Anixter Shares Smart Buildings Insight On New Show

With a tour of one of its labs for the Science Channel, the distributor of infrastructure solutions provides a look at smart building technologies.

Anixter International Inc., the Glenview, IL-based global distributor of network & security solutions, electrical & electronic solutions, and utility power solutions will be in the television spotlight in Spring 2018 — providing an update on smart building technology on a new Science Channel series, Tomorrow’s World Today.

Tomorrow’s World Today is a technology-inspired television program that will explore topics such as sustainability, educating viewers on new technology, and showcasing worldwide concepts around innovation. Tomorrow’s World Today will air on the Science Channel, a multi-media business unit of Discovery Communications, in May 2018.

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Discovery reporter, Tamara Krinsky of Tomorrow’s World Today, takes a guided tour of the Anixter Infrastructure Solutions Laboratory.

Aymon DeMauro, VP Branded Content Distribution at Discovery Communications, remarked, “We are thrilled Anixter will share with viewers unique insight into what technologies make up a smart building and how the efficiencies gained in smart buildings can lead to better productivity, improved sustainability, greater cost savings, and even happier occupants.”

Anixter will discuss smart building applications including intelligent lighting, access control, video surveillance, facial recognition, and other technologies that can be utilized in any environment whether it is in a commercial building, theme park, stadium, or classroom. Anixter representatives were on hand in the Anixter Infrastructure Solutions Laboratory with Discovery reporter, Tamara Krinsky of Tomorrow’s World Today, for a guided tour illustrating what smart building technology looks like currently, and how it is evolving for the future.

Bob Eck, Anixter CEO, commented, “As a company that is passionate about STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education, we are honored and excited to be selected to speak on the topic of smart building technology on Tomorrow’s World Today. We’re looking forward to sharing the merits of smart building technology with viewers, which includes both financial and environmentally friendly insights.”

Anixter’s episode on smart buildings will be premiering on Tomorrow’s World Today on the Science Channel in May 2018 on Saturday and Sunday mornings at 8 a.m. Check local listings for details.