Computers & Software

Tips, trends, and recent developments in the information services and software applications arena


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network security

Enhancing the Security of Networked Lighting Controls

July 12, 2023
Learn more about how to protect networked lighting systems from malicious attacks.
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Artificial intelligence in construction

The AIs Have It

July 11, 2023
Some electrical contractors and design firms are using artificial intelligence tools to maximize productivity and revenue. Here’s what they’ve learned so far — including why AI...
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Terminal Block Software

How to Get the Best Design When Integrating Terminal Blocks

May 15, 2023
Best practices for optimizing electrical cabinet design
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buildings under construction

Digitizing the Construction Supply Chain

Jan. 4, 2023
A bridge to the productivity gap
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A representation of types of operational technology (OT) systems in a commercial building.

How to Safely Secure Operational Technology Networks

Dec. 16, 2022
Prioritizing electrical safety and cybersecurity for critical networks
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lightbulb and gold coins

Home Energy Management Market Poised for Expansion

April 21, 2022
The North America Home Energy Management Market is expected to witness market growth of 19.23% CAGR during the forecast period (2021-2027).
Mobile app for lighting control

How Lighting Helps to Prepare for the Future Integration of IoT Sensors

March 18, 2022
While most lighting control systems aim to provide energy savings — on top of the savings of today's LED technology — and to address local codes, some control systems have now...
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New Product Showcase: Computers, Software, and Apps — February 2022

Feb. 8, 2022
These eight applications and software are designed to help with financing, fabrication, and more.
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Virtual Reality

Crossing the Chasm

Dec. 6, 2021
On today’s electrical projects, mixed reality has become today’s reality.