light+building 2012 in review
BACnet Stays on Course for Success
Dortmund Germany, June 6th, 2012 The BACnet Interest Group Europe (BIG-EU) set new standards at light+building 2012. 17 exhibitors presented their innovations and proven BACnet solutions at the BIG-EU joint booth. 900 guests attended the booths lecture series on BACnet developments and reference projects.
BIG-EU President Volker Röhl pointed out the continued success of open communication standards in building automation at the press conference: "From the numerous expansions to the standard, one can see that BACnet is always on the cutting edge of technology." The latest expansions include the Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), lighting and elevator control.
The motto for this year's booth, "Scalable solutions for every need," also framed the lecture program at the BIG-EU joint booth. In 35 presentations from prominent speakers such as BACnet inventor Mike Newman, the audience learned more about the history, development and applications of BACnet, as well as its potential. The focus was on applications in cloud computing, smart grids and public sector construction projects. Users, integrators and manufacturers all reported on their experiences in BACnet projects. The lectures have been published at http://www.youtube.com/user/BIGEUBacNet.
The biggest BACnet booth ever
Mike Newman summarized the success of the BACnet trade fair appearance: "The growth of the BACnet standard is reflected in the size of this booth." At 200 square meters, the biggest-ever BIG-EU joint booth was the meeting place for the building automation industry, opening new perspectives beyond proprietary solutions.
Prominent visitors at the BIG-EU joint booth BACnet inventor Mike
Newman (front left) listens to the presentation by Dr. Bernhard Hall of AMEV
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