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AI, 5G and IoT the top emerging technologies for 2020: CompTIA

July 2, 2020

July 2, 2020 – Artificial intelligence (AI) and 5G wireless networks will have the biggest impact on companies involved in the business of technology in the coming years, according to the Emerging Technology Community of CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association).

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Bill 25 aims to stamp out metal theft in Alberta

June 19, 2020

June 19, 2020 – Alberta says it is taking action to crack down on metal theft by making it more difficult for criminals to sell stolen materials, and imposing tougher penalties on those who do. “The theft of copper wire

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Siemens workplace distancing solutions help manage new norm for manufacturing

June 8, 2020

June 8, 2020 – Combining hardware and software, Siemens says it has created a solution that enables manufacturers to model how employees interact with each other, the production line and plant design. This solution also enables organizations to build an

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App-friendly IP security cameras on their way via S&ST platform

May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020 – Security & Safety Things GmbH (S&ST)—a wholly-owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH—says it is poised “to reshape innovation in video analytics and computer vision with the commercial availability of a number of new smart IP security

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Nodle M1 answers call for privacy-preserving contact tracing smart device

May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020 – The Nodle M1 is a contact tracing device that can be clipped to an employee’s shirt or badge, or worn as a necklace, to monitor physical distancing and buzz people when they get too close to

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SafeChek entranceway technology to support safe business reopening

May 13, 2020

May 13, 2020 – Digital signage player Big Digital Corp. has partnered with A1 Innovation—a provider of people-counting solutions—to launch SafeChek digital entranceway technology “to support the safe opening and operations of businesses across North America”. Big Digital will provide

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Schneider Electric, Siemens and Honeywell named leading commercial facility intelligent building software providers

April 23, 2020

A new report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 14 intelligent building software providers and their platforms for commercial facilities, and names Schneider Electric, Siemens and Honeywell as the leading players in the market. The report, called

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Daikin invests in U.S. software company

April 23, 2020

Daikin Industries has invested $2 million into Silicon Valley-based startup Locix, Inc., a company that uses cloud-based spatial intelligence solutions that use a combination of indoor positioning technology, advanced AI, and Wi-Fi to acquire and analyze locations, as well as

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Q&A with Justin Bean, global director of smart spaces marketing at Hitachi Vantara

April 15, 2020

By Kavita Sabharwal-Chomiuk   Hitachi Vantara, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., brings together over 100 years of experience in operational technology (OT) and more than 60 years in information technology (IT) to provide data insights into a business’ operations,

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A global approach to security and safety

April 15, 2020

A new open platform is set to transform the way security and safety firms operate