Industrial Internet

As car manufacturers start planning for driverless cars they want liability to reside with the owner – unlike Google which has taken a different tack. Welcome tot the world of adjustable ethics settings. That’s right, you get to choose who to kill. Patrick Linhas recently posted a piece in Wired

It’s the digital technology that we still don’t talk about, but 3D printing is set for compound growth of 45 per cent annually for the next four years, — developing into a $US16 billion market by 2018, according to research by Canalys. The market os still tiny, however, clocking in

The emergence of the Internet of Things will challenge a business model that first emerged during the industrial revolution, and force businesses to think carefully about value creation and capture. That’s the view of Gordon Hui head of Business Design & Strategy practice at Smart Design who shared his thoughts

Industry analyst outfit Gartner is pursuing its latest investigation into the changing technology ecosystem — the blurring of lines between information technology and what it calls operational technology, or what companies like GE would call the Industrial Internet. According to Gartner Vice President and Gartner Fellow Hung LeHong, “The IT

Australian consumers have bought into the idea of the connected home — but they are most concerned about the price. That’s the verdict of a survey commissioned by network-security outfit Fortinet. According to a study — part of a global survey called “Internet of Things: Connected Home” — 53 per

Google’s new driverless car is so dinky and limited to 40 kph — who would want to buy it? My guess is, not many people. But that’s not the point. The real question is: who would use it to take them from A to B on demand? My guess is

Research outfit IDC claims that migration — specifically the migration of the analogue functions that monitor and manage the physical world into digital functions involving communications and software telemetry — is emerging as the next great wave in the evolution of the digital universe. And it will eclipse everything we

The internet of things is coming home. Currently a vague and nebulous idea for anyone outside of the information or industrial sector, an explosion of smart home automation is set to reframe the discussion. And spending is set to increase locally in the sectorfrom $160M this year to over $900M

The Internet of Things will do more than create new industries and opportunities for device manufacturers. It is likely to usher in a new ecosystem of service providers who will offer to help optimize an increasing number of technologies in the home, according to building technology specialist and Director of

25 years ago, in March 1989, Tim Berners-Lee wrote his now famous proposal for what would eventually become the World Wide Web. It was originally limited in scope – as a communications platform for CERN, although Berners-Lee soon came to understand its wide applicability. April, coincidently also marks the 10th