Internet of Things

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Startup agribusiness Smart Paddock is using Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud technology to help farmers keep an eye on their cattle. The company has deployed proprietary solar powered Bluebell tags and collars to collect biometric data through IoT sensors. No longer do farmers have to wait until the cows

Nearly one five Australians are interested in using  a microchip in their hands to make payments easier, according to research from global fintech FIS, that examines attitudes to payments across generations and regions. The FIS Generation Pay report found biometric authentication is key to future payments in Australia. The report

Toyota’s latest Australian cars will be able to automatically send alerts for collisions, track their location when stolen, and send SOS emergency calls to roadside assistance under a new partnership with Telstra. The telco giant will provide the network connectivity for Toyota’s Connected Services Module – an onboard IoT communications

Honda has clearance from the Japanese government to make and sell cars which can drive themselves in certain conditions like congested traffic. On Thursday Honda announced it plans to commercialise autonomous vehicles in Japan early next year. The manufacturer received clearance from Japanese transport authorities for “Level Three” automated driving,

It was inevitable, we suppose. Zoom Video Communications has announced Zoom for Home, which it describes as a new category of software experiences and hardware devices to support remote work use cases. The focus is on improving employee experiences to connect remotely and be productive. The company argues that the

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