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Interoperability brings convenience… and its own security risks

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – Critical infrastructure (CI) buildings, such as schools, hospitals, government buildings, utility buildings, airports and first responder stations, are essential threads that are woven into the tapestry of a smart city. Smart cities are growing exponentially as

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Canadian 5G rollout will require new business models

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – There’s a misconception in the market that the advent of 5G wireless, with its exponentially higher speeds, is going to mean smart buildings and communities will be able to rely more on wireless connections and less

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Lighten your energy load with smart building technologies

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – Is your business using everything in its power (pun intended) to stay competitive? Optimizing your company’s energy efficiency doesn’t just reduce overall energy costs—it can also help you edge out the competition and improve your bottom

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Zigbee and DiiA collaborate to standardize DALI-Zigbee gateways

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – The Zigbee Alliance and the Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA) say they are working together to bring further standardization and system interoperability to the IoT luminaires space, with the aim of helping stakeholders “realize the benefits

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GlobalData’s 2020 tech, media and telecom predictions

March 4, 2020

Data and analytics company GlobalData has unveiled its 2020 predictions for the technology, media and telecoms (TMT) industry. The company’s report, TMT Predictions 2020, identifies the top 20 themes impacting the sector this year and, for each theme, offers a

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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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Security and Safety Things to launch open IoT ecosystem for security cameras

January 8, 2020

As a partner in the Bosch booth (booth #12401) at CES, Security and Safety Things GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, is demonstrating an open IoT ecosystem for security cameras that enables innovative applications, combining artificial intelligence and

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Ikea becomes latest member of Zigbee Alliance Board

December 13, 2019

The Zigbee Alliance, an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced that Ikea has joined its Board of Directors. The decision solidifies Ikea’s commitment to universal open