Automation, security and control

Making the gate automation industry safer

23 December, 2021

After a worker in NSW was fatally crushed by an automatic gate last year, there have been calls to drastically improve the safety of gate automation in Australia.


iBase IBR215 2.5″ single board computer

15 December, 2021 | Supplied by: Backplane Systems Technology Pty Ltd

The iBase IBR215 2.5″ single board computer has an NXP ARM Cortex-A53 i.MX 8M Plus Quad 1.6 GHz Processor.


Modern Manufacturing Expo 2022 coming to Sydney

14 December, 2021

Australia's first Modern Manufacturing Expo will be held at the Sydney Showground from 20–21 September 2022.


Preventing cyber attacks on smart buildings

14 December, 2021

Smart building installations — including those based on KNX — are increasingly becoming the subject of cyber attacks.


5 ways technology helps to remotely manage building space

26 November, 2021 by Bryan Christiansen, founder and CEO of Limble CMMS

What technologies are available for facility managers to ensure that buildings can be monitored remotely and kept running smoothly during a pandemic?


Smart homes need to get smarter on energy use

16 November, 2021 by Chris Kerr, Vice President of Home & Distribution at Clipsal by Schneider Electric | Supplied by: Clipsal - by Schneider Electric

The average 'smart home' in Australia just isn't that clever.


E2S AlertAlarm, AlertAlight and Sonora series

01 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Mechtric Pty Ltd

The E2S AlertAlarm, AlertAlight and Sonora ranges of alarm horn sounders, beacons and combined signals are designed to provide reliable and effective alarm notification in harsh environments.


Clipsal Wiser Smart Home automation system

16 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Clipsal - by Schneider Electric

The Clipsal Wiser Smart Home automation system offers affordable, easy to use home automation via a central Wi-Fi hub and a single iOS or Android app.


Using IoT connected lighting to create COVID-safe buildings

08 September, 2021 by Lydell Stokes, National Manager – Future Markets, Pierlite | Supplied by: Pierlite Australia Pty Ltd

How can building managers across Australia and New Zealand utilise the capabilities of IoT connected ecosystems to support COVID safety in their buildings?


Siemens SIMATIC S7-1200 controllers

01 September, 2021 | Supplied by: APS Industrial

SIMATIC S7-1200 controllers are a good choice when it comes to flexibly and efficiently performing automation tasks in the lower to medium performance range.


Dahua Full-color 2.0 network cameras

16 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Seadan Security & Electronics

The Dahua Full-color 2.0 network cameras offer updated functions — including dual-lens, 4K colour image, vari-focal lens and AI features.


Is connected lighting the way to go?

16 August, 2021 by Amy Steed

With an ever-increasing emphasis on buildings, systems and cities becoming 'smart', the market for technologies such as connected lighting is a huge one.


Energy planning for the homes of the future

16 July, 2021

How might digital lifestyles within the home affect energy planning for future residential living?


Legrand Australia Excel Life Smart switches

22 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Legrand Australia P/L

Excel Life Smart by Legrand Australia is a range of smart switches and power points that integrate with smart home technology by Netatmo.


EZVIZ BC1 battery-powered security camera

18 June, 2021 | Supplied by: EZVIZ

The battery-powered BC1 is sold together with a base station and can deliver steady performance for up to 365 days on a single battery charge.


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