Automation, security and control

AMC XR900 Wireless Control Panel

01 March, 2018 | Supplied by: LSC

The AMC XR900 Wireless Control Panel, distributed by LSC Security Supplies, features a sleek, compact design with user-friendly functionality.

The IoT and building management

26 February, 2018 by Dr Tim Kannegieter*

The Internet of Things (IoT) is disrupting virtually every industry, but it is particularly effective in challenging conventional approaches to control systems.

Improving uptime, operational performance with IIoT

13 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Polymer company Covestro has selected Emerson to provide Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies to improve operational performance.

MOBOTIX MxBell app

22 January, 2018 | Supplied by: MOBOTIX

The MOBOTIX MxBell app can be used as a mobile interface station for MOBOTIX door stations with p3 processor (PXA320).

Gerard Lighting Diginet Sitara lighting control system

15 January, 2018 | Supplied by: GLG

Gerard Lighting's Diginet Sitara lighting control system allows users to personalise the way they control their lighting.

HMS Industrial Networks Anybus Modbus to KNX gateway and Anybus Modbus to BACnet gateway

05 December, 2017 | Supplied by: Global M2M

HMS Industrial Networks has released two new gateways connecting factory automation equipment to building automation systems — Anybus Modbus to KNX gateway and Anybus Modbus to BACnet gateway.

Is product liability insurance snake oil?

06 November, 2017 by Ben Robertson | Supplied by: Carroll & O’Dea

With the senate inquiry into non-conforming building products (the Senate Inquiry) underway, building industry stakeholders have reported a concerning rise in defective building products being imported into Australia.

Lighting upgrade for Vic cancer centre

20 October, 2017 | Supplied by: GLG

The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) has upgraded the lighting at its multidisciplinary cancer hospital and research facility with the installation of 38,000 luminaires from Gerard.

Are utility businesses cannibalising themselves?

18 October, 2017 by Matt Nidd*, GM of Utilities, DB Results | Supplied by: Clarion Events Pte Ltd

Utilities retail executives are asking themselves, "How do we become a trusted brand and reinvent ourselves before we are packaged into some other domain's 'bundle'?"

Potter & Brumfield relay T9V series

18 October, 2017 | Supplied by: TE Connectivity

Potter & Brumfield Power PCB relay T9V series is designed for electrical vehicle charging stations, charging cables and for photovoltaic inverter applications.

Building cyber-resilient energy delivery systems

03 October, 2017

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) is working on a project to develop tools to detect and counter certain types of cyber attacks on the grid.

Accumulus Energy Group B.One Hub home automation system

27 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Accumulus Energy Group (AEG) Pty Ltd

Accumulus Energy Group's (AEG) B.One Hub home automation system allows users to control their home from anywhere in the world, using their smartphone.

HMS Industrial Networks Anybus gateways

20 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Global M2M

HMS Industrial Networks' two new gateways connect factory automation equipment to building automation systems — Anybus Modbus to KNX gateway and Anybus Modbus to BACnet gateway. The new gateways enable industrial devices using Modbus to communicate on building systems using KNX or BACnet.

Black Box ControlBridge Wired Touch Panels

20 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Black Box Network Services Australia

The ControlBridge Wired Touch Panels allow users to connect and control everything in conference rooms, classrooms and control rooms — room controls (such as lights and window shades), KVM systems and AV systems including projectors, sound, screens and more.

Lack of policy driving investments away

11 September, 2017 by Mansi Gandhi | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

One of the world's largest automation and technology groups, ABB, has blamed lack of policy direction around renewables for discouraging investment in the sector. 

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