Cloud-enabled airports mean happier passengers

Your first flight from Dulles International was delayed because people invariably waited until the absolute last minute to board and your plane was thirteenth in line to depart. Then, when you stepped off the jetway in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport, you…

Making lighting systems greener through data – a Q&A with Synapse Wireless

Lights. They’re pervasive in our homes, highways, public buildings and workplaces. So pervasive that we probably take them for granted. We flick a switch and our office or workshop is illuminated. And we don’t really think anything of it unless…

Bell & Gossett embraces data for smarter, more efficient solutions

Today, there are smart devices in your pocket, on your wrist, next to your front door and on the wall of your living room. But making things smarter and more connected is not unique to companies that manufacture products for…

Honeywell: better fire protection technologies enable faster response

In June, San Antonio, TX, played host to the annual National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference and Expo, an annual event that brings together industry-leading equipment manufacturers in the fire protection industry with the individuals responsible for setting fire codes…

Four steps to “as a service”

In our last post on the Modern Equipment Manufacturer, we discussed a recently-released eBook entitled, “The HVACaaS Revolution,” which details the emerging trend of equipment manufacturers working to introduce service offerings to their customers. The eBook finds that equipment manufacturers…

From manufacturer to service provider – the steps to enabling “as a service”

Many of today’s equipment manufacturers are facing a similar challenge – their markets are increasingly competitive and contested, and their margins are shrinking. In this highly competitive environment, it’s becoming difficult to keep profits from shrinking, and just as difficult…

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…

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…

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…

Viking Cold Solutions discusses making the global cold chain more efficient

Earlier this month, Atlanta played host to the annual AHR Expo, the world’s largest and most respected Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) marketplace. This annual event brings together the leading equipment manufacturers in the HVACR industry to network,…

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