Smart Building & Construction News

Johnson app lets building operators track health metrics

Johnson Controls has introduced an all-in-one application to empower building operators to track sustainability, health and wellness metrics while reducing energy use, water use, waste and carbon footprint. The [...]

Infineon backs Matter smart-home standard

German electronics company Infineon has announced software support for the Matter smart home standard. Many smart home products use Infineon’s Airoc wifi, Bluetooth and PSoC 6 MCU products. In [...]

Honeywell upgrades Cambrian College buildings

Ontario-based Cambrian College is working with Honeywell to upgrade its building technology to create a safer environment for students and staff. Cambrian College is a post-secondary institution in northern [...]

Trimble and Boston partner on construction site robots

California-based Trimble and Boston Dynamics have launched an autonomous robotics package for use on construction sites. The Trimble X7 3D laser scanner and FieldLink software have been integrated with [...]

Toggled smart building controls save energy

Michigan software company Altair has launched a range of smart-building controls through its Toggled subsidiary. The Toggled iQ smart building platform is said to improve building facilities management, increase [...]

Buildings IoT improves health of Chicago development

New York real-estate company Thor Equities has partnered with California-based Buildings IoT to improve building health for its new-construction property on West Fulton Street in Chicago. As the master [...]

Sequans helps Qastle transform smart alarms

French IoT connectivity firm Sequans Communications is showing at this week’s Mobile World Congress in Los Angeles how it helped Arizona start-up Qastle transform its smart alarm controller so [...]

Cooper integrates Phunware MaaS to boost smart spaces

Texas-based mobile app company Phunware is integrating its multiscreen-as-a-service (MaaS) with Signify subsidiary Cooper Lighting’s Trellix, a smart spaces application for commercial buildings. Headquartered in Peachtree City, Georgia, Cooper [...]

Pica connects rat traps to building IoT networks

Building managers no longer need to waste time crawling into attics and other hard-to-reach locations to find empty rat traps thanks to a development by New Hampshire-based Pica Product [...]

Microsoft advises facility managers to go digital

For property managers, the IoT is about the ability to get data securely out of a building, according to David Williams, Microsoft’s smart places industry lead in Emea, speaking [...]

Vodafone leads smart offices by example

Vodafone is transforming its own offices and offering to help its customers do the same, said Russell Carr, the firm’s global business development manager for digital buildings, speaking at [...]

Nice acquires Nortek for $285m

Italian smart home company Nice has acquired California-based Nortek Security & Control from Melrose Industries for $285m. Nortek is a developer of technology for security, home automation, control, power, [...]