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Introducing Stacis 4, the next generation in active floor vibration control

Stacis 4

Stacis is the leading floor vibration isolation technology worldwide, with a unique control system and serial architecture. It enables and protects electron and ion beam tools and other highly sensitive instruments from low-frequency vibration down to point three five hertz. The typical installation of Stacis 4 is as part of a quiet island consisting […]

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Architecture & Design
TreeNewal’s Vision: A Look into Its Mission

TreeNewal’s Vision On this episode of Building Roots, Wes Rivers interviews ISA Certified Arborist Cory Herpel to explore the TreeNewal vision and mission behind their founding and how they are striving to educate their client base. The tree care industry is a highly competitive space, with many companies vying for customers’ attention. However, TreeNewal stands […]

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Architecture & Design
Single-Family Home Building Reaches Two-Year Low

U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in September causing the number of new single-family home builds to tumble to the lowest level in more than two years. New single-family home projects have fallen to 4.7%, an annual rate of 892,000, the lowest level since May 2020, and are unlikely to see a rebound soon with […]

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Architecture & Design
Building Blocks of Safety: Why Technology is Crucial for Creating Safer Construction Sites

Construction sites are inherently dangerous and with conditions changing daily from site-specific changes to weather conditions, it can be difficult to keep employees and contractors safe. In fact, 1061 employees died working in construction throughout 2019. Injuries for the same year were recorded at 79,660 with falls, slips, and trips accounting for more than 30% […]

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Architecture & Design
The Future of LEED Certification and Construction

LEED certification, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a comprehensive rating system that green-focused companies aim for in the construction of their buildings. Abiding by the guidelines to meet this certification not only comes with the honor of being recognized as a company that places an importance on environmental safety, but also for […]

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Architecture & Design
Reinventing Normal: Do Department Stores Have a Future?

Writer, speaker, retail futurist, and founder of consulting agency 22nd&5th  Howard Saunders joins Reinventing Normal host Mark Landini to discuss the future of retail stores. Appreciating the long, hallowed history of shopping in the West and how it’s impacted the daily life of a vast cross-section of demographics, they dive into current industry problems and […]

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Architecture & Design
Designing for Noise: Building Quieter Healthcare Facilities

The timeless movie classic, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” is set in the early 1960s. The grim psychological hospital is depicted with blank, white walls, hard and uninviting furniture, and barred windows to prevent the residents from escaping. Despite taking place almost 60 years ago, it sometimes seems like the hospital’s depiction doesn’t land […]

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Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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5G Network Platforms
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Matt Montgomery chats with Blaze Vincent and Thedy Wana from Ericsson, where they discuss pressing challenges and opportunities within the utility sector, emphasizing the significant role of digital transformation and 5G technology in addressing these issues. The conversation highlights Ericsson’s contributions to smart grid modernization and how their innovative solutions are tailored […]

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Leveraging 5G to Extend Security Policies
April 19, 2024

Guests Jeff Brown and Carlos Augusto from Fortinet join Brett Barganz of Verizon to discuss the integration of extended security policies with 5G technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. They delve into the transformation and challenges in cybersecurity within the utility sector, highlighting the strategic partnership between Fortinet and Verizon to advance security solutions that leverage […]

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Adaptive Reuse is Gaining Momentum to Tackle the Housing Crisis
November 16, 2021

With the housing market booming and driving up home prices in the US, “adaptive reuse,” or the buying up of large commercial spaces to convert into affordable housing, is gaining momentum. For instance, California’s Project Homekey purchased and converted entire hotels and office buildings into thousands of affordable units — more than 6,000 new […]

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Will Future Designs Utilize a Smaller Footprint?
November 10, 2021

Commentary: Architects plan for the future with every design, and right now they are in a precarious spot. Will clients want designs that utilize smaller foot prints or is that an over reaction to the past year? We asked architect Margine Biswas to weigh in on what design trends she is seeing. UC Santa […]

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InfoComm 2021: Can AI Take the Artificial Out of the Office Experience?
November 3, 2021

Key Points: Many companies are facing and the question they’re repeatedly asking is how they make the office a place that employees truly want to be? AI is really going to take our workspace and personalize it because it is constantly learning how it is able to adjust to your work experience. Commentary: The […]

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InfoComm 2021: The Real Impact of the Pandemic on AV’s Work and Workforce
October 28, 2021

The pandemic left lasting impacts on industry demographics and workflows; the AV industry is no exception. Our team on the ground at InfoComm 2021 wanted to get a pulse for some of the ways COVID left women in AV with less work and resources, as well as whether AV design work itself has shifted in […]

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InfoComm 2021: How Architecture Embraced Disruption & Technology to Tackle Hybrid Work
October 28, 2021

Key Points: The pandemic shifted the traditional office model. The notion of  hybrid work has been building for a long time. Companies must now focus on leveraging technology to empower employees to work from anywhere. Commentary: The events of 2020 forever changed how and where we work, disrupting the traditional office model. At InfoComm […]

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Architecture’s Role in Creating and Communicating Culture
October 6, 2021

Key Points: Architecture is a form of art that can communicate culture and history. As an art form, architecture can be challenging because it must be practical and adhere to societal constraints, while still expressing aesthetic principles. Architecture can be designed in a specific style, which allows for designers to incorporate local styles and […]

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How Much Input Should Local Communities Have Over the Design of Government Buildings?
October 1, 2021

Legislation reintroduced in congress, backed by the AIA, would prevent federal administrations from defining preferred building styles for government buildings. As Margine Biswas, Principal at Archiphy, argues, government buildings must be built with significant input from the local communities that its inhabitants represent. “An open forum is always available for discussion,” says Biswas. “These […]

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What Role Will Architects Play in Natural Disaster Preparedness?
September 29, 2021

This year has been a compilation of catastrophic natural disasters, from fires ravaging Greece and California, to flooding inundating New York and China, to hurricanes smashing into Louisiana and the U.S. eastern coast. It’s not off target, either, to feel like the frequency of these climate-related disasters is increasing; the numbers back it up. An […]

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AR Engineers are Honing Their Chops on Social Media Effects
September 10, 2021

AR filters are becoming not only a fan favorite for social media platforms, but a point of direct investment. Following in Facebook and Snapchat’s footsteps, TikTok is investing in its own AR experiences development hub, Effect House, where interested developers can apply to create engaging augmented reality filters and effects for the platform. Why is […]

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