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Enter to become BICSI’s 2020 Installer of the Year

November 20, 2019

BISCI is holding its 13th annual BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge from February 10 to 12, 2020 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla. The event follows BISCI’s Winter Conference and Expo. Industry professionals are invited to compete against the

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Smart bulbs could cause security gaps: UTSA study

November 20, 2019

Researchers from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) recently conducted a study on the security holes that exist in popular smart light brands. According to researchers, hackers may target smart bulbs because of some of their features. “Your

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Sobeys pilots Canada’s first intelligent shopping cart

November 20, 2019

Starting in late October, Sobeys began piloting the Sobeys Smart Cart, the first intelligent shopping cart, in its Glen Abbey location in Oakville, Ont. The technology-enhanced shopping cart was designed to improve the in-store experience, including one of the most

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BrainBox AI joins MaRS Discovery District to work on cleantech solution

November 18, 2019

BrainBox AI has joined the MaRS Discovery District, the largest urban innovation hub in North America. The MaRS Discovery District “helps entrepreneurs bring their products to market quickly, while also making organizations and businesses more sustainable and cost-effective.” Joining the

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BICSI signs MOU with Facility Guidelines Institute

November 4, 2019

BICSI has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI). FGI develops guidelines for the planning, design and construction of hospitals, outpatient facilities and residential health, care and support facilities. The MOU aims to promote mutual

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Eaton broadcast examines cyber threats amid growing connectivity

November 4, 2019

As part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in the United States, Eaton recently launched its latest Current Thinking broadcast examining emerging cyber threats amid growing connectivity. The broadcast, “A Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity,” launched on Oct. 29 and featured experts

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Panel to discuss rising IoT security implications

October 31, 2019

The Trusted Computing Group (TCG), a not-for-profit organization formed to develop, define and promote open, vendor-neutral global industry standards for secure computing, is holding an online IoT panel discussion and webinar to highlight the significance of IoT scaling strategies and

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Ferret Wi-Fi honoured with Cabling Innovators Award

October 22, 2019

Cable Ferret, a New Zealand-based electronic design manufacturer, has been recognized by the U.S. Cabling Innovators Awards program with a Platinum Award for its Ferret Wi-Fi, the world’s first combination compact wireless inspection camera and cable pulling tool. The award

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BICSI announces 2020-21 board members

October 22, 2019

BICSI has announced its 2019 Board of Directors, following balloting that ended on Sept. 30, 2019. The five new Board members will serve two-year terms. The newly-elected Board members are Carol Everett Oliver, president-elect; David M. Richards, treasurer; Barry Shambrook,

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Leviton 100-watt PoE products earn third-party verification

October 17, 2019

Leviton’s 100-watt PoE products are the first to earn third-party verification from Intertek ETL for meeting the IEC 60512-99-002 standard for support of IEEE 802.3bt Type 4 PoE (100-watt) applications. The rise of IoT and digital buildings has left PoE,