FMLink Newsletter — Software — June 6, 2019

This Software & Technology newsletter is one of a series of five specialized newsletters, supplementing our weekly general newsletter (sent on Mondays). For each of five weeks you will receive a different specialized newsletter on Thursdays or Fridays, focusing on a different FM-related area. To manage which ones you receive, click on the link below.

This newsletter covers software and technology news from May 2 through June 5, 2019.


What you need to know about smart buildings in one report — taking advantage of the new technologies available today (Surveys and Trends)

Datacolor bannerThey come in peace: How robots and other technologies are changing the role of the property manager (Magazines » BOMA)
See what robotics, drones, autonomous vehicles and blockchain mean to the FM and property manager

Benchmarking utilities – Using best practices to improve performance (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

Sustainable, resilient facilities: Part 2, Analyze your facilities data (Sustainability » FEA (Facility Engineering Associates, P.C.))

Choosing the right IWMS for lease compliance and strategic space management — insights from Verdantix (Surveys and Trends)

Find out who made SIA’s list of this year’s best new security products (Products and Services » Security)


Trimble PULSE Remote Expert screenshot on a smartphone, with annotations

Connect your field-service techs to remote experts through Trimble’s mobile AR tool, with real-time video, audio and spatial annotations (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Now you can track light and noise levels in addition to air quality for healthier indoor spaces, with this IAQ monitor (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

Need to control HVAC equipment in various locations at the same time? Check out Carrier’s latest (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

Want to avoid thermostat wars? Give occupants more control of their workspace environment with this new app (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

Find out how Blue Pillar’s integrated IoT network partnerships can lower your energy costs and add flexibility (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

See how your industrial maintenance team can reduce downtime and increase safety with Accruent’s CMMS/EDM data integration (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Rifiniti and Phunware — this software alliance is designed to improve your space utilization (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

For easier and more secure surveillance, look at Eagle Eye’s open-source cloud connectivity system (Products and Services » Security)

Have you always wanted to add a skylight but were scared off by high costs and construction limitations? See this new virtual skylight from Cree (Lighting » Products and Services)

If you want a mobile device for immediate identity verification using multiple biometrics or smart cards, look at this durable tablet (Products and Services » Security)

If you want integrated lighting control, Enlighted’s building IoT platform now offers circadian adjustments, daylight harvesting, easy sensor integration (Lighting » Products and Services)