Google chief economist Hal Varian said – “The ability to take data – to be able to understand it, to process it, to extract value from it, to visualise it, to communicate, it’s going to be a hugely important skill in the next decade – so the complimentary scarce factor is the ability to understand … Continue reading How to make machines understand each other
Belden, a signal transmission solutions specialist, has expanded the Lumberg Automation LioN-Power product range to help industrial manufacturers address exploding Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity needs through simplified device automation. The updates and additions bring added flexibility through universal digital I/O modules, as well as holistic solutions through new IO-Link system devices. “Manufacturers need … Continue reading Belden expands range of automation tools to meet IIoT demands
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
LogRhythm, The Security Intelligence Company, today announced its key IT security predictions for 2018. Simon Howe, Director of Sales Australia and New Zealand, LogRhythm, said, “For enterprises, the main concern for security is securing and protecting the organisation’s valuable assets. This has mostly been achieved this year through visibility of what has been stopped and … Continue reading IoT devices to be targeted by cybercrims in 2018
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
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
It’s been a hard slog, but everything’s gone to plan. Your plant is up and running. Automated systems are humming along nicely. The hardware and software are configured, spewing out data left, right and centre. Orders are coming in. Client fulfilments are being met. They’re happy. You’re happy. Then bang. Everything grinds to a halt. … Continue reading Complacency biggest challenge against cyber attacks
Schneider Electric has introduced their new EcoStruxure software solutions, bringing what they say is measurably profitable asset and operation reliability to the industrial market for the first time. EcoStruxure is Schneider Electric’s IoT-enabled, open and interoperable system architecture and platform. Delivering Innovation at every level across connected products; edge control; and apps, analytics and services, the … Continue reading Schneider delivers new EcoStruxure solutions
The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), a global organisation transforming business and society by accelerating the adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), has announced the Smart Factory Machine Learning for Predictive Maintenance Testbed. The testbed is led by two companies, Plethora IIoT, a company, designing and developing solutions for Industry 4.0, and Xilinx, provider of all programmable … Continue reading IIC launches smart factory machine learning testbed
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Industry 4.0, the Internet of (IoT) Things and now the Internet of Energy – all these terms relate to how industries are adapting to the synergy between the connectivity of the internet and business. Whether it is manufacturing, processing or related industries, having device-to-device or people-to-device connectivity is a … Continue reading The Industrial Internet of Things – where to start
Arrow Electronics has signed a global distribution agreement with Bosch Sensortec to supply Bosch Sensortec products. Bosch is a supplier of MEMS (microelectromechanical systems) sensors worldwide. It has built on an initial base in automotive applications to expand its offering to consumer electronics markets and now provides a diverse portfolio of MEMS devices for the … Continue reading Agreement signed to address IoT
Thyseenkrupp’s IIoT platform, toii, is an in-house development that connects machines of different makes and generations. Toii allows machines to communicate with each other. Due to predictive maintenance, the platform is supposed to forecast the necessity of machine services in the future. The name chosen by the business area is a double play on words … Continue reading Breakthrough in the digital transformation
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
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
EnSilica has announced it has developed sureCore’s new, ultra-low power IoT reference platform targeted principally at the development of the next generation of wearable consumer and medical applications. With expertise in low power SoC design for battery-powered applications, EnSilica’s silicon team is able to deliver a turn-key service covering complex digital and analogue/RF technologies for … Continue reading SureCore’s new, Ultra-Low Power IoT reference platform
Vector has secured exclusive Australasian rights to Internet of Energy (IoE) technology. It enables unprecedented options to integrate and develop new energy solutions for customers and the management of multiple technologies on the company’s networks.
Telstra has launched Telstra Labs, Australia’s first public Internet of Things (IoT) innovation lab in Melbourne.
Fluke Calibration has introduced the 5128A RHapid-Cal Humidity Generator, a portable humidity generator for calibrating a large workload of probes and loggers in the field or in the laboratory.
For those cables that require helical taping, Rosendahl has introduced the ROTA 500 helical tape applicator.
The electronics industry is in the midst of a major paradigm shift ranging from the introduction of limited stretchability through to ultra-elastic and conformable wearable electronics, says research company IDTechEx.