Automation, security and control

Why smart cities of the future need secure infrastructure

14 June, 2022 by Jon McGettigan, Regional Director, Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands, Fortinet | Supplied by: Fortinet International Inc

While smart cities have long been anticipated as a utopian vision of urban living, their sheer complexity creates an unprecedented cyberthreat.

Digital overhaul for Sydney landmark

11 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has been selected to perform a major overhaul of Aurora Place, transforming the pre-millennium structure into an integrated smart building.

KNX Awards: call for entries

06 May, 2022 | Supplied by: KNX National Group Australia

With entries closing 31 May, the long-standing awards aim to showcase the smartest KNX home and building projects.

How safe is your place?

04 May, 2022

A new app from RACV and Neighbourhood Watch allows users to assess their level of home security through augmented reality.

ETS eCampus online learning tool for smart home projects

11 April, 2022 | Supplied by: KNX National Group Australia

KNX has released its redesigned ETS eCampus for beginners.

Hospital avoids power cuts through automation

05 April, 2022 | Supplied by: Ovarro

One of Europe's largest medical centres has successfully automated its backup power grid.

EV smart-charging trial in Australian homes

25 March, 2022 | Supplied by: AGL Energy Limited

AGL and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency have completed 200 installations of electric vehicle smart chargers in homes across four states.

Strategic partnership drives sustainability through IoT

18 March, 2022 | Supplied by: Techstream Systems Pty Ltd

Radix IoT and Techstream Systems have teamed up to expand Radix IoT's Mango platform across the APAC region.

Collaboration delivers next-gen networking to tenants and residents

15 March, 2022 | Supplied by: Samsung

Property owners will be able to turn their apartment buildings into smart homes, with residents able to connect to thousands of devices across hundreds of brands.

CSIRO research supported by IoT

14 March, 2022 | Supplied by: simPRO Software Pty Ltd

IoT technology has enabled CSIRO's innovative research into energy-efficient living in apartments.

How Australians feel about smart home technology

23 February, 2022

Australians aged 55 to 65+ years have embraced smart home devices and become more tech-savvy, according to new statistics — and they're not the only ones.

Siemens SIRIUS ACT push buttons, indicator lights and switches

01 February, 2022 | Supplied by: APS Industrial

The Siemens SIRIUS ACT portfolio of elegantly designed push buttons, indicator lights and switches offer style, intelligence and physical toughness.

Solar start-up accelerates automation

25 January, 2022 | Supplied by: 5B

Australian solar start-up 5B is set to receive $14 million in funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).

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.

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