Summer 2020 FieldServer Feature Releases Are Here

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Synapse Wireless’ SimplySNAP adds Cloud and BMS Connectivity with Sierra Monitor’s ProtoAir IIoT Gateway

Sierra Monitor and Synapse Wireless® have partnered to add a BMS to Synapse’s IoT Solution Suite. Synapse’s SimplySNAP, is a robust and reliable platform designed to enable a limitless number of IoT applications, including connected lighting IoT capabilities. Synapse’s intelligent lighting solution provides the infrastructure to control lights, save energy, and enable additional IoT applications for industrial settings.

Lencore Modernizes Workspaces with Sierra Monitor’s FieldServer IoT Cloud Connectivity

Learning what Sierra Monitor’s customers are doing with our products in the field is always exciting and inspiring. Lencore Acoustics Corporation, is an audio system solutions company that provides both sound masking and mass communication for modern commercial workplaces. Check out this blog to learn how they use FieldPop to privacy, comfort, and safety in the workplace.

Preventative Maintenance – Could you benefit from it?

We all wish we knew what was going to go wrong before it happens. While we can’t predict the weather, we can look to the cloud to foresee issues with industrial equipment. This blog will outline the opportunities to avoid failures and problems by utilizing our FieldServer cloud connectivity devices. This suite of device management functions will give you a better understanding of your equipment so you can avoid the worst.

Four steps to “as a service”

Customer demand often leads to innovation in the industry. But when the spark is lit by the customers, it can leave OEMs having to catch up. Today, customers are asking for innovation and smarter, more connected devices which provides OEMs with an opportunity to sell not just a device, but a service. Check out this blog post to find the resources that will help you move to a service oriented business model.

From manufacturer to service provider – the steps to enabling “as a service”

In a highly competitive market, shifting your business model from providing equipment to providing service and maintenance is a strong way to set yourself apart. This will also allow you to diversify and grow your revenue streams. While this is a change to your current business model, the growing pains don’t need to be painful. Read our blog post to learn how to implement this change.

MSA and Sierra Monitor – making a safer workplace together

In late March, it was announced that MSA, the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of safety products, equipment and infrastructure, would be acquiring Sierra Monitor, a leading IIoT and cloud gateway provider. Read our interview with Gustavo Lopez, General Manager of Software as a Service and Portable Gas Detection at MSA Safety Incorporated, to learn the logic behind this seemingly unlikely pairing.

The BACnet BTL Testing Lab functions to test and certify that new BACnet-equipped devices will function as intended

Today’s HVAC units, lighting devices and other commercial and industrial devices can no longer function as stand-alone, independent units. Today’s commercial equipment buyers and owners expect these devices to operate...

Implementing BACnet – why it’s harder than equipment manufacturers think

No one wants to buy a device that is an island, they want their equipment to talk to each other and make their business more efficient and streamlined. So OEMs need to implement Building Automation and Control network protocols (BACnet) to ensure that their devices can work together with each other and other manufacturer’s devices. But how do you do this in a timely and cost-effective way? Read our blog post to find out.

Three steps for embracing HVACaaS

HVAC as a Service is a win-win for both the customer and the manufacturer. So once you’ve decided to embrace it, how do you implement it. It can seem daunting to make fundamental changes to the way you do business. But, as we outline in this blog post, it does not have to be a painful change.