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Igor launches IoT intelligent UV-C disinfection solution

June 3, 2020

June 3, 2020 – Igor Inc.—a player in PoE-based IoT—announced the general availability of Nexos Intelligent Disinfection—a solution that pairs ultraviolet (UV-C) lighting with IoT controls to enable widespread, automated disinfection of surfaces. “Igor’s turnkey, rapid-deployment solution kit instantly provides

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IoT-ready intelligent lighting fixture sensor and controller from Douglas

June 2, 2020

June 2, 2020 – Douglas Lighting Controls’ intelligent fixture sensor (IFS) and controller (IFC) are designed for Luminaire Level Lighting Controls (LLLC), and can be deployed deployed as independent, fixture-mounted occupancy and daylight sensors. Alternatively, they can be networked with

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Bosch.IO: new company pools Bosch’s IoT and digital expertise

May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020 – Bosch has consolidated its activities centred on the Internet of Things—and some 900 associates—in a new subsidiary called Bosch.IO GmbH. “Bosch.IO is bringing the internet of things to everything from roads and factory floors to homes

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App-friendly IP security cameras on their way via S&ST platform

May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020 – Security & Safety Things GmbH (S&ST)—a wholly-owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH—says it is poised “to reshape innovation in video analytics and computer vision with the commercial availability of a number of new smart IP security

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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