Automation, security and control

Protecting critical infrastructure with AI

11 July, 2023

International experts in artificial intelligence have proposed using AI to help protect critical infrastructure including power, water and communication networks.


Fatek M series modular programmable logic controller

01 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Global Automation Asia-Pacific Pty Ltd

The Fatek M series modular programmable logic controller (PLC) offers flexibility and scalability for a wide range of industrial applications.


Partnership brings next-gen smart meters to Aust

21 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Sense

Together, Sense and EDMI will deliver smart meters that aim to accelerate the energy transition, engage customers and materially reduce energy system costs.


Smart home integration: an electrician's secret weapon

19 June, 2023 by Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution at Clipsal by Schneider Electric | Supplied by: Schneider

As technology diversifies and smart devices become more affordable, this opens a potentially huge untapped market for electricians.


Public lighting, LEDs and safety: it's complicated

14 June, 2023 by Katerina Sakkas

Bright lighting might be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about security in public places, but scratch the surface and you'll find a more complex picture.


Q&A with Louise Monger: The rapid evolution of building security

13 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Louise Monger, Vice President of Digital Buildings, Australia at Schneider Electric, discusses the many vulnerabilities of automated buildings — and what can be done to protect them.


Canberra hospital goes all-electric

13 June, 2023

The Canberra Hospital Expansion project is aiming for a five-star Green Star rating with its new Critical Services Building.


Q&A with Craig Chapman: Keeping smart buildings safe

06 June, 2023 | Supplied by: KNX National Group Australia

To gain an understanding of some of the security issues faced by the smart buildings sector, ECD spoke to Craig Chapman, Chairperson at the KNX National Group Australia.


Opera House partners with Honeywell for top sustainability rating

24 May, 2023 | Supplied by: Honeywell Building Solutions

The SOH is one of the first UNESCO World Heritage-listed buildings to receive a 6 Star Green Star rating.


Neousys POC-465AWP waterproof computer

10 May, 2023 | Supplied by: Backplane Systems Technology Pty Ltd

The POC-465AWP is a fanless PC that was created to address common environmental concerns.


Using colour to protect electric grids

09 May, 2023 | Supplied by: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

An Oak Ridge National Laboratory researcher has invented a new way to hide sensitive electric grid information from cyber attack: within a constantly changing colour palette.


The future of buildings is digital and green

03 April, 2023 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Buildings represent our largest opportunity to address the energy and climate crisis, according to Schneider Electric Vice President, Digital Buildings, Louise Monger.


The need for smarter energy security

22 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Wi-SUN Alliance

A survey of senior professionals at US utilities has found that energy security tops the list of the "most exciting" areas of smart utility development.


Sydney Metro West opts for Honeywell

07 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Honeywell Building Solutions

Honeywell has signed a contract worth over $180 million with Sydney Metro West to provide critical systems for the project.


Smart streetlight warns of black ice

07 March, 2023

A system for warning drivers about transparent ('black') ice is being tested on a public road in Susono, Japan.


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