Internet of Things

VAPAR an Australian startup in the Internet of Things arena which utilises artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to automate condition assessments for stormwater and sewerage pipelines, has raised $AU700,000 in seed funding. The funding round closed with a diverse range of angel investors in addition to Startmate and

Swoop Aero, the aeromedical logistics company, has closed a Series A funding round with returning investors Right Click Capital and Tempus Partners, following a year of continued global momentum. While terms of the funding and the valuation were not released, Swoop Aero posted revenue growth of approximately 50 per cent

Optus Business and James Cook University (JCU) have joined forces to co-create enterprise solutions using Internet of Things (IoT) to advance digital technology across a range of industries. The seven-year alliance unites Optus’ next-generation narrow-band Internet of Things (NB-IoT) network and industry expertise with JCU’s scientific excellence in tropical research,

The Internet of Things Alliance Australia (IoTAA) has announced that Piers Hogarth-Scott, National Leader, Internet of Things at KPMG Digital Delta, has been appointed as Chairman of the Executive Council. The Executive Council is the senior stakeholder advisory committee of the IoTAA, responsible for appointing the Board of Directors and

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Victoria Police has completed its $50 million rollout of Motorola Solutions managed services which hands 10,000 police officers access to mobile devices with smart apps. The announcement was made yesterday at Critical Communications World in Kuala Lumpur. Motorola said this partnership gives police officers in the field a technological edge

BMW’s in-car digital services are driving up its IT requirements by around 30 per cent each year, forcing the manufacturer to migrate its applications away from its traditional IT architecture which can no longer cope. Nominate today for the Which-50 Digital Experience Awards. Simple. Fast. Easy. BMW’s Connected Vehicle services

Starcom will take over four Australian households and transform them into connected smart homes, in a research project designed to uncover how smart technology will change consumer behaviour, and the commercial opportunity for brands. On announcing The Future of Connected Living research project, Starcom CEO, Toby Barbour said, “We’re experiencing

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The Northern Territory is using a Microsoft AI solution to help the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) monitor and manage marine health around Darwin Harbour. This is being done by rapidly analysing underwater video captured around the harbour. According to Microsoft, the AI platform automates the laborious process

Telstra today announced it had switched on 5G technology across selected areas of the Gold Coast. The telco claims it is the first mobile operator in the country to be 5G ready. Telstra’s rollout of 5G is underpinned by around $5 billion in mobile network investment over the three years

For large companies in utilities, mining and other heavy industries, it’s a time of upheaval in IT. Investments made in large, monolithic applications over the past 25 years are now reaching — or are well past — their end of life. At the same time, exciting new technologies like the