Smart Building & Construction News

Flic commits to Matter

Swedish firm Shortcut Labs has promised to make all its Flic smart home products Matter compatible. Shortcut Labs had previously announced that its latest product, Flic Twist, would have [...]

Semtech shows LoRa Intent for Nexity

Intent Technologies, a service platform for smart properties, and French real-estate services provider Nexity Group have integrated Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWan standard into the Intent Platform. The [...]

HP robot prints construction site layouts

Hewlett-Packard has developed an autonomous robot that prints the layouts of a construction site directly on the site. Called SitePrint, it prints complex construction site layouts with pinpoint accuracy, [...]

Hexagon acquires BIM firm iConstruct

Swedish digital reality specialist Hexagon has acquired iConstruct, a provider of building information modelling (BIM) software used in commercial, infrastructure and industrial construction. Its flagship product, iConstruct Pro, is [...]

BayWare offers Nest thermostats in smart energy deal

German renewable energy company BayWare is working with Google Nest to distribute smart thermostats to installers through its solar and energy storage distribution arm in the USA. The partnership [...]

Lantronix switches PoE in buildings

California-based Lantronix has announced a managed gigabit power-over-Ethernet (PoE) switch for IoT applications in buildings. The SM24TBT2DPB switch, with its 90W per port, is for intelligent LED lighting systems [...]

Jardine Schindler brings together building control

Hong Kong-based Jardine Schindler Group’s Built-In was designed to meet all of a modern-day building’s present and future needs. Built-In sits at the core of a building’s mobility system [...]

Airzone links HVAC with smart thermostats

Spanish dynamic HVAC control specialist Airzone is entering the North American market with a smart controller for HVAC inverter systems. Airzone’s Aidoo Pro acts as the bridge between proprietary [...]

Ontix and TCM give buildings 5G-ready connectivity

UK firms Ontix and TCM IP Services are working to redefine the process of deploying 4G and 5G-ready, fully JOTs-compliant, neutral host, in-building connectivity for multi-tenant properties Ontix delivers [...]

Dali Alliance promotes certification at Light+Building

The Dali Alliance plans to use next month’s Light+Building trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany, to plug its upcoming certification programmes for wireless-to-Dali gateways and Dali+ with Thread. Wireless-to-Dali gateways [...]

Minnesota Twins launch stadium-wide Shared AR

Major League baseball team the Minnesota Twins have launched a stadium-wide shared augmented reality (AR) platform, at its ground at Target Field in Minneapolis. ARound will keep audiences in [...]

Google Automated Buildings Diversity Lab for NYC

Google is partnering with Washington DC based non-profit Stack+Joules to transform New York’s Lower Eastside Girls Club building into a living laboratory. The two organisations will transform the 40,000 [...]