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Smart Buildings

Open Standard or Exclusive Club? Amazon, Apple & Google Collaborate on Smart Home

January 4th, 2020
Lighting

The Lighting Industry is STILL at a Turning Point

April 10th, 2019
Lighting

The Fate of the Humble Light Switch is at the Center of Future Lighting Design

“Is The Light Switch Doomed?” asks serial entrepreneur Andrew Weinreich during his podcast ‘Predicting Our Future’. In the episode, Weinreich poses fundamental questions on the future of lighting to several executives from leading lighting firms. “Today, you walk into a room, and if you want the lights on, you’ll flick a switch on the wall. […]

Lighting

“The Network is Everything Around Us!” – Lunera’s Lighting Shift

“Not too long ago, we went from believing that the computer is the computer, to understanding that the network is the computer. Today, Lunera is leading the next shift, one that has the potential to be even bigger: the network is everything around us,” said John Bruggeman, chief executive officer at Lunera. “Until now, no […]

Lighting

Philips Launches Wireless Lighting-As-A-Service, Offering Smartness Without The Capex

“Digital transformation leaders will no longer view buildings merely as places to shelter employees from the elements but will use them to support heightened employee productivity and tools for business growth,” predicts Andrew Hewitt of Forrester Research. In late April, one such “digital transformation leader,” Philips Lighting, launched a new wireless connected lighting system aimed […]

Smart Buildings

Panasonic Partners With Schneider Electric And Tesla On Low-Carbon Tech

Tech giant Panasonic Corporation is demonstrating the power of partnerships with two headline agreements within a matter of days. Last week Panasonic announced an integrated HVAC equipment and building management solution with energy management and automation specialist Schneider Electric. The firms say the joint solution brings new levels of HVAC control and energy efficiency to […]

Security

Control Solutions Still Widely Misunderstood in Commercial Buildings

Control solutions are one of the most cost effective ways to substantially reduce operational, maintenance and energy bills in commercial buildings. However, most corporate real estate (CRE) managers still think of controls as expensive. This view is often due to a lack of awareness of today’s market disruptive innovators and new delivery channels, according to […]

Smart Cities

Nest Goes Open Source With Its Thread Networking Protocol

Nest is going open source. The Alphabet-Google smart home company has just confirmed that it is rolling out ‘OpenThread’, an open source reference code implementation of the Thread networking protocol created in 2014. Last Wednesday, Nest published the source code for its implementation of the new OpenThread protocol on Github under a three-clause BSD license, […]

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