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.
Availability of MAXPRO driver for WEBs-AX Software. Honeywell is pleased to announce the release of the MAXPRO driver for WEBs-AX Controllers and WEBs-AX Supervisors which is based on the Niagara AX framework.
The MAXPRO driver has been tested and qualified on WEBs-AX 3.6.407.2, WEBs-AX 126.96.36.199, WEBs-AX 188.8.131.52, WEBs-AX 3.8.111 and on the latest MAXPRO NVR software version (v.3.5.0 build 81).
* The driver is based on Tridum’s standard video framework.
* Receives and displays live video in Niagara framework from the MAXPRO NVR. Can easily switch between live and playback video
* Ability to auto discover the Cameras, including all digital and IP cameras
* Receives and processes events and alarms from NVR for loss of video, tampering and motion
* Configure and setup through security appliance or through workbench like other video drivers
* Supports both RTSP (Real Time Streaming Protocol) and Progressive streaming protocols
* Integrates with many IP based cameras listed for MAXPRO, including all ONVIF standard cameras
* Alarms from the NVR are presented as standard alarms on the WEBs-AX software
* The driver pricing is based on the number cameras that are licensed
* There are no limits on the number of cameras that can be licensed on the Supervisor
Obtaining the MAXPRO driver and the NVR software patch: You can download the maxpro.zip file from the Buildings Forum at the following location. To install the files, please see the MAXPRO driver installation document, which can also be found on the Buildings Forum website, as well as the MAXPRO Software Release Bulletin.
Compatibility of the driver with Controllers: Compatible with SEC-H-602 and SEC-H-616 security controllers as well as any WEB-300E, WEB-600/WEB-600E and WEB-700 Controllers. The driver is also compatible with WEBs Enterprise Security appliance v184.108.40.206 and v220.127.116.11 and WEB-Supervisor and SoftJace for AX-3.6.407.2, WEBs-AX 18.104.22.168, and WEBs-AX 22.214.171.124.
This driver is not yet compatible with WEBs-N4 software nor can it be used on WEB-8000 Controllers.
ControlTalk NOW thanks this week’s Premium sponsors Delta Controls and Neptronic. This week’s posts included updated SmartGrid.gov information; Visionary Jim Sinopoli’s Smart Buildings Predictions for 2015; New Products review from ACI’s Barry Gordon; Rob Allen breaks down 2014 CTA Awards nominee Blue Ridge Technologies; and Siemens’ product discussion with Joshua Felperin. Don’t miss our very special interview with EasyIO’s globetrotter, Mike Marston, who provides EasyIO updates from Cambodia.
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ControlTalk NOW interview with special guest, EasyIO’s Mike Marston, from Cambodia. Few people in the HVAC and Building Integration industry enjoy their profession. and are as successful at it, as Mike Marston. Mike’s enthusiasm and pride of ownership are infectious. Led by Gordon Chen, Mike Marston, and Lim Hoon Chiat, EasyIO is on the move with partners in over 30 countries. EasyIO has been nominated for eight 2014 ControlTrends Awards. Watch this interview and see why!
Message from Barry Gordon: ACI Releases New Products for 2015!ACI is always standing by it’s motto to “Engineer a Better Sensor Solution.” We take great pride in our engineering achievements and have invested substantially in new product development. With that in mind, I am excited to introduce our newest product offerings; A/CO2 Series, WPR Wet to Wet DP, and PowerScout(TM) 3037 Series.
Rob Allen Breaks Down 2014 ControlTrends Awards Finalist Blue Ridge Technologies. Rob Allen investigates Blue Ridge Technologies and Unified Lighting Control on this episode of 7 Minutes in Control. Many believe that when a complete Building Automation System (BAS) is required, Unified Lighting Control is a superior lighting control solution. We will know January 26, 2015 if the world-wide ControlTrends Community agrees with this statement when their votes will be heard. Nominated for the 2014 Lighting Integration Provider/Solution of The Year Award, we wish Blue Ridge Technologies all the best.
Siemens Gets Ready for the 2014 ControlTrends Awards. Monday, January 26, 2015, between 6-8, the Prairie Ball Room at the Hyatt McCormick Place will be rocking as the Super Stars of the Building Automation and HVAC controls industry walk the Red Carpet and celebrate the 2014 ControlTrends Awards. ControlTrends Awards Platinum Sponsor Siemens is in the hunt for four Awards at this year’s show. The very talented, Joshua Felperin, stopped by to talk about Siemens entries and give us a run down on the new Siemens Variable Frequency Drive.
Honeywell WEBs AX: In the Hunt for 2014 Building Automation Control System of the Year. Honeywell’s WEBs AX offers a Smart Solution for your Intelligent Buildings applications. WEBs AX connects buildings with maximum efficiency, reduces maintenance costs with centralized control. Additionally, WEBs AX offfers an open, scalable solution that lets you take immediate control of your HVAC control starting with thermostatic control, IAQ control, lighting, on your way to total access and video surveillance integration. The Honeywell WEBs AX possibilities are endless!
Honeywell WEBs AX offers a Smart Solution for your Intelligent Buildings applications. WEBs AX connects buildings with maximum efficiency, reduces maintenance costs with centralized control. Additionally, WEBs AX offfers an open, scalable solution that lets you take immediate control of your HVAC control starting with thermostatic control, IAQ control, lighting, on your way to total access and video surveillance integration. The Honeywell WEBs AX possibilities are endless!
Whether it is Honeywell WEBs-AX, WebStat or WebVision, Honeywell has a building automation solution (BAS) that takes all the aspects of your building and occupant needs into consideration to maximize energy efficiency and make management of your facility simpler and more convenient. 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.
Check out some of the stars from Honeywell: Roger Rebennack, Laura Kevitt, Patty Hall, and Tom Rosback, as they walk the Red Carpet and get interviewed at the 2013 ControlTrends Awards. The Honeywell team took trophies home in four ControlTrends Awards categories: Thermostat of the Year: Honeywell Prestige RedLINK, Marketing Tools and Support of the Year, Building Automation System of the Year: Honeywell WEBS, and Executive of the Year: Tom Rosback.