Companies first ventured into digital building technologies to save energy (and streamline operations and maintenance costs), namely through LED lighting, HVAC-system upgrades, or a combination of both as part of larger building management systems. While energy efficiency is still one of the main drivers for investing in connected building technologies, a new survey Challenges of Implementing Connected Building Projects by technology research firm IDC indicates that adding intelligence to a building is another strong priority.
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Acuity Brands Commitment to Cybersecurity Protection
As cyber attacks escalate on businesses and governments, Acuity Brands continues to refine and harden the security on the digital components of its products and services.
Using Consumer Insights to Drive Product Innovation
With AtriusTM Assets cloud-based software service, Acuity Brands looked at what customers wanted now and what future problems they were looking to solve.
Protecting Connected IoT Systems
The Converging Tide of Time and Technology: How LEDs are Connecting Industrial Lighting Applications
Susan Bloom, a 25-year veteran of the lighting and electrical products industry recently penned an interesting piece on LED adoption. In the article, Bloom cited a study from NEMA that referenced ...
Lessons from CES: Perspectives in Product Management ... Your Next UI
B2B product managers should look to the consumer market at CES in Las Vegas for market insights. Devices that succeed are increasingly easy to use while managing complex functionality.
Acuity Brands Wins 2019 IoT Breakthrough Award for Connected Retail Innovation
Acuity Brands’ smart lighting and Atrius IoT solutions was recently awarded the “IoT Connected Retail Application of the Year” award in the global 2019 IoT Breakthrough Awards program.
A brighter future
The president of Acuity Technology Group at Acuity Brands, Laurent Vernerey, recently sat down with CEO Magazine to talk about why he joined the organization and his vision for leading the group.
Indoor Location Technology: Evolving Beyond Brick & Mortar
It’s no secret that legacy companies across the globe are reinventing the way they do business to stay relevant to customers. One could argue that ...
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Delivering the Vision for a Single, Unified View of Commercial Building Portfolios
Building efficiency has always been a multibillion-dollar opportunity and a common focus for colleges, cities, building owners and others who operate commercial buildings. The hard part has been consi
The Evolving Definition of Retail and Robot - Part Three, Think & Act
What does it mean for a robot to think? In the ‘store as robot’ analogy, the amassing of data in the sensory network initiates a pathway for thinking. This leads us to the sensory network.
The Evolving Definition of Retail and Robot - Part Two
Robot’s sensing abilities pertaining to a physical environment are its abilities to see things, hear different types of broadcasts, and move around objects.
Digital Security: Refocusing on Prevention
Building a Smarter Atlanta: How Acuity Brands is Weaving Technology Into Building Spaces
That’s one reason why Acuity Brands has turned their focus to connecting building spaces, weaving technology into the existing architecture and built environment. The other reason ...
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Realities of Value Engineering: Tips for Maintaining the Integrity of Your Specification When Budgets Are Cut
The Realities of Value Engineering: 4 Tips for Maintaining the Integrity of Your Specification When Budgets Are Cut
An Innovation Journey Resulting in Frost & Sullivan's Recognition
When Acuity Brands embarked upon the innovation journey to create the Atrius brand, we were driven initially by customer insight. A customer needed a solution ...
Acuity Brands Atrius IoT Solutions and SAP Leonardo – A Relentless Pursuit to Cross the Digital Divide