10. September 2016 · Comments Off on Wearable technology to transform biometrics but privacy issues loom: study · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

New research from Unisys Corporation reveals that law enforcement is expected to lead the incorporation of biometrics into wearable technology. However privacy concerns around the security of biometric data stored in the cloud need to be addressed as adoption becomes more mainstream.The survey of 54 biometrics professionals was conducted by Unisys at the Biometrics Institute Asia Pacific Conference held in Sydney, May 24-26, 2016.

Source: Wearable technology to transform biometrics but privacy issues loom: study | ET CIO

08. September 2016 · Comments Off on Unisys: Biometric professionals surveyed agree using technology in wearables can help capture terrorists · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

New research from Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) reveals that law enforcement is expected to lead the incorporation of biometrics into wearable technology. However privacy concerns around the security of biometric data stored in the cloud need to be addressed as adoption becomes more mainstream.The survey of 54 biometrics professionals was conducted by Unisys at the Biometrics Institute Asia Pacific Conference held in Sydney, May 24-26, 2016.

Source: Unisys: Biometric professionals surveyed agree using technology in wearables can help capture terrorists | Government Security News

08. June 2016 · Comments Off on Edge data and action create value · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The true value of IoT lies in the merging of real-time data collected by connected devices with historical data, and in its ability to enable appropriate actions, according to SAS Australia’s IoT domain lead, Kevin Kalish.At the recent SAS Analytics Insight event in Sydney, Kalish said that data collected ‘at the edge’ must be combined with cloud data to drive meaningful action if any value is to be obtained from the Internet of Things.

Source: Edge data and action create value – News – IoT Hub

04. November 2015 · Comments Off on Telstra to trial LoRaWAN IoT wireless technology in Melbourne · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Telstra is to trial a new wireless technology in the Melbourne CBD, designed specifically for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The network will be used to support its IoT Challenge, being run in conjunction with the City of Melbourne, where contestants develop and demonstrate IoT applications.The technology, LoRaWAN, operates in unlicensed spectrum and is being promoted by the LoRa Alliance, a global organisation formed earlier this year that is backed by IBM, Cisco and others. Its Australian members are NetComm Wireless, which manufactures technology for machine-to-machine communications using cellular networks; and National Narrowband Network Communications, a startup that it rolling out a LoRaWAN network in Sydney.

Source: Telstra to trial LoRaWAN IoT wireless technology in Melbourne | ZDNet

24. August 2015 · Comments Off on Australian Government set to tackle Internet of Things  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Industry body Communications Alliance has called for Australia to develop a National IoT strategy to drive IoT leadership, awareness and opportunity.The recommendation comes from a draft report prepared by a Comms Alliance IoT think tank established in March this year. Details of the draft were revealed at a Comms Alliance seminar in Sydney.

Source: Australian Government set to tackle Internet of Things | ZDNet