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Are we “Open” for Business?
Our September theme; " Are we “Open”
for Business?" refers to how important being open has become to our
industry and how it has helped us grow and become part of something
What are open systems?
The Free Dictionary provides this definition; 1. A system in which the
components and protocols conform to standards independent of a
My rant last month "A call to the industry" to speed their evolution to open protocols for control languages created a lot of interest, was the most read article, and generated some great responses in this issue.
I provide a quick summary in this review Open Control Language Discussions of the over 40 comments received on Linkedin Groups plus emails accross my desk.
These five articles provide great insight and are in response to my request for input.
Open Programming Language for Building
Automation David Fisher,
Roadmap to Open Programming Language Continued Nirosha Munasinghe, Open General
Open access to vendor control languages Nino Kurtalj, Elma Kurtalj Ltd
An Open, Standardized Control Language Brian Frank, SkyFoundry
The Challenge to Legacy Building Management Systems Jim Sinopoli, Smart Buildings LLC
Lots more open information in all our articles, columns, interviews and reviews
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Editorial from August 2011
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