Industrial Internet

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The total number of IoT connections will reach 83 billion by 2024, rising from 35 billion connections in 2020, according to new predictions from Juniper Research. This represents a growth of 130 per cent over the next four years. The research identified the industrial sector as a key driver of

Car subscription platform Blinker.com.au has announced drivers will now be able to subscribe to electric vehicles through its dealer partners. The launch will allow Australians to drive hybrid and electric cars without the added costs that come with purchasing a car outright from a dealership. With the subscription service, customers

Loadsmile, an Australian-based technology start up is aiming to make the freight industry more sustainable by reducing waste and the amount of unused space in trucks.  Geoffroy Henry, CEO and co-founder of the company said 30 per cent of trucks in Australia are on the roads with empty loads and,

Cisco and RMIT have launched the Health Transformation Lab, a place for health leaders to bring their most complex and difficult challenges and consider how technology can support health initiatives. The lab will bring together ideas, leaders, innovators and infrastructure to make the future of healthcare, enabled by technology, a

This week visitors and patients at Fairfield Hospital have been greeted by a robot, ready to answer questions and provide directions, as part of a five-day public trial examining the impact of a robot receptionist. The humanoid robot Pepper has been staffed in the foyer of the hospital since Monday,

Digital Twin

A 3D visualisation of Western Sydney was unveiled this week, showcasing an interactive platform that could change the way urban planning is conducted. The ‘digital twin’ technology was developed by CSIRO’s Data61, the digital specialist arm of Australia’s national science agency, and NSW Department of Customer Service’s Spatial Services. Launched

Australian shopping centres are transforming into power plants in response to rising electricity prices, easy access to capital and lower costs for renewable energy infrastructure. In a softer retail environment, shopping centres have reallocated their floor space. More square metres have gone to food and entertainment precincts as consumer preferences

5G

The total number of 5G connections will reach 1.5 billion globally by 2025, rising from only 5 million in 2019. This is an annual average growth of 150 per cent over the next 6 years. The figures are contained in a new report from Juniper Research. The new research, 5G

Changing social norms and attitudes towards electric cars are a key avenue to encourage greater take-up of environmentally-friendly vehicles, according to new research from Deakin University. The research – led by James Davidson as part of his recently completed PhD in the Deakin Business School – explores the drivers behind

The primary, world-changing product of the steel industry is not steel. It’s bushfires, famine and dead koalas. For every tonne of heavy metal rolling out of the steel mills of China’s Liaoning province, or India’s sponge iron foundries, nearly two tonnes of carbon vomits into the atmosphere. Steel-making is one