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Smarter fire suppression systems take center stage at NFPA

This week marks the beginning of the annual National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference and Expo. This means that the world’s leading fire safety experts – as well as the most innovative fire protection solutions providers – have descended on…

MSA and Sierra Monitor – making a safer workplace together

In late March, it was announced that MSA, the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of safety products, equipment and infrastructure, would be acquiring Sierra Monitor, a leading IIoT and cloud gateway provider. To the average person, this may have seemed…

Get a look at the fire panel of the future during NFPA

In advance of this month’s National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference and Expo, the Modern Equipment Manufacturer (MEM) sat down with Susan McKelvey, the NFPA’s Communications Manager to learn more about the Conference and the hot trends that are shaping…

Current gets smart to increase energy efficiency

A few weeks ago, the world’s most innovative lighting companies were in Philadelphia for the annual LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) event, the preeminent architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference. LFI is a hotbed of discussion about the future of…

Arm sees green in smarter, IoT-enabled lighting

Lighting trend setters, industry-leading lighting companies and lighting experts have descended on Philadelphia this week for the annual LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) event. LFI, the preeminent architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, brings together the latest, most innovative lighting…

Greener, smarter lights to headline LIGHTFAIR – a Q&A with Satish Agrawal of Aurea Lighting

Later this month, the latest, most innovative lighting companies and solutions will be on display at the annual LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) event, the preeminent architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference. Each year, LFI brings together trend setters, industry-leading…

Four easy steps to cloud enabling devices

It’s clear that cloud connectivity has gone mainstream. From the wide array of smart speakers in American living rooms to the Fitbits on every other person’s wrist, consumer products have taken advantage of cloud connectivity to make real time data…

Shedding light on the upcoming LIGHTFAIR Conference

This is a very interesting and exciting time for the lighting and lighting system industry. In fact, you could argue that the last time the lighting industry has seen this level of disruption, innovation and advancement was back in the…

What to expect at the 2019 NFPA Conference & Expo

Each year, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the global nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards, holds its Conference & Expo. This annual event is an opportunity for…

Transforming Industrial Devices into Smart, Cloud-Connected Device

OEMs in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) tend to look at the consumer IoT as less serious or important, seeing consumer IoT products as fancy toys, at best. After all, IIoT connectivity, which grew from machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies, has…

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