Automation, security and control

Is product liability insurance snake oil?

06 November, 2017 by Ben Robertson | Supplied by: Carroll & O’Dea

With the senate inquiry into non-conforming building products (the Senate Inquiry) underway, building industry stakeholders have reported a concerning rise in defective building products being imported into Australia.

Lighting upgrade for Vic cancer centre

20 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Gerard Lighting Pty Ltd

The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) has upgraded the lighting at its multidisciplinary cancer hospital and research facility with the installation of 38,000 luminaires from Gerard.

Potter & Brumfield relay T9V series

18 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: TE Connectivity

Potter & Brumfield Power PCB relay T9V series is designed for electrical vehicle charging stations, charging cables and for photovoltaic inverter applications.

Are utility businesses cannibalising themselves?

18 October, 2017 by Matt Nidd*, GM of Utilities, DB Results | Supplied by: Clarion Events Pte Ltd

Utilities retail executives are asking themselves, "How do we become a trusted brand and reinvent ourselves before we are packaged into some other domain's 'bundle'?"

Building cyber-resilient energy delivery systems

03 October, 2017 by

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) is working on a project to develop tools to detect and counter certain types of cyber attacks on the grid.

Accumulus Energy Group B.One Hub home automation system

27 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: Accumulus Energy Group (AEG) Pty Ltd

Accumulus Energy Group's (AEG) B.One Hub home automation system allows users to control their home from anywhere in the world, using their smartphone.

HMS Industrial Networks Anybus gateways

20 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: Global M2M

HMS Industrial Networks' two new gateways connect factory automation equipment to building automation systems — Anybus Modbus to KNX gateway and Anybus Modbus to BACnet gateway. The new gateways enable industrial devices using Modbus to communicate on building systems using KNX or BACnet.

Black Box ControlBridge Wired Touch Panels

20 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: Black Box Network Services Australia

The ControlBridge Wired Touch Panels allow users to connect and control everything in conference rooms, classrooms and control rooms — room controls (such as lights and window shades), KVM systems and AV systems including projectors, sound, screens and more.

Lack of policy driving investments away

11 September, 2017 by Mansi Gandhi | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

One of the world's largest automation and technology groups, ABB, has blamed lack of policy direction around renewables for discouraging investment in the sector. 

Aldridge Traffic Systems Traffic SmartCity Technology wireless traffic and lighting monitor

01 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: Traffic Technologies Ltd

The Aldridge Traffic Systems (ATS) Traffic SmartCity Technology (TST) is a holistic, wireless solution to monitor lighting and associated assets.

Trustpower partners with Landis+Gyr for AMI deployment

01 September, 2017 by

New Zealand's multi-utility Trustpower has partnered with Landis+Gyr to transition its nationwide electricity customer base to Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI).

Schneider Electric PowerTag energy sensor

16 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

The Schneider Electric PowerTag energy sensor is designed to enhance the monitoring of electrical assets.

APLEX Technology ARCDIS series industrial displays

31 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Interworld Electronics and Computer Industries

APLEX Technology's ARCDIS series industrial displays feature 7″ to 21.5″ TFT LCD panels with LED backlighting.

CommScope SYSTIMAX iPatch HD fibre shelf

28 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: CommScope Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

The SYSTIMAX iPatch HD fibre shelf is built to support high-density data centre applications based on LC and MPO connectivity.

Ring Floodlight Cam outdoor motion-activated security camera

25 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Ring of Security

The Ring Floodlight Cam is an outdoor motion-activated security camera with built-in floodlights, an HD camera, a 110 dB siren alarm and two-way audio. 

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