On a balmy summer day in February, the Industrial Internet 4.0 Summit took place at Aerial Function Room at Sydney’s UTS. It was the third such summit after the first one was launched in 2017. Three years ago, a lot of the delegates were still dipping their toes into what some thought were murky waters. … Continue reading Starting simple: Why the IoT doesn’t have to cost the Earth
An international team of researchers are developing an eco-friendly, 3D printable solution for producing wireless Internet of Things (IoT) sensors that can be used and disposed of without contaminating the environment. The research has been published as the cover story in the February issue of the journal Advanced Electronic Materials. Professor Woo Soo Kim from … Continue reading Researchers developing eco-friendly IoT sensors
The manufacturer of industrial welding exhaust systems, Kemper, has launched a new filtration system that offers digitalisation through an IoT-compatible control module. Kemper’s WeldFil series replaces the company’s previous central 8000 and 9000 extraction systems. The new system is both internet compatible and provides further optimisation with regards to expenditure of energy, maintenance needs and … Continue reading New welding filtration system offers IoT compatibility
An advanced manufacturing Industry 4.0 hub will be established at Swinburne University. The hub is funded by a $2 million grant from the Victorian government’s Future Industries Fund and will pioneer a new model of university-industry collaboration where businesses and universities not only co-create technology but also business strategy. It will work with local manufacturers to … Continue reading Swinburne University gets advanced manufacturing Industry 4.0 hub
A nanosatellite mission control station has launched in South Australia. Fleet Space Technologies has opened a commercial tracking station to track and transmit data from nanosatellites in the Internet of Things (IoT) global network. The ground station opened in late-July at Pinkerton Plains, 80km north of Adelaide. It completes the mission control centre built at … Continue reading Nanosatellite mission control station launched in South Australia
Australian tradespeople who manage billions of dollars of equipment that keeps facilities open, are the new frontline in the advance of the Internet of Things (IoT). The internet and smartphones are necessities when running a business, so trade services must embrace the next phase of business evolution in order to remain relevant in the market. … Continue reading Internet of Things changes the way trade services operate
Designed to operate reliably in a wide temperature range of -40 to 85°C, Moxa’s UC Series IIoT Gateways are industrial-grade, wireless-ready Arm-based computing platforms that include a high-performance Linux distribution, Moxa Industrial Linux (MIL) is based on Debian and comes with 10-year support* to address the need for extended life cycle of computing systems in … Continue reading Reliable IIoT Gateway for Today and Tomorrow
Australian Internet of Things (IoT) technology company has signed a binding technology development agreement with Heuresy Labs. Under the agreement, Xped will develop a new cryptographic Physical Security Token (PST), which is a hardware security device that provides authentication and encryption. Xped will use the PST to provide authentication of its gateways and encryption of … Continue reading Xped signs contract to build IoT security device
Manufacturing systems and processes are becoming complex, which means rational decision-making in process control is a necessity. It stands to reason that better information gathering and analysis techniques are needed for effective condition-based monitoring. This monitoring is where the measurable condition(s) of a machine are continuously monitored by checking pre-defined parameters such as temperature, vibration, … Continue reading IoT-based condition monitoring now a game changer
A desire to keep Australia competitive on the global landscape was the motivation for Frank Zeichner and his colleagues to form the Internet of Things Alliance Australia (IoTAA). An organisation held together mainly by volunteers, CEO Zeichner says the reaction to the relatively new industry body over the past 24 months has been amazing. “It’s … Continue reading Runaway train designed to keep Australia competitive
Malware prevention specialist, Malwarebytes, has announced its 2018 cybersecurity predictions. The company predicts top threats in 2018 will include a rise in browser-based cryptojacking, PowerShell-based attacks, hackers using security software as a back door, adaptive worm functionality and the growing connectivity in all industries, with both the education and healthcare sectors increasingly targeted. The year … Continue reading IoT exploitation on list of cybersecurity worries for 2018
Envision, a renewable technology and energy IoT platform company, has announced a strategic plan to establish a new global digital hub in Singapore. The hub will house Envision’s global digital R&D centre and Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities business. It builds on Envision’s existing global footprint of centres of excellence, currently located across … Continue reading Envision opens Singapore hub
AR Systems, a future-proof supplier of software tools and services for embedded development, and Secure Thingz, a provider of advanced security solutions focused on the Internet of Things (IoT), have announced the next step in their collaboration to provide new technology in order to simplify the development of secure, connected devices. With the rapidly evolving … Continue reading Partnership to simplify development of IoT devices
Entrust Datacard has introduced the Entrust Datacard ioTrust security solution, which is said to deliver a secure and trusted digital infrastructure that safeguards data between devices, sensors, and backend platforms connected within an Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. By applying digital identities managed through definable policy — the ioTrust security solution allows companies to do … Continue reading ioTrust security solution secures the Internet of Things
As it stands, around ten billion devices are currently connected to the Internet out of a potential 1.5 trillion that could connect. It’s also predicted that by 2020, around 50 billion devices will be connected. Think about that for a second. That’s only three years away, and the number of internet-connected smart devices will have … Continue reading How IoT drives profitability and growth
Aruba Networks’ recent report, The Internet of Things: Today and Tomorrow, found 77 per cent of Australian businesses already have some sort of IoT strategy in place and what this will eventually mean for the businesses of the future. As it stands, around ten billion devices are currently connected to the Internet out of a … Continue reading It’s all about the connection: How IoT drives profitability and growth
IBM and Bosch have announced a collaboration for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), making available Bosch IoT Suite services on open standards-based IBM Bluemix and IBM Watson IoT platforms for users to efficiently update their IoT devices.
Google has announced a public developer preview of its Android-based Internet of Things (IoT) initiative, dubbed “Android Things”.
For widespread deployment of the Internet of Things (IoT) to become reality, the IoT will require a new class of tiny, energy-efficient Wi-Fi radios to pass commands to and from the network to a myriad of devices.
At a presentation at the Cisco Partner Summit this week, the company revealed its plans for IoT domination.