Holden is recruiting 150 Australian engineers to expand General Motors’ research and development operations in Australia. The Melbourne-based team will be embedded in GMs’ global Advanced Vehicle Development division, which is building the company’s electric and autonomous cars of the future. The new recruits, made up of graduates and experienced
17 tonnes of almonds grown in regional Victoria have been transported to Hamburg, Germany as part of a blockchain trial between Commonwealth Bank and five Australian and international supply chain companies. The process used the distributed ledger technology, smart contracts and the internet of things (IoT) to track the shipment
Hyundai Motor has formed a strategic partnership with Autotalks, a leading technology company specialising in the manufacturing of Vehicle to Everything (V2X) communication chipsets, to accelerate the development and deployment of the next generation chipset for connected cars. The car maker is expanding partnerships in the connectivity field to further
BlackBerry has announced a multi-year strategic relationship with Samsung to collaboratively develop and bring to market integrated solutions to accelerate the digital transformation and Enterprise of Things initiatives of their shared business customers. The companies will focus on applying Samsung’s extensive device solutions and BlackBerry’s capabilities in endpoint security and
Running a start-up is never smooth sailing, but when your start-up happens to involve launching rockets into space then there are some additional hurdles to overcome. Based in South Australia, Fleet Space Technologies, is preparing to launch its first nanosatellites (pictured above, right) later this year which will establish a
The quest for highly personalised multichannel marketing is putting pressure on supply chains, according to SAP Head of Digital Core, APJ, Paul Marriott. However, the application of emerging technology, like the Internet of Things (IoT) is helping to alleviate the pressure, he said. “We’re seeing these technologies in this multichannel
The total number of connected IoT (Internet of Things) sensors and devices is set to exceed 50 billion by 2022, up from an estimated 21 billion in 2018. The figures are contained in a new study by Juniper Research Called, The Internet of Things: Consumer, Industrial & Public Services 2018-2023, the
By the end of 2026 there will be over 50 million autonomous vehicles on the road, with over 10 million in the US and 15 million in the Far East and China. In comparison, the global market will account for 1.5 billion vehicles on the road during the same year.
SAS and Cisco have an ambitious plan to uncomplicate Australia’s energy sector using their Edge-to-Enterprise IoT Analytics Platform. Grant Dyer, General Manager of Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities at SAS Australia and New Zealand tells Which-50 that the regulatory environment of Australia’s energy grid is a ‘key constraint’ to data sharing.
How Darwin’s theory of evolution is being used to build robots that can adapt and learn on their own
The uptake of robotics technology is increasing at a startling rate. In the US, robot sales are predicted to increase by at least 15 per cent per year between 2017 and 2020. Contrasting that to the human race, with an annual population increase of approximately 1.1 per cent per cent,