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It has been a while since we took a look at developments in this realm.
Can high definition CCTV leapfrog over traditional digital security cameras?
As part of the buildout team for his company's new headquarters, Condon rides the "third wave."
Facility managers can control costs by optimizing items already in place, along with adding other money saving options.
In many areas, FM technologies today look very different from those of 20 years ago.
When an emergency event occurs, mass notification capabilities can help keep people safe.
This often overlooked component can be the key to success when implementing facility systems.
Consider these D-I-Y energy generation options.
Unfettered communication technologies can offer more.
Tom Condon examines how pocket video to security robots to emerging technologies are changing the facility landscape.
The next generation of facility management software is coming...get ready for features galore!
Web sites with a focus on facilities can be a useful tool in effective management.
Advances in computing for building systems present benefits and challenges for facility managers.
This approach to project documentation has the potential to synthesize the entire life cycle of a facility.
The trend toward integration in facilities is resulting in a unified management and command center for many organizations.
Facility managers can unleash previously undiscovered powers by making the most of their maintenance management software.
Is this communications technology right for your facility?
Thinking Cameras, IP Everywhere, Mini Data Centers, And Compatible Softwares
Various technologies can be used to combat dead zones, holes, espionage, and more.
From site selection to data protection, a variety of technologies can help facilities prepare.
Crucial information is often lost during facility life cycle transitions.
Facility managers need to know which cooling system technologies can keep up with their equipment needs.
From simple bar codes to far reaching radio signals, this electronic management strategy can put facility managers in control.
Facility management trends are increasingly driven by technology.
Inadequate networks can prove to be the fly in the VoIP ointment.
Special systems and equipment are required in these technologically advanced spaces.
As the brains and brawn behind buildings, these revolutionary spaces have distinct requirements.
Take these steps to avoid marketing propaganda and select the right software for your organization. From the September 2004 issue.
Condon continues his examination of life safety technologies.
The rise of the building super network
Critical equipment must be handled with care.
Don't expect others to create safe havens for the technology that keeps your company running.
Move over magnetic stripe cards, smart cards gain ground, thanks to the open-source Java Card standard.