FMLink Newsletter — Software — July 11, 2019

This Software & Technology newsletter is one of a series of five specialized newsletters, supplementing our weekly general newsletter (sent on Mondays). For each of five weeks you will receive a different specialized newsletter on Thursdays or Fridays, focusing on a different FM-related area. To manage which ones you receive, click on the link below.

This newsletter covers software and technology news from June 6 through July 10, 2019.


3 ways CRE and facility management can influence corporate strategy in 2019 and beyond (White Papers » Trimble | Real Estate & Workplace)
How you can become more strategic in light of the new accounting changes

Benchmarking security – Using best practices to improve performance (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

Find out how ASHRAE/DOE’s national priorities for energy efficiency and performance could impact the building industry and you (Developments » Energy Management)

The evolution of robotics (Magazines » ISSA Today)
Floor cleaning equipment is moving from rare to mainstream

The AACEM/ISSA autonomous cleaning survey (Magazines » ISSA Today)
Adoption and perception of the emerging robotics industry for cleaning

Stopping the big bad wolf (Magazines » FMJ)
Developing a holistic visitor security system for today’s needs

Benchmarking laundry (Magazines » ISSA Today)
Using benchmarks to improve laundry operations and costs


Delta Electronics expands its smart green solutions through agreement to acquire lighting brand Amerlux (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

Planning a move? This 3-D software-as-a-service lets you digitally tour and visualize your layout in a new space (Products and Services » Services)

Keep your next building project in sync and on track with this real-time BIM collaboration software (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

"Man-down" lone worker on the ground

Boost the safety of your lone/remote workers with this man-down detection device (Products and Services » Safety and Health)

For secure, reliable access to your IAQ, HVAC or FM data, check out GrayWolf’s cloud-based web app (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

If you need better perimeter defense, fire prevention, and predictive maintenance, Hikvision’s thermal-optical security camera promises excellent image quality at half the price (Products and Services » Security)

Find out how you can manage all your keys from a central platform to reduce risk and streamline operations, via Maxxess and deister electronics (Products and Services » Security)

Find out why six cities chose this CMMS-type solution to view their buildings’ electrical and mechanical infrastructure accurately (Contract Awards)

See how this award-winning security robot not only works in tandem with remote personnel, but can now open locked doors (Products and Services » Security)

Want to use predictive analytics to ID maintenance issues before they happen? See what Honeywell’s software can do (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

See how students can securely open doors using just their iPhone, with these Schlage locks (Products and Services » Security)

For effective viewing of your security video footage, check out this configurable tabletop control unit (Products and Services » Security)

If you’re looking for lighting bright enough for your high ceilings, check out this cylinder LED fixture with onboard control (Lighting » Products and Services)

Don’t let critical maintenance activities get lost in the shuffle — this software can help multiple-building campuses keep on track (Products and Services » Software & Technology)