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The Intelligent Building Market

The Intelligent Building Market

The intelligent building market, also known as the smart building market, is a field that is rapidly growing and developing as innovations in data and power transfer push the boundaries of what is possible.

Smart buildings are integrated with technology and energy systems, and their possibilities are endless. With the right equipment, security, lighting, energy consumption,

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Enabling PoE Technologies in Office Buildings

Enabling PoE Technologies in Office Buildings

Power over Ethernet delivers both electrical power and communication signals via the same Ethernet cable. This advancement in technology opens the door to a whole host of new networking possibilities, particularly in commercial settings such as office buildings.

As the Internet of Things (IoT) is being adopted at an increasing rate, PoE is being utilized by the most

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Building an IoT Strategy: 5 Steps to Plan for Success

Building an IoT Strategy: 5 Steps to Plan for Success

We’ve spent plenty of time discussing IoT and its rising popularity in recent months. And with good reason. It’s a complicated and nuanced landscape with great potential yet to be realized.

When it comes to a B2B perspective on the internet of things however, we (as installers and technicians) need to think less about the market trend, and more about the effect this technology has on end users.

How

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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

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Internet of Things Infographic

How much Data will The Internet of Things (IoT) Generate by 2020?

The Internet of Things (IoT) has exploded over these past three years, and according to Gartner research, 25 billion connected “things” will be connected to the Internet by 2020. With the influx of smart technology, IPV6 will provide enough IP addresses to more than sufficiently cover the evolving digital life of consumers. The Smart Homes sector alone is predicted to be a $490 billion market.

But

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Why the Z-Wave Protocol Will Make Smart Homes Mainstream

If the elusive smart home triggers visions of mood lights set to Bach’s Cello Suite No. 5 upon arriving home from work, a new protocol in the home automation industry promises to make those dreams come true. The Z-Wave protocol will finally allow mainstream consumers to enjoy smart homes.

Avoiding the 2.4 GHZ Band

The Z-Wave protocol operates in the 900 MHZ Radio Frequency Band (RF) allowing users to remotely control lighting,

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