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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.

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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.


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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!

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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.


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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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06/01/2018
01:08 PM
PUBLISHED: Project Haystack Connections Magazine Spring 2018 Issue The Spring 2018 issue, which is our fourth issue, of the Project Haystack Connections Magazine is published! It is growning in readership as the industry comes to understand the mission of the Project Haystack Organization and the importance of making it easy to work with the data produced by smart, connected devices and equipment systems.
06/01/2018
11:44 AM
Building an Awesome UX Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
06/01/2018
11:43 AM
Mobile Devices Positioned to Make Buildings Safer, More Secure, & More Efficient - Scott Cochrane, President and CEO, Cochrane Supply & Engineering and Cochrane Tech Services 
06/01/2018
11:43 AM
Smart Buildings Start with the People In an era where people are accustomed to accessing timely information at their fingertips, corporations need to respond with an equally fast and reliable level of service and visibility to resources within their buildings. - Roee Peled, Sales Executive, PointGrab 
06/01/2018
11:42 AM
The IoT-Ready Alliance Enables Future-Proof Buildings with its First Interface Specification - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
06/01/2018
11:41 AM
The User Experience Flexibility and simplicity is key to making the user experience effective - if it's too hard, or the tools are too limited, users can't achieve the desired results. - John Petze, Principal, SkyFoundry 
06/01/2018
11:40 AM
Improving the Occupant Experience with Haystack - Patrick Coffey, VRT Systems 
06/01/2018
11:39 AM
Why You Should Not Mix Full-Wave and Half-Wave Powered Devices When full-wave and half-wave rectifier devices are powered by the same transformer and their DC commons are tied together, it creates a short for one half of the AC cycle in the bridge rectifier. - Harpartap Parmar, Senior Product Manager, Contemporary Controls 
06/01/2018
11:39 AM
Words and Terms ...what is driving these new words and future terms to pop up? - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy 
06/01/2018
11:38 AM
Semantic Tagging Passes an Inflection Point There was no pushback from any company regarding the need to support standardized tagging. They are either already doing it, or it is top on their roadmap. They all understand this is where the industry is headed. - Therese Sullivan, BuildingContext Ltd, Managing Editor, Haystack Connections Magazine 
06/01/2018
11:37 AM
Acquisitions of Workspace Management Platforms Provide the Base for Occupancy Analytics Data - Daphne Tomlinson, Independent Senior Research Associate, Memoori. 
06/01/2018
11:36 AM
Hiring Elite Controls Talent like the "Big Boys" - Part 3 If you want to grow, poaching must become your M.O. - Skip Freeman, BASI Solutions, LLC. 
06/01/2018
11:35 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 Marc Dugre, Regulvar, Inc. 
06/01/2018
11:34 AM
BACnet Market Adoption Report (2012-2022) Industry research indicates BACnet has strong global market share and a secure future. - Andy McMillan, President, Managing Director, BACnet International 
06/01/2018
11:33 AM
Energy Management Software At a certain point all of your bills donā€™t fit on a kitchen table, and by capturing your various utilities in one place, you can quickly make comparisons of how similar sites performed in different years (or months) and questions quickly arise. Those questions are the gold that leads to ongoing energy savings.- Duncan Wilcock, MBA, B.Eng., PUMA Team Leader, Prism Engineering Ltd. 
06/01/2018
11:33 AM
Back To BASics - DDC Controllers (Part 2) Architecture & Interoperability - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
06/01/2018
11:32 AM
Irresistible Data Forces and Unmovable Buildings Agents for the human and for the building will need to negotiate to come up with the best outcomes. - Toby Considine TC9 Inc 
06/01/2018
11:31 AM
Case Study Part 1- Lead Generation Customer Reviews are worth Money - Manny Mandrusiak CD. Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, Vancouver Island Works Project 
06/01/2018
11:30 AM
Nordic Smart Building Convention Smart Building Blog 
06/01/2018
11:29 AM
Creating empathic people-centric buildings When you start down a new road you see everything differently. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
06/01/2018
11:28 AM
Building an awesome UX Whether you view "building" as a noun or a verb, we as an industry need to create Awesome User Experiences. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
06/01/2018
11:15 AM
Humanistic Digital Inclusion We need to use all our new found digital technologies to help us "look, listen, feel, and think before reacting" creating anticipatory humanistic buildings. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
06/01/2018
11:15 AM
Creating Empathic People-Centric Buildings When you start down a new road you see everything differently, meet new people, (like the people in our buildings), are exposed to new ideas which come with new ways of thinking. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
06/01/2018
11:14 AM
Building an Awesome UX UX is User Experience and refers to a person's emotions and attitudes about using a service. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings 
06/01/2018
11:12 AM
Across My Desk - snippets, blog bits, tweets, linkedIn posts, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop


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