Industrial Internet

The transformative impact of digital technologies on the industrial sector has garnered less attention than the explosive growth of the consumer internet. Various players across mining, oil & gas, manufacturing and logistics sectors have embraced the power of software and communications technology to improve the monitoring and performance of industrial equipment.

Advertising giants like Google and Facebook dominated the first two decades of the digital revolution though they are now being challenged by global ecommerce companies like Amazon and Alibaba. But will their economic impact be eclipsed by what comes next – the industrial internet? Four years ago we first reported

Holden is recruiting 150 Australian engineers to expand General Motors’ research and development operations in Australia. The Melbourne-based team will be embedded in GMs’ global Advanced Vehicle Development division, which is building the company’s electric and autonomous cars of the future. The new recruits, made up of graduates and experienced

Cargo ship in harbour

17 tonnes of almonds grown in regional Victoria have been transported to Hamburg, Germany as part of a blockchain trial between Commonwealth Bank and five Australian and international supply chain companies. The process used the distributed ledger technology, smart contracts and the internet of things (IoT) to track the shipment

Hyundai Motor has formed a strategic partnership with Autotalks, a leading technology company specialising in the manufacturing of Vehicle to Everything (V2X) communication chipsets, to accelerate the development and deployment of the next generation chipset for connected cars. The car maker is expanding partnerships in the connectivity field to further

BlackBerry has announced a multi-year strategic relationship with Samsung to collaboratively develop and bring to market integrated solutions to accelerate the digital transformation and Enterprise of Things initiatives of their shared business customers. The companies will focus on applying Samsung’s extensive device solutions and BlackBerry’s capabilities in endpoint security and

Fleet Space Technologies CEO Flavia Tata Nardini

Running a start-up is never smooth sailing, but when your start-up happens to involve launching rockets into space then there are some additional hurdles to overcome. Based in South Australia, Fleet Space Technologies, is preparing to launch its first nanosatellites (pictured above, right) later this year which will establish a

The quest for highly personalised multichannel marketing is putting pressure on supply chains, according to SAP Head of Digital Core, APJ, Paul Marriott. However, the application of emerging technology, like the Internet of Things (IoT) is helping to alleviate the pressure, he said. “We’re seeing these technologies in this multichannel

Edge computing circuit circle on blue cube background 3D illustration

The total number of connected IoT (Internet of Things) sensors and devices is set to exceed 50 billion by 2022, up from an estimated 21 billion in 2018. The figures are contained in a new study by Juniper Research Called, The Internet of Things: Consumer, Industrial & Public Services 2018-2023, the

NuTonomy

By the end of 2026 there will be over 50 million autonomous vehicles on the road, with over 10 million in the US and 15 million in the Far East and China. In comparison, the global market will account for 1.5 billion vehicles on the road during the same year.