Industrial Internet

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

In the race to design, build and distribute driverless vehicles en mass, the automotive and technology industries have agreed on a set of definitions created by the Society of Automotive Engineers. The six levels of autonomy range from no automation at all to full automation, ie there’s no need for

The Australian utilities sector is facing a wave of disruption, and local executives believe it will hit sooner rather than later. A clear majority of executives who participated in a survey commissioned by OpenText believe most of the disruption to occur in the next five years. A third said they

The Australia utilities sector is focused on enhancing the experiences of customers while also improving the efficient and effective utilisation of their infrastructure assets, according to a  survey of local leaders. Customer services was identified as the business function most likely to be radically transformed in the near term with

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AGL has developed an online platform which allows users to trade solar energy, with the aim of giving its customers more control over their energy use and reduce the cost of their power bills. Currently 220 AGL customers in Victoria are participating in the AGL Solar Exchange trial, which started

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Smart metres and IoT have the potential to optimise performance and maintenance of the billions of dollars worth of infrastructure in Australian utilities. But each new device creates a potential access point to systems that are not designed with cyber security in mind and, in some cases, are already exposed.