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Richmond, VA - May 6, 2019 - Project Haystack (www.project-haystack.org), a collaborative community addressing the challenge of utilizing semantic modeling and tagging to streamline the interchange of data among different systems, devices, equipment and software applications, today announced today announced that Haystack 4, the next generation of the Project Haystack data modeling standard, is now in public review.

"Understanding the need for semantic modeling of device and equipment data has matured significantly in the last decade and the requirements and techniques for applying semantic modeling to equipment data are advancing rapidly. Haystack 4 builds on the 8 years of experience in applying Haystack across thousands of buildings worldwide, the input from practitioners in the community throughout that time, as well the collaborators that have participated in the activities of Haystack Working Groups," said John Petze, Executive Director of Project Haystack.

Richmond, VA - February 28, 2019 - Project Haystack (www.project-haystack.org), a collaborative community addressing the challenge of utilizing semantic modeling and tagging to streamline the interchange of data among different systems, devices, equipment and software applications, today announced the launch of its new marketing website marketing.project-haystack.org. The new site, which went live on February 25th, features a modern and sophisticated design to promote the vast marketing activities driven by the growing Haystack community and focused on promoting the value of smart data and semantic tagging.

To date, the website of the Project Haystack Organization has been solely for the developer community, featuring updates on semantic tagging, forum discussions and activities of the Working Groups.

Richmond, VA - February 26, 2019 - Project Haystack (www.project-haystack.org), a 501(c) non-profit organization focused on developing common standards to streamline the interchange and interoperability of data among Internet of Things devices, smart equipment and systems, is pleased to announce technical program speakers and presentations for its 2019 Haystack Connect conference. The exciting lineup can be found by visiting www.haystackconnect.org/schedule.

The fourth biennial Haystack Connect conference and exhibition will take place May 13-15 at Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, California. The conference will provide a unique, open-forum for professionals involved in automation, control and the IoT 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.

Richmond, VA - February 12, 2019 - Project Haystack (www.project-haystack.org), a collaborative community addressing the challenge of utilizing semantic modeling and tagging to streamline the interchange of data among different systems, devices, equipment and software applications, today announced that DLR Group (http://www.dlrgroup.com) was presented the Project Haystack Award for their support of the Project Haystack open-source project and adoption of the methodology as an end user. The award was presented in front of a packed house at the 2018 ControlTrends Awards ceremony held January 13th in Atlanta during AHR Expo 2019.

DLR Group is an integrated design firm with 30 offices around the globe and over 1,200 professionals delivering architecture, engineering, interiors, planning, and building optimization for new construction, renovation, and adaptive reuse projects. One of the world’s leading sustainable design firms, DLR Group’s promise is to elevate the human experience through design. This promise inspires sustainable design for a diverse group of public and private sector clients, local communities, and our planet. DLR Group is 100 percent employee-owned and was an early adopter of the Architecture 2030 Challenge, an initial signatory to the AIA 2030 Commitment and the China Accord.

Richmond, VA - July 13, 2017 - Project Haystack (www.project-haystack.org), a collaborative community addressing the challenge of utilizing semantic modeling and tagging to streamline the interchange of data among different systems, devices, equipment and software applications, today announced the formation of new Working Groups to address additional equipment systems and applications for the built environment.

“The formation of new Working Groups came about during the ‘Community Working Group’ session we held during our Haystack Connect 2017 Conference this past May,” said Marc Petock, Executive Secretary of the Project Haystack Organization. “Working Groups focus on specific application areas to add more tagging libraries to model equipment systems, and numerous volunteers have stepped up to address new application areas. Also, Project Haystack just completed major changes to the community website and Discussion Forum to streamline collaboration among Working Group members.”

Richmond, VA - January 14, 2019 - Project Haystack (www.project-haystack.org), a 501(c) non-profit organization focused on developing common standards to streamline the interchange and interoperability of data among IoT devices, smart equipment and systems, announced today the addition of four new sponsors for its 2019 Haystack Connect conference: Gold sponsor Kodaro and Silver sponsors BTIB, Intellastar and StackHub.

These companies join Community Champions J2 Innovations and Key2Act; Platinum sponsors Bueno, Conserve It, KMC Controls and SkyFoundry; Gold sponsors Altura Associates, Inc. and Lynxspring; Silver sponsor BAS Services & Graphics, LLC; and Media sponsors Automated Buildings, ControlTrends and Memoori in supporting the fourth biennial Haystack Connect conference.

Richmond, VA - December 6, 2018 - Project Haystack (www.project-haystack.org), a 501(c) non-profit organization focused on developing common standards to streamline the interchange and interoperability of data among IoT devices, smart equipment and systems, today announced the Call for Speakers and Technical Program topics for Haystack Connect 2019, taking place May 13-15, 2019 at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, California.

This fourth biennial conference and exhibition will provide 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.

Richmond, VA - November 29, 2018 - Project Haystack (www.project-haystack.org), a 501(c) non-profit organization focused on developing common standards to streamline the interchange and interoperability of data among IoT devices, smart equipment and systems, today announced the addition of three more sponsors of its 2019 Haystack Connect Conference. Altura Associates is a Gold sponsor, BAS Services & Graphics is a Silver sponsor, and ControlTrends is a Media sponsor.

These companies join Community Champions J2 Innovations and Key2Act, Platinum sponsors Bueno Systems, Conserve It, KMC Controls and SkyFoundry, Gold sponsor Lynxspring, and Media sponsors Automated Buildings and Memoori Research in supporting the fourth biennial Haystack Connect Conference.

Richmond, VA - November 5, 2018 - Project Haystack (www.project-haystack.org), a 501(c) non-profit organization focused on developing common standards to streamline the interchange and interoperability of data among IoT devices, smart equipment and systems, today announced the first nine sponsors of the 2019 Haystack Connect Conference.

Community Champions are J2 Innovations and Key2Act. Platinum Sponsors are Bueno Systems, Conserve It, KMC Controls and SkyFoundry, Gold Sponsor is Lynxspring, and Media Sponsors are Automated Buildings and Memoori Research.

Richmond, VA - October 22, 2018 - Project Haystack (www.project-haystack.org), a 501(c) non-profit organization focused on developing common standards to streamline the interchange and interoperability of data among IoT devices, smart equipment and systems, has announced the dates and venue for their fourth, biennial Haystack Connect Conference.

Haystack Connect 2019 will take place May 13-15, 2019 at Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, California. 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.

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