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Schneider Electric, Siemens and Honeywell named leading commercial facility intelligent building software providers

April 23, 2020

A new report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 14 intelligent building software providers and their platforms for commercial facilities, and names Schneider Electric, Siemens and Honeywell as the leading players in the market. The report, called

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Daikin invests in U.S. software company

April 23, 2020

Daikin Industries has invested $2 million into Silicon Valley-based startup Locix, Inc., a company that uses cloud-based spatial intelligence solutions that use a combination of indoor positioning technology, advanced AI, and Wi-Fi to acquire and analyze locations, as well as

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Outdoor LED luminaires earn Zhaga-D4i certification

April 21, 2020

The Zhaga Consortium (Zhaga) and the Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA) have reached a key milestone in their joint Zhaga-D4i certification program: several outdoor luminaires from Signify and Schréder have been certified according to this new program. As a result

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Telcos to shine post COVID-19: GlobalData

April 15, 2020

According to GlobalData, although COVID-19 is the most significant theme to impact the technology/telecom industry this year, its effects will be short-term. GlobalData predicts that post COVID-19, telcos are expected to perform well, as the world will be more connected,

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OmniCable named exclusive redistributor of Panduit products

April 1, 2020

Omni Cable LLC (OmniCable) has partnered with Panduit as the exclusive redistributor for all its standard electrical products and select NetKey products, available for purchase by authorized electrical distributors, effective April 1. Panduit is a provider of connected infrastructure solutions.

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Telecom companies must minimize supply chain risks amid COVID-19: GlobalData

April 1, 2020

GlobalData recently revised its Tech, Media & Telecom Trends 2020 report to reflect the strain COVID-19 is placing on the technology industry this year. The report analyzes the impact of COVID-19 on 17 different TMT sectors, providing insight on effects

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Dimonoff names Roctan 2000 new Canadian sales agency

March 27, 2020

Dimonoff, a Canadian manufacturer of wireless controls and IoT management platform SCMS Connect(ed), has named Roctan 2000 Ltd. as its new commercial sales agency for the Canadian market, in an effort to increase the company’s presence in Canada. Roctan 2000

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Telecommunications and IT deemed Essential Services amid COVID-19

March 24, 2020

Ontario and Quebec have both released a list of Essential Services that are allowed to continue to operate as usual amid the spread of COVID-19. At the same time, the two provinces are ordering at-risk workplaces to shut down, while


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