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Episode 212: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings VideoCast|PodCast for Week Ending Jan 15, 2017 introduces Tridium’s new President and General Manager, Jim Bland. The 2016 ControlTrends Awards are less than two weeks away and there is still time to vote! And, we want to remind all of our sponsors and attendees to be at the Hard Rock Cafe, on the Red Carpet, before 6:30! Be sure to visit our featured Platinum Sponsors for this week: Lynxspring, Honeywell, Blue Ridge Technologies, and Distech, and by all means, VOTE today!
2016 ControlTrends Awards Details for Attendees. The 2016 ControlTrends Awards will be held on January 29, 2017 from 6:30 – 9:30 at the Hard Rock Café on the Las Vegas Strip. Please note that the Hard Rock Café is not part of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. The address of the venue is: 3771 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109. Please plan to arrive on time as we have a packed show this year that will kick off with a special treat, and you will want to be in your seat when it starts. If you have not voted yet, you have until January 17 to cast your votes.Meet Tridium’s New President. ohn Sublett, Tridium CTO, introduces new Tridium President and General Manager, Jim Bland to the Niagara and ControlTrends community. Jim joins Tridium from Snapdata.io, a start-up company that designs and develops sensors, data communications hardware and analytics software. He also has managed several national and global businesses ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 enterprises.
Lynxspring to Demonstrate New Edge-to-Enterprise and IoT Solutions in the Building Automation and Control Showcase at AHR Expo 2017. LEE’S SUMMIT, MISSOURI (PRWEB) JANUARY 10, 2017. Lynxspring, Inc. (http://www.lynxspring.com), a premier developer and provider of open, IP-control solutions for building automation, energy management, cyber protection, and device-to-enterprise integration today announced they will be demonstrating their new edge-to-enterprise and IoT solutions and service offerings for building automation.Catch Up with Bill Dunkleberger and See Cool New Products from Blue Ridge Technologies. On this episode of ControlTalk Rewind we revisit Bill Dunkleberger from Blue Ridge Technologies. Bill shows us some cool new products, introduces us to ControlTrends Awards Best Technical support person nominee Christy O’Neil, and shares his thoughts on the most effective ways to do lighting in Smart Buildings. Bill is nominated for the ControlTends Executive of the Year.
2016 ControlTrends Awards Finalist for Building Automation Control System of the Year: Honeywell WEBs. Honeywell is Building Automation Systems: With both Honeywell WEBs-N4 and WEBs-AX, Honeywell has the Niagara Framework-based building management solution (BMS) that takes all aspects of your building and occupant needs into consideration to maximize energy efficiency and make management of your facility simpler and more user-friendly. Add the power of Spyder® or Stryker controllers, and you’ll have the versatility to choose from a collection of best-in-class control products.
2016 ControlTrends Awards Finalist for Building Automation Control System of the Year: Distech Controls. Distech Controls‘ EC-Net building management system (BMS) is a comprehensive Web-based platform powered by the Niagara Framework®. The open structure of EC-Net building management system (BMS) creates a common development and management environment for the integration of BACnet®, LONWORKS®, Modbus™, and other standards. More than a building management system, EC-Net system provides all the tools you need to gain intelligence into your buildings’ performance and arm you with the ability to rapidly react to any situation that may adversely affect energy costs, business performance, and ultimately, your bottom line.
Distech Controls‘ EC-Net building management system (BMS) is a comprehensive Web-based platform powered by the Niagara Framework®. The open structure of EC-Net building management system (BMS) creates a common development and management environment for the integration of BACnet®, LONWORKS®, Modbus™, and other standards. More than a building management system, EC-Net system provides all the tools you need to gain intelligence into your buildings’ performance and arm you with the ability to rapidly react to any situation that may adversely affect energy costs, business performance, and ultimately, your bottom line.
Honeywell is Building Automation Systems: With both Honeywell WEBs-N4 and WEBs-AX, Honeywell has the Niagara Framework-based building management solution (BMS) that takes all aspects of your building and occupant needs into consideration to maximize energy efficiency and make management of your facility simpler and more user-friendly. Add the power of Spyder® or Stryker controllers, and you’ll have the versatility to choose from a collection of best-in-class control products ready to evolve and meet all of your HVAC, lighting and security needs. Honeywell’s scalable solutions are designed to meet current and future demand.
New Controller Delivers the Niagara Framework® to the Edge!
Dear Lynxspring Business Partner: We are pleased to announce the release and availability of our new JENEsys® Edge™ 100 Controller (JENE-EG100). Purpose-built, this Niagara-based controller is the first of its kind.
Delivering the Reliability of Niagara to the Edge! JENEsys® Edge™ products are a new generation of controllers combining the Niagara Framework® with Lynxspring’s Onyxx® platform. The JENEsys® Edge™ combines a controller, gateway and web server duties all into a single device—taking Niagara to the edge with real-time control.
Designed to provide maximum performance at minimum cost, the JENEsys® Edge™ 100 brings edge connectivity, data access, powerful processing and control to today’s small to mid-sized facilities, plant control, and machine-to-machine and IoT applications.
The JENEsys® Edge™ 100 connects, integrates and correlates facility equipment, systems and IoT devices. It enables facility managers and operators to use a known UI (ProBuilder/ Workbench) to achieve operational efficiencies between multiple systems/devices supporting facility management functions, equipment control and business applications.
Compatible with Niagara, the JENEsys® Edge™ 100 uses Fox Protocol to facilitate communications between Niagara stations.
The JENEsys® Edge™ 100 connects, controls and manages devices and equipment by utilizing the advanced capabilities of open source hardware together in a secured environment from device-to-Cloud, device-to-device and to the edge.
JENEsys® Edge™ 100 Features
Niagara Station with 2 options:
* A maximum of 250 points, 5 device limit
* A maximum of 250 points, no device limit
* Programmable with Niagara and Fox Protocol
* Supports JAVA Web Start for access without JAVA plug-ins
* Standard drivers – Niagara Network (Fox), BACnet, Modbus, Web & oBIX
* Compatible with many additional drivers
* 800 MHz, 4 GB on-board Flash memory
* 1 GHz AM335x ARM Cortex A-8 Processor
* Runs on Onyxx® – an extensible platform
* Application-specific apps can be added
* Unit footprint smaller than a JACE®
* 35 mm DIN rail or flat panel mounting
Links: JENEsys® Edge™ 100 Controller Data Sheet
Connectivity & Data Access – Anytime, Anywhere
The JENEsys® Edge™ 100 fills a significant gap for performance and budgetary goals by providing the tools and access to data needed for managing today’s small and mid-sized facilities. Furthermore, the JENEsys® Edge™ 100 reduces engineering time and installation costs by combining Niagara with a proven edge hardware platform.
The JENEsys® Edge™ 100 is a great extension to our Edge-to-Enterprise portfolio and provides a way to incorporate edge intelligence with the latest technology without a large investment.
Contact your Lynxspring Business Development Manager or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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Congratulations to Nino DiCosmo and the team at Tridium for winning the 2015 ControlTrends Innovative Product of The Year! Niagara 4 builds on the legacy of the Niagara Framework® in new and exciting ways. It’s less reliant on browser plug-ins, faster and easier to use. A truly open framework, Niagara 4 delivers a variety of notable improvements to help businesses take full advantage of the Internet of Things, including advanced visualization and new search, security and navigation tools. Well done, Tridium!
CICC Automation Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Appointed Lynxspring Business Partner in India
Partnership extends Lynxspring’s enabling technologies in building automation, energy management and IoT to meet new opportunities within India and the Middle East
Lee’s Summit, MO and Mumbai, India — February 16, 2016 — Lynxspring, Inc. ( www.lynxspring.com ), a premier developer and provider of open, IP-based control solutions for intelligent buildings, energy management, cyber protection and device-to-enterprise integration, today announced the appointment of CICC Automation Technologies Pvt. Ltd, as a Lynxspring Business Partner (LBP). The partnership extends Lynxspring’s enabling technologies in building automation, energy management and IoT to meet new opportunities provided by the infrastructure sector within India and the Middle East markets.
As a Lynxspring Business Partner, CICC Automation Technologies will distribute and offer a full line of Lynxspring products, solutions, services and support. This includes Lynxspring’s JENEsys® Building Operating System, powered by the Niagara Framework®, an open, unified operating system specifically designed for commercial facilities that combine connectivity, integration and interoperability, supervision and control, energy management, visualization and actionable information (data & analytics) into a single architecture within a cyber-secured environment. Deployed globally in thousands of facilities including office buildings, government, and military bases, hotels, manufacturing plants, hospitals, retail, and schools/universities, the JENEsys® Building Operating System allows facility management organizations to continually build off the same network deployments and add additional applications as desired.
In addition, CICC Automation Technologies will have access to Lynxspring’s new Onyxx® Edge-to-Enterprise and IoT portfolio of bridges, gateways, appliances, modules, drivers and applications.
“We are pleased to have established this agreement with CICC. This announcement signals the start of an exciting time,” said Terry Swope, President and CEO of Lynxspring. “We are delighted to partner with CICC Automation Technologies and have been impressed with their professionalism, technical capabilities and drive for innovation. CICC has the expertise, reputation, the reach and the commitment to deliver in this market and together we look forward to making a positive impact on driving solutions that manage and operate facilities and equipment smarter, safer, securely, more efficiently, and at peak performance levels.”
CICC Automation Technologies, headquartered in Mumbai, India and with offices in the UAE and USA, is a master systems integrator and turnkey contractor offering solutions and services for today’s intelligent buildings and smart cities. CICC’s team of engineering and technology professionals use collective industry expertise to specify requirements, confirm business benefits and deliver on time and on budget projects. The company’s proven approach to project management, engineering, installation, commissioning and maintenance delivers multiple business benefits, reduces risk of failure and maximizes results.
“We are thrilled about this appointment and partnership. The combination of Lynxspring’s products and solutions with CICC Automation’s expertise and deployment capabilities shows our strong commitment to the market by offering full system solutions from world renowned brands backed up with inventory, training and product support for our customers that meet today’s facility operational challenges,” said Sameer Pradhan, Managing Director, CICC Automation Technologies. “Lynxspring and CICC ‘s synergy offers genuine benefit for our customers and the market in India.”
“CICC has earned a reputation for providing independent advice, the very best quality of product, professional service, and technical support to meet the demands of their customers,” added Marc Petock, Lynxspring’s Vice President of Marketing. “We are delighted to be working with such an innovative and experienced team who is ideally placed to service an exciting and growing market in which they are widely recognized. We are very pleased with the opportunity presented with CICC and look forward to a long and fruitful partnership.”
CICC Automation Technologies will be exhibiting in Hall #5, Stall M-20 at ACREX India 2016, February 25-27 in the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC), Mumbai, India.
About Lynxspring, Inc.
Based in Lee’s Summit, Missouri and founded in 2002, Lynxspring is changing the way devices, systems, and people communicate and collaborate across enterprises and out to the edge The Internet of Things is changing our world and with it, our technologies. It is changing the way we manufacture, design, develop and deliver cyber security and building control systems, equipment, devices and applications—creating a world for the Intelligence of Things.
Embracing open, interoperable platforms, Lynxspring designs, manufactures and distributes JENEsys®, JENEsysONE™, LYNX CyberPRO™, Helixx™ and Onyxx™ brands of Internet-based automation and cyber security technology and edge-to-enterprise solutions for Building Automation, Energy Management, Cyber Threat and Security Protection, Equipment Control and other Specialty applications. Lynxspring’s technologies support open, multi-vendor interoperability that simplifies the automation and information architecture across the entire enterprise and significantly lowers automation and information infrastructure costs. More information is available at www.lynxspring.com.
About CICC Automation Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Based in Mumbai, India, CICC is a unique systems integrator and turnkey contractor offering out-of-the-box solutions in Integrated Building Management Systems. CICC’s competent teams of engineering professionals use collective industry expertise to specify requirements, confirm business benefits and deliver on-time and on-budget projects. This proven approach to project management quantifies business benefits, reduces risk of failure and maximizes business results. More information is available at www.ciccautomation.com. CICC is also the producer of ControlTrends India (www.controltrends.in) and Sameer Pradhan serves as Director of ControlTrends India.
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Join Tridium’s chief security architect for our next TridiumTalk. Today’s cybersecurity threats are sophisticated and growing, but there are ways to prepare yourself and your customers to combat these threats. That’s why you won’t want to miss our next TridiumTalk, Cybersecurity: Why it matters. Join Tridium’s Chief Security Architect, Kevin Smith, for this insightful, interactive discussion.
With more than 20 years of experience in developing cybersecurity solutions, Kevin manages cybersecurity architecture for Niagara products. Kevin is the author of seven technology books. He also has published over 40 articles and presented papers on a number of topics, including security architecture and design, big data analytics, and semantic technologies.
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We look forward to seeing you there! ABOUT US: For more than 15 years, Tridium has led the world in business application frameworks—advancing truly open environments that harness the power of the Internet of Things. Our products allow diverse monitoring, control and automation systems to communicate and collaborate in buildings, data centers, manufacturing systems, smart cities and more. We create smarter, safer and more efficient enterprises and communities—bringing intelligence and connectivity to the network edge and back.
ControlTalk NOW week ending June 28, 2015 features products from BASSG, LLC, and ACI; DOE’s latest Crowdsourcing Initiative; interviews with Newcombe and Boyd’s Donny Walker, and SmartCore’s Will Winn; Mike Marston’s Inaugural BAS Pub Talk; Honeywell’s Niagara 4 Head Start Program and Momentum 2015; and the ControlTrends Event Information Calendar Update previewing a variety of HVAC and Building Automation information announcements and industry events. Help ControlTrends help you — by forwarding your organization’s up-coming events, training, webinars, and product releases — and we’ll gladly post them ControlTrends!
Alper Üzmezier, BASSG, LLC, Presents Cool New Thermostat from BAS.co. The ever inventive, Alper Üzmezier, BASSG, LLC, introduced us to a very cool thermostat at Haystack Connect. This is more than your average commercial thermostat. With a port on the back of the thermostat, you can control your Dali Lighting ballast directly from this thermostat, you can add remote I/O, and get data from the thermostat via modes on BACnet MS/TP.
ACI’S NEW A/CO2 SERIES: Room and Duct sensors only strengthen an already distinguished product lineup. The A/CO2 Series sensors are a cost-efficient means of monitoring carbon dioxide levels in industrial, school, and office-type environments. Output data can be used in conjunction with a Building Automation System or Demand Control Ventilation System.
DOE’s Crowdsourcing Initiative Seeks to Solve Buildings-Related Problems (Watch Video). Calling all building technology innovators! The Building Technologies Office is partnering with the successful SunShot Catalyst crowdsourcing initiative to identify and solve problems related to software development, data, and/or automation. Individuals who submit a problem statement will have a chance to win a $1,000 cash prize! Problem statements need to be submitted by July 15, 2015.
What Kind of Consulting Engineer Shows up at Realcomm|IBcon? What kind of consulting engineer shows up at shows like Realcomm|IBcon? Well, the enlighten ones, like Donny Walker do. It is refreshing to see more and more consulting engineers coming to conferences like Realcomm|IBcon and getting the 411 on the latest building automation controls technologies and solutions.
Inaugural Episode of BAS Control Pub Talk with Mad Mike Marston. We affectionately refer to EasyIO’s Mike Marston — as Mad Mike Marston, because of his effervescent scientific approach towards building solutions. In the first relaxing hours after an intensive 2-day conference show, ControlTrends adjourned with Mike, to a near-by microbrewery restaurant.
SmartCore’s Will Winn on Making Your Building Cyber Secure. I had a chance to catch up with Will Winn from SmartCore at the 2015 Realcomm|IBcon conference. Based in Charlotte, NC, SmartCore provides a five‐tiered framework that encompasses building management systems, physical security systems, digital media systems, network communications systems, and operational support solutions.
Get an Edge with Niagara 4 Head Start Program!As the excitement builds for the release of the next generation of the Niagara Framework®, now is the time to take advantage of its features and benefits before the official launch. This program introduces the Niagara 4 Head Start bundle for current Niagara AX TCP certified professionals.
Honeywell MOMENTUM 2015 — IT STARTS HERE! BUSINESS-BUILDING INSIGHTS — Join Honeywell Building Control Systems in our mission to drive technological innovation, sustainability and profitable growth. We’re advancing the industry with unprecedented speed and power, but it’s only with you that we can transform our momentum into true success.
ControlTrends Event Information Calendar Update: Use ControlTrends to help keep you on track and up-to-date with all of the HVAC and Building Automation information announcements and industry events. Help ControlTrends help by forwarding your organization’s up-coming events, training, webinars, and product releases — and we’ll gladly post them ControlTrends!
This program introduces the Niagara 4 Head Start bundle for current Niagara AX TCP certified professionals. This offers an early glimpse of Niagara 4’s power and flexibility, along with the opportunity to generate new business and increase revenue from your existing customer base — all at a great price. You’ll also get access to web-based training that you can complete on your schedule at your convenience.
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