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12/01/2017
11:52 AM
Are You - I o T Ready? #RUIoTReady Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
12/01/2017
11:51 AM
Where Is Wi-Fi Heading? Instead of doing everything "in the cloud," this is about building a layer in between the cloud and the end-user. This layer, sometimes referred to as "edge computing," is essentially a smart solution to pre-distribute information from the cloud to a local "super" edge-router with an integrated server. - Cees Links, GM Qorvo Wireless Connectivity Business Unit 
12/01/2017
11:50 AM
Four questions to ask before committing to a cloud hosting provider - Chip Cummins, President, Controlco 
12/01/2017
11:49 AM
Gateway to Accessibility Essentially, a gateway acts as a peripheral to existing sensors and actively streams data to a client-accessible database. - Michael Morscher, Director of Operations, BluCloud, Daniel McCormack CEO and Director of Engineering, BluCloud 
12/01/2017
11:49 AM
Mobile Apps Open New Frontiers of Flexibility and Efficiency for the Controls Industry Mobile applications deliver previously impossible flexibility, adaptability, and data management capabilities to help business owners assert greater control over their operations, accelerate critical business processes, and significantly improve operating efficiency that drives higher revenues and lower overall costs. - Hector Hernandez, CEO, Founder CUBE-USA 
12/01/2017
11:48 AM
MSI Compilation Interview Series Cochrane Supply & Engineering has teamed up with AutomatedBuildings.com to present a Master Systems Integrator Interview Series to demonstrate their significance within the industry. - Kristina Reid, Marketing Manager, Cochrane Supply & Engineering 
12/01/2017
11:48 AM
Data Management Planning Data has changed the way companies in every industry does business and manage performance. Data is now an irreplaceable asset. - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring & Connexx Energy 
12/01/2017
11:47 AM
A Perspective on the IoT for Buildings As the community of professionals, service companies, engineers, and vendors that serve building owners, we should be doing all we can to clarify and simplify these topics and reduce the noise around IoT technologies for buildings. - John Petze, Co-Founder, Partner, SkyFoundry 
12/01/2017
11:47 AM
The 4 Types of Data that Serve the Enterprise and the Environment - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
12/01/2017
11:46 AM
The Wellbeing Dashboard The Wellbeing Dashboard enables building managers and employers to monitor lighting performance in a similar way they do for energy efficiency and space utilisation through a building management system. - David Eves, CTO & Founder, amBX 
12/01/2017
11:45 AM
What IoT Really Means - and What it Doesn't - David Fisher, President, PolarSoft Inc. 
12/01/2017
11:45 AM
Smart Campus IoT Success Strategies from Realcomm's CoREtech 2017 - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd 
12/01/2017
11:44 AM
MSIs and SIs: The definitions, the differences, and the future of integration - Shayne Taker, National Account Manager Optigo Networks 
12/01/2017
11:43 AM
The Internet of Systems Without IoT standards for communication and interoperability, we end up with confusion or potential customers having to select proprietary devices by a company or consortium. - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP Smart Buildings LLC 
12/01/2017
11:42 AM
Introduction to Building Automation Systems The Primer You Always Wanted - Phil Zito, Building Automation Monthly 
12/01/2017
11:42 AM
Required Reading for AHRExpo Chicago For our Education Sessions and the Connection Community Collaboratory. 
12/01/2017
11:31 AM
Preview of AHR Expo Chicago, January 22-23, 2018 
12/01/2017
11:30 AM
2017 ControlTrends Awards Celebration As new trends, products, solutions, and people emerge, we see the vital necessity in recognizing their impact and success by incorporating them into the ControlTrends Awards. - Ken Smyers, ControlTrends.org 
12/01/2017
11:30 AM
Anka Labs A new company to produce game-changing software for the BAS industry. - Anto Budiardjo, CEO, Anka Labs 
12/01/2017
11:29 AM
"Open Source Finally Arrives" It's this need to marry the new with the old that is the driver of a lot of innovation. So I think we should be ready to embrace the messiness as we stumble our way to better buildings. - Brad White and SES Team, SES Consulting Inc. 
12/01/2017
11:28 AM
Making a Truly Open Controller Although BACnet is open if you do not have the programming tool used on the job you still cannot gain access to the system. - George Thomas, President, Contemporary Controls 
12/01/2017
11:27 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, CEO, Cochrane Supply & Engineering, and Jason Houck, CIO, Hepta Control Systems 
12/01/2017
11:26 AM
Digitize or Die: It may sound overly dramatic or cliché, however, it is simply the reality. - Nicolas Windpassinger, Global Vice President, EcoXpert Partner Program for Schneider Electric. 
12/01/2017
11:25 AM
The Future of BAS: A Year Later For this year-end, I'd like to look at my current vision for the future of BAS over the longer-term. - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
12/01/2017
11:25 AM
Digital Marketing Trends for 2018 Content marketing trends for 2018 will be targeting younger consumers as they are now the influencers in buying decisions. - Manny Mandrusiak, Executive Director, Q College and Q Academy 
12/01/2017
11:24 AM
Ending Oversharing in the IoT DKDC: businesses Don't and will not Know the details because they Don't and cannot be made to Care. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc 
12/01/2017
11:23 AM
Embracing the IoT Journey Agile Adaptive Autodidactic Autonomous Accepted Actions - We need to embrace these six words and make them a part of the IoT journey we all are on. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
12/01/2017
11:22 AM
Timeline of smart building automation evolution I created this Timeline of Smart Building Automation Evolution, with over a hundred events linking thousands of articles depicting our industry's history and its (sometimes) painfully slow evolution. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
12/01/2017
11:21 AM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
12/01/2017
11:20 AM
#RUIoTReady? The catchphrase, #RUIoTReady? has raised some interesting questions such as, What is IoT? Why should I care? and What does "Ready" really mean? 
12/01/2017
11:19 AM
Preview of AHRExpo Chicago, January 22-23, 2018 
12/01/2017
11:18 AM
Timeline of Smart Building Automation Evolution I created this Timeline of Smart Building Automation Evolution, with over 100 events linking 1000's of industry articles and events depicting our history and painfully slow evolution. You will be amazed that some of this stuff we have been talking about for years; and how long open standards and accepted methodologies take to evolve. 
12/01/2017
11:18 AM
Books and Resources on IoT A good place to start is with the IoT Council which I am a member of. 
12/01/2017
11:16 AM
New Products for December A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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11/30/2017
12:55 PM
Distech Controls Introduces New CIBSE CPD Course Entitled Building Automation Embraces the Internet of Things (IoT), the course focuses on the meaning behind IoT and how it can improve the performance and comfort of commercial buildings. 
11/30/2017
12:53 PM
Distech Controls Honors Sunbelt Controls with Annual President's Club - Diamond Award Distech Controls, an Acuity Brands company, announced today Sunbelt Controls was selected to receive its 2017 "President's Club - Diamond Award" for stellar performance.


Cimetrics
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11/24/2017
01:46 PM
Growth Opportunities for the Global Home Automation Market Trends, opportunities and forecast in this market to 2022 by application (safety and security, entertainment control, lighting, HVAC control, and others), by installation type (managed service, luxury, mainstream, and DIY), by technology (wired and wireless), and by region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World) 
11/24/2017
01:45 PM
CxEnergy 2018 Technical Program Announced The fifth annual CxEnergy Conference & Expo provides more topical, in-depth educational presentations than ever for commissioning, TAB, and energy management professionals. CxEnergy 2018 is being held April 23-26 at the Rio All-Suite at Las Vegas, NV. 
11/24/2017
01:41 PM
ECLYPSE provides unique opportunities for value-added services Distech Controls, an Acuity Brands company, and innovation leader in energy management solutions, announced a new way of designing, operating and managing buildings with its ECLYPSE connected BACnet/IP and Wi-Fi product series.

Activelogix - Periscope
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11/17/2017
11:16 AM
CANDI Collaborates with Google Cloud to Simplify the Connection of Smart Building Devices and Data to Apps Through the integration of Google Pub/Sub and CANDI's PowerTools, IoT developers and service providers can more easily connect to edge data, link directly into Google's Cloud Platform toolset, and drive business value across the IoT ecosystem. The solution is designed with out-of-the-box support for smart buildings, which includes reference designs and sensor kits for energy, HVAC, and equipment management using Intel BMP gateways. 
11/17/2017
11:16 AM
CANDI Helps San Diego County Non-Profit Implement Smart Building to Optimize Energy Use and Save Money MAAC quickly and easily retrofits San Marcos Head Start Center and sees immediate impact in cost savings to put back into community services that benefit individuals and families in need 
11/17/2017
11:14 AM
European Home Automation Systems Market, Forecast to 2022 This study describes how the Internet of Things (IoT) has influenced technologies such as near field communication (NFC), wearable technology, and smartphones and the inexorable penetration of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth (which has enabled people to afford smart devices and connect in ways that were never possible earlier) and how it is being remodelled every day into a connected and personalised ecosystem of services. 
11/17/2017
11:13 AM
Release of the BACnet International Journal Fall 2017 Issue The BACnet International Journal is a global magazine for building automation based on BACnet technology. Experts, practitioners and professionals show the way in applying and developing the BACnet standard - from building automation trends to devices and application projects; from qualification and training to testing and certification; from who's who in the BACnet community to useful information on events and publications.

The S4 Group
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11/10/2017
02:15 PM
[Iot] AGILE opensource interoperable gateway - kickstarter campaign I am writing a few lines to ask your support for disseminating and contributing to the EU H2020 project AGILE (www.agile-iot.eu), building an open-source interoperable gateway for IoT. 
11/10/2017
02:14 PM
Schneider Electric Introduces New CO2 Sensor for Intelligent Room Controllers Enables facility managers to improve indoor air quality and occupant productivity while driving energy savings 
11/10/2017
02:13 PM
QA Graphics Uses the Latest Technology from JCI Metasys UI is another tool helping QA Graphics' Design Specialist to develop and integrate incredible 3D graphics representations into our client's BAS. 
11/10/2017
02:11 PM
Automated Logic Releases New High-Speed BACnet Integrator For the WebCTRL Building Automation System


SkyFoundry
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11/01/2017
01:01 PM
"Agile Adaptive Autodidactic Autonomous Accepted Actions" Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
11/01/2017
01:00 PM
"BAS's - Inclusive Open Data-driven Reinvention." Once we presented the question, this article created itself, the title and pull quotes all evolved from the quoted thoughts. Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
11/01/2017
12:59 PM
Intelligent Ventilation System Enables Creation of Energy-Efficient "Smart Labs" UC Irvine developed "Smart Labs" approach in partnership with Aircuity's Demand Control Ventilation systems. - Dan Diehl, Aircuity 
11/01/2017
12:59 PM
New Research Identifies What Really Matters in the Modern Workplace This report is not really about technology; it's about people. - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
11/01/2017
12:58 PM
Why do you need an MSI? Breaking down the value of a Master Systems Integrator - Shayne Taker, National Account Manager, Optigo Networks 
11/01/2017
12:56 PM
Building Automation Control Software Transforms Operational Challenges into Business Success - Nadia Adnan, Director of Marketing, Cube Management Software 
11/01/2017
12:55 PM
The Data Strategy There are data and information that you'll want for the life cycle of the building, and there are analytic opportunities in long-term data you'll want for comparison and trending, plus opportunities for greater correlation between data, improved data analytics and the possibility of developing or identifying new building data metrics. - Jim Sinopoli PE, RCDD, LEED AP Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC Change Agents Impacting Building 
11/01/2017
12:55 PM
Change Agents Impacting Building & Facility Management - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring & Connexx Energy
11/01/2017
12:53 PM
The DDC is Dead, Long Live DDC! So, where are we now 30 or 40 years after DDC came to market? - Anto Budiardjo, Fractional Entrepreneur 
11/01/2017
12:52 PM
People-Powered Transformation People-powered transformation will occur when and as fast as we allow it, but only when all the people it touches embrace that coming change. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
11/01/2017
12:52 PM
Agile Adapive Autodidatctic Autonomous Accepted Actions We need to embrace these six words and make them a part of the IoT journey we all are on. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
11/01/2017
12:50 PM
ESIF and Security at the Edge of Smart Grids ESIF names the Energy Systems Integration Facility. The workshop demonstrated both what should be done to secure future energy systems, and how difficult, labor-intensive, and non-scalable this is using standard practice. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc 
11/01/2017
12:49 PM
Can BAS Terminology Be Standardized? The key here is never to assume that your terms are universal and that they mean the same thing to everyone else. - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
11/01/2017
12:48 PM
IoT tech will win the race to smart buildings IoT tech for smart buildings is evolving rapidly; much more quickly than traditional controls industry products. - Steve Raschke, CEO Candi 
11/01/2017
12:47 PM
IoT-Ready Alliance Its goal is to eliminate the barriers to IoT so more building owners can reap the benefits of this technology, resulting in more energy-efficient, safe and comfortable commercial buildings. - Evan Petridis, Chief System Architect, Enlighted 
11/01/2017
12:46 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, President, CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering and Geoff Hunter, President, Senior Principal, Palmer Conservation Consulting (PCC). 
11/01/2017
12:46 PM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
11/01/2017
12:45 PM
Embrace these Six Words for Transformation Agile Adaptive Autodidactic Autonomous Accepted Actions 
11/01/2017
12:44 PM
Required Reading for AHRExpo Chicago For our Education Sessions and the Connection Community Collaboratory 
11/01/2017
12:43 PM
Most Impactful Marketing Collateral (Video, Product Rollout, etc...) of the Year 
11/01/2017
12:42 PM
"Human-Centric Building Automation." To change your world we, of course, need the help of the phone in your pocket, and your phone, of course, knows your location, who you are, and a myriad of other information about you and your human-centric desires. 
11/01/2017
12:39 PM
New Products for November A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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