelief, educating about new
technology, and finally arriving at common ground. - Troy Harvey, CEO,
A Recipe to Create Smarter Buildings? Did I just come up with the recipe to create Smart Buildings? - Nicolas Waern, The Building Whisperer
Build Your Own Edge Controller Backbone them
all together. The only real difference here is that the components are
soldered to a board rather than plugged-in. This demonstrates the power
of Open-Source, both in software and now hardware. - Calvin Slater,
Reduce the Cyber Risks to Your Buildings with Proactive Management - Kevin T. Smith, Chief Technology Officer, Tridium
Accommodating Private Capital Markets Great Time to Raise Capital or Consider an Exit - Glenn Tofil, Managing Director, England & Company
Cybersecurity is Everyone's Business It's
really easy to sweep cybersecurity under a rug. The BAS industry has
not had to address this issue in the past as most of the systems we
have installed have been disconnected from the rest of the world. With
the move to IP, this is no longer the case. - Anto Budiardjo, Editor,
New Deal for Buildings
Predictive building management is all about intelligence It
is a misconception that converging your building on IP makes it truly
intelligent. Intelligence means being able to "think" in REAL-TIME,
especially into the future to anticipate what happens next. - Philip R.
Juneau, Automated Technology Company (ATC)
API = New Software (& Integrator) Capabilities x Infinity! - Scott Cochrane, President and CEO, Cochrane Supply & Engineering
The Most Significant Challenges for Organizations Today Relate to People - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori
Bridge the Gap Exploiting synergies through system integration - Paula Bisiriyu
Need to Hire a BAS Professional? With 21,015 BAS Job Openings, you'd Better Read This! - Skip Freeman, Senior Technical Recruiter, BASI Solutions, Inc.
Smart Buildings Can
they be described by 3 characteristics and 6 types of components? -
Rune Winther, Head of Digital Products Development, Buildings &
Building Automation: Our Education Emergency The amount we need to learn and the speed at which we need to learn it is unprecedented. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings
Attraction and Retention of Millennials and Zillennials Adopting
the new Hyper IP-Enabled generation to our workforce is a big part of
the solution to our Education Emergency. Ken Sinclair,
Building Backbones I
wish to start us on a re-education path that will redefine our present
understanding of what the new Building Backbones might be. Ken
Dealing with online customers How
to deal with the negativity of the customers you will never actually
meet. - Manny Mandrusiak CD., Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant,
Vancouver Island Works Project
Gaining a Backbone, Bolting on Security This
month, I describe how I put systems that are insecure-by-design on the
corporate backbone and then enabling remote access. - Toby Considine,
Aiming For Faster Time to Value Creation Nicolas Waern, "The Building Whisperer"
Beyond just light, we have BRIGHT future!" Lighting
has powered our planet since the dawn of existence. As homo sapiens
began to 'think' and 'invent' lighting found its way in the gallows of
darkness, illuminating not just the night but humanity's future.
Through the century long journey, lighting has evolved from just
standalone lights to connected lighting to human-centric lighting. -
Umesh Suryawanshi, Director Technology, Softdel
Exploring the Brick Schema for Building Metadata How
does Brick compare to other building metadata efforts like IFC, Project
Haystack and Linked Building Data? - Gabe Fierro and Jason Koh
How is the role of the facility manager changing? As
Operations Technology (OT) becomes more common in building operations,
the responsibilities of facility management and IT are blurring. - Mike
Garceau, BMS General Manager, Honeywell
The Spark has Caught Digital Facilities Management For
years the industry has been using buzzwords like "digital
transformation" and "digital disruption." This is the year those words
became actions. - Deb Noller, CEO, Switch Automation
Identifying and solving data bottlenecks in your Surveillance Network When
systems scale to hundreds of users, thousands of cameras, tens of
thousands of alarm inputs; you have to adopt organisational tools as
well as technology tools. Simon Steer, IndigoVision Surveillance Expert
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 Scott Kaplan, President and Owner, Green Building
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, tweets, linkedIn posts, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop
Attraction & Retention of Zillennials & Millennials Adopting
the new Hyper IP-Enabled generation into our workforce is a big part of
the solution to solving our Education Emergency.
Building Backbones Backbones,
our internet communication connections with everything are under
metamorphic change. They are morphing before our eyes to glass and thin
air, "Fiber" and "Wireless" from the traditional miles of copper wire.
New Products for September A brief description of some new products for the industry.
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