Automation, security and control

Allen-Bradley Stratix 2500 lightly managed switch

19 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

The Allen-Bradley Stratix 2500 lightly managed switch provides the security, resiliency, segmentation and bandwidth-optimisation benefits of a managed switch without the need for extensive configuration.


Ensuring your construction site is safe and secure

12 June, 2017 by John Fleming, General Manager | Supplied by: ASIAL

Construction sites can be an easy target for criminals and opportunistic thieves. Depending on the site location and scale of the operation, each site will have its own issues and areas of concern. The site challenges constantly change as the build progresses and the value of equipment and materials on-site increases. In addition, there is the need to provide site access to all of the construction workers, including subcontractors.


Schneider Electric EcoStruxure for Mining, Minerals and Metals

08 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure for Mining, Minerals and Metals is a system architecture and platform that leverages digital technologies and the IIoT.


Tackling LED uptake challenges

07 June, 2017 by Australian Smart Lighting Summit

Since last year 80,000 LED streetlights have been installed throughout Australia, and technology trials and pilots are taking place in most major centres. 


Ransomware attack: 7 ways you can protect yourself

17 May, 2017 by

The world's largest ransomware attack affected tens of thousands of computers — but was it preventable? NordVPN lists simple strategies to protect yourself from ransomware.


Security 2017 announces speaker line-up

17 May, 2017 by

The speaker line-up for the 2017 Security Exhibition & Conference has just been announced.


Putting the genie back in the bottle

16 May, 2017 by Dannielle Furness

The increasing use of CCTV, sensors, drones, monitoring and mass data collection across urban landscapes means human movement is being tracked more than ever before. For the data and comms industry, increased connectivity equals more opportunity. But when it comes to the individual, where is the line between optimised security and an unstoppable loss of privacy?


SATEC EM133-AR Smart Energy Meters

01 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: SATEC (Australia) Pty Ltd

SATEC's EM133-AR with four-quadrant measurement and interval data logs meters record energy or other electrical measurements at 15, 30 or 60 min intervals, or other defined intervals of time, providing date/time stamp of recorded data.


Is home automation worth the hype?

11 April, 2017 by Malcolm Richards | Supplied by: Master Electricians Australia

Voice activation for taps, lights, music, (even the toilet flush!), lowering the too-high clothes rail, lighting, speakers, sprinklers and movie theatre; facial recognition; switch lights in the bathroom glass panels — The Block 2016 shone a spotlight on a few lust-haves in the home automation market.


A welcome change

11 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB has installed its innovative intercom technology at the Rivage Royale, one of the most recognisable residential buildings in Surfers Paradise. Boasting 176 luxury riverside apartments across 30 floors, the building offers breathtaking views out to the Pacific Ocean.


Unlocking the value of automation

04 April, 2017 by Ben Green, Director, Smart Space | Supplied by: Clipsal by Schneider Electric

Thanks to the proliferation of IoT in recent years, automation today is part and parcel of an electrical contractor's toolkit. Indeed, an electrician's role is so much more than lights, switches and power points.


Treotham Automation partners with Lapp Group

04 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

Treotham Automation has been appointed as an authorised Australian distributor of Lapp Group cable and connection technology products.


​Clipsal opens new showroom in Canberra

04 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: Clipsal by Schneider Electric

Clipsal by Schneider Electric has opened a new showroom in Fyshwick, Canberra.


Mitsubishi Electric e-series chillers

30 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Mitsubishi Electric Australia

Mitsubishi Electric Australia has launched a range of inverter-driven chillers to the Australian market. The e-series modular chiller range is designed to answer the need for controllable, energy-efficient cooling and heating, with reduced plant size and a host of benefits.


Home automation just got ridiculous

27 March, 2017 by

In the age of increasing automation around the home, the yet-to-be-commercially-available ThreadRobe is taking things to new heights.


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