FMLink Newsletter — Software & Techjnology — August 30, 2018

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This newsletter covers software and technology news from July 26 through August 29, 2018.


Learn how emerging trends in intelligent buildings may affect your building (Surveys and Trends)

IoT restrooms are smart business (Magazines » ISSA Today)
Get warnings for low supplies, automate toilet cleaning, use sensors to see if toilet stalls are in use

Reduce recurring embodied energy through development of an asset management program (Sustainability » FEA (Facility Engineering Associates, P.C.))
An asset management program can reduce the total energy required for your building—see how

If you’re using building automation systems, see this BOMA/ASIS/SIA guidance on protecting your facilities from inherent risks (Products and Services » Publications)

Who are the key access and security systems providers in the US, and how is the industry changing? (Surveys and Trends)

Going green: Green leasing updates (Magazines » BOMA)
Key changes in BOMA’s 2018 Green Lease Guide


Vanderbilt SPC

If you need an intrusion detection system with centralized monitoring, see what this Vanderbilt/Genetec integration makes possible (Products and Services » Security)

Do you need eye-level panoramic surveillance with the ability to shift to a close-up view? See Pelco’s new video management system and camera (Products and Services » Security)

If you’re looking for facilities management software, see how Fortive’s acquisition of Accruent will strengthen the company’s offerings (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

Find out which software is helping reduce energy use and gain incentives at multiple locations for a storage company (Contract Awards)

If you need to boost outdoor and perimeter security, see PureTech Systems’ latest map-based video analytics software and new 180-degree camera (Products and Services » Security)

If you need a sensor to detect and count people entering a building or room, see Orion’s latest entrance control system (Products and Services » Security)

If you’re looking for centralized access control across multiple sites, check out Johnson Controls’ solution (Products and Services » Security)

See how Mandalay Bay’s wireless lighting controls can provide individual control capabilities and save energy (Contract Awards)

For code-compliant lighting control, see Hubbell’s touch-screen wall station with wired, wireless and hybrid options (Lighting » Products and Services)

See how these new LED downlights enable better optic control, with three beam spreads (Lighting » Products and Services)

These autonomous indoor delivery robots could save your building occupants time and extra trips (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

To help unlock the true value of connected things in building operations, take a look at these new IoT apps (Products and Services » Software & Technology)