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IoT and Big Data will drive facility management revenues recovery: Frost & Sullivan

July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020 – Frost & Sullivan’s “Growth Opportunities in the Global Facility Management Market, Forecast to 2025” projects that revenues from the global facility management sector will reach $925 billion by 2025, up from $837 billion in 2019—despite seeing

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Synergies with wireless innovations among passive optional LAN benefits: survey

July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020 – APOLAN—an organization whose mandate is to drive education and adoption of Passive Optical Local Area Networks (POLs)—released the findings of its member survey, showcasing the top three benefits of passive optical LAN adoption. 1. Passive optical

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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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Pandemic forces 95% of organizations to change their tech priorities: AppDynamics

July 2, 2020

July 2, 2020 – Application performance monitoring vendor AppDynamics (a Cisco company) released a special edition of its global research study, “The Agents of Transformation Report” (2020), which reveals the pressures technologists are experiencing as they lead their organizations’ responses

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Tom Bradicich appointed chair of IoT Community advisory board

June 24, 2020

June 24, 2020 – The IoT Community—a community CxOs (chief experience officers) and IoT professionals—has appointed Dr. Tom Bradicich chair of its new advisory board. Bradicich is vice-president, Hewlett Packard Fellow, and Global Head of Edge and IoT Labs at

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Global IoT to grow to 24.1 billion devices, generating $1.5 trillion annual revenues

June 11, 2020

June 11, 2020 – At the end of 2019 there were 7.6 billion active IoT devices, reports Transforma Insights, and that figure is expected to grow to 24.1 billion by 2030, a compound annual growth rate of 11%. According to

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Bluetooth SIG and DiiA to accelerate IoT-enabled commercial lighting

June 3, 2020

June 3, 2020 – The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG)—the trade association overseeing Bluetooth technology—and the Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA), the global alliance of Digital Addressable Lighting Interface (DALI) companies, announced they are collaborating to accelerate the adoption of

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Q&A with Ted Maulucci, president of SmartONE Solutions

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – Ted Maulucci’s career in the smart technology industry started far younger than most. As a teenager in high school, he wrote software to help educate special needs children, which was purchased by the school board. “Back

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Interoperability brings convenience… and its own security risks

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – Critical infrastructure (CI) buildings, such as schools, hospitals, government buildings, utility buildings, airports and first responder stations, are essential threads that are woven into the tapestry of a smart city. Smart cities are growing exponentially as

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The convergence of smart commercial lighting and biophilic design

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – As I write this, I am lucky enough to be able to somewhat offset the stresses of self-isolation of COVID-19 with a home office with windows. The ability to relax with exposure to the outside world