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Rogers and Communitech announce new 5G Innovation Lab

July 17, 2019

The new Waterloo, Ont. lab, opening in September 2019, will accelerate and launch smart city, IoT and enterprise 5G applications.

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Acuity Brands awards District Center in Washington, D.C. with Unified Project of the Year

July 3, 2019

A retrofit of the nearly 820,000-sq. ft. property used connected building solutions from Acuity Brands including building management solutions from Distech Controls, lighting controls from nLight, and various smart lighting systems.

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New president at Reliable Controls

July 3, 2019

Thomas Zaban is taking over the leadership role from company founder Roland Laird who will retire at the end of 2019.

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CABA collaborating with the DesignLights Consortium

July 3, 2019

With the goal to “wherever possible, share information and work in a collaborative manner on connected home and intelligent building issues,” the scope of the DLC-CABA Reciprocal Agreement paves the way for mutually beneficial actions.

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Berk-Tek, Cree, and Transition Networks join forces on utility LAN

June 20, 2019

The uLAN is defined as an emerging network made up of non-traditional ethernet-enabled utility devices that are now connecting to the network

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HP launches Intelligent Edge and IoT Center of Excellence and Labs

June 20, 2019

Part of Hewlett Packard Labs, the new centre will provides capabilities and technologies to HP’s partners and customers to accelerate edge adoption and to develop and commercialize new capabilities and technologies.

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NRC and University of Waterloo create new IoT collaboration hub

June 17, 2019

This new innovation centre will lead to discoveries and advances including publications, patents, and the commercialization of technology.

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Honeywell launches Forge for Buildings

June 6, 2019

A cloud-based software that will help optimize and transform building portfolios using advanced data analytics.

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Infosys and Microsoft collaborating on Smart Buildings solution

June 6, 2019

Built on Azure, IoT and intelligent cloud and edge technologies, the solutions will include building system monitoring, analysis and predictive maintenance, building occupancy and space utilization analytics, as well as enhanced owner, operator, and tenant experiences.

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Zigbee Alliance announces the ‘All Hubs Initiative’

June 6, 2019

An initiative to make IoT products easier to develop, deploy, and sell across ecosystems, the product of this effort is a set of features at the application and network layers of Zigbee that will be incorporated into the upcoming 3.1 version of Zigbee technology.