Industrial Internet

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

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