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Ashley Fujimoto

Dell IoT Gateway Brings BMS to the Little Guys

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Dell recently announced the winners of their Connect What Matters competition, which challenged participants to design an innovative IoT solution with real business impact. One of those winners was Riptide, a cloud-based building management solution that brings automation and oversight capabilities to small and medium commercial buildings. “In large buildings, they are complex enough to require having a building engineer, so there’s a very mature set of…

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Terabyte terror: It takes special databases to lasso the Internet of Things

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By Lisa Vaas June 28, 2016 If you believe figures from the technology research firm Gartner, there will be 25 billion network-connected devices by 2020. The “Internet of Things” is embedding networked sensors in everyday objects all around us, from our refrigerators to our lights to our gas meters. These sensors collect “telemetry” and route out data to… whoever’s collecting…

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Riptide Releases Smart Building Solution Specially Designed For Small & Medium Businesses

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Riptide Releases Smart Building Solution Specially Designed For Small & Medium Businesses Internet of Things automation solution designed to put commercial buildings on auto-pilot      SANTA BARBARA, CA – March 30, 2016 –– Riptide, developer of cloud-based building management solutions today announced its strategy to bring automation and control to the 7 million small to medium businesses operating in brick…

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Daikin Applied Acquires Minority Stake In Cloud-Based Building Automation Company

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Investment extends company’s leadership in IoT in its drive toward offering total building efficiency Daikin Applied Americas announced today it is acquiring a minority ownership stake in Riptide IO, a California-based software company that focuses on helping building owners connect, manage and automate building equipment by bringing the full benefit of the Internet of Things (IoT) to commercial buildings. Terms…

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3 Easy Steps Retailers Can Make to Reduce Energy Costs

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Retailers spend nearly 20 billion dollars on energy every year. As a result, reducing energy costs by as little as 10% can impact margins drastically. Given the recent nation-wide focus on climate change, deciding on clean energy and reconsidering your company’s usage is one approach to doing this and can help retailers earn up to $25 more per square foot in sales. Furthermore proper energy…

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Bad Data = Bad Reports

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Now that building operators are starting to get real-time data from energy meters to better get a handle on energy spend, we see a new problem arise. Energy reports on kWh savings that don’t sync with utility bills. Worse yet, business managers rely on these reports to justify spending in energy efficiency measures find themselves scrabbling to understand the disconnect….

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Google Wins Digie Award

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Congratulations to Google‘s Real Estate Team on winning a 2014 Digie Award at IBCON in Las Vegas. If you missed Realcomm and IBCON this year, check out their live stream site for the main session presentations. Geoffrey Moore’s opening session: “The Innovation Adoption Curve and Its Relevance to Commercial and Corporate Real Estate” is a must-see for anyone in the…

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RealComm-Intelligence at the Edge

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Join Riptide IO in Las Vegas at IBCON for a lively discussion with Intel, Skyfoundry, Tridium and Daikin on “Intelligence at the Edge”. Intelligence at the Edge – SMART DEVICES Delivered http://www.realcomm.com/ibcon-2014/program-schedule.asp For the most part, the equipment found in buildings is not very “smart.” Devices connected to controllers, and possibly to the network (Internet), have offered minimal functionality. What…

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