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The Wireless Toolkit Has More Options Than Ever and That’s a Really Good Thing!
February 20, 2020
Arie Barendrecht, the founder and CEO of WiredScore – a rating system for a building’s connectivity – observes, "It’s easy to believe at this point that connectivity is the lifeblood of all modern businesses... The key thing to realize is almost every important thing we do at work, every application we use, is on connectivity." Increasingly, connectivity is wireless.
That’s great news, because ...
Singapore Changi Airport: The Destination Location within a Smart City
February 13, 2020
In 2020, the biggest buzzword for any public built environment is the experience. Malls are no longer just for shopping, they are lifestyle hubs where people go for social time, even if they have no plans to buy anything. Changi Airport exceeds this idea in every way; it is a draw for visitors whether they are flying or not.
Changi currently offers four terminals with an annual handling capacit...
This is 2020!
February 13, 2020
Companies are taking advantage of digital transformation within their businesses to meet numerous business and organizational goals, gain efficiencies, take advantage of new opportunities and improve performance. While the built environment has embraced digital transformation to varying degrees, smart building technology has become the cornerstone of this transformation and...
Accelerated Innovation – The World is Changing Faster Than You Think!
February 6, 2020
Historically, technology platforms had a certain lifespan. For the most part, technology decision-makers knew their choices would be good for a specific number of years, leaving room for enhancements and improvements before the cycle started over again. Given the complexity of systems and the rising level of integration required, a longer timeframe allowed for more manageable plans and expectation...
Prologis Just Built the Warehouse of the Future
February 6, 2020
The thing is, owning big empty boxes isn't the wave of the future, and that's why Prologis, long a leader in the warehouse sector, has built what you might call the warehouse of the future in Seattle. Here's why this project is important to Prologis, the warehouse industry, and the growth of e-commerce - and why you should take the opportunity here with a grain of salt.
The point of a warehou...
Thought Leadership On Demand: Realcomm Announces New Video & Podcast Series
January 29, 2020
We're keeping pace with technology and bringing new opportunities to connect and learn with peers and thought leaders. Realcomm Edge Media has launched a new suite of videos and podcasts focused on busy professionals seeking a trusted forum and community.
Our new series feature news and views from industry leaders on integrated information systems and emerging technologies. We go behind the s...
Privacy in Buildings – Is China Technology Showing Us the Future?
January 23, 2020
Recently, the issue of privacy has gone to a new level, especially in California. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which went into effect in January 2020, shines an even brighter light on the rising importance of the topic. As the first major legislation by a state, many industry observers believe that California will set the stage and pace for the future privacy discussion in the Unite...