Cochrane Tech Services Launches World's First Smart Building Notification App

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Value-adding app brings the smart building information you need directly to your mobile device in an effort to make buildings safer, more secure, and more efficient.

Madison Heights, MI, May 18, 2018 — Cochrane Tech Services, a provider of training, support, and software development for building automation systems, announced the launch of its all-new Smart Building Notification App, Raven.

Raven's cloud-based Smart Building Notification Service allows you to send alarms and alerts from the Niagara Framework (or other third-party data sources) to a Raven Server, which then sends push notifications to your iOS or Android device via the Raven App.

Currently the only way of getting building notifications is through email, text message, or a graphical user interface. By receiving a building alert via push notification, an occupant or facility manager doesn't have to be in an app or using their mobile device to receive an announcement. They can see pertinent operational details of interest to them in real-time, with a quick glance at their home screen to be instantly aware and to make a decision on how to quickly take action (if one is required).

“Using Raven, all building occupants and facility managers can be simultaneously and instantly made aware of occurrences in a facility or organization, regardless of what they're doing and where,” says Scott Cochrane, President and CEO of Cochrane Tech Services. “This allows building managers, facility managers, and/or occupants to react immediately – making the building safer, more secure, and more efficient. And creating real value for the people within it.”

Innovative features of Raven include:

-Notifications can be configured to send hyperlinks to actionable websites

-An administrative portal to create users and groups and control which notifications they receive

-A secure connection sends push-only data and never connects back to its sources

-A Raven Niagara 4 Connector that sends alarms and custom-configured notifications from the Niagara Framework to mobile devices

-An Open REST API that allows the development of connectors from third-party sources

-The option to mute notification classes to stop push notifications but still see the info in-app

The Raven Smart Building Notification Service is available now through Cochrane Supply & Engineering. For more details, including an informational brochure or to schedule a demo, please visit http://www.ctsraven.com.

About Cochrane Tech Services

Cochrane Supply and Cochrane Tech Services are dedicated to developing expert Systems Integrators! As your leading Industrial IoT and Building Controls Supplier, they provide large local inventory, hardware and software support, and comprehensive, world-class training programs ranging from beginner to advanced levels. Their cutting-edge capabilities and 50+ years of experience are leveraged to give you the knowledge and support you need to succeed in the growing market of smart building technologies, integrations, and applications. Learn more at http://www.cochranesupply.com.

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