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Automation, robots and artificial intelligence: How will they shape the industry?

By Nicole Carlino on Technology Solutions, Hotel Business TORONTO—Automation, robotics, artificial intelligence (AI). These words come up all the time in hospitality circles—as a means to keep labor costs down, as a way to help employees be more efficient, as a tool to enhance the guest experience. It’s no surprise that this year’s HITEC—held earlier this summer in Toronto—offered many new tools and enhanced solutions from myriad companies along these lines. But amid all of the new ways the hotel industry will evolve, the conference also set these trends in a broader context—how these new technologies will affect the world overall. ... Cleve Adams, CEO of Site 1001, a facilities management platform, also addressed AI during a “Tech Talk” at the show. “We’re far from mastering mobile-first solutions and not everything is cloud-based, yet, but we need to keep looking forward. In the not too distant future, our world is going to think of artificial intelligence or AI-first as the driving factor, not just mobile,” he said. “In order to get to the AI mindset, we need to break out of our current box. We need to centralize information and make it easily accessible to those who need it. This [...]

By | 2017-08-17T04:38:19+00:00 August 17th, 2017|In The News|0 Comments

KC’s Site 1001 eyes Raleigh as next smart city, opens innovation office

By: Meghan LeVota, reporter @ Startland Following the firm’s $6 million raise earlier this month, Kansas City-based Site 1001 recently announced it selected the city of Raleigh, North Carolina, for a new office and innovation center. A technology spin out from Kansas City construction giant JE Dunn Construction, the firm said in a release that it plans to work with Raleigh’s city and technology leaders to establish smart city infrastructure, using artificial intelligence. The number of smart city projects taking place in the Raleigh area is exciting, Site 1001 CEO Cleve Adams said. “Site 1001 is looking forward to helping Raleigh not only become a smart city, but a model for other smart cities as well,” Adams said in a release. “The region hosts a unique collaboration between private, public, and academic resources that are rapidly making it a leader in the development of the interconnected technologies defining the foundation of smarter, more efficient communities around the globe.” Site 1001 began about a year ago as a facilities management platform that helped building owners and operators maintain their systems more efficiently. As the firm grew, Site 1001 has enhanced its platform through machine learning tools that help to recognize building components in [...]

By | 2017-08-15T13:32:21+00:00 August 15th, 2017|In The News|0 Comments

Site 1001 to open new innovation office

Site 1001 plans to work with the city and technology leaders in the region Emerging US smart city, Raleigh, North Carolina, has been selected by Site 1001 for its newest office and innovation centre. The company is the developer of a building management and maintenance software platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help building owners and operators prevent equipment failures, eliminate waste and operate more efficiently. Site 1001 plans to work with the city and technology leaders in the region to demonstrate how an AI-based building operations platform can enhance initiatives designed to make established city infrastructure “smart.” Site 1001 is also partnering with regional networks of academics and businesses working to accelerate the area’s economy including NC RIoT, HQ Raleigh and the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster. “Site 1001 is exactly the type of company we want in Raleigh,” said Derrick Minor, innovation and entrepreneurship manager at the City of Raleigh. “Raleigh is becoming an environment rich with high tech, entrepreneurial companies that not only build a cool and futuristic place to live, but create new jobs and improve the local economy. I know Site 1001 is the perfect fit to help get us to the Raleigh of tomorrow.” [...]

By | 2017-08-14T04:48:25+00:00 August 14th, 2017|In The News|0 Comments

Site 1001 Opens Innovation Office in Raleigh, North Carolina

Company chooses east coast technology hub for its newest Smart Building and IoT innovation center Raleigh, North Carolina – August 9, 2017 - Site 1001 announced today that it has selected the emerging smart city of Raleigh, North Carolina for its newest office and innovation center. The company is the maker of an advanced building management and maintenance software platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help building owners and operators prevent equipment failures, eliminate waste and operate more efficiently. Site 1001 plans to work with the city and technology leaders in the region to demonstrate how an AI-based building operations platform can enhance initiatives designed to make established city infrastructure “smart.” “The number of smart projects in and around the Raleigh area is very exciting,” said Site 1001 CEO, Cleve Adams. “The region hosts a unique collaboration between private, public, and academic resources that is rapidly making it a leader in the development of the interconnected technologies defining the foundation of smarter, more efficient communities around the globe. Site 1001 is looking forward to helping Raleigh not only become a smart city, but a model for other smart cities as well.” Analysts estimate nearly half of all energy and [...]

By | 2017-08-09T07:09:12+00:00 August 9th, 2017|News|1 Comment

Site 1001 Joins Cleantech San Diego

Company brings its smart building operations technology to one of the world’s leading smart cities San Clemente, Calif. – Aug 3, 2017 - Smart building management technology startup Site 1001 today announced it has joined Cleantech San Diego / Smart Cities San Diego. The organization, a collaboration between public, private, and academic organizations, is working to develop and implement clean energy and smart cities initiatives in the greater San Diego region. Site 1001 is the developer of an intelligent building management and maintenance software platform that uses AI to help building managers prevent equipment failures, eliminate waste and operate more efficiently. “We are excited to become a member of Cleantech San Diego and participate in the groundbreaking work the organization is doing in clean energy, sustainability and economic growth,” said Cleve Adams, CEO of Site 1001. “We want to help buildings run better, reduce wasted water, conserve energy and have a longer lifespan. Buildings using new technology to meet these goals are smart buildings and the foundation necessary for smart cities.” Experts estimate that 30%-50% of all energy and water consumption, carbon emissions and waste within a city comes from its buildings, many of which aren’t maintained or operated to [...]

By | 2017-08-02T13:14:12+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

JE Dunn spinout Site 1001 raises millions more from local investors

A Kansas City-based tech firm that’s created a smart buildings platform recently raised another significant batch of venture capital funding. Site 1001 — a technology spin out from Kansas City construction giant JE Dunn Construction — raised $6 million to boost its engineering, research and sales efforts. The round was led by JE Dunn Construction and included participation from other Kansas City firms, including Flyover Capital, Tifec, Ward Ventures and the KC Rise fund, Site 1001 said in a release. The smart buildings market has significant untapped value, Site 1001 CEO Cleve Adams said. The new round allows the company to expand into such markets as smart city infrastructure, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and machine learning, he said. With that expansion, Adams said he sees amazing potential for Site 1001. “When we started researching the market and talking with customers and potential partners, we learned it was much bigger than we all realized,” he said. “We want to get into truly making our technology making buildings smart, and not just software that manages the workload. We have that capability, the right management team and people to do that.” Site 1001 began just over a year ago as a facilities management [...]

By | 2017-08-08T09:31:44+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|In The News|0 Comments

Site 1001, Inc. Closes $6 Million Series A1 Funding

Developer of Building AI raises Total of $11 million in Series A Kansas City, Mo. - August 2, 2017 - Site 1001, Inc., developer of artificial intelligence-driven building maintenance and management platforms, today announced it has raised an additional $6 million in a Series A1 funding round, bringing their total Series A to $11million raised. Participants in the Series A1 include JE Dunn Construction Company as lead investor with additional participation from Flyover Capital, Tifec, Ward Ventures and KC Rise. With the exception of KC Rise, all of the investors also participated in Site 1001’s initial $5 million Series A raise in September 2016. Site 1001 will use the funding to accelerate its engineering and research and development efforts as well as expand its sales and implementation teams. “The speed at which building management and operations are changing is staggering,” said Cleve Adams, CEO of Site 1001. “As recently as 2014, this industry pretty much worked the same way it has for 25 years or more. But with the recent flood of low cost connected building systems and sensors, mobile hardware and apps, and powerful data analysis tools, the whole industry is being transformed and Site 1001 is right in [...]

By | 2017-08-02T04:27:54+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Site 1001 Brings on Senior Executive, Clay Cover

As Senior VP of Engineering and Advanced Development, Cover will lead the company into the next generation of the Site 1001 platform. Kansas City, Mo. - July 20, 2017 - Site 1001 today announced it has named Clay Cover as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Advanced Development. A veteran software developer with an extensive background in the fields of commercial software, cloud, big data, enterprise security, machine learning and artificial intelligence systems development, Cover will head Site 1001’s global development teams. “We’re extremely pleased to have Clay join us,” said Site 1001 CEO, Cleve Adams. “The intelligent building revolution is here and Clay will be instrumental in Site 1001 being a leader in that market.” Prior to joining Site 1001, Cover co-founded and led engineering for multiple California-based technology startups. He holds four software patents and has three more pending. “I am excited to join Site 1001,” Cover said. “AI and deep learning are transforming industries and lives around the globe. Building operations is one of the last frontiers for this technology and I look forward to helping Site 1001 shape it.” About Site 1001 Site 1001 is the developer of an intelligent facilities management platform that uses core [...]

By | 2017-07-20T08:16:33+00:00 July 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments