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Richmond, VA, United States, 2015/01/15 - Tridium, Inc., a commercial Internet of Things (IoT) software technology leader, announced today it has released the beta version of its next generation IoT platform, Niagara 4 - Tridium.com.
Tridium began accepting applications for the Niagara 4 Beta program in September and received strong interest from hundreds of applicants. Niagara 4 beta testing will be conducted among a carefully selected group of projects spanning a wide array of application types and markets across the Niagara Community. Beta program participants will have the opportunity to benefit from a head-start with Niagara 4 as well as a competitive advantage on launch day.
"Our Niagara 4 Beta program is a critical component of Tridium's ability to deliver the best possible product," said Pranay Prakash, vice president of global marketing and product strategy. "We received strong interest in the Beta program and have a wide array of excellent projects and companies represented. With Niagara 4, we believe the opportunity to achieve operational excellence is even greater than before. We thank our partners for showing commitment to the next generation of the Niagara Framework."
Niagara 4 builds on the 15-year legacy of the Niagara Framework, helping organizations to achieve optimal efficiency. End-users will find the latest generation of Niagara faster and easier to use, making it possible to directly access, analyze and act on a wide range of operational data. A truly open framework, Niagara 4 delivers a variety of significant improvements to help businesses take full advantage of the Internet of Things, including advanced visualization and new search, security and navigation tools. Features include:
• New HTML 5 based user interface and simpler navigation;
• Enhanced performance and scalability;
• Improved security;
• Easier application development;
• Data tagging and advanced search capabilities.
With nearly a half-million installations worldwide, the open Niagara Framework is quickly becoming the operating system of the Internet of Things. Its open API, open distribution business model and open protocol support give businesses and developers the freedom to choose how they work, what they build and with whom they partner. It enables them to connect and control devices, while normalizing, visualizing and analyzing data in ways never before imagined.
The Niagara Framework improves strategic decision-making on energy management and environmental impacts, allowing for optimized performance and cost reductions that can help businesses be more competitive and more profitable.
Tridium (tridium.com) is the global leader in open platforms, application software frameworks, automation infrastructure technology, energy management and device-to-enterprise integration solutions. Tridium's configurable software frameworks extend connectivity, integration and interoperability to the millions of devices deployed in the market today and empower manufacturers to develop intelligent equipment systems and smart devices that enable collaboration and communication between the enterprise and edge assets. Tridium platforms allow users to build and manage complex monitoring, control, and automation solutions, including applications for energy management, telecommunications, M2M and smart services building control, facility management, industrial automation, medical equipment and physical security. The company is an independent business entity of Honeywell International Inc.