On January 31, Anixter International Inc., parent company of TMA member Tri-Ed Distribution, announced it will provide an update on smart building technology on a new Science Channel series, Tomorrow’s World Today.
Tomorrow’s World Today is a new technology-inspired television program dedicated to exploring topics such as sustainability, educating viewers on new technology, and showcasing worldwide concepts around innovation. Tomorrow’s World Today will air on the Science Channel in May 2018.
Aymon DeMauro, VP Branded Content Distribution at Discovery Communications, remarked, “We are thrilled Anixter will share with viewers unique insight into what technologies make up a smart building and how the efficiencies gained in smart buildings can lead to better productivity, improved sustainability, greater cost savings and even happier occupants.”
Anixter will discuss smart building applications including intelligent lighting, access control, video surveillance, facial recognition and other technologies that can be utilized in any environment whether it is in a commercial building, theme park, stadium or classroom. Anixter representatives were on hand in the Anixter Infrastructure Solutions Laboratory with Discovery reporter Tamara Krinsky of Tomorrow’s World Today, for a guided tour illustrating what smart building technology looks like today and how it is evolving for the future.
Anixter CEO Bob Eck commented, “As a company that is passionate about STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education, we are honored and excited to be selected to speak on the topic of smart building technology on Tomorrow’s World Today. We’re looking forward to sharing the merits of smart building technology with viewers, which includes both financial and environmentally friendly insights.”
Anixter’s episode on smart buildings will be premiering on Tomorrow’s World Today on the Science Channel in May 2018 on Saturday and Sunday mornings at 8 a.m. Check local listings for details.