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ABB drive helps to make life under the sea a better place to be

The sharks, seals, penguins and other creatures at SEA LIFE Weymouth are benefitting from a more sustainable environment following the installation of an ABB variable speed drive. Installing a variable speed drive (VSD) to the creature habitats’ water aeration system ...

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The Gherkin utilises Forge Bluepoint for visitor management

Iconic London real estate enhances visitor experience with cloud-based technology London landmark 30 St Mary Axe, known as The Gherkin, has selected Forge, powered by Yardi®, to provide an enhanced and efficient visitor management solution. The Gherkin welcomes over 2,000 ...

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VR training introduced for Corps Security officers at two London sites

More than 70 Corps Security officers at BNP Paribas and the Royal Opera House are to undertake immersive and interactive training on topics including patrolling, managing protests, dealing with suspect packages or aggressive people and being aware of potential hostile ...

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Gartner names Cloudfm as a leader in IoT predictive maintenance

Technology-led facilities management company, Cloudfm has been named as a global leader in IoT enabled predictive maintenance by world leading technology research and advisory company, Gartner. In a new report which examines the benefits of IoT-enabled predictive maintenance and its ...

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Survey reveals FM is missing out on the promise of new technology

Some alarming contradictions to the FM industry’s approach to technology have been revealed in a survey carried out by property services specialist, DMA Group. Whilst the findings show more than two-thirds (68 per cent) of facilities management professionals said they ...

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Vilicom delivers UKs first off-shore Open RAN (oRAN) private network for Vestas in Moray East wind farm

An all-new cloud-native private network is a first for a UK offshore wind farm – It will function as a voice and broadband communications network for up to 500 people, plus hundreds of devices and critical technologies needed during the ...

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Strand supports virtual event

Combining the traditional with the new will be the theme of a presentation given by Strand Technologies during an online conference for members of the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers this month (May). Strand Technologies – and its sister brand, Strand Hardware – ...

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Technology Strand leads to company launch

Three leading Midlands entrepreneurs have joined together to launch a new venture – Strand Technologies – producing technology-based solutions for safety, security and control which can be used across a range of industries. Catherine Franks, Paul Ryan and Simon Bowden ...

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Back for good

As lockdown eases and people travel back into the office, Leanne Beeken, Head of Business Communications Technology at Remark Group looks at the range of technologies available to support worker wellbeing With the roadmap out of lockdown underway, reassuring occupants ...

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Employee-facing apps failing to meet end user needs

While facilities management businesses are now making use of employee-facing mobile applications, new research has shown that the vast majority face regular reports of issues from their workforce. The research by mobile data capture specialist, WorkMobile, which explores the rising case ...

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