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Solving the Building Management and Factory Floor Automation Connectivity Challenge

With the goal of reaping the benefits of exponential gains in productivity at reduced operational costs, the revolutions in machine-to-machine intelligence, edge computing, the internet of things (IoT) and cloud

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Can connected devices increase air quality?

In a post lockdown world, the workplace is going to be different and air quality requirements will be higher. How connected devices can help.


Desire for increased uptime drives adoption of edge computing

If there’s one universal constant with commercial and industrial devices, it’s that downtime costs money. If the devices that operate a manufacturing facility, or a commercial building go down, there’s...

Predictive maintenance: participating in the next Industrial Age, now

A key factor in the next Industrial Age is automation and predictive maintenance. While we were waiting for this era to arrive, we didn’t realize it was already here. With smart, connected devices and the ability to not only manage the device but analyze production data, we have entered this new age. Check out our blog post to learn more about life in this new world.

Building analytics software spells savings for property managers

Energy costs are usually some of the largest most variable costs in building management. Obviously, keeping those low while maintaining efficiency and comfort is a constant challenge. But implementing IIoT gateways and building analytics software solutions can make a tangible difference in your energy costs. Read this blog post to learn how.

Connected HVLS fans a cool solution for increasing energy efficiency and comfort

Are you constantly looking to increase the energy efficiency of your buildings? Whether it’s for environmental reasons or looking to reduce the cost of upkeep your facility, it is a very real concern for many. Read this blog post to learn how many owners and operators control temperature with large, high volume, low speed (HVLS) ceiling fans.

Device data drives revenue – how data can make sales teams more effective

For decades sales people have kept little notes about their customers so they can know their customers better. Maybe it’s a dog’s name or remembering their favorite fishing spot. But in today’s day and age, you can know your customer’s better than ever before. By harnessing the information available from their cloud-enabled devices, your sales team will know so much more about your customers’ work, needs and concerns.

Combating the inherent cybersecurity risks of connected devices

The second part of our conversation with Sierra Monitor Product Manager, Richard Theron, we discuss how the interconnection of commercial and industrial devices bring with it some very real cybersecurity risks. Read our conversation to learn more about the threats and the solutions for OEMs and customers.

Remote workers create demand for remote access of devices

Across the country and the world, kitchen tables, rec rooms and even sofas are transforming into home offices. Often that doesn’t apply to employees that need to be on-site in order to service and maintain a company’s equipment. But does that have to be the way? Check out our interview with Richard Theron, a Product Manager at Sierra Monitor, to answer these questions and more.

Now is the time for manufacturers to invest in product portfolios

It seems only natural in times of economic downturn to shrink your business and cut off anything that isn’t your core essentials. But time and history can show us, these times spark creativity and can, often, be some of the best times to invest in research and development. You’ve probably often lamented that you are too busy with day-to-day business to explore new ideas.