integration

Smart Buildings

Will a Unified Smart Building Metadata Standard Become Reality?

September 7th, 2022
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Security

Convergint Security Systems Integration Business and Financials Examined

August 31st, 2022
Smart Buildings

The Smart Building is Not a Destination, It’s a Journey

The vision of smart buildings, as presented by the media and marketing departments, depicts a technological utopia with broad sensory capabilities, intuitive human-centric applications, and advanced intelligence. This vision might be technically possible, but currently even the path to a “semi smart building” is fraught with challenges that make technical development difficult. Challenges which are […]

Smart Buildings

Bringing Small Buildings into the Smart Buildings Market

The vast majority of buildings are small and not very smart, and it is their small size that limits their “intelligence” by restricting their access to smart building technology. A staggering 94% of US office space is housed in properties under 50,000 square feet, according to the latest data from Energy Star, and that proportion is […]

Smart Buildings

View Smart Buildings Business and Financials Examined

In this Research Note, we examine View Inc. (NASDAQ: VIEW), a Silicon Valley-based smart window company founded in 2006. This analysis is based on their 2021 financial results, investor presentations, M&A and their smart buildings strategy.  View, one of the most heavily funded firms in the smart buildings space, acquired unicorn status in November 2018 when it raised a $1.1 billion Series […]

Smart Buildings

Technovator Smart Buildings Business and 2021 Financials Examined

In this Research Note, we examine Technovator, a key player in the Chinese building automation market, based on their 2021 annual report, financial results and investor presentations. Technovator International Ltd designs, manufactures and distributes integrated building automation and energy management systems, including hardware, software & total solutions to system integrators and distributors. The group positions itself as […]

Smart Buildings

We Already Have The Technology, Now We Need It To Work Together

In 2022, we already have the tools to make buildings smarter. What the smart buildings industry needs to do now, is to make their technology more accessible. “What the next decade is likely to bring us in building automation and integration is access. This means access between systems that have traditionally been independent, access to the […]

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