IoT Cybersecurity Guidelines, Standards and Verification Systems
This white paper provides a best-practices framework for device manufacturers that are designing, building, or supporting a device with smart technology typically found in homes and buildings.
Impacts of Automated Shading in Building Projects
Geared for building owners and occupants, this white paper examines the benefits of good window design and automated shading.
Connected Home Use-Case Audit
Read the connected home as a path to greater health and wellness, a comfortable indoor environment, and more convenient, centralized control. Analysis of these use cases and the market’s key challenges is provided.
The Future Delivery Business Models for Smart Home Services and Infrastructure
Early solutions for the smart home skewed the market away from service-integrated solutions, but the pendulum has swung back and intelligent and inventive business models for the smart home can go even further.
Human Skin Cells: A Potential Source of Building Contaminants
Learn how to minimize the presence of skin cells and similar biogenic particulates in indoor environments, and mitigate odor.
Artificial Intelligence and the IoT Connected Home
This white paper explores how artificial intelligence might provide the means to make the connected home a practical and beneficial reality for the average homeowner.
Elevator Systems for Future Intelligent Buildings (Part 3)
This white paper examines elevator dispatching systems and energy conservation.
Elevator Systems for Future Intelligent Buildings (Part 2)
Learn about remote monitoring and control of elevators with open protocols, along with emergency operation.
White Papers – 2017 and Earlier
Elevator Systems for Future Intelligent Buildings (Part 1)
Understand various aspects of speed and multi-dimensionality in high-rise elevator systems.
Creating a New Deal for Buildings
Learn about current efforts to facilitate the adoption of information technologies that enable a more productive indoor environment.
The Road to Smart Cities: Considerations for a Templated Approach
This white paper examines the interconnected opportunities in the smart city marketplace. Smart city hubs call for the complex interconnection of disruptive technologies, creating opportunities for new and nontraditional players.
Development and Training of a Knowledge-based Workforce for the Intelligent Buildings and Connected Home Industries
This white paper argues it’s time to address a dire skills shortage in the intelligent building and connected home industries, and proposes a blueprint for action.
Intelligent Buildings Advances in the Quick Service Restaurant Industry
This white paper takes a closer look at how Internet of Things (IoT) platforms and applications have the potential to dramatically shape the quick service restaurant industry.
Home Automation Distribution Trends: An Analysis for 2017
Learn how to create a diversified distribution strategy for smart home appliances based on the needs and purchasing behaviors of retailers and system integrators.
Driving Energy Efficiency & Occupant Comfort through Printable & Flexible Electronics: Application in the Next-Generation Connected Home
This white paper reviews the current state and potential future evolution of printable electronics, and includes compelling use cases.
The Role of Hybrid AC/DC Building Microgrid in Creating a 21st Century Enernet
Explore the potential for building-level microgrid connections within and between buildings, as well as the need for new standards to support the implementation of such buildings.
Printable and Flexible Electronics-Enabled Intelligent Buildings
Explore how printable electronics can contribute toward evolving the operation of commercial buildings, and the degree to which these technologies are ready for deployment.
Learn about the ongoing shift from using traditional building control strategies to data-driven methodologies that provide performance feedback in real time.
Cybersecurity in Smart Buildings: Preventing Vulnerability While Increasing Connectivity
Find out how facilities managers and IT can work together to manage the high-tech aspects of building automation systems, and the cybersecurity concerns that threaten them.
On Intelligent Home Offices: A Model and Potential Impacts
This paper explores the main factors hindering remote work, arguing that these are less about technology and more about cultural acceptance and defined guidelines for telecommuting.
The Connected Car: Lifestyle Impact on Consumers & The Ecosystem
Learn more about current and emerging embedded connectivity solutions for vehicles. The analysis highlights key areas the industry must work through in terms of standards, regulations, safety, security, safety and privacy. Download.
High-Quality Multimedia Distribution in Commercial Buildings
This paper examines the increasing need for high-quality multimedia in commercial buildings and the options for a distribution infrastructure. As the authors demonstrated, the building industry has adopted standards for a building data infrastructure that can be extended to multimedia in productive ways.