Sun, 26 August 2018
Episode 280: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for Week Ending August 26, 2018
Episode 280: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for week ending August 26, 2018 provides advanced insight into the 2018 ControlTrends Awards, which will be held at Atlanta’s prestigious Fox Theatre — the perfect venue for the event. Marc Petock, our Master of Ceremonies, joins our discussion about the ControlTrends Awards and provides application information and product insight into some new Edge-to-Enterprise products and solutions available from Lynxspring. Also, don’t miss DOE’s free Smart Grid webinar coming up this week!
In The News: Lynxspring Announces New Cellular Router. Lynxspring, Inc. (https://www.lynxspring.com), a premier developer and provider of open, IP-control solutions for building automation, energy management, and edge-to-enterprise integration, announced today the availability of a new 4G LTE Onyxx® CE121 Cellular Router.
Smart Grid: Introducing the Grid Project Impact Quantification Tool – Updated Link. Make Informed Grid Investments. Make Informed Grid Investments! Join this Advanced Grid Research webinar on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 1:00 PM Eastern. Register Now! Insight into how grid technology performs can be tough to get quickly! Result — like cost and energy savings, peak shaving, ramping requirements and fossil fuel usage — depend heavily on the usage, energy mix, geography and consumer behavior.
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Category:ControlTalk NOW -- posted at: 8:57pm EST
Sun, 19 August 2018
Episode 279: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for Week Ending August 19, 2018
Episode 279: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for week ending August 19, 2018 delivers a host of industry news and updates, featuring another FlashBack Friday: What Scotland and Smart Buildings Have in Common. Lots new at EASYIO Americas; Lynxspring brings on two new business development partners; Tridium Technical Bulletin: Cybersecurity advisory; and Belimo Distributor Zone Valve Webinar.
EasyIO Americas — Lots New! New Customer Solution System, Product Spotlight – The MIG-FE Gateway, Case Study and More. To better serve our partners, we have implemented a new tool for support requests. This will enable us to utilize our global team to provide 24/7 service, ensure that no request is overlooked, measure our effectiveness, and identify recurring problems. For all non-partner requests, we will notify your support department. Support Ticket.
Lynxspring Announces two New Business Development Managers Join Their Technology Solutions Partner Team. LEE’S SUMMIT, MO – August 14, 2018 – Lynxspring, Inc. (www.lynxspring.com), a premier developer and provider of open, IP-control solutions for building automation, energy management, and edge-to-enterprise integration, announced today that two new business development managers have joined their Technology Solutions Partner team. Joining Lynxspring are Guerry Matthews, who will be responsible for business development in the US eastern region, and Danny Kelsey, who will be responsible for business development in the southwest region of the US.
Tridium Technical Bulletin: Cybersecurity Advisory affecting Niagara AX- and Niagara 4-based Systems. Dear valued partner, in June of 2018, Tridium incorporated a number of fixes to security vulnerabilities in Niagara AX and Niagara 4 through security update releases. Click to read the technical bulletin. Two of these vulnerabilities, which are affecting Niagara systems on Microsoft Windows platforms, were reported to the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC). An Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Advisory has been issued.
FlashBack Friday: What Scotland and Smart Buildings Have in Common? As we prepared for the EASY IO Global Event in Manchester, England in 2017, we made a stop in Edinburgh, the home of the Scottish Enlightenment. We believe we are in a Smart Buildings Controls Renaissance and explain the parallels as we explore Edinburgh, and explain what is relevant to what is happening in Smart Building Controls.
Belimo Distributor Zone Valve Webinar — Tue, Aug 21, 2018 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT. In this 30 minute webinar, you will learn how the Belimo ZoneTight Zone Valves are designed for maximum efficiency in tight spaces for both pressure dependent and pressure independent zoning applications. The features and benefits from installers perceptive, competitor analysis, inventory, along with the promotional items available to you. A Q&A session will follow. This webinar is available only to Belimo Distributors.
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Sun, 12 August 2018
Episode 278: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for Week Ending August 12, 2018
Episode 278: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for week ending August 12, 2018, finds automatedbuildings.com’s Ken Sinclair stepping in as co-host for the vacationing Ken Smyers, who is in Mexico (confounded with intermittent internet).
The fascinating Lawrence Ampofo, one of the worlds foremost authorities on digital mindfulness, joins us as this week’s ControlTalk NOW guest. We dedicate the entire episode to this globally recognized expert. In our discussion with Lawrence, we learn what digital mindfulness is, why it is relevant, and most importantly, how the ControlTrends Community can apply the ideas presented in this podcast to the smart buildings they serve.
Lawrence Ampofo, PhD, is the founder of Digital Mindfulness, a global community of companies and professionals uncovering the value of creating time well spent digital experiences, He is at the forefront of the group of companies and thought leaders around the world raising awareness of the potential of humane technologies. He works with enterprises, startups and developers to build time well spent digital experience for users, and meaningful engagement for businesses across a range of channels (mobile, IoT, social media, digital transformation). He has presented his work on social media intelligence at Oxford University, NATO, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, as well as global marketing conferences and private events. He has given keynote speeches on behaviour design, time well spent experiences and digital wellness at such places as Google, Spredfast Smart Social, and The Guardian.
His first co-authored book, Innovations in Digital Research Methods was published by Sage in 2015. Thank you Lawrence for helping enlightening our smart buildings community.
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Category:Building Automation and Integration -- posted at: 10:10pm EST
Sun, 5 August 2018
Episode 277: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for week ending August 5, 2018, continues its inquiry into the humanization of buildings — talking a deep-dive around Ken Sinclair’s August editorial theme, the “Building Whisperer.” Honeywell announces Momentum 2018 — You’ve Got Connections!; 2018 Energy Exchange and Buildings Summit in Cleveland, OH; Facilo’s Rajavel Subramanian and Awair’s Ronald Ro new product video interviews from the Realcomm20 Launch Pad; and don’t miss J2 Innovations’ most recent edition of FIN News.
Honeywell Momentum 2018 | YOU’VE GOT CONNECTIONS * October 21-23 * Renaissance Orlando at Seaworld. More Insights. More Innovations. Claim your place at Momentum 2018, the conference dedicated to building innovations. Join product experts, distributors, integrators, contractors and exhibitors for three days of business-building insights and a chance to interact with the latest products and solutions. There’s also plenty of time for great food, drinks, networking and a round of golf in beautiful Orlando.
2018 Energy Exchange and Better Buildings Summit! Cleveland, OH * August 21-23. Only 3 weeks left until the 2018 Energy Exchange and Better Buildings Summit! Still need to register? Sign up today! With over 200 education sessions and workshops, a trade show, and access to experts from all over the industry, the 2018 Summit is more packed than ever with advanced looks at the energy efficiency processes, technologies, and strategies that are changing the marketplace. Check out the full agenda here and we will see you in Cleveland!
Will “Building Whisperers” Humanize our Buildings? Read Ken Sinclair’s Automated Buildings’ August Edition to find out! In his August edition of Automated Buildings, Ken Sinclair encourages us to make the same leaps of faith in technology — in our professional lives that we make without hesitation in our personal lives — to keep current with the future of our industry. Excerpt from Ken’s August editorial: “What are Building Whisperers? Those who adopt a sympathetic view of the motives, needs, and desires of the Building’s relationship with its humanistic purpose based on rapidly evolving views and understandings.”
Smart Building Control is a Global Game: New Products from Facilio. Over the last several years, Ken and I have noticed and reported, the influx of new smart building control players from Silicon Valley. This year, at RealComm|IBcon, we were amazed at how many smart building providers from around the world showed up with noteworthy smart building solutions. One such example is Facilio. We had the pleasure of interviewing Facilio’s Rajavel Subramanian at RealComm|IBcon’s New Product Launch Pad.
Meet Ronald Ro – He will change the way you look at Sensors: Get Awair! We met Ronald Ro at the Realcomm|IBcon launch pad. And we are very glad we did! As you can see in the video, Ronald and his team at Awair, have re-imagined air sensors and created a sensor that tracks invisible fine dust and chemicals in air and gives a personalized recommendation to help occupants stay safe and healthy. Think this will play in the $300 part of the 3-30-300 metric?
Realcomm CIO & Property Tech Forums Announced: Sydney, London, Toronto, NYC & More! Realcomm Conference Group, a company focused on exploration, education and collaboration at the intersection of technology, innovation and commercial and corporate real estate, is pleased to announce the 2018 Fall schedule for the CIO & Property Tech Forums. The Realcomm CIO Forum series is open to CIOs and other senior IT professionals.
J2 Innovations FIN News – July, 2018 Highlights. Build Dashboards Quickly in FIN Stack. The FIN Stack development team has been working on a solution to creating dashboards in FIN and is excited to announce a solution! The team has pre-designed and put together a variety of easy-to-use charts and gauges, each with their own configuration wizards.
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Category:ControlTalk NOW -- posted at: 4:19pm EST