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Tiny multi-faceted cameras to benefit industry and consumer tech
Researchers from Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft in Germany have developed a process enabling the production of a multi-faceted 2mm flat camera, similar to the eyes of insects.
Memory chips turned into processors to speed up computing tasks
A team of international scientists have found a way to make memory chips perform computing tasks, which is traditionally done by computer processors like those made by Intel and Qualcomm.
Push to remove engineering from Australia’s skilled occupations list
Professionals Australia has asked the federal government to “put Australians first” by removing engineers from the list of skilled occupations for migrants.
Every Millimetre Counts
VEGAPULS 64 saves owners of cargo and LPG tankers money The new radar level gauge VEGAPULS 64 from VEGA Grieshaber KG is the world’s first radar level sensor for liquids that can detect down to the very last millimetre at the bottom of storage tanks on ships. This is made possible by the higher 80 … Continue reading Every Millimetre Counts
Critical security predictions for 2017
WatchGuard technologies has revealed its cyber security predictions and trends for 2017.
Data centre infrastructure trends for 2017
Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, has released six data centre infrastructure trends to watch in 2017.
New method for early detection of industrial process problems
A research team has developed a highly sensitive incipient anomaly detection method with the potential to dramatically improve industrial productivity, quality and safety.
Perovskites emerging as key to advancing solar power
Perovskites, once on the fringes of solar cell research, have fast become the “it” materials for advancing solar power.
Australian government calls for smart city solutions
Proposals on digital and data solutions for local communities are being encouraged in the Federal Government’s $50 million Smart Cities and Suburbs Program.
Victoria to trial autonomous vehicles on EastLink
The Victorian Government has announced that it is working with the Australian Road Research Board in conjunction with La Trobe University and EastLink to test cars with driver-assistance technology on Melbourne’s EastLink motorway, as part of an 18-month trial.
Hitachi Zosen to acquire Osmoflo Holdings
Hitachi Zosen has announced that will acquire the majority of shares in Osmoflo Holdings, an engineering company for desalination and industrial water treatment utilising membrane technology such as reverse osmosis.
Toshiba evaluating hydrogen to overcome renewables instability
Toshiba has announced that it will support a two-year study of power management to be done by Tohoku Electric Power, through its H2One hydrogen-based autonomous energy supply system.
Google to introduce “Android Things”
Google has announced a public developer preview of its Android-based Internet of Things (IoT) initiative, dubbed “Android Things”.
NSW Government calls for energy storage proposals
The NSW Government is calling for proposals on energy storage for the first round of its Advanced Energy Challenge (AEC).
Making big data manageable
A new technique shrinks data sets while preserving their fundamental mathematical relationships.
Uber ordered to take self-driving cars off roads
Uber has begun trialling autonomous cars in San Francisco, but the trial has not gone without a hitch; cars were seen running red lights and the DMV has called for Uber to pull the vehicles from roads due to its lack of a permit.
Scientists turn to AI to make safer li-ion batteries
Stanford University researchers have identified nearly two-dozen solid electrolytes that could someday replace the volatile liquids used in smartphones, laptops and other electronic devices.
GE plans to sell Industrial Solutions business
General Electric has announced plans to sell its Industrial Solutions business, which supplies equipment to the electrical-distribution and grid industries, as well as its GE Water business.
AGL responds to SA’s energy instability with virtual power plant
AGL Energy Limited is building a virtual power plant in Adelaide to service homes and small businesses, in a prototype that could be rolled out nationally.
Energy management software
NHP has announced a partnership with Switch Automation to deliver InfoSyte, an energy management software solution from NHP tailored to the Australian and New Zealand markets.