Day: May 30, 2020

Tenant engagement Equiem launches platform for companies to return safely

Equiem is helping companies and employees get back to work safely through the launch of Smart, a series of dashboards that report on real-time lobby traffic, building occupancy, air quality and other key measures delivered by smart sensors throughout a building.

Smart is designed to help landlords meet new tenant access and building safety requirements by controlling re-entry to their buildings, managing queues to elevators, and tracking crowdedness in common areas and facilities. The data is also available to occupants and is designed to help companies and their employees make informed decisions about whether or not to access the workplace on a given day.

Equiem has partnered with Metrikus, a leader in smart technology solutions, to deliver the platform. Smart sensors are able to be installed across any size building – in lobbies, common areas, and tenant spaces – within two to four weeks. The resulting data is then

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New plans to boost security of consumer smart devices

The government has launched a £400,000 funding pot for innovators to design schemes to boost the security of internet-connected products, Digital Infrastructure Minister Matt Warman announced today.

The programme aims to support the development of the market of assurance schemes for consumer smart products, known as the Internet of Things (IoT).

Assurance schemes demonstrate that a device has undergone independent testing or a robust and accredited self-assessment process. These schemes are vital in enabling consumers to make security-conscious purchasing decisions.

The move will mean manufacturers can choose from a variety of schemes to demonstrate their product has undergone independent testing or a robust self-assessment process in line with the government’s Code of Practice for Consumer IoT Security. It will also allow retailers to ensure they are stocking secure internet-connected devices, and could enable shoppers to make better informed decisions when buying new smart products.

The sale of connected devices is

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Mark my words podcast

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Orlando biz reporter Carrazana hired by The 19th

Chabeli Carrazama

Chabeli Carrazana, a space and business reporter for the Orlando Sentinel, has been hired by The 19th to cover women and the economy.

She will start June 22.

Carrazana has been covering worker issues, business development and the space industry. Her work has focused on the intersection of business and poverty, labor disputes and inequality.

he has been recognized by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, the Society for Features Journalism and the Society of Professional Journalists – Florida.

Previously, Carrazana worked at the Miami Herald as tourism reporter and a health care reporter. She also enjoyed a stint with WLRN, South Florida’s NPR station, and the Miami Herald as a Public Insight Network analyst and digital strategist, where her work centered on developing audience engagement.

She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

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