Episode 253: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for Week Ending Feb 4, 2018

Episode 253: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for week ending Feb 4, 2018 features our 2-minute teaser video of the 2017 ControlTrends Awards — and we have video coverage of KMC’s 2018 Genius Summit; Ken Sinclair’s February, Automated Buildings; Altura Associates wins the 2017 Project Haystack Award; Optergy’s Proton wins the 2017 Innovative Product of the Year; and Schneider Electric introduces new Pelco Video Solutions via iPortal.

Optergy’s Proton, 2017 ControlTrends Awards Innovative Product of the Year Co-winner!Optergy Proton, winner of the 2017 ControlTrends Awards Innovative Product of the Year, thanks you for supporting Optergy nomination for the ControlTrends Awards. In 2017, Optergy was nominated in a number of categories. Optergy takes product innovation very seriously and we aim to help all buildings into Smart Monitoring & Control at a fraction of the price of the next best alternative.

Look What’s New at Schneider Electric! The Vault: New Year, New Pelco Products in iPortal. New Year, New Pelco Products in iPortal. We are pleased to announce the availability of Pelco’s Video Solutions through iPortal. Pelco’s Video Solutions include: Fixed IP Cameras; PTZ IP Cameras; Panoramic IP Cameras; Specialty IP Cameras; Analog Cameras; Video Management Systems; Mounting Hardware & Accessories. Visit for product guides, brochures, and specifications.

Ken Sinclair’s Automated Buildings February, 2018 Theme: Building Brains — AI is the Brain, IoT the Body. Speaking with the Face and Voice of Digital Transformation. n the February edition of Automated Buildings, Ken Sinclair introduces us to his digital twin, Robo Ken, who foresees (in the very near future), buildings full of powerful, low-cost edge devices — armed with AI and Machine Learning capabilities, that will accelerate the digital transformation of our industry — at an alarming pace.

Congratulations to Altura Associates Winner of the 2017 Project Haystack Award. Altura Associates is this year’s honoree for the work that they have done to apply Haystack across numerous projects that deliver improved performance for building owners and operators. Accepting the award on their behalf at the 2017 ControlTrends Awards is another leading member of the Haystack community, Alper Uzmezler of BASSG.

Highlights and Interviews from the 2018 KMC Genius Summit. The KMC Commander is Calling! Congratulations to a Summit well done! Richard Newberry, Tim Vogel, and team KMC Controls delivered another three-part agenda of product and technical training, motivation and industry insight, and networking and entertainment in a compressed and energized two days of Genius Summit at Chicago’s luxurious Langham Hotel. The best news yet, is that KMC Controls is ready to share the majority of the breakout sessions that were filmed. They will be available in the coming weeks… stay tuned!


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