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ASHRAE announces call for papers for 2021 winter conference

March 19, 2020

ASHRAE has announced a call for papers for its 2021 Winter Conference, set to take place Jan. 23-37 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Ill. The deadline for abstract submissions is March 30, 2020. The 2021 AHR Expo will

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High-speed fiber used for half of fixed Internet in nine OECD countries

March 4, 2020

Nine Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries now have high-speed fiber making up 50 per cent or more of their fixed internet connections, according to an update from the OECD. This figure is up from six countries, recorded

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GlobalData’s 2020 tech, media and telecom predictions

March 4, 2020

Data and analytics company GlobalData has unveiled its 2020 predictions for the technology, media and telecoms (TMT) industry. The company’s report, TMT Predictions 2020, identifies the top 20 themes impacting the sector this year and, for each theme, offers a

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Telus connects underground Vancouver SkyTrain customers

March 4, 2020

Telus and TransLink recently announced that Telus had brought wireless service to the underground Dunsmuir SkyTrain tunnel between Stadium-Chinatown and Waterfront stations, including the Granville and Burrard station platforms. This will allow Telus, Koodo and Public Mobile customers to stay

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Ideal Networks brings on new Canadian representatives

March 3, 2020

Ideal Networks is boosting its presence in Canada with six new representative agencies to provide local support to data cable and network testing equipment users. Roney Marketing, Brodwell Industrial Sales and Sales Outsource Solutions Group have all teamed up with

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PoE market expected to grow 15 per cent by 2028: Navigant Research

February 20, 2020

A new report from Navigant Research examines the use of Power over Ethernet (PoE) in building automation and digital building applications and provides a forecast of its use through 2028. The report states that the market for PoE technology in

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2019 APOLAN award winners announced

February 20, 2020

The Association for Passive Optical LAN (APOLAN), a non-profit organization advocating for the education and global adoption for Passive Optical Local Area Networks (POLAN), has announced the winners of the 2019 APOLAN Awards. The awards were presented at the APOLAN

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University of Waterloo researchers develop sensor for building leak protection

February 20, 2020

A new battery-free sensor can detect water leaks in buildings at a fraction of the cost of existing systems. The product, developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo, uses nanotechnology to power itself and send an alert to smartphones

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IoT network carrier 1nce expands to 103 countries

February 20, 2020

1nce GmbH, provider of the world’s first flat rate for the Internet of Things (IoT), is expanding its connectivity coverage to over 60 additional countries, including Australia, Japan, Mexico, Canada and China. This expansion is the first time the company

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Connected compactors remotely detect when waste equipment is full

February 20, 2020

Metro Compactor Service has launched its next generation, IoT-enabled system, iSmart Generation 2 technology, which allows the company to remotely troubleshoot and detect fullness on customers’ waste equipment from anywhere. Created for facility managers, multi-residential property owners and large retailers,