Meeting high-power PoE at longer distancesDecember 2, 2019
By Carol Oliver It’s been a year since high-power PoE was defined and ratified by IEEE 802.3bt. So, what has changed in the low-voltage industry and what are the challenges for system designers and contractors when selecting and installing cables…
Enter to become BICSI’s 2020 Installer of the YearNovember 20, 2019
BISCI is holding its 13th annual BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge from February 10 to 12, 2020 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla. The event follows BISCI’s Winter Conference and Expo. Industry professionals are invited to compete against the…
Connectrac acquired by Legrand, North and Central AmericaOctober 23, 2019
Legrand, North and Central America (LNCA) has acquired Connectrac, a developer of flexible floor-based cable management solutions that deliver power, data and communications to commercial interior applications. LNCA says adding Connectrac to its portfolio will allow the company to reach…
Ferret Wi-Fi honoured with Cabling Innovators AwardOctober 22, 2019
Cable Ferret, a New Zealand-based electronic design manufacturer, has been recognized by the U.S. Cabling Innovators Awards program with a Platinum Award for its Ferret Wi-Fi, the world’s first combination compact wireless inspection camera and cable pulling tool. The award…
Leviton 100-watt PoE products earn third-party verificationOctober 17, 2019
Leviton’s 100-watt PoE products are the first to earn third-party verification from Intertek ETL for meeting the IEC 60512-99-002 standard for support of IEEE 802.3bt Type 4 PoE (100-watt) applications. The rise of IoT and digital buildings has left PoE,…
Cailabs raises 8 million euros in fundraising campaignOctober 9, 2019
Cailabs has wrapped up a new 8 million euro fundraising campaign to provide it with the necessary resources to rapidly develop its product lines at an industrial and commercial level.
Graybar Canada opens new GTA facilityMay 2, 2019
The new 90,000-sq.-ft. facility consolidates the company’s former branches in nearby Markham and Mississauga.
APOLAN lays out 5 trends driving Passive Optical LAN adoptionApril 4, 2019
With the future predicted to bring continued growth in business data use, and even greater growth in sensor data, fiber is the 21st century media for LAN.
IDEAL Networks acquired by private equity firmJanuary 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.
The hunt to cure Alzheimer’s: A data case studyDecember 27, 2018
By Paul Barker The power of data is evident daily at the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) in Brisbane, Australia, which specializes in neuroscience research and is one of the largest of its kind in the world. According to Jim Brown,…