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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

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Powering learning at Ryerson University’s largest residences

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – Ryerson University is Canada’s leader in innovative, career-oriented education and a university clearly on the move. Located in downtown Toronto, Ryerson is a distinctly urban university with a mission to serve societal needs and a long-standing

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Uninterruptible power supply drives Canada’s healthcare facilities

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – The healthcare industry is becoming ever more reliant on connected, digital tools to store records, run systems and machinery, and support and diagnose patients. With these numerous vital interconnected devices, a secure and reliable source of

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Canadian 5G rollout will require new business models

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – There’s a misconception in the market that the advent of 5G wireless, with its exponentially higher speeds, is going to mean smart buildings and communities will be able to rely more on wireless connections and less

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Hyperscale & cloud growth: conquering connector challenges

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – The explosive growth of both hyperscale and cloud services has pushed network connectivity to unprecedented levels never before experienced. This has created extraordinary demands on data center connected infrastructure capacity, challenging businesses’ ability to deliver. The

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Lighten your energy load with smart building technologies

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – Is your business using everything in its power (pun intended) to stay competitive? Optimizing your company’s energy efficiency doesn’t just reduce overall energy costs—it can also help you edge out the competition and improve your bottom

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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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Advice on overcoming common PoE challenges

April 15, 2020

As many different applications increasingly adopt Power over Ethernet (PoE) devices, such as phones, cameras, lighting, access controls, Ideal Networks offers advice to help IT technicians handle everyday PoE troubleshooting scenarios. “There are clear benefits of PoE for many applications,