Improved building system technology is making today’s smart buildings safer, more energy efficient, and more attractive to tenants. But ESD, now Stantec Studio Leader and Senior Security Consultant Coleman Wolf says building automated system (BAS) improvements could come with new vulnerabilities. (Read more about intelligent building security.)
For manufacturing and distribution facilities, the introduction of 5G – the next generation of cellular wireless – could be a game-changer down the line.
Mo Fahim explains why this is the case in his article “Smart Facilities and Industrial IOT in the Era of 5G” for Area Management magazine. He also points out that there are roadblocks to consider; improved efficiency and productivity can only happen once facility owners and operators begin evaluating their properties’ infrastructure and readiness.