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DesignLights Consortium adds ioXt security certification to NLC5

October 22, 2020

October 22, 2020 – The ioXt Alliance reports the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) has added ioXt security certification to its Networked Lighting Control System Technical Requirements (v.5), also known as NLC5. “As buildings continue to evolve to become more connected, the

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From cell phones to street poles: Nokia has plans for our e-waste

October 21, 2020

October 21, 2020 – Nokia and Greener Acres Canada Inc. announced they will work together to develop and upgrade Canada’s utility pole infrastructure to “green poles” that can power “smart cities and broadband communications across the Canada”. “As people upgrade

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Enlighted recognized as 2020 Company of the Year

September 16, 2020

In addition to its technology, its 2018 acquisition by Siemens AG helped extend the company’s global reach and enhanced its product portfolio.

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Fluke invests in Everactive to expand IIoT monitoring solutions

September 9, 2020

September 9, 2020 – Fluke Corp. (a Fortive Corp. business) announced it led an investment in Everactive, a technology company that sells “category-defining” batteryless, wireless industrial internet of things solutions. Everactive will raise up to $35 million as part of

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Toronto neighbourhood finds itself under a Digital Canopy

September 9, 2020

September 9, 2020 – The City of Toronto and Cisco Canada—along with several other partners—have launched Digital Canopy, which provides Wi-Fi hotspots to low-income, residential tower communities for free (up to one year). The first Digital Canopy site is now

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Defining the edge and avoiding stupid IoT… lessons from IoT Slam 2020

August 29, 2020

August 29, 2020 – The 4th Annual IoT Slam conference was held (virtually) August 19, with a mix of both live and on-demand (pre-recorded) presentations and panels. While scrolling through the available sessions and speakers, I was amazed by the

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Global edge computing market projected to hit $15.7 billion US by 2025

August 26, 2020

August 26, 2020 – The global edge computing market is projected to grow from $3.6 billion US in 2020 to $15.7 billion US by 2025, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 34.1% during the forecast period. Edge computing

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Home services and the internet of things… winners take all

August 17, 2020

  By F. Javier Bustos Ugarte The omnipresence of IoT represents a significant opportunity for home service providers. The question is: who will come out on top? IoT is here to stay The internet of things (IoT) represents the latest

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Delta Controls lands 2020 Global Company of the Year Award

July 30, 2020

July 30, 2020 – Today, Frost & Sullivan recognized Delta Controls Inc. with its 2020 Global Company of the Year Award, based on its recent analysis of the global building automation systems (BAS) market. “Its development and convergence of technologies,

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AI, 5G and IoT the top emerging technologies for 2020: CompTIA

July 2, 2020

July 2, 2020 – Artificial intelligence (AI) and 5G wireless networks will have the biggest impact on companies involved in the business of technology in the coming years, according to the Emerging Technology Community of CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association).