Knowledge Drop Videos
Learn how the IEEE 802.3cm standard for 400 Gb/s over multimode fiber makes cost-effective, shorter reach optics a reality for hyperscale and cloud data centers.
Products used in construction typically are UL Listed in the United States and must receive the CE Mark in Europe. But can you use a UL Listed product in Europe or a CE Marked product in the U.S.?
Know your lighting control options, from DALI and Power over Ethernet (PoE) to Zigbee and Bluetooth Mesh.
What is smart manufacturing? Here are four keys to adopting Industry 4.0 smart manufacturing practices to improve your organization's operating efficiencies.
Learn what software defined video over Ethernet (SDVoE) is and what some of its key advantages are over other A/V distribution systems.
Everyone is talking about Li-Fi, even though it is far from widespread commercialization. Learn what it is and why its proponents think it could be an important complement to current wireless technology.
Learn how a surveillance system's video analytics can yield business intelligence and provide a return on investment beyond physical security.
The IEEE 802.3cg Task Force is working to develop a 10 Mb/s single twisted-pair standard. Learn why single-pair Ethernet is the way forward.
Learn why 5G wireless will be a must for smart buildings and why you should invest now in the infrastructure to support 5G.
Here are three reasons that you should get to know the new BICSI-007 standard for intelligent building design.
Network connectivity has become as critical as electricity, gas and water for the efficient operation of businesses, hospitals and other facilities. Learn five best practices for reliable network performance.
ONVIF Profile A addresses the credential side of access control, while the Profile T release candidate addresses advanced video streaming capabilities.
View the components of a collaboration and conferencing solution that meets the needs of both live and virtual participants and provides the ability to present from mobile devices.
Remember these four criteria when evaluating biometric technology, such as finger print readers, iris scanners and facial recognition, for a particular application.
Learn how to build for 10, 40 or 100 Gigabit Ethernet with duplex or parallel transmission over multimode fiber.
Learn about public safety distributed antenna systems and some of the key requirements for reliability and compliance.
Learn about the advantages of network control and Power over Ethernet (PoE) connected lighting to gather data and improve efficiency in a building.
Learn about recent changes to NFPA 70, the National Electrical Code, and safety considerations when deploying a new remote powering system.
Should you use a busway system in your data center instead of a traditional power distribution system? Here are a few considerations.
You know IT, but are you familiar with OT or operational technology? Learn about protecting these critical systems from cyber attacks.
With Profile Q, ONVIF expands the functionality covered by the standard with easy discovery, set-up and configuration of conformant devices as well as data-integrity and privacy.
Learn how to accurately calculate conduit fill to meet National Electrical Code standards with our 4 minute video.
Review the four key data center cooling options that can deliver efficiencies to your data center.
Back to basics! Samantha Koch talks us through the make up of cables.
A brief introduction to ONVIF and it's important role within the IP security industry.
Learn how intelligent LED lighting can significantly reduce energy consumption in this brief video demonstration.
See how video quality is significantly reduced when using video compression on a Cat 5e infrastructure, compared to a Cat 6A infrastructure.
Learn about the main challenges faced by organizations wanting to migrate to ip-based video surveillance.
Medium-voltage cable components are examined in this Knowledge Drop video featuring John Crawford, Engineer and Environmental Compliance Specialist for Anixter.
Learn about Listed, Recognized and Classified UL marks and the differences between them in this short video.
Protect against damages, increase longevity and decrease down time with the correct Handling and Storage of cables. Learn how in this two minute Knowledge Drop video.
H.265 or High Efficiency Video Coding is reviewed by Matt Powers, VP of Global Technology Marketing, Anixter. This latest evolution of video compression is set to replace H.264. Watch the video now.
The use of pre-terminated industrial cabling offers users and installers many advantages. Learn why and when to use pre-terminated network cabling solutions in an industrial environment.
Matt Powers at Anixter discusses campus lock-down technology based around mechanical and electrified access control systems.
Larry Heisler at Anixter discusses Internet Protocol, or IP, based sound and paging system and public safety concerns.
David Cronk at Anixter discusses the need of free egress in an access control system and its importance in an emergency situation.
Matt Powers at Anixter discusses ONVIF Profiles and how the program allows users to easily identify specific interoperable features by profile.
This Knowledge Drop explains the difference between managed and unmanaged switches in industrial Ethernet switches.
Dan French helps you choose what network redundancy techniques are right for your industrial communication and control network.
Review of important infrastructure considerations associated with IEEE new Wi-Fi standard 802.11ac.