None of us is smarter than all of us. This maxim for people also works for devices and is the operative theory behind the Internet of Things. In this launch issue of Engage, we look at the opportunities and challenges that emerge when you enable smart machines to communicate and learn from one another. It’s a technology shift that is already dramatically altering how we interface with the built environment.
TEECOM’s Oakland headquarters office redesign, courtesy of Forge Architects, was inspired in part by our love for hosting collaborative events. The audiovisual system in our all-hands space includes a 13.5-foot by 6.2-foot video wall, a prompting screen, and integrated speakers and microphones. We invite you to take a virtual tour of our new space via 360 video. … Read more
Consulting-Specifying Engineer has announced the recipients of the 2017 40 Under 40 award. This award is given to 40 nonresidential building industry professionals age 40 and younger who stand out in a variety of personal and professional aspects in their lives. TEECOM nominated Josh Srago for the CSE 40 Under 40 Award because of his demonstrated … Read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oakland, California, USA — The year was 1997, two years after the last restriction had been removed on commercial use of the internet. One young telecommunications engineer had a vision for how low-voltage building systems would one day operate on a single network, delivering unprecedented environmental efficiency and enabling rapid advancement. Not everyone … Read more
On April 21, 85 volunteers planted 23 trees in downtown Oakland. When mature, these trees will provide oxygen for 46 people a year. According to some studies, one tree produces an average of 260 pounds of oxygen each year. That’s enough to support two human beings. Trees = life. They also help create a connection to … Read more