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PoE Lighting Popularity in 2017

PoE Lighting Systems Are Reaching Epic Popularity in 2017

As the economy struggled over the past number of years, there have been no shortage of tough times for businesses. That being said, there are a few positive outcomes that arose thanks to tighter budgets.

For consideration today, let’s look at the ultra-lean approach businesses have adopted regarding technological upgrades. Many business owners have become talented snipers, spending the bare minimum

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Autonomous Cars in America

Autonomous Cars Are Reshaping the Way America Does Automotives

It’s no secret that some big players are already putting in some serious overtime on their  self-driven car prototypes.

“This year,” reported WIRED in their December 22nd, 2016 update, “Google’s autonomous fleet quietly hit 2 million miles,” on the streets of Fountain View, California.

Uber has also been logging serious mileage with their own test fleet, currently deployed in Pittsburgh

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Latest Broadband Technology

The Latest Broadband Technologies Up the Ante on Speed

If you’re searching for evidence of the “green” movement in the tech world,  you need look no further than broadband.

The broadband industry is quite literally wringing every last dime it can out of the “repurpose and reuse” principle. How you ask? By finding ways to transmit faster and faster speeds over existing phone lines.

For about a third of what it costs to re-cable the customer

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Safely Bring up Your Network After a Power Outage

Safely Bring up Your Network After a Power Outage

As we’ve grown increasingly reliant on powered and PoE technology, power outages have become more disruptive than ever before.

We may have come a long way as it pertains to preventing them, but there’s still room for improvement. That being said, they will continue to happen on occasion, and it’s critical that the right organizations know how to quickly and effectively recover.

5 years ago

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5 Tips to Maximize PoE Lighting Setups

5 Expert Trade Secrets to Maximize PoE Lighting Setups

If you’ve kept up with the news, you know that LED’s are definitely here to stay. They’re more energy-efficient, more versatile, and that’s hardly the half of it. They also play nice with PoE networking equipment.

I hear your silent protests. Yes, many times you’ll be working in conjunction with designers who will probably guide the lighting design process from start to finish.

But as <a

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Adjustable PoE Lighting

Adjustable LED Lighting: Revolutionizing Workspace Design

Did you know that variable LED lighting promotes employee well-being?

Light-enhanced environments can offset some of the negative effects of working inside and can even reduce stress and depression in the workplace.

In this article we’ll cover specifics on why this works and how you can best use variable LED technology to achieve those results in your own workspace.

How Warm and Cool Light Work in Nature

If you’ve ever heard of

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ALOHA Cabled Observatory

How The ALOHA Cabled Observatory Snagged A Million-Dollar Cable For A $1

Deploying network cables underwater is an expensive feat, oftentimes costing hundreds of millions of dollars, but the ALOHA Cabled Observatory (ACO) paid a mere $1 for one of AT&T’s retired telecommunication cable.

The cable was originally the first fiber optic cable that connected continental U.S. and Hawaii. With the help of a former AT&T engineer, ALOHA Cabled Observatory received a

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PoE Smart Building

Why Power over Ethernet will Power the Smart Building of The Future

You know Power over Ethernet as the cabling technology used in information technology that transmits both data and power using a standard Ethernet cable. PoE gives users the ability to deploy powered devices at any location, regardless if electrical outlets are present. It is this characteristic that makes Ethernet the ideal default cabling medium that will connect the smart building

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Ethernet standards

Time Capsule Alert! The Earliest Ethernet Advertisement (Rare Video)

In 1973, Robert Metcalfe wrote a memo that would serve as the founding concepts for the technology that we now know as Ethernet. Xerox Parc assigned Robert Metcalfe with the task of connecting a group of personal computers to a printer. Along with his co-inventor David Boggs, Robert Metcalfe invented the cabling technology that would transform a computer from a static workstation

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PoE Standards

How the Unanticipated Evolution of PoE Prevents Market Saturation

Why is Power over Ethernet (PoE) far from reaching market saturation levels?

Power over Ethernet has evolved since its inception in 2002. IEEE has introduced PoE standards with increasingly higher power outputs to account for the evolving use-case scenarios for PoE. But even though the technology has been around for over a decade, PoE has not quite yet achieved market saturation. PoE use-cases

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