Industrial Internet

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

The South Australian government has today launched a six month trial of a self-driving electric bus, dubbed Olli, which will travel between two new transit hubs in Adelaide’s beachside suburb Glenelg. Olli was built by Local Motors, which has also created the first 3D printed car and has partnered with

The radio frequency remote controllers used for safety critical industrial applications are less secure than typical garage door remotes, according to a new report from Trend Micro. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The cybersecurity firm tested leading vendors’ radio frequency (RF) remote controllers — the type typically used

As the auto industry embraces electric and self-driving vehicles the war for talent is set to intensify, with manufacturers searching for candidates with deep expertise in AI, robotics and a passion for cars.   Over the coming decade the US mobility industry will create 30,000 jobs for engineers with degrees

Blockchain technology could create a paradigm shift in the power industry, helping companies move away from traditional business models with complex operating structures. That’s the opinion from GlobalData, whose analysts argue blockchain has the potential to address the key challenges facing electric utilities: high operating costs, aging grids, security, regulatory

Drones have the potential to impact several verticals, reducing costs and safety risks while also unlocking innovative new use cases. But one of the flying robots’ biggest challenges will be with regulators who, understandably, demand high levels of public safety. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter However, the pace

South East Water is currently undergoing a transformation aimed at reducing the cost of water bills and providing increased value to customers by better managing its $4 billion of infrastructure and assets. Lucia Cade, Chair of South East Water’s Board, says the organisation’s approach to R&D, technology and transformation has

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While the utilities sector is undergoing digital transformation companies are still facing a number of hurdles, the prominent is a weak digital strategy. In a survey commission by OpenText, Australian executives were asked what they saw see as the key impediments to digital transformation in the utilities sector. Over 30

Telstra and Lexus Australia are testing new communication technology which allows cars to “talk to each other” over cellualr networks to improve road safety.   This cellular technology is an Australian-first and has been awarded $3.5 million in grant funding under the Victorian Government’s Towards Zero program to trial a deployment

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A new report from Juniper Research has revealed that more than 62 million vehicles will be capable of V2V (Vehicle-to-Vehicle) communication by 2023; rising from just over 1.1 million in 2019. This represents an average annual growth rate of 173 per cent over these 4 years. V2V solutions enable low-latency communications