Smart buildings might tick a lot of boxes for the technology lovers out there, they are also unleashing a revolution in improved ventilation and air quality. In the last 18 to 24 months, we’ve started to see the evolution of IoT, where sensors became systems. The sensors are not just monitoring gas levels anymore, they are also monitoring things like light levels, sound levels and people counting.
As the number of wireless devices, types and use-cases continues to rise, it exposes weaknesses in existing WiFi deployment architectures. Let’s look at four ways modern smart building WiFi deployments can be bolstered to better support the growing wireless needs of today’s smart buildings.
It’s all about location when it comes to edge computing. Modern businesses rely on data to provide significant business insight and real-time management over essential business operations and processes. Large volumes of data may be routinely acquired from sensors and IoT devices running in real-time from remote places and hostile working environments virtually anywhere in the globe, and today’s organizations are drowned in a sea of information.
In episode 11 of the Let’s Connect! Podcast, Erik Fossum Færevaag, Founder and President of Disruptive Technologies, joins host Ken Briodagh to talk about Smart Buildings and Facilities Management. In particular, they look at how the commercial real estate industry needs to evolve with the help of IoT solutions.
This article represents the best IoT sensors that can extend the functionalities of an IoT infrastructure and add sustainable development.
According to Frost & Sullivan’s Future of Connected Living report, the device-to-person ratio will exceed 20 to 1 by 2030, as the world enters the era of hyperconnectivity and catapults organizations’ digital transformation. The number of connected devices globally is projected to increase from 30.4 billion in 2020 to 200 billion in 2030 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.7%. The research forecasts the convergence of connected cities, homes, and workplaces will result in ubiquitous connectivity and the emergence of new product applications, business models, technologies, platforms, and services.
Facilities which employ office building energy management systems could see a dramatic savings of 15 to 30 percent. This is what IT needs to know.
Smart buildings promise automated control of the buildings’ operations, which will require sensors that printed/flexible electronics are very well suited to.
Today, buildings are required to deliver secure technology services and engaging, productive, personalized experiences to occupants, all while making sure the facility is efficient, reduces costs, and has a lower environmental impact. Going beyond that baseline, a smart building uses an integrated set of technology, systems, and infrastructure to optimize building performance and occupant experience. The key concept is “integrated,” as it applies to technology, systems, and infrastructure.
The novel COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the built environment as a whole, causing great disruption to how buildings previously managed their systems and operations. This new normal will cause building managers to follow stricter guidelines and safety measures and show occupants that safety and protection is of the utmost importance. In addition to frequent cleaning and disinfection, building managers must act as quickly and efficiently as possible to achieve a particular level of indoor air quality (IAQ).