Haystack Connect 2019 Call for Presentations is Now Open

Posted by John Petze – Sat 1 Dec

The technical committee of Project Haystack is excited to announce program topics and open the Call for Presentations for Haystack Connect 2019, taking place May 13-15, 2019 at Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, California.

Haystack Connect is known for the quality of its technical program, which is driven by—YOU—the Project Haystack community. Presentations focus on the real-world challenges in integrating diverse systems and data and are delivered by individuals leading the effort to streamline data interchange through the use of Project Haystack technology.

The technical committee is requesting proposals that address the following topic areas for the 2019 event:

TRACK 1 – Haystack in Practice – Applications of Haystack Tagging in Real World Applications

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Memoori Webinar - The Evolution of Data and Analytics in the Built Environment - Nov 6, 2018

Posted by John Petze – Tue 23 Oct

We are excited to announce that Project-Haystack will participate in a Memoori webinar on November 06, 2018 at 1700 CET | 1100 EST | 0800 PST.

The webinar entitled The Evolution of Data and Analytics in the Built Environment - How Unified Semantic Modeling is Helping Companies Navigate the Sea of Data. The webinar will be moderated by Jim McHale of Memoori and will feature Marc Petock and John Petze of the Haystack organization.

You can register for the webcast at this link

Memoori is a leading analyst in the smart building space focusing on Smart Building Research and Thought Leadership

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It’s Coming… Get Ready for Haystack Connect 2019 - May 13-15 San Diego!

Posted by John Petze – Tue 23 Oct

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The Haystack Connect 2019 conference and exhibition, our 4th biennial event, will take place May 13-15, 2019 at Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California. The website is live, registration is open, and sponsorships are available at www.HaystackConnect.org!

Haystack Connect provides a unique, open-forum for professionals involved in automation, control and the Internet of Things to learn and share the latest technologies and techniques for connecting systems and utilizing device data in applications including intelligent buildings, energy management, remote monitoring, and other IoT devices and applications.

Attendees include the community of Project Haystack supporters encompassing engineers, developers and other professionals from leading technology suppliers, system integrators and service firms who come together to further advance the state-of-the-art of managing, presenting and analyzing the vast amounts of data generated by today’s IoT devices, smart equipment and systems.

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Call for Contributions to Connections Magazine Fall 2018 Issue

Posted by Robin Bestel – Fri 7 Sep

Project Haystack is excited to announce that the next issue of Connections Magazine is in development and will be published in early January 2019. The Connections Magazine reports the news from the Project Haystack community around the world and provides updates on the development of working groups, new tagging models, reference implementations, complimentary applications, and use case stories from the community working together to make device data easier to use across applications of all types.

Thanks to the Project Haystack community contributions, the Spring 2018 issue of Connections Magazine is over 45 pages of articles, insight, product features, updates on Project Haystack Working Groups, and lots of re-tweets. You can download the Spring 2018 issue of Connections Magazine by clicking here.

We hope the Haystack community from around the world will take this opportunity to contribute an article, a use case, or news item to be included in the Fall 2018 Connections Magazine. We’ll also be checking the social feeds of Haystack member companies for noteworthy tweets and LinkedIn shares. However, it would be great to hear from you directly about what you would like to see reported. To submit your proposed content for the Fall 2018 Issue, contact Robin Bestel, the Editor, at: robin@haystackconnect.org.

Connections Magazine also provides an excellent opportunity for technology suppliers that provide complimentary products, services and applications to reach the Project Haystack Community. With limited advertising space available, reserve your spot early by contact Robin Bestel at: robin@haystackconnect.org.

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New Connections Magazine Editor

Posted by Robin Bestel – Fri 7 Sep

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Project Haystack is proud to announce that Robin Bestel is the new Editor of our Connections Magazine. Therese Sullivan, the previous editor, did a great job on our previous issues and we are confident Robin will as well going forward.

We encourage our Haystack Community to support her in creating the next issue of Connections Magazine.

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Haystack Connections Magazine Spring 2018 is Now Available !

Posted by John Petze – Fri 1 Jun

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Project-Haystack.org is excited to announce the publication of the Spring 2018 issue of Haystack Connections magazine. Haystack Connections reports the news from the Haystack community around the world and provides updates on adoption of the Haystack standard by consultants, end users, manufacturers and software developers, and presents stories demonstrating the success of the community as we work together to make device data easier to use across applications of all types. Official press announcement here

With over 45 pages of content from members around the world the theme of this issue is Tagging the World of Data which addresses not only the growing global adoption of Haystack, but also the extension of Haystack into applications beyond buildings system. From day 1 Haystack was designed for any type of smart device data and application.

You can find the Spring 2018 issue of Haystack Connections at this link

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ASHRAE BACnet, Project Haystack and Brick Schema Collaborating on Unified Semantic Modeling

Posted by John Petze – Fri 2 Mar

We are excited to inform the community of the recent announcement regarding the cooperation and collaboration between ASHRAE's BACnet Committee, Project Haystack and Brick Schema to provide a unified data semantic modeling solution to be adopted into BACnet.

As data interoperability becomes more important for applications of all types across the buildings market, the unification of semantic modeling is essential to enable data interoperability and reduce integration costs and effort. We are excited to be a part of this industry-wide effort which will benefit everyone from designers, constructors, owners, operators, systems integrators, product manufacturers and service providers.

You can find the official Press Release at this link

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Reference Implementation WG Releases "Implementing Project Haystack Tagging for a Sample Building"

Posted by John Petze – Wed 21 Feb

The Reference Model Working Group is excited to release their work. The document entitled Implementing Project Haystack Applying Haystack Tagging for a Sample Building can be found at this link

The document takes the reader through the application of Haystack tagging for a sample project as an introduction, and includes a link to highly developed tagging example for comprehensive application of Haystack covering building systems including those listed below:

AHU, FCU, VAV, Chiller, Cooling Tower, Boiler, Fan, Pump, Electric, Gas, Domestic Hot Water

Thanks to everyone that contributed to this document! We believe it will be a great benefit for people getting started with Haystack.

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Project-Haystack Webinar with Memoori Research

Posted by John Petze – Mon 13 Nov 2017

Recording of Memoori webcast now available

We wanted to let the community know that Project-Haystack was the focus of an webinar by Memoori Research. The webinar entitled:

Making Internet of Things Device Data Just Work!

was be presented on Nov 21 at 11AM ET

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Haystack Connections Magazine Fall 2017 Is Now Available !

Posted by John Petze – Wed 4 Oct 2017

Project-Haystack.org is excited to announce the publication of the Fall 2017 issue of Haystack Connections magazine. Haystack Connections reports the news from the Haystack community around the world and provides updates on the development of working groups, new tagging models, reference implementations, complimentary applications, and success stories from the community as we work together to make device data easier to use across applications of all types.

With 50 pages of content from members around the world this issue provides clear evidence of the success and continued adoption of Haystack, and the growth of the community. It also includes a focus on the May 2017 Haystack Connect conference that we think readers will see great value in – even if you attended the event – as there was just too much to take in at once. And for the first time, Haystack Connections includes ads from technology suppliers that provide complimentary products, services and applications to the Haystack Community. We greatly appreciate their support of the publication.

You can find the Fall 2017 issue of Haystack Connections at this link

Finally, special thanks to everyone that contributed to the content for this issue of Haystack Connections and especially to Therese Sullivan, Editor.

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