Articles & News on Building Automation

Telensa announces appointment of Will Franks as CEO

  • December 6, 2016
  • News

Will Franks has served on the board of Telensa for two years, and has a track record of leading tech companies through the transition needed to sustain rapid international growth.

IBM and EnOcean Alliance announce partnership to standardize smart building solutions

  • November 30, 2016
  • News

Together, IBM and the EnOcean Alliance will bring sensors to the cloud and develop self-powered solutions as a standard for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Fairhair and Zigbee Alliances sign partnership agreement to facilitate smart buildings

  • November 14, 2016
  • News

The two organizations will explore opportunities to combine expertise to simplify the development and deployment of lighting and building automation systems based on a common, IP-based network infrastructure.

SKF automates factory with Egemin automated storage system

  • August 25, 2016
  • Case Study

With the new system, SKF can organize the logistics of its bearings, lubricants and seal products more efficiently and economically. The completed installation went into operation earlier this year.

Dalian Metro uses Rockwell Automation to integrate system, cuts energy usage by 12%

  • August 24, 2016
  • Case Study

The entire Dalian metro system includes more than 50 redundant Allen-Bradley MicroLogix and CompactLogix controllers with about 100,000 I/O points across the different stations.

Egemin Automation delivers E'tow floor conveyer system to Swiss logistics hub

  • August 4, 2016
  • Case Study

Egemin Automation has been awarded the job of delivering conveyor technology for Schöni's logistics area. E’tow provides throughput and warehouse process flows, will ensure that Schöni can handle its increasing volumes.

HMS Industrial Networks announces acquisition of Intesis Software

  • August 2, 2016
  • News

HMS Industrial Networks AB has acquired all shares of the Spain-based company Intesis Software. Intesis offers communication gateway solutions and interfaces within the building automation field.

BACnet Interest Group Europe releases updated BACnet Standard ASHRAE 135-2016

  • July 27, 2016
  • News

Among the most important developments, included in 400 additional pages, are BACnet’s support for IPv6 networks and RESTful Web Services, a further step toward equipping the BACnet protocol for future developments in information technology.

Levarys chooses Qorvo's ZigBee chips to facilitate smart home automation

  • July 21, 2016
  • Case Study

Levarys’ Luna Smart Home System consists of thermostats, smart radiator valves; temperature, door and window sensors, and smart plugs that are wirelessly connected to the gateway.

HMS Industrial Networks announces acquisition of Intesis Software

  • July 11, 2016
  • News

Intesis was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Igualada, Spain, close to Barcelona. Intesis offers communication gateway solutions and interfaces within the building automation field.