Automation, security and control

Connected transport network key for smart cities

30 April, 2019

A survey found a connected public transport system is an important feature of a smart city, offering greater efficiency, safer commuter experiences and better quality of life.


Gender concerns in smart home technology

29 April, 2019

Early adopters of smart home technologies have reported they reinforce gender stereotypes and could pose security threats to women, according to a study.


Protecting your PLC

26 April, 2019 | Supplied by: EU Automation

John Young, APAC Sales Director at EU Automation, gives his advice for keeping your programmable logic controllers safe from cyber attack.


Transport businesses need to better secure IIoT deployments

24 April, 2019

A survey found 64% of transport businesses reported that their processes to combat cybersecurity threats could be stronger.


One-third of Aussie homes at risk of cyber attack

12 April, 2019

Avast research found that 47.1% of digital homes in Australia have more than five smart devices connected, and 33.4% of these contain at least one vulnerable device.


UNSW launches Tamworth smart city trial

09 April, 2019

The Tamworth Smart City project will trial Internet of Things technologies, encompassing applications for transport, energy, health, telecommunications and other community services.


iBASE FWA8600 1U network appliance

29 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Backplane Systems Technology Pty Ltd

The FWA8600 1U rackmount network security appliance is designed for managing data-driven workloads and enabling robust levels of performance in enterprise network security, unified threat management and WAN optimisation applications.


Melbourne Uni transitions to smart campuses

22 March, 2019

The university is using the Boomi Master Data Hub to create a centralised data synchronisation hub to link up its IT environment.


Living lab to trial smart home technology

05 March, 2019

Quantify Technology has partnered with Curtin University of Technology to install its products in a living lab in Fremantle, Western Australia.


Five-star hotel cuts energy usage with ABB technology

12 February, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The InterContinental Madrid has reduced its energy consumption by 40% after equipping its HVAC systems with ABB drives and high-efficiency motors.


Smart buildings and energy management

06 February, 2019 by Justin Charlot, Product Marketing Manager – EMCS & Building Automation | Supplied by: NHP Electrical Engineering Products Pty Ltd

Intelligent technology managing heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), lighting and fire safety that was once considered groundbreaking is increasingly becoming the norm in most buildings.


Emerson app captures plant conditions

16 January, 2019 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Operations teams can easily report plant safety and performance issues with Emerson's new application AMS Inspection Rounds for the AMS Trex Device Communicator.


Smart city — from concept to reality

07 January, 2019 by Ian Richardson* | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

A smart city vision has been turned into reality in a suburb of Helsinki, the capital of Finland.


7 steps in building a smart city strategy

04 December, 2018 by George Verghese* | Supplied by: Sylvania Connected Solutions

It is important that a smart city strategy encompasses every department, and that there are no duplications, economies of scale are achieved and technology sharing can happen smoothly.


IIoT, transport and sustainability

08 November, 2018

The uptake of Industrial IoT (IIoT) technologies in the transport and logistics sector is largely driven by environmental sustainability, according to research.


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