• ANU physicists open door to improved communications


    ANU research on the use of magnets to steer light could lead to new communications systems that are smaller, cheaper and more agile than fibre optics.

    February 16, 2017 0 comment

  • New system for taming data

    big data

    A new system called Data Civilizer automatically finds connections among many different data tables and allows users to perform database-style queries across all of them. The results of the queries can then be saved as new, orderly data sets that may draw information from dozens or even thousands of different tables.

    January 23, 2017 0 comment

  • 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.

    January 5, 2017 0 comment

  • Making big data manageable

    big data

    A new technique shrinks data sets while preserving their fundamental mathematical relationships.

    December 18, 2016 0 comment

  • Integration of IoT and AI for manufacturing and business


    Autodesk’s IoT cloud platform Fusion Connect will embed Nutonian’s artificial intelligence (AI) modelling engine, Eureqa, to interpret IoT data and maximise business outcomes.

    October 19, 2016 0 comment

  • 2nd NBN satellite launched; broadband for regional Australia


    NBN’s second satellite has been successfully launched into space. It is expected to play a role in providing broadband to 400,000 homes and businesses in regional Australia.

    October 7, 2016 0 comment

  • Plant resource manager


    Yokogawa has announced the release of version R3.31 of its Plant Resource Manager software tool for the centralised management of large amounts of data from plant monitoring and control devices as well as manufacturing equipment.

    September 16, 2016 0 comment

  • Launch of Open Data Marketplace


    Data Republic has announced the launch of the Open Data Marketplace, a world-first governed marketplace for organisations to list, exchange and collaborate on data exchange projects in a secure environment.

    September 1, 2016 0 comment

  • IBM’s effort to solve health problems in South Africa

    Solomon Assefa (IBM Research) and Zeblon Vilakazi (Wits University) collaborated on the new centre. Image: IBM

    IBM Research has established a new research centre in South Africa (its second research centre on the African continent), and has announced several new project collaborations in the area of data-driven healthcare.

    August 26, 2016 0 comment

  • Data management solution

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    Schneider Electric has launched Facility Insights, a new cloud-based solution and managed services offer that allows facility managers and building owners to analyse and manage their facility’s data, with the help of its certified EcoXperts.

    August 12, 2016 0 comment

  • Data logger with multi-user access

    Ahlborn ALMEMO 500-1

    Bestech Australia has introduced the ALMEMO 500 by Ahlborn with simultaneous multi-user access via Wi-Fi and tablet control.

    July 25, 2016 0 comment

  • Businesses deploying IoT despite lack of understanding


    According to a report from Strategy Analytics, commercial use of the IoT is on the rise, however there are concerns about the fact that many businesses do not seem to understand how to use the connected system to their benefit.

    July 22, 2016 0 comment

  • Driverless cars are one step closer

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    Location cloud company, Here, has announced a step forward in the efforts to drive a global standard for vehicle-to-cloud data, a development which brings the promise of automated vehicles closer to reality.

    June 30, 2016 0 comment

  • Cloud based data system wins innovation award


    Reflex’s cloud based data platform Reflexhub-IQ was awarded the both the Most Innovative Collaborative Technology and the Minister’s Award for Excellence in Innovation at this year’s WA Information Technology and Telecommunications Alliance (WAITTA) INCITE Awards.

    June 29, 2016 0 comment

  • New Australian robot helping companies make complex decisions

    Larry eats Big Data to build up artificial intelligence

    South Australian company Complexica has developed a robot with an algorithm-based persona, which is being used to help businesses make data-driven decisions in real time.

    June 20, 2016 1 comment

  • High performance rugged servers

    # 773 Crystal RS4104

    Crystal Group has introduced the RS4104 and RS4198L24, high performance and configurable rugged servers.

    May 25, 2016 0 comment

  • New Digital Processing Module


    Extreme Engineering Solutions has announced a new module based on the Xilinx Virtex-7 family of FPGAs, capable of processing streaming data from a wide variety of sensors.

    October 23, 2015 0 comment

  • Cloud computing pushing data centre revenue up says Frost & Sullivan


    As a result of the increased adoption of cloud computing, driven by the consumption of videos, social networks, mobile data and gaming, and corporate data intensive applications, the Australian outsourced data centre market continues to grow strongly.

    September 11, 2015 0 comment

  • HDS predicts 50 billion interconnected sensors by 2020


    According to to Andrew McGee, Chief Technology Officer, Hitachi Data Systems, ANZ, the Internet of Things (IoT) will mean that by 2020, an estimated 50 billion of interconnected sensors will be consuming, generating and communicating data, effectively turning the world into a giant network of interconnected ‘things’.

    July 1, 2015 0 comment

  • Australia is experiencing exponential growth in Internet usage: Cisco

    This week saw the release of the 10th annual Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Australian results, which indicate Australia is set to continue experiencing exponential growth in Internet usage.

    June 16, 2015 0 comment