Industrial Internet

A strong resources sector, challenging geography, and high internet penetration in the consumer market mean Australia is becoming a hotbed for the Internet of Things. But new questions about the regulatory and legal frameworks join long-standing privacy, security and complexity concerns as potential blockers to the emerging technology. One of

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The total number of IoT connections will reach 83 billion by 2024, rising from 35 billion connections in 2020, according to new predictions from Juniper Research. This represents a growth of 130 per cent over the next four years. The research identified the industrial sector as a key driver of

Loadsmile, an Australian-based technology start up is aiming to make the freight industry more sustainable by reducing waste and the amount of unused space in trucks.  Geoffroy Henry, CEO and co-founder of the company said 30 per cent of trucks in Australia are on the roads with empty loads and,

Telstra has retrofitted 300 NSW NRMA vehicles with Mobileye advanced driver technology which uses an artificial vision sensor to monitor the road for pedestrians, cyclists, and other vehicles.  The device consists of a single camera and a dashboard alert unit to give the driver visual and audible warnings. Mobileye, owned

By 2023, there will be more than 745,000 autonomous vehicles on the road according to a new report by Gartner.  This growth will predominately come from North America, Greater China and Western Europe as these regions become the first to introduce regulations around autonomous driving technology.  The study, Forecast Analysis:

Mining company Fortescue Metals Group is exploring how it could apply autonomous mobility technology in an urban environment, announcing it plans to establish a new research and development centre in Karratha, Western Australia. The Fortescue Future of Mobility Centre will leverage the company’s success in using autonomous technology across its

meters utilities electricity utility power

Once upon a time, the utility industry was a relatively simple place to be. It was all about the safe and consistent generation and distribution of energy with good capacity planning, minimal outages and happy customers. Then it all changed. Climate change happened. Infrastructure got older. Governments and industry bodies

The radio frequency remote controllers used for safety critical industrial applications are less secure than typical garage door remotes, according to a new report from Trend Micro. The cybersecurity firm tested leading vendors’ radio frequency (RF) remote controllers — the type typically used to control basic operations of cranes, drills

Telstra and Lexus Australia are testing new communication technology which allows cars to “talk to each other” over cellualr networks to improve road safety.   This cellular technology is an Australian-first and has been awarded $3.5 million in grant funding under the Victorian Government’s Towards Zero program to trial a deployment

In today’s digital world it has become critical to incorporate secure, personalised, and fully integrated self-service capabilities into every digital interaction. It’s no use updating an old, limited system with technology that can’t grow into the future as user needs develop and change. Internally or externally that won’t cut in