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Lighting Design for the Future By Steven Cooper LC, CLCP, Lighting Designer

LED lighting: just another innovation riding on the shoulders of those that came before, right? Is LED merely a new tool lighting designers can use to illuminate buildings and our environment, like those arc lamps, incandescents, halogens, and fluorescents we are all familiar with?

While it is true that the LED light source is continuing the tradition of advancing […]

The Sextant Group Welcomes Scott Ondik PE, CPP

Scott Ondik PE, CPP has joined The Sextant Group as Systems Designer.

A licensed professional electrical engineer who holds the prestigious Certified Protection Professional (CPP) certification, Scott specializes in systems consulting, with deep experience with physical/electronic security and telecommunications cable plant. Bringing his 18+ years’ experience with integrated security, IT/network, CATV, nurse call and fire alarm systems, he’ll work with […]

Intelligent Building Technology Improves User Experience

Principals Greg Clark, J.P. Bonin and Craig Parks’ white paper “Intelligent Building Technology Improves User Experience” was recently published by IFMA Foundation in the World Workplace Europe Academic and Research Conference Proceedings. The paper is a companion piece to the presentation at the October 2017 IFMA conference in Houston, and appears here in full, courtesy of IFMA.
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January 15th, 2018|Knowledge, Technology|

The Sextant Group Again Recognized as a Top 50 “Best Places to Work”

For the seventh time in the last eleven years, Pittsburgh-based technology consultants The Sextant Group have been honored by American City Business Journals as one of Western Pennsylvania’s “Best Places to Work.” The company ranked #14 among all middle-size firms and #47 among more than 200 regional firms, large and small.

“Considering the remarkable growth the firm has undergone in […]

January 12th, 2018|News|

Emerging Trends in Security & Access Control — by Scott Ondik PE, CPP, Systems Designer

As mobile device technology continues to advance, so does their extensive use in new security and access control applications and functionality. Our smartphones provide a single, powerful device, which is mobile and connects us to the world in ways previously not imagined. Mobile device applications in the electronic security industry have become much more prevalent in recent years. For […]

UX Rules! How Interactive 3-D Reality Systems Enhance Client Engagement — By Craig Park FSMPS, Assoc. AIA, with Terry Caywood CPSM

User experience (UX) design is the next “new thing” in professional services. From marketing to projects, client-facing experiential-design thinking is changing the ways firms position, promote, sell, and deliver their services. Today, using advanced 3-D visualization technologies—drawing on more than two decades of some of Silicon Valley’s technology company best practices—the A/E/C industries are catching up fast, showing clients […]