The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), which links components or systems via network connectivity, has enabled the instant transfer of data across people, projects and borders.
I created this Timeline of Smart Building Automation Evolution, with over a hundred events linking thousands of articles depicting our industry's history and its (sometimes) painfully slow evolution.
We need to embrace these six words and make them a part of the IoT journey we all are on.
Thanks for joining me on my thinking-out-loud journey to better understand new approaches evolving in our industry in the area of human-centric building automation.
All of us are engaging in a transformation for the greater good. People-Powered Transformation will occur when and as fast as we allow it, but only when all the people it touches embrace that coming change.
The company is trying to have every new product it brings to the market be WiFi connected.
A new breed of folks called MSI and data engineers are rapidly evolving to help us with the process of "getting There from here."
The venerable toolmaker introduced its latest products to construction writers, bloggers and podcasters at a media event in Nashville in mid-August.
How does the building automation industry make the transformation that it needs to undergo? This "Getting there from here" discussion deals with the shift in thinking and in action that we all have to make in order to deal with the rapid change...
Ara Mahdessian and Vahe Kuzoyan are thinking about your future. They have to. The future of plumbing, HVAC and electrical contractors will be their future too.