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|New All Metal Circular Floor Box for Access Floors Offers Flexibility and Durability|
Snake Tray's new all metal circular floor box for access floors offers a durable data and power reception module for workstations. The round design allows for the module to be installed in the same size opening as standard air diffusers. Its optional integrated circuit breaker eliminates power disruptions to other electrical devices in the area. Models are available with standard or custom configurations for both power and data to meet the customer's specifications.
|New Application Offers Team Messaging and Communication Services in the Cloud|
Accent, a leading provider of cloud-based unified communication and team collaboration services, has launched its new VoiceONE® Connect team communication and messaging service. This new service offering will focus specifically on delivering industry leading team messaging, communication, and collaboration services via Accent's VoiceONE® Connect application.
VoiceONE® Connect provides a full suite of team messaging and collaboration capabilities including one-to-one or team messaging and file sharing, team voice, video, conferencing, and screen sharing. These capabilities assist teams in communicating more efficiently and enhancing their collaborative efforts across multiple locations on any device.
|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.
|Next-Generation 5G NR Devices for IoT, Mobile Broadband and Fixed Wireless Access|
Inseego Corp., a pioneer of 5G products and intelligent IoT device-to-cloud solutions, has introduced a full line-up of new second-generation 5G devices that includes its new 5G portfolio of industrial IoT, fixed wireless access and mobile broadband product lines.
"After paving the way with our first generation of commercial 5G products, we've acquired a great deal of expertise around how to design and deploy the best solutions for different use cases -- and deliver great end user experiences," said Inseego Chairman and CEO Dan Mondor. "Now we're building on that foundation with a robust second-generation 5G NR portfolio of faster, smarter, smaller, innovative devices and solutions that deliver industry-leading 5G performance.
|EnGenius Launches New Outdoor Wi-Fi 6 Access Point|
EnGenius Technologies Inc. has announced a high-capacity Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) outdoor access point. The new weatherproof access point takes advantage of the latest Wi-Fi 6 technology needed to support the ever-growing bandwidth demands of densely congested outdoor environments such as stadiums, airports, smart cities, and parks.
Armored by IP67-rated dust and water-resistant enclosure, the EWS850AP is fully capable of withstanding harsh weather environments, including prolonged exposure to sunlight, extreme cold, frost, snow, rainfall, hail, and humidity. The Qualcomm® Networking Pro 400 Platform helps ensure the EWS850AP takes advantage of key Wi-Fi 6 features needed to support the growing demands of crowded wireless environments.
|Mobile App Ideal to Manage Annual Meetings, Conferences, and Events|
OpenWater, an application and review software platform, has released ProgramBook, a mobile app designed for scientific organizations, professional societies and trade associations to organize and manage annual meetings, conferences and events.
This mobile app transforms the program of abstracts, sessions and authors into a searchable mobile companion at your next annual meeting. ProgramBook includes features such as informational pages, scheduling and itinerary, important contacts, digital business cards and more.
Printing thousands of program books for a conference can add up to over $25,000 in costs. With ProgramBook, they can utilize the digital program book feature and reduce their costs with an overall service fee of $3,000-$6,000. "This application serves to be an entry-level replacement for the printed program book at scientific, medical, and professional conferences and features everything needed for a successful conference," says Kunal Johar, CTO of OpenWater.