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

20. March 2015 · Comments Off on VIDEO Interview: Readify and Microsoft talk the IoT of your things · Categories: News · Tags: ,

The Internet of Things is big and growing bigger, with Readify and Microsoft showing businesses how to take advantage of the phenomenon simply and easily.

Readify put on a talk today entitled ‘Beyond the Buzzword: Creating the Internet of Your Things’ today in Sydney.

It will do the same talk in Melbourne tomorrow (11 March 2015), in Brisbane on 17 March and in Perth on 19 March – people in those cities can still register to go to this free event here.

With Gartner predicting 25 billion devices will be connected by the Internet of Things by 2020, IoT will be big, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming.

via iTWire – VIDEO Interview: Readify and Microsoft talk the IoT of your things.

30. July 2014 · Comments Off on Moving renewable energy into integrated systems, connected homes · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

There’s more to renewable energy than just a smart grid, and it’s going to have to integrate with many different systems and connected devices if it is going to provide any real value. That’s the view of Bryan Hannegan, associate lab director at National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), which is funded by the US Department of Energy.

Speaking at Clean Energy Week in Sydney, Hannegan said work was being done in the lab to design a “future utility system” – a network of interconnected systems and devices or technologies.

via Moving renewable energy into integrated systems, connected homes – CIO.

09. November 2012 · Comments Off on TransGrid Increases Network Reliability With EnerNOC’s DemandSMART · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

EnerNOC, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENOC), a global provider of energy management applications and services, has finalized an agreement with TransGrid, the New South Wales transmission network operator, to provide 35 megawatts (MW) of demand response capacity in the Sydney metropolitan area. Managing Director of TransGrid, Mr. Peter McIntyre, said the innovative demand management agreement between the two companies will help reduce peak demand and support Sydney’s high voltage electricity grid this coming summer.

via TransGrid Increases Network Reliability With EnerNOC’s DemandSMART(TM).

05. November 2012 · Comments Off on EnerNOC Providing Demand Response In Australia · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

EnerNOC Inc., a provider of energy management applications and services, has finalized an agreement with TransGrid, the New South Wales transmission network operator, to provide 35 MW of demand response capacity in the Sydney metropolitan area.

The demand management agreement between the two companies will help reduce peak demand and support Sydney’s high-voltage electricity grid this coming summer, according to Peter McIntyre, managing director of TransGrid.

via Renew Grid: EnerNOC Providing Demand Response In Australia.