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Microsoft builds digital twin of Singapore HQ

Working with Bentley Systems and Schneider Electric, Microsoft has created a digital twin of its new regional headquarters at Frasers Tower in Singapore, offering a living blueprint for the future of smart buildings.
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ABB takes over Cylon building automation

Swiss technology giant ABB is to acquire Cylon Controls to enhance its electrification business in the commercial buildings segment. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price.
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Komatsu IoT devices and apps target construction sites

Japanese firm Komatsu has announced the launch of four IoT devices and eight applications within its existing SmartConstruction offerings to accelerate digital transformation efforts, as well as the formal introduction of SmartConstruction in the USA and Europe.
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Brivo acquires smart building firm Parakeet

Physical security firm Brivo has acquired fellow US company Parakeet Technologies, a provider of smart building products including sensors, thermostats, wireless locks and lighting controls.
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FSG combines building automation with energy control

FSG Smart Buildings has released building automation software with energy management capabilities combining lighting and HVAC controls with smart metering and IoT devices for multi-site command, control and visibility.
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Viomi to build IoT technology park in China

Chinese smart home company Viomi Technology has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the local government in Shunde, Guangdong Province, for a planned investment of approximately RMB1bn to develop a high-tech industrial campus.
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OnSemi platform allows smart LED prototyping

A connected lighting platform from Arizona-based On Semiconductor supports rapid development of smart LED lighting with Bluetooth Low Energy and power over Ethernet (PoE) capability.
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