Industry 4.0 calls for a system change in field operation

01 April, 2020

Classic workstations and server units are increasingly giving way to virtualised solutions that provide connected, intelligent computing and storage capacities.

Stanley tapes go pink to support breast cancer patients

19 September, 2019

In support of October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, STANLEY is donating $2 from every sale of its Pink STANLEY FATMAX 8m measuring tapes to the McGrath Foundation.

FUJIFILM SX800 long-range surveillance camera

12 August, 2019

The long-range surveillance camera from FUJIFILM is equipped with a built-in FUJINON lens capable of 40x optical zoom to cover focal lengths of 20–800 mm.

Neousys Technology Nuvo-5100VTC embedded system

31 July, 2019

The Nuvo-5100VTC from Neousys Technology is a rugged embedded system meeting EN 50155 certification, designed for railway and in-vehicle applications.

Wiha 31-piece screw bit set

01 June, 2019

Many different screw profiles are required for work at different locations such as construction sites, solar power systems and electrical enclosures.

Wiha speedE e-screwdriver

01 October, 2018

The Wiha speedE e-screwdriver helps users to complete their work more quickly.

Touchless gestures the next step for smartphones

22 February, 2017

Smartphones and other mobile devices will soon be controlled via touchless gestures, utilising new LED arrays that can both emit and detect light.

App to improve drone safety

20 February, 2017

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) is teaming up with software developer Drone Complier to deliver an app it hopes will reduce the risk of mid-air collision between drones and aircraft.

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-N1 3-in-1 handheld tablet

08 February, 2017

Panasonic has launched a fully rugged 3-in-1 handheld tablet, adding to its portfolio of enterprise-grade mobile devices. The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-N1 combines the productivity benefits of a mobile barcode reader, phone and tablet into one fully ruggedised device, built to protect against drops, heat and cold, vibration, dust and rain.

Nextivity Ce-Fi GO cellular signal amplifier

10 January, 2017

The Nextivity Cel-Fi GO is a 3G and 4G cellular signal amplifier designed to address poor mobile coverage for those on the move.

Deploying drones in field service

12 December, 2016 by Bas de Vos*

We hear a lot about digital transformation these days. However, digital transformation is not just applying new technologies to do something different from before. It's also about doing what you do today but better. It's about innovating in new products and services and transforming your business model for competitive advantage.

New wearable technology for remote field service

28 November, 2016

CSIRO has been beavering away on new wearable technology that it hopes will improve the delivery of expert services to remote field workers, particularly in the mining industry.

Biometric security use on the rise

23 November, 2016

New research from Deloitte suggests that the use of biometrics is moving to the forefront of smartphone technology. According to the study, one in three smartphones has a fingerprint scanner and almost 70% of users access this capability regularly.

Xplore XSLATE R12 rugged tablet

09 November, 2016

Xplore Technologies has launched the XSLATE R12 , a 12.5″ next-generation detachable rugged tablet PC.

Two-way street

20 September, 2016 by Martin Chappell, General Manager – Radio Channels, Motorola Solutions Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands

The ubiquitous smartphone has become a popular tool for drivers, but the digital two-way radio is still the most essential communications device for drivers.

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