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The need for increased energy efficiency and reduced carbon emissions in the building services sector has resulted in variable flow hydronic (waterborne) heating and cooling systems mostly replacing traditional constant flow systems over recent years.
Whether you’re yet to use differential pressure control valves (DPCVs) or you’re interested in learning more about their features to use them to their best ability, why not join the Frese webinar on the 14th June at 12pm which will provide guidance on the products best practices.
North America is in a period of transition with new political directions. This includes the drive to constrict the EPA and reduce regulation in the midst of national worries over water quality, the adoption of new technologies and business models, an increased need for partnerships at the local level, and incorporating private partners and practices. Now more now than ever, water utilities must build a framework to adopt policies and directions to improve local efficiencies and management. Data-driven smart water technologies are poised to be at the center of this transition, helping North American water utilities manage current and impending challenges, and form the bridge between today's utility operations and successful navigation of the changing policy landscape.
Understanding the customers’ business model and reaching a healthy consensus between the push of technology (e.g., IoT and 5G) is required in data center design and planning to meet the demand for ubiquitous coverage and the demand of data anytime, anywhere. This presentation will provide an overview of data center design, the changes in the upcoming revision of ANSI/TIA-942 Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers, and review use cases in the implementation of ANSI/TIA-942.
Jonathan Jew, J&M Consultants
Glenn Sexton, President and Principal Consultant, NIS
1 BICSI CEC
About TR-42 Telecommunications Cabling Systems Committee:
The TR-42 Telecommunications Cabling Systems Committee develops and maintains voluntary telecommunications standards for telecommunications cabling infrastructure in user-owned buildings, such as commercial buildings, residential buildings, homes, data centers and industrial buildings. The generic cabling topologies, design, distances and outlet configurations as well as specifics for these locations are addressed.
The ANSI/TIA-942 Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers is developed by the TR-42.1 Generic and Premises Cabling Subcommittee. TR-42.1 develops and maintains cabling standards for generic customer-owned telecommunications networks. These standards are intended to specify open systems designed to support a wide variety of voice, data, video, and other low voltage, power-limited applications. TR-42.1 also develops and maintains telecommunications cabling standards for premises networks such as commercial buildings, data centers, building automation, etc. This Subcommittee specifies cabling system topology, architecture, design, installation, testing and performance requirements. Go to https://www.tiaonline.org/all-standards/committees/tr-42 for further info.
Participate in TR-42: Stephanie Montgomery: SMontgomery@TIAonline.org.
Without mobile water and wastewater treatment systems, end users across all industries would incur sever service disruptions, regulatory non-compliance issues, and an inability to cater to agile needs for mobile activity in select industries, such as Oil & Gas. The critical nature of products and services in this market presents growth opportunities at all levels. Despite three key market participants, GE Water & Process Technologies, Evoqua, and MPW Industries, the range of technologies used and low customer loyalty present market openings for many organizations. Those that cater to industry needs and understand their demands can make strong inroads in the future.
As a partner in the oneM2M global IoT standards development Partnership, TIA supports its deployment around the world. oneM2M is designed as an architecture and standards platform for IoT deployments in many industry sectors including Smart Cities, Industrial Automation, Home Automation and eHealth and Telemedicine, among others.
Now in its second published release, it is being deployed in a number of projects.
Now in its second published release, it is being tested for resilience as an IoT standard in a number of projects. This webcast will focus on:
• 3 projects such as Korean Smart Cities(Busan, Ilsan) and Wise-IoT which is the Joint European-Korean project.
• In England, U.K.’s oneTRANSPORT intelligent system trial which serves four U.K. counties. This trial involves England’s highways transportation agency and two private sector sensor-network owners over a single, interoperable IoT platform powered by the oneM2M™ standard.
• Overview of oneM2M certification(including background of the need for oneM2M certification program).
• Introduction of Certified Product (Target service and use cases are included per each company).
• An update from the National Institute for Science and Technology (NIST) on its IoT-enabled Smart City Framework and oneM2M smart city collaboration.
-- Ken Figueredo, IoT Strategy Industry Advisor, InterDigital
-- Sookhyun Jeon, Senior Engineer, Telecommunications Technology Association (TTA)
-- JaeSeung Song, Associate Professor, Sejong University and Korea Electronics Technology Institite (KETI)
-- David Wollman, Deputy Director, Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office NIST
To speak to TIA about oneM2M for further information, contact: Victoria Mitchell, Director, Global Standards Programs, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about oneM2M, visit: http://www.onem2m.org/
To learn more about oneM2M certification by TTA, visit: http://www.onem2mcert.com/main/main.php
The homes and buildings industry is full of huge opportunities for different tier-level participants. Disruptors and deeply entrenched participants are competing in terms of business models, technology-based product offerings, and price. Therefore, it is necessary for participants to understand growth opportunities, technologies transforming the industry, companies to watch, and potential business models to stay competitive in the industry. This outlook will help participants understand the dynamics of the industry while focusing on key market developments.
Companies are all under pressure to deliver products to market faster.
Empowering professional designers; shrinking lead times; unleashing creativity. Those are the demands of a professional rapid prototyping 3D printing solution.
In this seminar, Stratasys’ Sam Green, Head of Marketing for Rapid Prototyping, introduces a new paradigm in rapid prototyping and 3D printing that doesn’t compromise on the needs of designers and engineers: Engineering grade quality – but easy enough for anyone to operate. Professional levels of efficiency and productivity – with availability right from the workgroup office.
Join this seminar to find out how to:
o Implement a more efficient and streamlined workflow from design to 3D print.
o Deliver optimal results at every prototyping stage, from concept verification to design validation to functional performance.
o Produce more accurate, detailed and repeatable prototypes at lower cost.
o Maximize your overall solution effectiveness by optimizing available run time, workflow performance and yield.
In this 30-minute webinar, we'll discuss how an instructor and two students at East Stroudsburg University are using the Stratasys J750 3D Printer in their coursework. Projects include environmental designs, branding championship, medical problem-solving and more. You’ll learn:
o How full-color 3D printing can enable learning in art and design
o Examples of student projects
o Learn about the benefits of having a 3D printing lab on campus
On Thursday, March 9 at 11 am ET, join TIA for a post Mobile World Congress 2017 webcast on sights and insights from the show floor. Hear from TIA executives as they discuss the transformation of connectivity infrastructure, the expansion of IoT applications, and the proliferation of Smart Communities projects.
> David Heard, Board Chairman, TIA
> Brenda Boehm, Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President of Technology and Products
> Susan Schramm, Chief Marketing Officer & Senior Vice President of Membership and Marketing
> John Jacobs, Vice President, Market Intelligence and Research
LPWAN (low power wide area network) technologies service a specific and necessary role in the growth of Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity. Not all applications need bandwidth and speed. Sometimes long distance, low energy usage, and long latency is the perfect confluence of service that an IoT application needs. Some examples are city lighting, energy grid and meter management, parking space monitoring, precision irrigation, crop yield management, and many more.
This webcast will present different LPWAN technologies and discuss a number of questions regarding technology and value assessment, deployment, usage of such networks, and return on investment evaluations.
- An explanation of LPWAN technology and how it works
- When to use (and not use) LPWAN technology
- What issues such networks solve
- The difference between U.S. and European bands and when this will matter to a company deploying an LPWAN network
- Key information that cities and companies need to both ask and be ready to answer when planning to deploy an LPWAN network, in order to assess the right fit and to maximize efficiencies such connectivity can bring
- How LPWAN networks integrate with other network infrastructure in smart community deployments, for example
- Sample use cases
- Business models that use LPWAN networks for energy management, asset management, and others
- How to make money as both a user and deployer of LPWAN networks
- What returns on investment can be expected and suggested metrics for measurement
Yann Gabay, Co-founder and Board Member, CONNIT
Tiana McNeil, Sr. Business Development Manager, Iot Smart Cities, Ingenu
Brian Ray, CTO and Founder, Link Labs
Jeffrey Siegel, CMO, nwave
Join Matt McGarva, Product Manager, Engineering Village, as he demonstrates the power and ease of numeric search to find previously undiscovered data across both Compendex and Inspec databases. As an engineer, you know that numeric data -- e.g., the size of a microchip's components, the thermal properties of a material, the bit rate of a data transfer -- is often key to understanding and getting the most from research articles. Now with Compendex, searching numeric data has never been easier. Sally Fell, Product Manager, Engineering Village, will also highlight 2016 enhancements and our vision for 2017.
High speed and autonomous transportation, remote surgical procedures, and mixed reality experiences are just a few of the upcoming Internet of Things (IoT) technological game changers that require high speed and low latency communications infrastructure. 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) technologies continue to evolve to meet the complex and continually evolving network requirements of IoT applications.
This webcast will explore the latest advances in RAN, including:
• Which technologies will see the earliest deployments?
• How important will the 3.5 GHz band networks (also known as the Citizen’s Broadband Radio Service (CBRS)) be in future 5G applications?
• Will mmWave networks change the game in the last mile?
• How far will the industry advance in real deployments in the next year or two?
• Where are companies participating in this ecosystem investing their money?
• Are there concerns for Return on Investment (ROI) that companies are trying to resolve?
Brian Daly, Director - Core & Government/Regulatory Standards, AT&T Access Architecture & Devices
Adam Drobot, Chairman, OpenTechWorks, Inc.
Steven Glapa, VP of Marketing, Tarana Wireless
Establishing the identity, training and qualifications of workers has never been so important, for both contractors and operatives.
The ACRIB SKILLcard is the essential registration scheme for individuals working in the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump sector.
The unique technology built into every smart SKILLcard allows operatives to instantly prove they have the right skills and qualifications to carry out work, giving contractors the confidence that they have the right person for the job.
On Wednesday 18th January SKILLcard, in association with ACR News, will host a free webinar on how the ACRIB SKILLcard developed for the RACHP sector, allows operatives the same benefits, including evidence of F gas and other qualifications reassuring potential clients with proof of competency.
The benefits of smart technology are increasing all the time, with the addition of new apps and software, making SKILLcard even more indispensable.
This presentation will cover an overview of the recent transition from the ANSI/TIA-1019-A standard to the ANSI/TIA-322 and ANSI/ASSE A10.48 construction standards, specific roles and responsibilities for key con¬tractor and engineering personnel involved in construction planning and implementation, detailed descriptions of construc¬tion classifications, rigging plans, and specialized lifting devices.
- James Ruedlinger, Manager Engineer, Crown Castle
- John Erichsen, Owner, EET LLC (Moderator)
- Mark Malouf, President, Malouf Engineering International
- Limor Schafman, Director, Content Development, TIA (Webcast Host)
Register for this webinar to see how diagnostic alerts can help public fleets save on maintenance costs by helping to eliminate manual data collection, streamline maintenance procedures, automate maintenance scheduling and help to save time and money.
This webinar will focus on the pitfalls associated with tight field test specification of pre-terminated fiber systems for high speed channels in the context of the real capability of portable testers.
Best practices are discussed (proper test limit specification) such that field test costs will be minimized.
The Internet of Things will redefine services offered in such industry sectors as eHealth, smart communities, retail, transportation and energy. To provide the levels of service required, infrastructure networks will be suffused with levels of complexity beyond any deployed and operated to date.
The concept known as “5G” is still being defined. It will include legacy systems such as 3G, expand the development of 4G LTE, incorporate newly developed technologies such as holographic beamforming and virtualization, and include other types of networks such as WPLANs, satellite, and fiber. Interoperability of the networks, seamless integration of applications and the transfer of data across the networks and systems will require autonomous and artificial intelligence to ensure seamless, secure and ensured delivery.
Chris Clayton, Head of Solution Design & Delivery for Beyond Limits, and George Karayannis, Vice President of CityNOW for Panasonic, will take us on a deep dive on how the integration of networks and autonomous artificial intelligence capabilities will enable trusted IoT connectivity demands within Smart Cities.
This webinar will cover latest trends, the shift to hybrid IT/cloud and colocation, the value of modular designs with preconfigured cabinets, growing vertically instead of horizontally, 40/100G migration (and future 400G) and the importance of low-loss fiber connectivity in backbone switch to switch links.
Students will enter a job market that requires skills far different that those of today. Learn how schools are taking new approaches to develop critical thinking with 3D printing for future careers. Witness the connection of teacher instruction and student achievement with Jeff Rosen, Program Director for Technology and Robotics at Georgia Institute of Technology. Jeff outlines AMP (Advanced Manufacturing and Prototyping Integrated to Unlock Potential), a National Science Foundation project which includes designed courses, mini challenges and interdisciplinary course experience for grades 6 – 8. Explore the uses of 3D printers for the classroom, and get an introduction to the Stratasys uPrint 3D Printer which offers educators reliability and repeatable results for streamlined learning.
The webinar will cover the latest adopted application and cabling standards including draft proposals in front of IEEE and Fibre Channel, the latest progress on 50/100/200 Gigabit Ethernet and 64/256 GFC, and recent and in-process updates of both TIA and ISO/IEC cabling standards.
The 1st Wave of Networks delivered voice. The 2nd Wave delivered mobile voice and SMS. The 3rd Wave of Networks ushered in an era of mobile voice and mobile data. The 4th Wave delivered high speed mobile broadband and packetized mobile voice.
We are embarking on the 5th Wave of Networks. What market forces are shaping these new networks? What opportunities and challenges lie ahead for CSPs? What demands will Massive-IoT, AR/VR, Autonomous Cars, Telemedicine, Smart Cities etc. place on the Networks of the Future? And how will we, as the communications industry, address these demands while also mitigating risk and meeting ROI requirements?
Join this TIA webcast to learn more about Network Transformation, with Manish Singh, Vice President, SDN & NFV Product Management for TechMahindra.
About Manish Singh:
Manish is a well-respected industry leader with over 20 years of experience and specializes in Wireless Networks. He is the Vice President of SDN and NFV Solutions at Tech Mahindra. For three consecutive years, Manish served on the Executive Board of Small Cell Forum. Manish is a Thought Leader with an excellent mix of technology depth and business acumen.
Before joining Tech Mahindra, Manish served as Radisys’ CTO where he spearheaded the company’s strategic initiatives in SDN, NFV and VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE). Prior to Radisys, Manish was the VP of Product Management at Continuous Computing, where he led the startup’s spectacular growth in Small Cells and DPI. During the course of his career Manish held various Management and Architect positions at Intel, Trillium Digital Systems and C-DOT.
With the rapid migration and growing adoption of 100G interfaces and the advanced planning of 400G projects, we have seen that reflectance at patch panels can become a serious issue in many cases, especially over existing infrastructure. Everyone agrees that assessing reflectance issues is more profitable before turning-up the services and iOLM-OTDR is the only tool capable of characterizing this parameter.
This webinar will review the ideal conditions for using IOLM-OTDR technology for Tier-1 certification & certification of fiber infrastructure for high-speed 100G service applications.
Fuel expenses and driver wages can make up more than half of a fleet operations budget. Whatever the size of your fleet, you can probably use assistance when looking for savings. Whether it’s an up to 25% reduction in fuel spending or an up to 15% reduction in driver overtime, according to research from Frost & Sullivan LCV Telematics Market, telematics can help you meet your fiscal goals. Join Networkfleet’s live webinar, “How to help cut costs with GPS fleet tracking” on November 17, 2016.
Traffic Analysis Points (TAPs) are a valuable tool for monitoring fiber optic networks in real time. They can help check network traffic for performance and trouble spots, and analyze security risks – without disrupting the link signal.
In this live presentation, we will bring you up to speed on:
How passive optical TAPs work
Recommendations for installing and testing TAPs
Ways TAP fiber cassettes can easily integrate into existing cabling infrastructure
You'll receive a thorough overview of TAP solutions and how to add them to your network designs.
Attendees of this webinar will earn one (1) BICSI CEC
Watch this webinar for an overview of a 14-week project-based 3D printing curriculum developed for technical educators, including:
• How an interactive learning environment impacted and inspired Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) students
• How the WIT 3D printing lab went from crickets to buzzing with activity
• How the curriculum measured up according to students
• Lessons learned and best practices for teaching the course
• Faculty impression of the course and future plans