- artificial intelligence
- battery isolation switch
- battery storage
- clean it
- emerson automation
- fiber sensor
- industrial PC
- integration software
- Internet of Things
- micro filtration
- nano satellite
- Nano Technology
- polymer membrane
- Renewable Energy
- Solar Energy
- wireless module
- Long-range rail communications to be enabled in Australia
Siemens and Denmark’s DAMM, a provider of the TETRA communication platform, have announced an agreement to combine the international train control standard ETCS with the long range radio communication system TETRA for rail operators in Australia.
- Honeywell and Flowserve partner to solve manufacturing challenges
A new partnership between Honeywell and Flowserve will combine domain knowledge of flow management equipment with Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology to help solve some the challenges of manufacturers in fluids management industries.
- Australian wastewater solutions company named top performer
A global market leader in industrial and municipal wastewater treatment technologies, Smith and Loveless, has recognised an Australian company as its top performer in its number one international sales representative division.
- New sensor technology for e-vehicle batteries
Engineers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany have developed a new concept for current and voltage sensors for batteries that could be used in electric vehicles (EV).
- Leading steelmaker hit by ‘massive cyber attack’
ThyssenKrupp, one of the world’s largest steelmakers, has revealed that it was the victim of a ‘massive cyber attack’ earlier this year.
- Bluetooth 5 now available to manufacturers and developers
Bluetooth 5 has been released (succeeding Bluetooth 4.2), with the upgrade focusing on IoT applications and improved functionality.
- Oxygen permeability tester
Bestech Australia has introduced the OX2/231, an oxygen permeability tester to determine the oxygen transmission rate of film and package products, including plastic films, composite films, sheeting, plastic bottles, plastic bags and other packages.
- Nissan showcases driverless cars in Japan
The company showcased its vehicles earlier this week, where a driverless Leaf was seen towing vehicles on a trailer to the wharf for loading onto transport ships.
- Exploding Samsung batteries caused by engineering blunder
Engineering company Instrumental has uncovered the cause of Samsung’s exploding Galaxy Note 7 batteries.
- Multi-sensor module for IoT and wearables
STMicroelectronics has announced SensorTile, which at 13.5mm x 13.5mm, the company claims is currently the smallest turnkey sensor board of its kind.
- IoT security warning: Sony cameras
Security firm SEC Consult has uncovered two backdoor accounts in Sony Ipela Engine IP Cameras, which could make them vulnerable to outside attacks.
- Changes at Emerson Network Power
Emerson Network Power has announced the appointment of Rob Johnson as CEO and officially commenced a campaign to rebrand the standalone company as Vertiv.
- Global cyber security scores a “C-” grade for 2017
The world’s information security practitioners have given global cyber security readiness a “C-” average with an overall score of 70 per cent, according to a new report from Tenable Network Security.
- Diverseco acquires robotics company, RTA
Diverseco, an Australian integrated measurement, packaging and product inspection solutions provider, has announced its acquisition of Robot Technologies/Systems Australia (RTA).
- Printed and flexible sensors market 2017-2027
The market for fully printed sensors will reach $7.6 billion by 2027, according to a new IDTechEx report on the printed and flexible sensors market from 2017-2027.
- Pilz launches new E-Shop technology and website
Pilz Australia has launched its new website, which incorporates an E-Shop for its customers.
- Legionella risk in energy-efficient Melbourne apartments
Experts are concerned that many of Melbourne’s new energy-efficient apartment buildings are at risk of forming legionella bacteria due to their use of solar-powered “warm-water” systems.
- SA’s “energy crisis”: latest blackout affects 200,000
South Australia has suffered another major blackout overnight, with 200,000 homes and businesses losing power. It has been referred to as another example of the state’s “energy crisis”.
- Telstra shuts off 2G network
Telstra officially shut off its 2G network yesterday, after more than two decades of operation.
- Box PC for industrial automation
Men Mikro Elektronik has released the BE10A – a space and power-saving box PC with low power consumption that can be operated in light, space-saving housing without fans, allowing for maintenance-free operation.