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05/26/2018
02:39 PM
UCME-SmartConnector for Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure is available! UCMESmartConnector is an Alert Notification software for Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure Building Operation system(SBO). UCME-SmartConnector can send SMS (in all languages), Push, email & Voice messages in response to an alarms started, ended or acknowledged in the SBO system. 
05/26/2018
02:38 PM
Genians Supports IT/OT Convergence through Next-Gen NAC Capabilities Genians, the industry leader of innovative Network Access Control (NAC) solutions, announced today its release of a two-part white paper on current industry trends in the area of IT and OT convergence. 
05/26/2018
02:35 PM
KNX is developing its market position in Australasia even further! The Australian standards and standardisation organisation STANDARDS Australia has officially declared the world's leading standard for intelligent building networking, KNX, as the national technical specification. 
05/26/2018
02:31 PM
New IoT Actuators for the HVAC Market These actuators include BACnet, Modbus or Belimo Cloud connectivity and designed to monitor, log, and share system data with the Building Management System. 
05/26/2018
02:30 PM
Templates for Modbus devices already available in IntesisBox MAPS Intesis Software presents the new Modbus Templates feature embedded in the IntesisBox MAPS configuration tool for our IBOX-BAC-MBM new generation gateways. 
05/26/2018
02:29 PM
Intesis Software announces an exciting new partnership with MITS Air Conditioning This agreement will allow customers to have unprecedented access to the Intesis solution set for the integration of HVAC systems to building, hotel, industrial, and home automation systems.

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05/18/2018

01:19 PM
Intelligent technology is for humans, not real estate We're getting close to the Nordic Smart Building Convention D-Day June 6-7 (https://nordicsmartbuilding.fi/). Before we open the doors and let you enjoy the highly curated agenda, I'd like start a conversation about the reasons behind the agenda as hype alone isn't reason enough for us. 
05/18/2018
01:18 PM
ACG to Conduct CxA Workshop & Exam June 23 in Houston The accelerated 1-day workshop covers all aspects of commissioning ranging from design reviews and OPRs, to functional testing and commissioning documentation, and addresses both new and existing building commissioning. 
05/18/2018
01:16 PM
Tridium announces Best New Product and Innovator of the Year award winners at the 2018 Niagara Summit Tyrrell Products awarded Best New Product for Echo Driver for Niagara and HVAC Concepts named Innovator of the Year for the Banana Room Controls project

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05/11/2018

11:33 AM
Global Building Automation Being Driven by the Three "I"s: Information, Integration & IP Connectivity A growing proportion of devices leaving the factory pre-fitted to be ready for IP connection "as and when needed" showcases how the IoT is becoming key. 
05/11/2018
11:32 AM
Lynxspring to Showcase the Latest Edge-to-Enterprise Advancements for Commercial-Built Environments at Realcomm/IBcon 2018Lynxspring, Inc. (http://www.lynxspring.com), a premier developer and provider of open, IP-control solutions for smart buildings, today announced they will be demonstrating their latest Edge-to-Enterprise (E2E) technology for commercial buildings and multi-site facilities during Realcomm/IBcon 2018 at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, June 5 - 7, 2018. 
05/11/2018
11:30 AM
Global Intelligent Lighting Controls Market - Analysis and Forecast (2018-2024) The evolution of smart technology has considerably changed the overall lighting industry in terms of energy and money saving, and improved the safety and convenience of the users. With the arrival of smart technologies in the lighting industry, various gateways have been opened for the companies of several industry verticals, such as control systems, dimmers, and software based solutions and sensors. 
05/11/2018
11:29 AM
Legrand Unveils Innovative Approaches to New Lineup of Industry-Leading Integrated Lighting Controls New fixture integrated and high bay sensors feature advanced dimming and commissioning capabilities, which can be applied to new applications as the market shifts toward connected lighting and intelligent controls. These sensors are specifically engineered for luminaire manufacturers and are designed to be easy to incorporate into manufacturing and design processes. 
05/11/2018
11:26 AM
Fulham Demonstrates New Power over Ethernet Line Including Light Engine and Control System at LightFair 2018 New VizionTM Two-way Controlled Network Power LED Engines with elitePOE Control System Software Being Introduced in Anticipation of Smart Lighting 
05/08/2018

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05/08/2018
10:37 AM
Buildings of the future: we need to put people at the centre Putting people at the centre when designing and delivering buildings of the future is crucial to unlocking the potential of new technologies. 
05/08/2018
10:36 AM
Enlighted Launches 5th-Generation IoT Sensor for Brilliant Buildings The new IoT-ReadyTM-compatible sensor is 10 times more powerful with twice the memory of the previous generation and features tiered pricing options. 
05/08/2018
10:34 AM
Leading-Edge Capabilities of Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management Platform Showcased at Lightfair Visitors to Lightfair 2018 will be able to see a sneak peek of upcoming state-of-the art wireless lighting control solutions, touchscreen interface, and design tool for Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management (DLM), the industry's most powerful and easy-to-use lighting controls platform from Legrand North & Central America. 
05/08/2018
10:31 AM
CxEnergy 2018 a Huge Success The record crowd was treated to the latest technologies by exhibitors, attended a wide array of educational sessions and workshops and enjoyed numerous networking opportunities. In addition, nearly 100 industry professionals were credentialed in the presenting organizations' certification programs. 
05/08/2018
10:30 AM
Fulham Transforms Lighting Controls with Introduction of Family of Connected Bluetooth Mesh Products OEMs and Contractors Now Have Bi-directional Wireless Control Options with Family of Bluetooth Devices and Apps for Lighting Retrofits and New Installations 
05/08/2018
10:30 AM
IoT-Ready AllianceTM Introduces First Internet of Things Interface Specification - Enabling Future-proof Buildings 
05/08/2018
10:27 AM
Belimo Releases New Globe Valve Series The new two-way (G2) and three-way (G3) globe valves offer ANSI Class VI leakage rating and 100:1 rangeability to provide tight close-off up to 250 psi and accurate modulation at low flow. A single three-way valve can be used for both mixing and diverting applications, which helps to reduce inventory. 
05/08/2018
10:25 AM
Johnson Controls Metasys Enterprise Management platform gives building owners and operators powerful new tools to showcase energy conservation New Tenant Management and Kiosk features allow building owners to access and share real energy and sustainability data with tenants and the public

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05/01/2018
10:32 AM
May issue "Humanistic Digital Inclusion" Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
05/01/2018
10:31 AM
Transcendental Coalescence: In the Age of IoT and Analytics A Smart City View - Subrata Bhattacharya, Managing Director Johnson Controls, India Engineering Center and Ankur Thareja, Group Head & Senior General Manager, Data-Enabled Business, and Advanced Product Research, Johnson Controls, India Engineering Center 
05/01/2018
10:30 AM
Has Anybody Found The Needle in The Haystack? Now imagine that this is an actual job, and you are the manager of the needle finders of your organization. - Hector Hernadez, Founder & CEO, Cube-USA 
05/01/2018
10:30 AM
Building Wellness Today, building owners, operators, occupants, and tenants are all looking for work environments that embrace technology to enable collaborative, healthy and comfortable working experiences. - Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy 
05/01/2018
10:29 AM
Growing Shift to Energy-Efficiency-as-a-Service for Deep Retrofits & LED Lighting Upgrades - Daphne Tomlinson, Independent Senior Research Associate, Memoori 
05/01/2018
10:28 AM
Contextual HMI is Replacing Stationary HMI Knowing the location and routes of mobile workers provides the ability for control room assistance with efficiency, safety, and security issues.- Ed Nugent, COO, PcVue Inc. 
05/01/2018
10:27 AM
Hiring Elite Controls Talent like the "Big Boys" - “ Part 2 The Art of Interviewing - Skip Freeman, BASI Solutions, LLC 
05/01/2018
10:27 AM
Niagara Summit 2018 Playing All the Right Notes - Therese Sullivan, Principal, BuildingContext Ltd 
05/01/2018
10:26 AM
BASpi How Micro PCs are Being Used in the Field - Zach Netsov, Product Specialist, Contemporary Controls 
05/01/2018
10:25 AM
The Value of Occupant Comfort An old problem, never solved - Matt Ernst, PE, CEM, QCxP, LEED AP Burns & McDonnell 
05/01/2018
10:24 AM
Thermal Delight - The Coming Revolution in Personalized Comfort - Brad White, P.Eng, MASc Principal, SES Consulting Inc. 
05/01/2018
10:23 AM
What is Remarketing? "Tell 'em what you told 'em, and then tell 'em again.' - Manny Mandrusiak CD. Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, Vancouver Island Works Project 
05/01/2018
10:22 AM
Back To BASics - DDC Controllers (Part 1) - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEED AP Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
05/01/2018
10:22 AM
Want IT Virtually Visible? Tag IT! Tagging IT is now mandatory or "IT" will virtually disappear as fast as created. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
05/01/2018
10:21 AM
Meta-Morphing Mashup I believe that this mashup and new meta-morphing thinking will evolutionize how other industries will connect their standards, and open movements, and expose them to the power of AI. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
05/01/2018
10:20 AM
Humanistic Digital Inclusion Look, Listen, Feel and Think before Reacting. - Ken Sinclair, Editor, AutomatedBuildings 
05/01/2018
10:19 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 Rick Gorka, President of the Airon Group of Companies 
05/01/2018
10:19 AM
Repurpose & Retrofit Their added value is great but both come with a host of challenges, starting from lack of common frameworks and standards all the way to user incompatibility. - Jan Mattsson, Sales Director Strategic Accounts, Schneider Electric Finland Oy 
05/01/2018
10:18 AM
Human Centric Lighting (HCL) Think of it as the lighting equivalent to air conditioning. What impact would not having air conditioning in the summer or heat in the winter have on your employee performance? - Russ Sharer, Vice President of Global Marketing and Business Development, Fulham Co., Inc. 
05/01/2018
10:17 AM
Want IT Virtually Visible? Tag IT! f we wish to find our "IT"; our connected creations and have machine learning enhance and help us on our journey to self-create our newer creations, we must tag IT. 
05/01/2018
10:16 AM
Creating Virtual Visibility You must tag IT, every creation and make it virtual visible. 
05/01/2018
10:16 AM
Buildings that Look, Listen, Feel and Think before Reacting Humanistic Digital Inclusion "Look, Listen, Feel and Think before Reacting" 
05/01/2018
10:15 AM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, tweets, linkedIn posts, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
05/01/2018
10:13 AM
New Products for May A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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04/29/2018
11:57 AM
Intesis Software announces an exciting new partnership with Johnstone Supply Tacoma Group This agreement will allow customers to have easy access to the Intesis solution set for the integration of HVAC systems to building, hotel, industrial, and home automation systems. 
04/29/2018
11:56 AM
WebCTRL 7 Unlocks More Insights with New Features The robust web-based building automation platform has been enhanced with several new features to provide even more insights to help improve comfort, increase operational efficiency and reduce costs. 
04/29/2018
11:53 AM
Schneider Electric Introduces Access Expert v3, allowing anywhere, anytime access to building security systems The latest edition of Access Expert is a single integrated system that allows data and controls for many building functions to be accessed within a single interface.

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04/24/2018

10:21 AM
Johnson Controls holds grand opening for new research and development complex in York County, PennsylvaniaThe 357,000-square-foot facility is the newest and most advanced engineering and testing facility for chillers in the world 
04/24/2018
10:20 AM
Espen Technology Releases Innovative Powerline Communication Dimming For 0 - 10V Fixtures & TLEDs Espen Technology announced today that it is offering the VersaDim System, an innovative, comprehensive dimming and control system using PCLC powerline communication technology. 
04/24/2018
10:20 AM
Distech Controls Continues Rapid Growth in the UK Distech Controls has Strengthened its UK Operations with Two New Appointments 
04/24/2018
10:19 AM
Smart Home Technologies: Global Markets to 2022 This report represents an in-depth analysis of the global smart home technology market by component, technology, application and region. 
04/24/2018
10:18 AM
MMB Networks Joins Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors Leading connectivity provider, MMB Networks, joins the Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors and its mission to enable all objects to connect and interact, improving the way the world lives, works, and plays. 
04/24/2018
10:17 AM
Tridonic Collaborates with Enlighted on First IoT-Ready Compliant Driver By collaborating with Enlighted, the leading provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for commercial buildings, the driver was created on draft specifications developed by the IoT-Ready AllianceTM. The result is the first commercially-available IoT-Ready Profile 1 compliant driver. 
04/24/2018
10:14 AM
ASHRAE Launches Building Energy Quotient Portal 'As Designed' Rating Program provides a quick energy analysis for building performance

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04/16/2018

10:23 AM
My calls have stopped Now what? - Manny Mandrusiak CD. Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant, Vancouver Island Works Project 
04/16/2018
10:22 AM
Securing the Edges of the IOT In cyberspace, you no longer know who your friends and enemies are. - Toby Considine, TC9 Inc 
04/16/2018
10:21 AM
Intesis Software: new partnership with South Florida Controls The combination of South Florida Controls' experience in building automation systems integration and analytics with the Intesis solution set will provide outstanding support for system integrators requiring solutions. 
04/16/2018
10:20 AM
BASautomation Products at Niagara Summit 2018 If you're attending the Niagara Summit 2018 in New Orleans, stop by booth 318 to see our latest BASautomation products, including our BASpi, the BAScontrol series and the always popular BASrouters. Be sure to let us brag a little about our BASrouter obtaining BTL certification. 
04/16/2018
10:18 AM
Fulham Exec to Speak on Clever Lighting Strategies as Building Blocks for Building Automation at Niagara Summit Fullham's Russ Sharer to Discuss How Smart LED Luminaire and Sensors for Smart Lighting Deliver on the Promise of Native IoT for Niagara Framework

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04/05/2018
06:59 PM
Lynxspring Is Expanding Our Technology Solution Provider Channel Lynxspring, a premier developer and provider of open platform control solutions for building automation, intelligent buildings, energy management and edge-to-enterprise integration is seeking new technology Solutions Partners in selected geographic markets in North America and selected international opportunities. 
04/05/2018
06:58 PM
Project Haystack Connections Magazine Spring 2018 Issue Call for Advertisers AD SPACE PURCHASE DEADLINE: April 13, 2018 
04/05/2018
06:57 PM
Reliable Controls Releases RC-GrafxSet 3.4 Featuring IFDD FlexTiles With this release, RC-GrafxSet now supports Integrated Fault Detection and Diagnostic (IFDD) FlexTiles. 
04/05/2018
06:56 PM
New BACnet Explorer with MS/TP support is here - Cimetrics Introducing a new version of the Cimetrics BACnet Explorer - the easiest way to discover your BACnet devices and objects and troubleshoot your network.

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03/31/2018
11:26 PM
April issue "Meta-Morphing Mashup" Editorial - Ken Sinclair, Publisher 
03/31/2018
11:24 PM
What is Your Haystack Tagging Story? Contact me soon because the issue is already in development and will be published in early June 2018. - Therese Sullivan, BuildingContext Ltd, Editor, Haystack Connections 
03/31/2018
11:24 PM
Show Report - Light+Building 2018 George Thomas, Contemporary Controls 
03/31/2018
11:22 PM
Hiring Elite Controls Talent like the "Big Boys" - Part 1 - Skip Freeman, Senior Technical Recruiter, BASI Solutions, LLC 
03/31/2018
11:21 PM
OT and IT Marc Petock, Chief Communications Officer, Vice President, Marketing Lynxspring & Connexx Energy 
03/31/2018
11:20 PM
Get absolute transparency from server to MS/TP - Corey Noakes, QA Lead, Optigo Networks 
03/31/2018
11:19 PM
Web Centric Building Management "Open" Wins the Race to Big Data - Gordon Echlin, VP Marketing and Business Development, Triacta Power Solutions LP 
03/31/2018
11:18 PM
Sensing Solutions for the Flexible Workspace A mandatory requirement for implementing an effective, flexible office is the ability to use occupancy analytics. - David Rottelman, Global VP of Sales, PointGrab 
03/31/2018
11:17 PM
Occupancy Analytics Innovations Offer New Avenues for Discussions on Privacy - James McHale, Managing Director, Memoori 
03/31/2018
11:15 PM
Standard Semantic Tagging is a Mainstay of the Energy Management Business - Jim Meacham, PE, Principal, Co-Founder, Altura Associates 
03/31/2018
11:13 PM
Next Generation Smart Building Software Solutions are Fixing Broken Buildings Around the World - Deb Noller, CEO, Switch Automation 
03/31/2018
11:12 PM
Smart Buildings 2018 May 9th, London - Samantha Cullum, Events Coordinator, Unwired Ventures Ltd 
03/31/2018
11:12 PM
The Genius Summit We brought all discussion of the IoT down to manageable, first-steps - zoning systems, basic metering, single problems. - Tim Vogel, Marketing Manager, KMC Controls and Therese Sullivan of BuildingContext.me 
03/31/2018
11:09 PM
Why VPNs are Crucial to the IoT The biggest difference between industrial VPNs and those geared for IT or the general public is scalability. - Bill Behn, CSO, Tosibox 
03/31/2018
11:07 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, Cochrane Supply & Engineering and Colin Murray, Solution Control Services 
03/31/2018
11:06 PM
The New Deal white paper The New Deal white paper from CABA is based on three tenets: Open Standards, Digital Twin, Service Transparency - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
03/31/2018
11:04 PM
Talking Transparency & Creating a Digital Twin As part of our never-ending transformation, we need to talk about transparency, which implies openness, communication, and accountability, operating in a way that thoughts, feelings, or motives are easily perceived, and it is easy for others to see what actions are performed. - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
03/31/2018
11:03 PM
Transparency and Digital Twin is the New Deal The New Deal white paper from CABA is based on three tenets: Open Standards, Digital Twin, Service Transparency - Ken Sinclair, AutomatedBuildings.com 
03/31/2018
11:02 PM
Back To BASics Sensors and Actuators - Ira Goldschmidt, P.E., LEEDĀ®AP, Engineering Consultant, Goldschmidt Engineering Solutions 
03/31/2018
11:01 PM
Across My Desk snippets, blog bits, tweets, linkedIn posts, and url links that are about to fall off my desktop 
03/31/2018
10:59 PM
Transparency & Digital Twin is the New Deal The New Deal white paper provides a good summary and is based on three tenets, explained in full in the white paper. 
03/31/2018
10:57 PM
Meta-Morphing Mashup for Self Creation I believe that this mashup and new meta-morphing thinking will evolutionize how other industries will connect their standards, and open movements, and expose them to the power of AI; making all that we have machine-readable, unraveling on our transition to self-learning, and a self-creation world. 
03/31/2018
10:56 PM
New Products for April A brief description of some new products for the industry.

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