Smart cities. Smart homes. Smart water? Badger Meter explains why water utilities want to be smarter

There is a movement to make everything – from personal devices, to appliances to physical structures – smarter. Today, there are smart homes, smart buildings and smart cities. And each are designed to monitor things utilizing a network of sensors,…

Using data analytics to make informed water infrastructure maintenance decisions

There is a reason why Big Data and data analytics are IT trends that are making their way across all industries and organizations – the ability to take the mountains of data that many organizations already aggregate and analyze them…

The fire panel as the brain of the smart building

The “smart home” category is an exceptionally fast moving and growing category of consumer technology and products. And if you’ve ever been able to lie in bed and ask Google or Alexa to turn off your lights so you don’t…

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…

Remote service means faster repairs for fire panels

During last month’s National Fire Protection Association Annual Conference in San Antonio, a number of government and industry experts participated in a panel discussion about the recent innovations in fire panel technology. The panel discussion, which was entitled, “The Future…

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…

Modern mass notification – the evolution of the alarm in future fire panels

Last month, the National Fire Protection Association held their annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Each year, this event brings together the individuals responsible for the establishment and enforcement of fire codes, senior decision makers within emergency response and first…

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…

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