Shipments of electronic products with embedded wireless local area networking technology (WLAN) will surpass one billion units for the first time ever in 2011 and then rise to more than two billion in 2015...More
The projects include upgrading wireless LAN infrastructures, installing voice and data cabling systems, upgrading Ethernet network technology, installing fiber-optic backbone systems and DAS, and other communications and audiovisual build-outs and upgrades...More
Although the 4,000 attendees at the BICSI Fall Conference showed up with new business opportunity and restricted budget issues on their minds, they were still able to focus on the emerging technologies being discussed and learn about new cabling products and hardware that can support the next generation of networks...More
Fire-resistance rated wall assemblies are relied upon to help provide safety to people and property from fire, combustible products, and similar hazards. In order to provide the anticipated hourly fire-resistance rating, these assemblies must be ......More
The BICSI Winter 2009 meeting, held at the Rosen Shingle Creek Conference Center in Orlando from January 19 to 22, drew more than 4,800 attendees, including more than 1,600 registered information transport systems (ITS) professionals....More
LEDs have unique and compelling characteristics that make them ideal for industrial lighting applications. But there are a variety of misconceptions about LEDs, how well they work, how long they last, and more. Digital Lumens developed this whitepaper to dish up the facts around LEDs and address some common misunderstandings....More
An arc flash is associated with the explosive release of energy caused by an electrical arc, due to either a phase-to-ground or a phase-to-phase fault. This kind of fault can result from many factors – a dropped tool, accidental contact with electrical systems, buildup of conductive dust, corrosion or improper work conditions.....More
Abstract: In this webinar, Mike will not only explain the current NEC requirements for GFCIs and AFCIs, but he'll explain how they operate, what causes their premature failure, and when they won't provide the safety protection you might have thought they would.