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Reliable Controls founder inducted into the BACnet Hall of Fame

January 24, 2019

Roland Laird participated in BACnet International’s BTL Working Group and the ASHRAE SSPC 135 BACnet Committee between 2005 to 2010 and served on the board of directors of BACnet International from 2012 through 2017.

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Eaton introduces high density rack power distribution unit

January 18, 2019

The High Density rack PDU offers improved outlet counts and the addition of 11 colour options for easy identification of A/B power feeds

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BlackBerry offering security solution for IoT devices

January 11, 2019

BlackBerry’s team of cybersecurity experts will review the device, and once the product is deemed BlackBerry Secure, a symbol of data security and trust will be allowed.

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Welcome to BIoT Canada: replacing Connections+

January 11, 2019

We look forward to sharing the latest news, solutions and products related to this emerging industry that is transforming today’s automated buildings into intelligent (or smart) structures.

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Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson demonstrate fiber-like results with wireless backhaul

January 11, 2019

A milestone in the evolution from today’s 10Gbps reality toward the 100Gbps future, the partners achieved four times greater data throughput (40Gbps) compared to current commercial millimeter wave solutions to prove the commercial viability of future wireless backhaul technology.

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IDEAL Networks acquired by private equity firm

January 10, 2019

UK-based CBPE Capital has acquired a majority ownership position in IDEAL Networks, provider of portable handsets for data cable and network testing, validation and certification. Members of the IDEAL’s management team also invested in the company.

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Hitachi Solutions America introduces v 2.0 of its IoT Service Hub

January 10, 2019

The new release includes efficiencies that strengthen the IoT platform’s real-time monitoring, rules-based analytics, and autonomous decision-making capabilities.

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Zhaga Consortium expanding scope and membership reach

January 10, 2019

The global association of lighting companies that is standardizing interfaces of components of LED luminaires has widened its scope of work to address new growth areas in IoT and the service economy.

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Amazon expands Toronto Tech Hub, plans to create 600 new tech jobs

December 18, 2018

Amazon today announced an expansion of its Toronto Tech Hub and said it plans to create 600 new tech jobs in fields including software development, machine learning, cloud computing, digital advertising, and artificial intelligence. To accommodate the company’s continued growth

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Avanade forecasts top list of imperatives for organizations in 2019

December 18, 2018

Taking action on digital ethics, combining intelligence and design and preparing for experiences without boundaries are key trends companies need to focus on in 2019 to keep pace in an accelerating digital world, according to new Trendlines research from Avanade.