The federal government has announced it will provide $3.6 million to trial the expansion of a one-year Diploma in Applied Technologies across six universities next year. Developed by Swinburne University of Technology and Siemens, the diploma will be expanded through University of Western Australia, University of Tasmania, University of South Australia, University of Technology Sydney, … Continue reading Government funds training in advanced manufacturing technologies
Melbourne Water has developed a pipe protection and air monitoring device to help protect its infrastructure network and provide information on air quality. Developed in collaboration with the Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) and Green Technology Services, the device is Internet-of-Things-enabled and has the ability to alert Melbourne Water to any corrosion in its pipes … Continue reading Melbourne Water to install IoT devices for pipe protection and air monitoring
A new Australian Research Council (ARC) centre co-funded by the federal government and universities will examine the possible uses and potential risks of autonomous decision-making technologies. The Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society will be based at RMIT University and led by Professor Julian Thomas. The federal government will … Continue reading New ARC centre for automation to be based at RMIT
Rockwell Automation has released its new AI Module to enable industrial workers use the data from their equipment to predict production issues and improve processes with their existing automation and control skill set. The new FactoryTalk Analytics LogixAI module, formerly known as Project Sherlock, uses artificial intelligence (AI) to detect production anomalies and alert workers … Continue reading Rockwell Automation launches new artificial intelligence module
A new research program from the national science agency CSIRO, the federal government and the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) will pursue the development of data-driven solutions for Australia’s sustainable energy future. The National Energy Analytics and Research (NEAR) Program will provide information to underpin decision making, and aims deliver a secure, affordable and sustainable … Continue reading New collaborative project to enhance application of Australia’s energy data
RMIT researchers are installing sensors throughout Rye on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsular to monitor traffic, parking, crowd numbers and even toilet usage to better manage holiday crowds. The collaboration between RMIT, Mornington Peninsula Shire and other partners is to use the sensor technology to explore how future cities might operate. RMIT University’s Associate Professor Flora Salim, … Continue reading RMIT research using sensor technology to trial ‘smart city’ management
An international team of researchers led by The Australian National University (ANU) is contributing to the development of a safe data superhighway for a future quantum internet and its artificial intelligence and communication potential. The researchers are exploring the potentials of storing data in light particles, which can store vast amounts of information. “The light … Continue reading ANU research exploring data storage potential of light particles
According to a new report from Thales Security, organisations are putting more money toward data security solutions, only to experience more security breaches than ever.
Google has acquired Australian data science company Kaggle in an effort to improve its artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities.
Acromag has announced the OpenVPX Carrier, a mezzanine carrier card that provides a simple and cost-effective solution for interfacing a PMC or XMC module to a VPX computer system.
Hitachi Data Systems has announced that Western Australian energy provider, Synergy, has selected the company to provide a cost-effective and scalable enterprise infrastructure to meet high levels of data protection, disaster recovery and business continuity.
Many companies are increasing investments in data centres located both domestically and abroad, to ensure they are ready for the next generation of cloud services. They need the right infrastructure in place to ensure a rapid and seamless transmission of data, voice and video to an increasing number of users.
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.
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.
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.
A new technique shrinks data sets while preserving their fundamental mathematical relationships.
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.
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.
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.
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.