ControlTrends is joined by Therese Sullivan, editor of BuildingContext.me, in summarizing amazing Day 2 of 2017 Haystack Connect — which shifted into overdrive as Keynote speakers Rita H. Wouhaybi, Systems Architect, Intel and Milan Milenkovic, Principal, IoTsense, took the early morning stage and helped to bring the enormous macro potential of Project Haystack into perspective. It is quite clear that there are no boundaries when it comes to data and scaling opportunities — and scaling strategies. A full complement of breakout sessions followed till 5:30 PM, with themes ranging from Industrial IoT & Connected Buildings, to Project Haystack on the Energy Path, to Large Scale IoT Architectures – The Role of the Cloud and the Edge – Lessons Learned in Large-Scale Cellular-Connected Systems. See complete breakout schedule. Also, insightful interviews with Brian Turner, OTI; Steve Guzelimian, Optertgy; and Ron Victor, IoTium.
This just in from Lynxspring’s Marc Petock:
Lynxspring is pleased to announce that we will be demonstrating our latest edge-to-enterprise and IoT solutions at Haystack Connect 2017. The biennial Conference of the Project Haystack Organization is being held this year at the Saddlebrook Resort Tampa, May 8 through May 10, 2017. These solutions will be demonstrated in Lynxspring’s Booth # E11. Lynxspring is a founding member and holds a seat on the Board of Directors of Project Haystack, and is a Sponsor of the Haystack Connect 2017 Conference.
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Here is the Audio Stream from our 4th Free Webinar in the 2017 Smart Buildings Series, sponsored by Project Haystack.
Creating Transparency From Building Analytics. This was an in-depth Q&A Webinar with James Lee CEO & President of Cimetrics. We discus Jim’s recent article “Analytics Creates Transparency” and his thoughts on why he thinks analytics is the key that the industry has been waiting for to unlock the true business value from building technologies.
In this Q&A session with Jim, we discuss The impact of building analytics and BACnet .
Analytics removes many of the complexities that we build into buildings. When implemented well, an analytics-powered building system allows owners and operators to focus on their needs; which is to provide occupants what they need.
A natural and logical way forward for our industry is to see how analytics brings value to building owners and operators, after all, they are our customers.
We are on the cusp of an industry transformation focusing on making occupants happy and content in their use of buildings, enabling building owners to see more value in what we do.
Click here to get more including the slide presentation.
Make your reservations for Haystack Connect 2017! There are, technically, a lot of reasons to attend Haystack Connect 2017. Now, we added some fun ones! See below. Register Today!
3-Day Technical Conference at the Saddlebrook Resort Tampa: See the very latest software and hardware solutions for the Building Industry exhibited in the Vendor Showcase.
Meet and network with leading experts in our industry that are implementing real solutions that combine diverse devices, systems, data and protocols.
Learn how Project Haystack standards and Haystack “tagging” are creating “Smart Data” to streamline engineering and deployment of smart devices, smart equipment, smart systems and smart buildings.
The IBB is getting back together and looking for back-up singers to be part of the “Petockettes”!
The Keynote Speakers:
Rita H. Wouhaybi, Ph.D., System Architect, Industrial & Energy Solutions Division, IoT Group at Intel “Beyond Buildings: Data Models and Project Haystack”
Milan Milenkovic, Founder and Principal at IoTsense “IoT Semantic Interoperability and Project Haystack: Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship”
Rawlson O’Neil King, Communications Director, CABA “Intelligent Buildings and the Impact of the Internet of Things”
The Technical Program
One of the most important reasons to attend Haystack Connect 2017 is the high-quality Technical Program – educational sessions by industry experts that get to the real issues and solutions in connecting smart devices and their data into solutions. All of the Sponsors will be exhibiting their latest products in the Vendor Showcase. You won’t want to miss this!
View the full Technical Program at www.haystackconnect.org/technical-program and the full lineup of Speakers at www.haystackconnect.org/speakers.
The IBB is Getting Back Together!
Sponsored by IoTium
Richmond, Virginia, March 23, 2017 − Project Haystack (www.project-haystack.org), a non-profit, 501(c) organization focused on developing common standards to streamline the interchange of data among today’s smart devices, systems and equipment, is pleased to announce the Keynote Speakers and Technical Program for the third biennial Haystack Connect Conference 2017 beginning May 8, 2017 at the Saddlebrook Resort Tampa.
This year’s conference will bring together industry leaders, end-users and corporate representatives involved in automation, control and Internet of Things applications to share the latest techniques for managing, presenting and analyzing the vast amount of data generated by today’s smart devices and equipment systems in applications including intelligent buildings, energy, HVAC, lighting, remote monitoring, and other smart-device applications.
The Haystack Connect 2017 Keynote Speakers lined up for Tuesday morning, May 9th are:
• Rita H. Wouhaybi,Ph.D., a System Architect in the Industrial & Energy Solutions Division of the Internet of Things Group at Intel®, will make her Keynote Presentation on “Beyond Buildings: Data Models and Project Haystack”.
• Milan Milenkovic, a Principal and founder of IoTsense, will make his Keynote Presentation on “IoT Semantic Interoperability and Project Haystack: The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship”. The importance of IoT interoperability is widely acknowledged and touted by standards and vendors. Mr. Milenkovic will present his thoughts on the pragmatic path to achieving IoT data and meta-data interoperability in the world of competing IoT standards, and what role Project Haystack may play in that process.
This just in……
Richmond, Virginia – March 3, 2017 – Project Haystack (www.project-haystack.org), a non-profit, 501(c) organization focused on developing common standards to streamline the interchange of data among today’s smart devices, systems and equipment, today announced that Intel® has joined the Project Haystack Organization as a Founding Member and will hold a seat on the Board of Directors.
“Having Intel join the Project Haystack Organization is very exciting for us,” said John Petze, Executive Director of Project Haystack. “In the past year we have seen tremendous growth in our industry defining interoperability standards for smart buildings and a better IoT, and the Haystack methodology has gained significant acceptance. Having Intel as a member on the Board of Directors will be a great asset as the organization continues to focus on its mission to make IoT device data self-describing and easier to use across applications of all types.”
The Project Haystack member companies have defined an easy-to-use methodology to describe the meaning of smart device data using a simple, extensible data-tagging approach called Haystack Tagging and standard models for common equipment systems. The open community-developed materials include detailed documentation describing the data modeling techniques, significant libraries of equipment models, and software reference implementations allowing software applications to easily consume smart device data that is marked up with the Haystack Tags. These data descriptors allow software applications to automatically consume, interpret, analyze and present data from smart devices, smart equipment and systems for IoT.
Intel joins these existing Founding Member and board member companies: Airmaster, J2 Innovations, Wattstopper, Legrand, Lynxspring, Siemens, SkyFoundry and Yardi and Associate Member companies: Altura Associates, Arup, BASSG, Bueno Systems, CABA, Connexx Energy, Controlco, Grosvenor Engineering Group, Intellastar, Intelligent Buildings, IoT Warez, KMC Controls, KNX Association, sensorFact Services, Inc.
More information about the Haystack methodology, the Project Haystack Organization and membership is available at: www.project-haystack.org.
About Project Haystack
Since its formation in March of 2011, the Project Haystack Organization (a 501(c) non-profit trade association) has been providing the industry with an open-source, collaborative environment to address the challenge of making data self-describing using semantic modeling, also known as data tagging. The work developed by the Project Haystack member companies and community streamlines the process of managing, presenting and analyzing the vast amount of data produced by smart devices and equipment systems. The Haystack methodology can be used with virtually any type of system and device data and is not tied to any vendor or communication protocol. More information about Project Haystack is available at: www.project-haystack.org.
Read the full press release online at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/03/prweb14110158.htm
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Haystack Connect 2017, MAY 8TH – 10TH, 2017, Saddlebrook Resort Tampa & Conference Center. Early Bird Registration Discount: $795! The Early Bird Registration Discount expires at midnight on February 28th. The standard Registration fee is $895.
The Haystack Connect 2017 Conference will once again, bring together systems integrators, technology providers, A&E firms, OEMs and end users who are leading the way to advance smart-device applications and the power of data that is helping to create more efficient, sustainable built environment and streamline the interoperation of the systems and devices that permeate our modern world.
Haystack Connect 2017 will be the place where data and creating value from it gets real. As a sponsor, exhibitor, or speaker in one of the technical sessions, you’ll be able to provide attendees with the most concrete, factual information available. This information will help owners, operators, and systems integrators and end-users separate reality from hype. Attendees will get up-close and personal technical presentations and live demonstrations of solutions and their tangible value in order to better distinguish all the hype-filled claims that attempt to gloss over the real-world challenges you are facing.
All Conference Registrations are being handled online. Register today at www.haystackconnect.org/register. If you have any questions about Haystack Connect 2017, please contact our conference coordinator, Robin Bestel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are looking forward to a very successful Haystack Connect 2017 and seeing you there!
Project Haystack Organization
Project Haystack Organization
Richmond, Virginia – October 12, 2016 – Project Haystack (www.project-haystack.org), a non-profit, 501(c) organization focused on developing common standards to streamline the interchange of data among today’s smart devices, systems and equipment, today announced the latest additions to the growing list of associate member companies and confirmed sponsors of next year’s Haystack Connect 2017 Conference scheduled for May 8 – 10, 2017 at the Saddlebrook Resort near Tampa, Florida.
Intellastar, Intelligent Buildings, IoT Warez, KMC Controls, the KNX Association, and sensorFact Services, Inc. are the latest companies to join the Project Haystack Organization.
Intellastar provides end-to-end technology to bring Buildings, Plants, Smart Devices and Energy onto the Internet of Things allowing them to operate efficiently, securely and effectively with reduced operating cost.
Intelligent Buildings provides smart building consulting for multiple real estate use-types, utilities and governments that leverages technology and change management to lower costs, reduce risks and enhance experience.
IoT Warez develops custom software that helps technologies communicate together. From state-of-the-art data centers to environmentally conscious facilities, the IoT Warez software development team is capable of building solutions that connect anything and everything.
KMC Controls has helped facilities achieve higher levels of energy efficiency and indoor environmental quality by automating and controlling building systems for nearly 50 years. KMC is an independent American manufacturer of building automation solutions for system integrators, system distributors and OEM partners.
The KNX Association is a non-profit organization whose membership consists of manufacturers developing devices for home and building control for applications such as lighting control, shutter control, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, energy management, metering, monitoring, alarm and intrusion systems, household appliances, and audio and video systems. Member companies also includes service providers of utilities and telecom, to name a few.
SensorFact is a cloud-based data acquisition and storage service for sensor data. It allows for sending sensor data from one location, through their pointCollex technology or directly to their pointCollex API, to a client account in sensorFact. Once there, clients can name, organize, tag, monitor, and choose which sensors data to store long-term. In addition, sensor data is available to share or integrate with other systems.
Project Haystack also announced today that Airmaster Australia, BAS Services & Graphics, Connexx Energy, J2 Innovations, Lynxspring, Inc., SkyFoundry and Yardi Systems, Inc., have committed to Platinum, Gold or Silver sponsorships and will be exhibiting in the Vendor Showcase at Haystack Connect 2017. Additional sponsorships are still available.
Taking place May 8 – 10, 2017 at the Saddlebrook Resort near Tampa, Florida, Haystack Connect 2017 (www.haystackconnect.org) is Project Haystack’s open-forum bi-annual conference that provides a unique opportunity for professionals involved in automation, control and the Internet of Things to learn and share the latest techniques for connecting systems and utilizing device data in applications, including intelligent buildings, energy management, remote monitoring and other smart-device applications. Session topics will include data acquisition, communications, wireless technologies, protocol translation, data visualization, analytics and methods, which can effectively bring data together for improved systems and equipment performance.
More information about the Haystack Connect 2017 conference, the new sponsoring companies and for information about becoming a Sponsor is available at www.haystackconnect.org.
Attendee Registration for Haystack Connect 2017 is now open and an Early Bird registration discount is available through January 31, 2017. Online registration is available at www.haystackconnect.org/register.
About Project Haystack
Since its formation in 2011, the Project Haystack Organization has grown tremendously providing the industry with an open-source, collaborative environment where people and companies work together to address the challenge of utilizing semantic modeling to streamline the interchange of device data among software applications.
The devices that make up the Internet of Things – automation systems, metering systems, sensors and smart devices – produce tremendous amounts of data. This data is very hard to organize and use across different applications because it is stored in many different formats, has inconsistent naming conventions, and very limited data descriptors. In essence, data lacks information to describe its meaning. And, without meaning, a time-consuming manual effort is required before value can be derived from the data.
To address this challenge, the Project Haystack community has defined an easy-to-use methodology to describe the meaning of data using a simple, extensible data-tagging approach and standard models for common equipment systems. The community-developed material includes detailed documentation describing the data modeling techniques, significant libraries of equipment models, and software reference implementations allowing software applications to easily consume smart device data that is marked up with “Haystack Tags”. These data descriptors allow software applications to automatically consume, interpret, analyze and present data from IoT devices, smart equipment and systems. More information about the Project Haystack Organization is available at: www.project-haystack.org.
Major Additions to Project Haystack Website Includes a New Blog Feature! The Project Haystack Organization (www.project-haystack.org) is excited to introduce a number of important enhancements to the Project Haystack website. These include:
* A new Blog feature that allows us to promote postings of general market interest to the Blog level. Check it out here: http://project-haystack.org/forum/blog
* A new reorganized Downloads section with more categories to make it easier to finds items of interest. Check it our here: http://project-haystack.org/download
Thanks to the volunteers that implemented these great enhancements. Information about the Project Haystack Organization and membership is available at www.project-haystack.org.
About Project Haystack
Since its formation in 2011, The Project Haystack organization (a 501c non-profit trade association) has grown tremendously providing the industry with an open-source, collaborative environment to address the challenge of making data self describing through the use of semantic modeling also known as data tagging. The work developed by the Project Haystack community streamlines the process of managing, presenting and analyzing the vast amount of data produced by smart devices and equipment systems. Project Haystack techniques can be used with virtually any type of system and device data and is not tied to any vendor or communication protocol.
More information about Project Haystack is available at: www.project-haystack.org.
Project Haystack, which focuses on developing common standards to streamline the interchange and interoperability of data among IoT devices, smart equipment and systems, announced its Haystack Connect 2017 conference will take place May 8th through 10th, 2017 at the Saddlebrook Resort Tampa located in Wesley Chapel, Florida, just north of Tampa.
At Haystack Connect, the community of Project Haystack supporters that includes engineers and developers from leading technology suppliers, system integrators and service firms and forward-looking corporate end users, come together to further advance the state-of-the-art of managing, presenting and analyzing the vast amounts of data generated by today’s IoT devices, smart equipment and systems.
Haystack Connect provides a unique, open-forum for professionals involved in automation, control and the Internet of Things to learn and share the latest technologies and techniques for connecting systems and utilizing device data in applications including intelligent buildings, energy management, remote monitoring, and other IoT devices and applications.
The 2 ½ day conference includes keynote presentations, a vendor exhibition hall, and a packed schedule of technical sessions covering data acquisition, communications, protocol translation, data visualization, analytics, data semantics, modeling and security – all critical technologies essential to using operational data to drive improved performance.
More information about Haystack Connect 2017 is available at www.haystackconnect.org
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