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Smart Building Tech: Not Just about People

By Megan Bozman David Karpook, vice chairman of the Open Standards Consortium for Real Estate (OSCRE), recently published an article in Facility Executive, “Smart Buildings: It’s Still About The People Inside.” He writes, “No matter what the benefits and challenges are, the future of smart buildings is ultimately all about the people inside.” I’m not so sure I agree that …

Predix is an industrial, cloud-based analytics model that helps IoT developers get the speed, scalability, and security needed to gain insight from IoT data and build solutions such as smart city applications.

2016 Intel Developer Forum: New Tech for Virtual Reality, Cloud, IoT

By Megan Bozman Last week Intel held their annual Developer Conference. Over 6,000 people attended IDF ’16, a record number, and a 20% increase in developer attendance over the last 3 years. In the opening keynote presentation, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich covered four themes related to how Intel is: Redefining the experience of computing Integrating visual intelligence into products of …

Ericsson Application Platform for IoT powers the smart building analytics

Nordic Smart Building Tech: ISS Leverages Ericsson and IBM Watson IoT

By Megan Bozman Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, ISS Facilities Management is one of the world’s largest private employers, with over half a million employees managing everything from concierge to cleaning, catering to technical maintenance for thousands of clients. The company sought an IoT solution to better manage over 25,000 buildings around the world, and currently has two distinct solutions in …

Smart Buildings Evolve to Smart Offices and Enhance the Human Experience

By Megan Bozman My longtime business mentor likes to say I’m a plant that requires sunshine for photosynthesis. While this isn’t literally true, of course, I feel best when I’m in view of natural light. I also prefer a quiet environment for work and studying, and still have fond memories of this gorgeous old library at my alma mater, Lehigh …