Sponsor Article: why open frameworks matter

By Chris Irwin, J2 Innovations. When a technology is new, it is usually very expensive and proprietary because it is difficult to achieve and complex to deliver. This was certainly true of computers; which were hugely expensive compared to now and each manufacturer offered systems that were unique to them, because they designed all the […]

The Climate Challenge: the advantages of programmable logic control

By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. Well it’s been another extraordinary summer of weather. One stage of the Tour De France had to be cut short due to a snow blizzard in July, that closed a mountain pass. To be more accurate, it was the landslide as a result of the water that caused the […]

Case study: Porto Mykonos – a hotel operating at half power in Greece

By Nick Gliatis, GDS Digital Systems. Comprising 90 rooms, Porto Mykonos is a luxury hotel located at the famous and bustling port of Mykonos Town on the Greek island of Mykonos. This is where all the action happens, both by day and by night. The hotel was to undergo major renovations, including expansion, so a […]

Interview: Sue Milne gives a fresh take on the home automation industry in the UK

Sue Milne started her career in advertising sales within the luxury marine market. She progressed into general management, and led sales and account management teams based in the UK and throughout Europe. Having worked for a large American corporation, she knew that she wanted to be in a smaller business where she could make an […]

SIBT 2020

SIBT 2020 2-4 September 2020 Shanghai, China www.shanghai-intelligent-building-technology.hk.messefrankfurt.com/shanghai/en.html The 2020 edition of Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology (SIBT) will be held on 2–4 September in China, bringing together IoT and smart building suppliers to encourage cross-industry cooperation and communication. Combined with the concurrently held Shanghai Smart Home Technology (SSHT) and Parking China, in 2019 the three […]

SSHT 2020

SSHT 2020 2-4 September 2020 Shanghai, China www.shanghai-smart-home-technology.hk.messefrankfurt.com/shanghai/en.html The 2020 edition of Shanghai Smart Home Technology (SSHT) will be held on 2–4 September in China, promoting smart home concepts in real estate and smart communities. SSHT strive to be an ideal business platform for the industry, presenting original trends and technology insights through myriad forums […]

Smart Building Conference 2020 Focuses on 5G, IoT and the Intelligent Edge

For ISE 2020, the Smart Building Conference is based on the theme of ‘5G, IoT and the Intelligent Edge’. The day-long conference will explore how the unfolding new technology landscape facilitates the deployment of smart technology within buildings. The event will see top expert speakers presenting ideas throughout the day alongside a host of new […]