|New Internet of Things Platform: Cost-Effective Solution for Facility Management|
Engenuity Systems has releasd eViewIoT™, a new facility management platform incorporating both cloud-based software and a family of supporting apps and hardware devices. The IoT platform provides visibility into an entire building's control systems through a series of informative and easy-to-use dashboards and reports on the eViewIoT app on any browser-enabled device. The platform includes energy analytics, site comparisons, trending, and alarming.
eViewIoT provides system integrators, mechanical contractors, property management and building owners a set of tools to run their facilities more efficiently and with less required training. "eViewIoT's tools assist in reducing overall energy consumption, identifying pending equipment failures and preventing unexpected maintenance issues, helping to reduce bottom-line expenses and improve cash flow," says Tracy Markie, CEO at Engenuity Systems.
|10 Most Important Tech Policy Trends for 2020|
Global tech policy firm Access Partnership recently released its in-depth report on the 10 most important tech policy trends for 2020. The report identifies the issues, specific regulations, initiatives and threats to tech growth and innovation, providing an in-depth overview of of the most important policy trends to watch for in 2020. The areas covered in the report are:
- 5G security to take an important position with shift to control functions
- Spectrum sharing likely to become more mainstream with 5G
- IoTs, SIMs and eSIMs: who's responsible for setting regulation?
- AI regulation taking shape in the EU and the U.S.
- EU-based Digital Services Act (DSA) as the newest power grab since the GDPR
- New wave of tech protectionism in Europe
- China as a supply chain liability; other Asian nations filling in
- U.S. privacy laws taking bipartisan note from California's CCPA
- Data sharing regs to heat up, as balance with innovation becomes more critical
- Rise of "green" technology policy: another balancing act with industry emissions vs. the industry's potential ability to solve climate change
|48-Port Power-over-Ethernet (PoE+) Switch Ideal for Large Security Camera Networks|
Transition Networks, Inc. has introduced its high-density 48-Port Managed Gigabit PoE+ Switch that offers 176 Gbps switching capacity. The switch is ideal for use in networks that need extensive connectivity for high-resolution IP cameras, wireless access points or VoIP phones.
In a single rack unit, the switch (SM48TAT4XA-RP) provides (48) 10/100/1000 copper ports, (4) dual-speed 1G/10G SFP+ slots and features a redundant, hot swappable power supply. When equipped with dual power supplies, the switch can provide a total of 1640 Watts of power for 30 Watts to all 48 ports simultaneously. Embedded into the switch is Transition Networks' Device Management System (DMS) software, which enables graphical monitoring, traffic monitoring and troubleshooting for reduced downtime, and easier management and maintenance of connected devices.