Infinitum Electric IoT enabled HVAC motor to make its debut at AHR

In early February, the leading manufacturers in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC-R) industry will descend on Orlando for the AHR Expo. This annual event is the world’s largest HVAC-R exposition and a showplace for some of the…

Collecting device data and the looming threat of IIoT security concerns – 2019 trends in review

Now that 2020 is underway, it’s time to look back at the major trends that shaped and defined the commercial and industrial device marketplace over the past 12 months. The past year was an exciting one for device manufacturers, who…

Lencore on reinventing mass notification for modern emergencies

This past summer, the Modern Equipment Manufacturer had the privilege to provide coverage of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Annual Conference in San Antonio. When speaking with the participating industry thought leaders and technology solution providers ushering in a…

Ransomware and IIoT devices – is there really a threat?

The cybersecurity firm, Recorded Future, which tracks cyberattacks on healthcare organizations and government entities, claims that there have been more than 140 ransomware attacks against state and local governments and health care providers in 2019 alone. Those 140+ cyberattacks held…

The Water Council on why water utilities need innovation

The Modern Equipment Manufacturer has spent the last month or so sharing some very interesting conversations that we had with the companies that were exhibiting, speaking and demonstrating their products at the recent WEFTEC Conference. And what we’ve discovered is…

How smart water increases uptime and security for utilities – an interview with Siemens

In the past, when a waste water treatment center had a device break, there was probably very little warning. It would fail, the entire process would grind to a halt and the entire facility would be offline. Then, a repair…

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…

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