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Building Management / Legislation / Regulation

IoT in Buildings

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1 Hour


They can be arranged on-site or at Beckhoff’s Technology Centre in Huntingdon.

Beckhoff Automation Ltd

There is much confusion and ambiguity surrounding the meaning of the Internet of Things (IoT) and its function and possible uses within buildings.

This course will detail what - and what doesn’t - constitute an IoT product, explain how IoT devices work, and highlight the security implications of connecting devices to the internet.

It will also discuss the practical uses for IoT in buildings and how “smart buildings” rely on this technology to connect disparate pieces of equipment to form an integrated control solution that can reduce energy costs, ensure occupier comfort, optimise the utilisation of space and assist facilities management with predictive maintenance.

Many people do not realise that legacy devices and equipment don’t have to be excluded from an IoT solution; technology exists to easily allow existing products to expose their data to the internet and become part of a wider ecosystem, with new devices being simply added without concern for compatibility or being tied to manufacturer-specific systems.

Practical examples will be

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Development Manager, Karl Walker

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