Enables the move from simple presence sensing to occupant recognition, counting, and tracking
March 30, 2016
ABB demonstrated advanced occupant tracking sensors from PointGrab — in which ABB’s Technology Ventures arm made an investment in December 2015 — at Light+Building 2016. PointGrab uses edge-analytics connected sensors to deliver actionable occupant tracking information for smart homes and buildings.
LonTalk/IP standard provides for connectivity to larger enterprise networks and the Internet
March 28, 2016
LonMark International, with the cooperation of Echelon Corp., the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) Technical Committee TC-247, and LonMark Germany, announced plans to develop a new control-networking standard for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
The global advanced HVAC controls market for nonresidential users is expected to register the fastest growth during the forecast period. Nonresidential users of advanced HVAC controls include health care and educational institutions, manufacturing and industrial buildings, and offices and retail stores.
Increases opportunities for integration of their building automation and energy management products
March 18, 2016
Magnum Energy Solutions, a provider of energy management solutions, announced that Automated Logic Corp. has made an equity investment in the business. Automated Logic provides building automation and control systems through a nationwide dealer network.
Building energy management solutions are being widely employed in the commercial sector
March 14, 2016
The global market for building energy management solutions is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 12 percent from 2016 to 2021, according to a report by TechSci Research, due to an increasing focus on reducing emissions, stringent government regulations, and a growing number of smart city projects.
Software from IBM is being integrated into Siemens Navigator platform
March 9, 2016
Siemens Building Technologies Division and IBM have announced cloud-based solutions that will leverage Siemens’ building expertise and IBM’s Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities to maximize the potential of connected buildings, helping corporate real estate owners drive business results and meet energy efficiency goals.
This 17-inch touchscreen comes in a waterproof panel-mount enclosure and is best suited for use in wash-down environments, such as food processing, food and beverage plants, and other manufacturing or processing facilities that must withstand frequent water spray.