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Technology Trends and the Truth!

Technology Trends and the Truth!

Friday, December 14, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Newton Wellesley Hospital
2014 Washington Street
Newton, MA 02462
United States

LED “smart” lighting, sensing, the Internet of Things, Intelligent Integrated Buildings, are all fascinating trends, but how much is marketing and how much is bunk?    Let’s look at the popular and heavily hyped technology trends, examine the origins and motives, and identify the intelligent and beneficial solutions.

What emerging low voltage technologies and trends are beneficial for healthcare and how can we thoughtfully integrate them into projects and facilities?

  • Cellular Signal Enhancement, “DAS”, 5G, and what it means for in-building communications;
  • Wireless, WiFi 6, capacity and coverage;
  • Analytics, let the devices do the work, impact on personnel, responsiveness, etc.
  • Cloud based applications and services, trends and impact on design;
  • Ambient Information, relevant digital signage, self-curating content that builds community.