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Meeting high-power PoE at longer distances

December 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

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BICSI signs MOU with Facility Guidelines Institute

November 4, 2019

BICSI has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI). FGI develops guidelines for the planning, design and construction of hospitals, outpatient facilities and residential health, care and support facilities. The MOU aims to promote mutual

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Eaton broadcast examines cyber threats amid growing connectivity

November 4, 2019

As part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in the United States, Eaton recently launched its latest Current Thinking broadcast examining emerging cyber threats amid growing connectivity. The broadcast, “A Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity,” launched on Oct. 29 and featured experts

Schneider Electric
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Schneider Electric and ThoughtWire partner to create smarter hospitals

October 31, 2019

Schneider Electric and ThoughtWire have formed a strategic partnership to create smarter digital hospitals. The partnership addresses what can be significant roadblocks to becoming a patient-centric digital hospital. Currently, most healthcare facilities are operated in silos with fragmented information available

News CablingConnectivity

Connectrac acquired by Legrand, North and Central America

October 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

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BICSI announces 2020-21 board members

October 22, 2019

BICSI has announced its 2019 Board of Directors, following balloting that ended on Sept. 30, 2019. The five new Board members will serve two-year terms. The newly-elected Board members are Carol Everett Oliver, president-elect; David M. Richards, treasurer; Barry Shambrook,

100-watt PoE
News CablingConnectivity

Leviton 100-watt PoE products earn third-party verification

October 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
News CablingConnectivity

Cailabs raises 8 million euros in fundraising campaign

October 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.

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News ConnectivityLighting

Floating apartment implements ABB smart home controls

September 16, 2019

Flohotel, a floating hotel room on the bank of the Motlawa River in Gdansk, Poland, has been outfitted with smart home solution ABB-free@home.

digital infrastructure city
News Clean TechnologyConnectivity

World’s first digital infrastructure city set for Las Vegas

September 11, 2019

Bleutech Park Las Vegas, the world’s first city of its kind featuring all net-zero buildings, is set to break ground in December 2019.