ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings VideoCast and Podcast for week ending March 27, 2016 reviews KMC’s New Conquest™ BACnet® Router; CABA’s Intelligent Buildings & Digital Home Forum; Contemporary Controls’ new BACnet Discovery Tool; Lynxspring’s Onyx™ BACnet™ to Haystack Data Pump; Johnson Controls Becomes Founding Building Automation Partner in Cisco® Digital Ceiling Program; DENT Instruments Announcement to Collaborate with Emerson; and Honeywell’s announces Pressure Independent Control Valve web training.
KMC’s New Conquest™ BACnet® Router Offers Time and Labor Savings. KMC Controls’ state-of-the-art Conquest™ BACnet® router features one MS/TP and one Ethernet port, an HTML5 web configuration interface requiring no additional software, a single cable for both power and communications, and an excellent set of network diagnostic tools for quick and easy network verification and troubleshooting. The router is optimized for temporary installation as a technician’s tool and for permanent installation increasing network efficiency. Additionally, the router acts as an enhancement to a supervisory controller or integration engine by offloading MS/TP and routing, freeing up greater internal resources for core functions.
CABA’s Intelligent Buildings & Digital Home Forum – April 26-28, 2016 in San Diego, CA. Will be held April 26 – 28, 2016 in San Diego, CA. The Continental Automated Buildings Association is pleased to announce that its next Intelligent Buildings & Digital Home Forum will be held April 26 – 28, 2016 in San Diego, CA. Program information and registration for attendees is now open online at: http://www.caba.org/forum and highly discounted early-bird pricing and hotel rates will be in effect for a limited time. Kevin Petersen, President of AT&T Digital Life, James Carlini, Author and Paul Campbell, VP Innovation, Head of Silicon Valley Innovation Center, Schneider Electric have been confirmed as keynote speakers.
Contemporary Controls Adds New Features to the BACnet Discovery Tool. March 2016 – Contemporary Controls is pleased to announce the release of the latest iteration of its BACnet Discovery Tool, commonly referred to as BDT. For those unfamiliar, BDT is a free BACnet/IP application for Windows that is easy to install and use. The tool is instrumental as a means of discovering and verifying communication with MS/TP devices that are being accessed through BACnet/IP routers such as the BASrouter or the BASrouterLX. To prove our routers operate with different equipment configurations, we here at Contemporary Controls use BDT with equipment from various BACnet vendors.
New Product Release: Onyx™ BACnet™ to Haystack Data Pump. This just in from our Friends at Lynxspring: Lynxspring is pleased to announce the availability of our new Onyxx™ BACnet™ to Haystack Data Pump. With the number of and variety of equipment, sensors, devices and building automation systems that are available to connect to, the amount of building data available has increased considerably. With this, comes value in having large amounts of data. But, the challenge lies in how to manage and get useful information out of the data; especially as these data sets often come with various formats, naming conventions, and syntaxes. It is one thing to have access to data. It is another to make it actionable.
Johnson Controls Becomes Founding Building Automation Partner in Cisco® Digital Ceiling. Partnership allows buildings to become smarter, more efficient and connected. MILWAUKEE, March 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Johnson Controls announced today that it has joined the Cisco® Digital Ceiling community as a founding building automation partner. The Digital Ceiling framework provides a platform that delivers better user experiences through the convergence of the IT network and building technologies, including lighting, heating, cooling, security, motion detection, and other sensors and actuators.
DENT Instruments Announces Collaboration with Emerson. PRESS RELEASE: DENT Instruments Announces Collaboration with Emerson to Launch An Industry-First Wireless Power Meter. DENT Instruments, Bend, Oregon – DENT Instruments, a global leader in the design and manufacture of power and energy measurement instruments, along with Emerson, a recognized leader in bringing technology and engineering together, have announced a strategic collaboration, making wireless power measurement a reality.
ELearning: Honeywell Pressure Independent Control Valve Training. Honeywell has a broad Control Valve portfolio and will be offering a one-hour training that is open to all Distributors and Contractors on Pressure Independent Control Valves. This training will cover: Common Applications, Basic Technical Information, Key Advantages of Honeywell’s VRN and VRW valves, Savings Potential, Part Number Explanation & Ordering Process, Available Valve Resources, and Q&A. Honeywell will also be announcing a quarterly promotion for Control Valves at the end of training. Please join for more details. Web Meeting Access: https://honeywellintl.globalmeet.com/HoneywellAirAndWater