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Can You Hear Me Now?

We’re all used to seeing the Wi-Fi signal status bars on our mobile phones to the left of our carrier names. The shaded five dots or ascending blocks are what we look for just after the person we’re talking to breaks up and we move closer to the window asking, “Can you hear me now?” … Continued

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Event season in full swing

This is always an active time of year for industry events, and 2018 is no different. Buddy team members have spanned the globe, participating in events focused on schools, sustainability, IoT and more. It’s great to demonstrate the impact and application Buddy Ohm can have in wide variety of building and facility types. Most recently … Continued

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Smart Cities: A real-world application for IoT

The Buddy Round Table Series: Smart Cities, A real-world application for IoT. In this inaugural interactive round table session, Buddy invited four forward-looking individuals involved in Smart City initiatives to discuss IoT challenges and trends as it relates to smart buildings and smart cities around the world. No sales pitches here. Just thought-provoking, highly-participatory conversations … Continued

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Nothing Beats a Follow-On Order

Nothing screams “satisfaction” like a follow up order from an existing customer. Here at Buddy we’ve seen a recent trend in site augmentation with some of our installed base customers expanding the breadth of the energy/utility resources they are tracking. This uptick tells us that our customers are getting value from the data they are … Continued

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Annual General Meeting – 2017

Buddy Platform conducted it’s Annual General Meeting on 30th November 2017, hosted by CEO David McLauchlan and Company Secretary Stuart Usher. Over 20 shareholders attended the event in Buddy’s Adelaide’s office with many more joining online. A full video of the AGM is included here. With the required formalities out of the way, Dave McLauchlan … Continued

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Teamwork is the recipe for success!

With team members scattered across Australia and the US, we’re prolific users of collaboration technology and video teleconferencing to break down these geographical barriers. Last week provided us with a rare and fantastic opportunity to physically bring many of our people to Adelaide for a three-day planning and strategy event. As a relatively new person … Continued

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Collaboration, integration and interoperability key to smart cities

Long the responsibility of State Governments, the Australian Federal Government has been considering what central role they might play in the development of cities. As the country struggles with population growth, economic transition and climate change, the solutions offered by IoT technologies, smart and connected cities and infrastructure is of increasing national interest. At a … Continued

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Strength in diversity

The technology industry is a wonderful industry to be a part of, offering opportunities to work and travel all over the world. As technology professionals, we benefit and grow from a highly diverse workforce. Throughout my career, one of the most positive experiences I have had is in the running of diverse and inclusive teams, … Continued

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Buddy Ohm to be deployed in the Caribbean through the largest mobile operator in the region

In the hospitality and tourism industry, the customer experience is paramount. When experience and atmosphere is your core product, you want to do everything you can to make it as rich and immersive as possible. Often, creating these experiences relies on lush landscapes, stunning displays and environmental comfort for guests. These lean on ample power, … Continued

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Change starts with data

Ninety seven percent of climate scientists agree that the earth has been getting warmer over the past century and that is very likely caused by human activity. Careful study of ice cores, tree rings, ocean sediments, and coral formations prove beyond the shadow of a doubt that the increase in carbon dioxide is linked to … Continued

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Introducing Buddy Ohm, a complete resource monitoring system for smart cities

Earlier today, the Buddy Platform team unveiled Buddy Ohm a simple, complete and low cost solution for monitoring the consumption of electricity, gas, water, steam and solar power generation, called Buddy Ohm. The new product helps accurately measure the consumption of these resources in buildings, government facilities, and public infrastructure, helping managers, occupants and citizens get … Continued

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MWC 17 is complete, here’s a quick look back

Buddy at Mobile World Congress 2018

Mobile World Congress (MWC) is one of the largest and most important technology trade shows in the industry, and its scope and breadth of topics continues to grow year over year. Buddy Platform has participated in MWC for a number of years, exhibiting as part the Washington State Department of Commerce’s Choose Washington stand. We couldn’t be more proud to represent … Continued

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