Internet of Things

NEC Australia has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Telethon Kids Institute, an Australian children’s health research institute, to apply its artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to detecting autism at a young age. NEC AI algorithms for eye tracking and facial recognition will be used to advance the institute’s research

Two security experts famed for hacking a Jeep say the auto industry is finally getting serious about cyber security. Dr Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek who both now work for Cruise, General Motors’ self-driving car unit, said car makers are now learning the same security lessons software companies started learning

GE and CSIRO’s Data61 have developed a data analytics solution to give the Royal Australian Navy greater insights into its fleet engine performance and enhance operational efficiency. GE supplies the Royal Australian Navy with its LM2500 gas turbines that power the ANZAC-, Adelaide-, Canberra- and Hobart-class vessels. CSIRO’s Data61 has

Sydney,Australia - February 20, 2016: A QANTAS Boeing 737 taxies towards the terminal after landing at the city's airport. QANTAS is the flag carrier for Australia.

Qantas pilots and GE Aviation have developed a new flight data application (app), FlightPulse, that provides pilots with data to help them fly more efficiently and help reduce carbon emissions. FlightPulse is the first fully commercialised product to be developed with mobile services from GE’s Predix platform. It uses recorded

More than 310 million wearable devices will be sold worldwide in 2017, an increase of 16.7 per cent from 2016 according to new data from Gartner. Sales of wearable devices will generate revenue of $30.5 billion in 2017. Of that, $9.3 billion will be from smartwatches. In 2017, 41.5 million

It’s common to hear modern cars referred to as computers on wheels. They boast sensors that measure fuel and braking, along with built-in navigation and infotainment systems. These digital systems could be hacked and Australia needs to preempt this threat. Compromised vehicles present unique issues. Besides putting people at serious

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The world will move to 5G at an impressive clip according to a new report from Juniper Research. It forecasts there will be 1.4 billion 5G connections by 2025, up from barely a million in 2019 which is the anticipated first year of commercial launch. That’s a solid average annual growth of

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Fully autonomous vehicles — cars which don’t require steering wheels or brake pedals — are likely to appear on Australian roads within eight years. The prediction is made in an 86-page whitepaper released by the NRMA this week, which sets out a timeline for the roll out of driverless vehicles

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Australian enterprises are in the midst of a wave of technology adoption driven by the desire to stay relevant through creating new products and services, according to a new study from emerging technology analyst firm Telsyte. The Telsyte Australian Emerging Enterprise Technology Study 2017 reveals that more half of organisations

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Australians are selective about when they support sharing personal data with government agencies and commercial organisations via Internet of Things – according to the 2017 Unisys Security Index. The vast majority of Australians, 82 per cent, support using a button on their phone or smartwatch to alert police to their