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Aspect FT Innovation Award Winner

AspectFT®, 2015 Innovation Award Winner for Building Automation

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Company Information

For more than 30 years, American Auto-Matrix® (AAM) has been a technological innovator in the BAS marketplace through the manufacture of BACnet® and PUP Building Automation and Laboratory solutions.

Industry Firsts
  • Direct Digital Control (DDC)
  • Open Protocols
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • BTL® listed Laboratory and Fume Hood Controllers (Auto-Flow®)
  • BACnet Touchscreen Interfaces (BBC-SDTM; NB-SDTM)
  • iCalendar and Twitter® integration for Area Control applications (AspectFT®) Commercial and Industrial HVAC apps for iOS® and Android™ devices (vSTAT®)

With more than 30 BTL listed controllers, AAM also leads the industry in number of BTL listed devices. Our products are known for their compatibility, robustness, and longevity.

In addition, American Auto-Matrix prides itself on lengthy end-of-life cycle and generation-to-generation compatibility. Many of our legacy controllers can still communicate with our most current product offering today.

American Auto-Matrix is a company with a leading technological edge, and an end user oriented philosophy. Through HVAC and Laboratory products that anticipate market trends, not follow them, and services and solutions that are designed to make Building Automation accessible to facility professionals, American Auto-Matrix is providing Smart Building Solutions you can count on.

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Your Building Your World

Your Building Your World

AspectFT is a Building Automation Integration and Energy Control Solution designed to allow users seamless access to their building data through common and convenient web technologies available on a wide array of generally available devices.

AspectFT brings building information and control into the palm of any user's hand through integration with services like Twitter®, RSS, email, Google Calendar™, Microsoft® Outlook®, and Apple® iCal®. Through compatibility with common web platforms, you can access your building in a variety of ways from a variety of devices. In many cases AspectFT will integrate with your current computer or smart device through programs already on those devices.

With the right user permissions, you can gain direct access to the information and tools that are vital to saving time, energy, and money.

Imagine...you schedule a meeting for the conference room through Microsoft Outlook*. With AspectFT the room can automagically (it really is like magic) set the room to be prepared for the meeting. No need to worry about changing the settings on the thermostat, or remembering to turn it down after the meeting. No need to know BAS. Just schedule the meeting and go. With HTML5, RSS, email, and Twitter integration, your computer or smart device can get all the information you need, when you need it, with less complication. With these web technologies you can receive texts, Tweets, emails, trend data, feeds, and more.

Whether you are on your computer, smartphone, or tablet, AspectFT is designed to communicate with the applications and programs you use everyday to help integrate your building to your world.

*2007 or later

Choose Your Interface

Choose Your Interface Play AspectFP building integration video

The AspectFT solution brings together multiple protocols and devices to a dedicated, centralized, or redundant location designated by the customer. From here collective data can be accessed, eliminating the need to visit each individual site.

Through a user interface custom designed by a trained AspectFT Engineer, all data provided in any number of buildings can be viewed in an almost infinite number of ways. All that is required is the use of a standard web browser such as, Google Chrome™, Firefox®, Opera™, Safari® , or Internet Explorer®. With the click of a button and the right security credentials, global aggregate building data can be monitored and mined, increasing efficiency and reducing energy consumption and cost.

AspectFT v2.0 and higher also utilizes HTML5, allowing you to obtain information including trends, setpoints and more from your Building Automation System on the fly. Once the project is created in AspectFT-Studio™ it can be viewed and altered from most popular web-enabled devices with no additional plug-ins or engineering time. With just a few extra steps, new points can be added, for fast and convenient data acquisition. It's Auto-Magic™. HTML5 is available for all AspectFT 2.0 solutions.

Active Energy Management

Active Energy Management Active energy management via tablet

A cloud-based SaaS (Software as a Service), the American Auto-Matrix Voya™ Xplor Active Energy product allows users to monitor energy performance via any Internet-enabled device. No more worrying about constant server updates or IT personnel keeping software up-to-date.

Flexible Multi-User Access
Our system allows for multiple users with varying levels of control access, making it idea for managing multiple locations.

Ease-of-installation & Use
Unlike other systems, you don't need to be an experienced Energy Manager or an IT expert to setup or use the Active Energy Manager. Everything is setup and supported by American Auto-Matrix, so you can get on with running your business.

Active Energy Benefits

  • Save up to 25% on your energy consumption
  • Typical ROI is 2 years, but can be as little as 6 weeks
  • Extended monitoring and control helps you pinpoint and eliminate wasted energy
  • Maximize the efficiency of your BAS immediately and over the longer term
  • Supports the achievement and maintenance of EN16001 and ISO 5001 Energy Management Standards
  • as well as LEED Standards, and corporate social responsibility compliance
  • By encouraging behavioral change, you can save an additional 10% on your energy consumption

VSTAT® - Virtual Zone Control

VSTAT® Virtual Zone Control

Flexibility in the palm of your hand.
With the vSTAT mobile app for your smart device, facility occupants have the ability to interact with their building systems or zones without the need to directly access a wall thermostat, lighting control solution, or a computer. Simply scan the QR Code® located in the zone you want to control.

  • Display Area - displays current applicable zone data (temperature, fan status, humidity, etc.).
  • Temperature Gauge - reflects the active heating and cooling setpoints for the selected zone.
  • Setpoint Controls - adjust heating and cooling setpoints with a touch.
  • Favorite/Lock Keys - designate zones as stored favorites. Lock the display to prevent accidental changes.
  • Occupancy Button - control the status in selected zones.
  • Fan Button - configurable for direct control of fan equipment (i.e. On, Off, Auto).
  • User Field - displays additional read-only parameters as designated by the user.
  • User Button - customizable button allowing users to trigger actions such as lighting, door control, etc.
  • Main Navigation - easy access to temperature display, favorites, locations, and the QR reader.
Available in the App Store
Available in the Google Play Store
 

Schedule Without Compromise

Schedule Without Compromise

Schedule your building(s) through programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Google Calendar, Apple iCal, and any of over 40 other programs that utilize the iCalendar protocol.

This means that if you schedule a room in your building for a meeting, a workday, or weekend occupancy, it can be done without the need to access a proprietary scheduling tool.

Don't worry, should your building lose internet connectivity, AspectFT will still maintain the last received schedule until connectivity is restored and new changes are made.

With AspectFT you can schedule a resource for a meeting in your corporate calendar and the building will automatically adjust for the occupancy of that zone. No need to worry about turning things on or off. Just plan your meeting and AspectFT will do the rest.

Information. Anytime. Anywhere.

Information Anytime Anywhere

AspectFT allows you to access your building information on the go through RSS feeds, Twitter and email. Through your phone, tablet, or laptop you can access pertinent information wherever you are.

With RSS feed technology you can receive a plethora of information including energy data directy to your email or smart device. Receive notifications on alarms or statuses of your building system on your smart phone. Have reports emailed to you at the end of the day in the comfort of your home.

These are just a few of the convenient ways that AspectFT brings information straight to you.

Through integration to common internet communication mediums, AspectFT can get important information to any level of user quickly. With services like Twitter, all someone needs to do is follow the building's tweets to get up-to-date information. This is as easy as texting to 40404 and "Follow" a specific building or zone.

Dependable Data Management

Store and retrieve all building data via MySQL® or other databases. This allows for data to be mined easily and effectively through familiar programs like Microsoft Excel® and SAP® Crystal Reports.

MySQL, Microsoft Excel, SAP

With advanced audit trail functionality, reports can be generated to not only show energy trends, but reasons for anomalies in the data as well as what user was responsible for any changes.

Dependable Data Management

Automation that thinks for you

Automation that thinks for you

Manage energy consumption with XPath®. Data from XML tables can be integrated to create more dedicated and automated control.

For example, weather services from sites like Yahoo!® Weather, and Weather.com can be utilized to manage building routines based on predicted weather patterns.

Services like Google Latitude™ can be used to let your building know when you have entered or left the proximity of a building and automatically adjust setpoints or manage lighting.

Weather data can be integrated into AspectFT and used to predict energy loads and building automation requirements. Unseasonal weather patterns can result in the building changing it's routines accordingly to ensure optimal comfort and energy usage.

AspectFT® – Building Integration for Your World – It’s Auto-Magic

vSTAT – Virtual Zone Control for iOS and Android Devices

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VSTAT Virtual Zone Control
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