FMLink Newsletter — Software — November 8, 2018

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 October 4 through November 7, 2018.


What is keeping you from getting the most out of your facilities technology? (Surveys and Trends)

Using benchmarking to develop your staffing plan (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

Which companies are leading the way in HVAC innovations? Check out the AHR Expo awards for 2019 (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

Does your reception area leave a negative impression? This report shows how “smart technologies” can help (Surveys and Trends)


High-powered drone flying over an arid landscape

If your perimeter gets breached, this new security drone system will automatically check it out (Products and Services » Security)

See how Briefcam’s video analytics technology can turn surveillance footage into actionable intelligence (Products and Services » Security)

See how UTC plans to enhance its access control and security management services and offerings by acquiring S2 Security (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

If you would like to integrate your smart building data and analytics into one platform, this Delos/EDGE collaboration may be for you (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

If you’re looking for a video management system that analyzes surveillance footage with your specific security challenges in mind, this update may fit the bill (Products and Services » Security)

ERP teams up with Lumenetix to offer accuracy, consistency, color control and flicker-free dimming to its lighting systems (Lighting » Products and Services)

Need help finding the right balance in allocating conference room space? This Osram/Rifiniti IoT solution measures actual space used (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

If you’re looking for flexible CAFM/IWMS software that you can get up and running quickly, check out Drawbase’s expanded cloud offerings (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

See how JLL expects its acquisition of ValuD will enable its clients to use IWMS, EAM and IoT software for better real estate performance (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

Your snow removal task may have just gotten easier — take a look at the new SnowBot (Other » Products and Services)

If you need to speed up your visitor sign-in, check out this time-saving touchscreen kiosk (Products and Services » Security)

Help occupants understand, compare and improve their energy use with QA Graphics’ enhanced efficiency dashboard (Products and Services » Software & Technology)