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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,

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Resideo becomes Zigbee Alliance board member

February 5, 2020

The Zigbee Alliance recently announced that Resideo Technologies, Inc. has joined its board. As part of the board, Resideo will work with other members on the Connected Home over IP project, which aims to simplify development for manufacturers and increase

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BICSI releases 14th edition of telecommunications distribution manual

February 5, 2020

BICSI has released the 14th edition of the Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual (TDMM), its flagship manual known as the “definitive resource for telecommunications and ICT infrastructure design for the past 35 years.” The 2,000-page, two-volume 14th edition sees significant changes

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IX Reach and Evoque partner to add four new locations to its network

February 4, 2020

IX Reach, a global provider of cloud services and connectivity solutions, has partnered with Evoque Data Centers Solutions, a global data centre operator formed through the acquisition of AT&T’s colocation assets at the end of 2018. This partnership enables Evoque’s

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Distech Controls announces three leadership promotions

February 4, 2020

Distech Controls has announced the recent promotions of three key employees to its leadership team, effective immediately. Charles Pelletier was named vice president of product management. In this role, Charles will help create a better user experience for integrated building

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Paige announces rebrand and facility expansion

January 23, 2020

Paige Electric, a global connectivity solutions company established in 1958, has announced a corporate rebranding and a significant expansion of its operations to serve a growing customer base across a variety of vertical markets. The company will now be known

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Reliable Controls forms distribution partnership with Ad Hoc Electronics

January 22, 2020

Reliable Controls Corporation has announced a distribution partnership with Ad Hoc Electronics, manufacturer of Illumra controls. Ad Hoc Electronics is a wireless control solutions provider with products that are complementary to HVAC and lighting controls. Based on EnOcean technology, Illumra