“Occupant self-love” continues to improve its presence and functionality — integrating itself more readily into our building automation industry with a host of IoT applications that input the human whereabouts — and its condition, into the building network of things. In his May edition of Automated Buildings, owner and editor Ken Sinclair begins by asking “So, how can our industry use “Uber” thinking to delivery Comfort, Satisfaction, and Wellbeing to be a major player in the productivity arena?” Ken then provides much of the answer within his editorial and cites several impressive applications that are bringing “The Uberization of Comfort, Satisfaction, and Wellbeing” into reality.
In this May edition of Automated Buildings, Ken Sinclair conducts another fine collective symphony of innovation and technology, despite a background cacophony of disruption and change. Well done! Excerpt from Ken’s May editorial: “The fastest growing businesses in the world, such as Uber and Airbnb, using tools like disintermediation and price transparency, create a marketing model that brings buyers and sellers together in an efficient, regulated and innovative manner. Also known as shareconomy, collaborative consumption or peer economy, a common academic definition of the term refers to a hybrid market model (in between owning and gift giving) of peer-to-peer exchange. Such transactions are often facilitated via community-based online services. Uberization is also an alternative name for the phenomenon. Read more!
More Great May Articles:
Operational Analytics, Cyber Security Tools, Therese Sullivan, BuildingContext Ltd
Location-Based Capabilities, The Comfy Team
Investing in Occupant Comfort, Brenna Buckwalter, BuildPulse
Yes, No, Maybe So? Marc Petock, Lynxspring & Connexx Energy
Contemporary Controls’ at Haystack, Kathleen Thomas, Contemporary Controls
Analytics the Switch to Proactive, Brenna Buckwalter, & Eric Feeny, BuildPulse
Does Energy Analytics Really Work? Derek John Mullassery, CopperTree Analytics
Virtual and Augmented Reality, James McHale, Memoori
The Importance of the OPC UA-BACnet, Maggie Moore, OPC Foundation
Sedona Alliance at Haystack Connect 2017, Kathleen Thomas, Contemporary Controls
A Smart Building in a Box (And a Bag), Jason Houck, & Mike Reed, The Panel Shoppe
The IoT is About Data, John Petze, Project-Haystack.org