This year the editors compiled the top stories of the year as featured in SDM’s various e-newsletters. Below are the top 10 stories as featured on our website and delivered to you through SDM e-news and Today’s Systems Integrator e-news.
It was almost two years ago when I wrote my first Smart Insights article touting the arrival of the smart home and likening the elements of the smart home to pieces of a puzzle that needed to be solved. Since then, that market certainly has exploded. The smart home and smart office are here to stay.
Some folks may not know it but I started my own integration business, The Automation Link Inc. (TALI), in 1989 and put on the side of my van, “The Leader in Home Automation.” I was 20 years ahead of my time.
What are the top technologies industrial visionaries need to be aware of now and, more importantly, why and how will those technologies impact their industry? To answer that important question, ABI Research, a market foresight advisory firm providing strategic guidance on the most compelling transformative technologies, identified six technologies, along with big-picture questions and answers, to help guide senior industrial leaders to make key transformative technology decisions.
HID Global, Booth 11063: HID Location Services from HID Global is an Internet of Things (IoT) solution providing real-time location awareness of a workforce for better building management, instant asset tracking and equipment condition monitoring to increase operational efficiency throughout an organization.
Allied Telesis Inc. has joined the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program. Allied Telesis is a leading provider of hardware and software products that build secure, feature-rich, and scalable data exchange solutions.
Roller skates, beds, autonomous flying cars, smart clothing, robots, aromatherapy, flexible video screens, wireless everything, drones, artificial intelligence (AI), toys, analytics, smart cities, and anything tech were alive and well at CES 2018 with over 2.75 million square feet of exhibits and 1,000-plus presenters. Other surprises included a flood on opening day of the show— after 190 days of no rain in Las Vegas — and a two-hour power outage at the convention center on day two.