In mid-November, President-Elect Donald Trump announced a $1 trillion investment in infrastructure over the next 10 years — more than twice the proposed plan of President Barack Obama and more than three times the last congressionally approved infrastructure plan. With unprecedented spending in repairing and expanding the nation’s airports, highways, bridges, and pipelines, building product manufacturers and installers must be ready to effectively place their products and services in the hands and minds of decision makers to ensure inclusion in new projects. Preparation for the next 10 years of projects must begin now, and few manufacturers and contractors have cohesive plans to become specified in the long term.
Cloud computing involves being able to access services and store data over the Internet rather than relying on a local computing device (e.g., laptop, desktop, tablet) to run the software or store the data.
A drive for cost savings and energy efficiency has brought a wave of new players and capabilities into the building automation market, according to ABI Research. Rather than competing directly with the giants of the established building automation market, these new entrants are bringing additional managed data services.
Honeywell has introduced its new Attune™ Advisory Services, a suite of services that combines cloud-based tools and analytics with a global network of operations centers and energy and facility experts, to provide enhancements that the company says can reduce building utility bills and operating expenses up to 20 percent.
Businesses can give geographic-centric routes to drivers without limiting routing options to those boundaries with the patent-pending Advanced Territories technology on the Telogis Route 3.0. Route 3.0 is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) multivehicle route optimization application.