Episode 298: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for week ending Jan 6, 2019 delivers a most unique meeting of the minds, as industry veteran Ken Sinclair, owner/editor of Automated Buildings, is joined by SES Engineering’s Brad White, who discuss a myriad of industry topics from points of view — some forty years apart, but not really. Our 7th Annual ControlTrends Awards event is this Sunday in Atlanta; Jackson Control/Building Automated Security Solutions (BASS) to host Active Shooter Detection System webinar; Ken Sinclair/Automated Buildings is hosting NINE FREE education sessions at AHR Expo 2019 Atlanta; and don’t miss the January edition of Automated Buildings.
ControlTrends is excited to announce the 2018 ControlTrends Awards will take place next Sunday, January 13, 2019, from 6:30PM to 9:30PM, at Atlanta’s Historic Fox Theatre, located at 660 Peachtree Street, N.E. It’s going to be an exciting and entertaining evening with a sumptuous banquet dinner in an amazing venue that offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy our industry’s most heralded celebration of the year.
ControlTalk NOW interview with Ken Sinclair and Brad White walk us through a number of trending industry topics from points of view (forty years apart). Please note! Ken and Automated Buildings are hosting nine free education sessions at AHR Expo 2019 Atlanta. AutomatedBuildings.com 9 Free Education Sessions @ AHRExpo 2019. Please be sure to download the app https://ahrexpo.com/app and put us on your show planner custom agenda so we know you are coming.
Building Automated Security Solutions (BASS): WEBINAR DEMO on Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System. Law enforcement and government security experts agree that early detection and enhanced situational awareness are two critical components of any emergency response plan. Gunshot detection is a key technology to automate shot detection and report lifesaving information to those in danger when seconds matter most. Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at 3:00pm Eastern. RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW! Contact Roger Rebennack for more information: 317-231-2200 – Direct, 317-694-1904 – mobile
Exploring Our Human Connection: 7th Annual Connection Community Collaboratory Tue. January 15 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM | B311. How do we best “Look” with rapidly evolving video analytics, “Listen” with natural language interaction and learning, using the personal assistants that are evolving as part of our edge-bots? Use our history of “Feeling” temperature, humidity, occupancies etc. and best combine this all with “Thinking” that will come from self-learning. Moderator Ken Sinclair, Automated Buildings, will be joined by a panel of veteran industry experts: Marc Petock, Trevor Palmer, Troy Davis, George Thomas, and John Petze at the Sixth Annual Connection Community Collaboratory.
In his Automated Buildings’ January editorial, editor/owner Ken Sinclair sounds the “Open 2019″ trumpets! Just how open is Ken Sinclair talking about?” Well, Ken pulls no punches. He wants big time open! Quote: “The ‘major proprietary dragons’ of our building automation industry are slow to warm to open, but are using open source to catch up. All want to use open, but none want to be open which would loosen their grip on their proprietary market share. But open is slowly happening because bigger dragons like Google & Amazon are breathing fire on their tails…or is that…tales…big smile.” Read more!