Industrial Internet

The Victorian Government has announced it will begin an Australian first connected vehicles trial to improve road safety. Cars automatically connecting with each other and roadside infrastructure will begin testing features like emergency braking alerts, turn assist and speed limit warnings. The vehicles are not autonomous but the technology is

Mention the autonomous car and it’s hard to avoid the image of a Tesla gliding down a Californian highway. But the biggest automotive market in the world is China, which means the biggest market for autonomous cars will also be China, and companies that fail to notice will be missing

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When it comes to transforming a large established enterprise with many compliance issues, businesses need to be able to look in the rearvision mirror and, at the same time, picture what the organisation will look like in three years time, explains Tanya Graham, chief transformation officer at Alinta Energy.  The

Integrated services company Downer EDI has deployed a Microsoft Azure intelligent solutions which ingests sensor data from a fleet of Waratah trains in Sydney to allow predictive maintenance and data-driven decision making. The company believes this solution will enhance passenger safety, boost public transport reliability and keep tight control of

Warehouse and logistics robots will be a $30 billion dollar industry by 2022, according to American analysts, who forecast the current $8.3 billion of worldwide revenue from the the technology will more than triple over the next three years. Locally, Gartner says the expected automation boom is the result of

Mining company Fortescue Metals Group is exploring how it could apply autonomous mobility technology in an urban environment, announcing it plans to establish a new research and development centre in Karratha, Western Australia. The Fortescue Future of Mobility Centre will leverage the company’s success in using autonomous technology across its

CSIRO’s Data61 has opened a new Robotics Innovation Centre in Queensland, a purpose-built research facility for robotics and autonomous systems. The industry is tipped to be worth $23 billion by 2025 as more use cases are developed for unmanned ground vehicles, legged robots and unmanned aerial vehicles. Sign up for

Thirteen per cent of organisations implementing Internet of Things (IoT) projects already use digital twins, while 62 per cent are either in the process of establishing digital twin use or plan to do so, according to a recent IoT implementation survey by Gartner A digital twin refers to a software

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Once upon a time, the utility industry was a relatively simple place to be. It was all about the safe and consistent generation and distribution of energy with good capacity planning, minimal outages and happy customers. Then it all changed. Climate change happened. Infrastructure got older. Governments and industry bodies

South Australian start-up Fleet Space Technologies’ plan to connect one million IoT devices to the industrial internet is gaining momentum. The start-up, founded by aerospace engineers, recently launched “Project Galaxy,” asking prospective customers to sign up to use its emerging low-cost satellite network. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter