SAS and Cisco have an ambitious plan to uncomplicate Australia’s energy sector using their Edge-to-Enterprise IoT Analytics Platform. Grant Dyer, General Manager of Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities at SAS Australia and New Zealand tells Which-50 that the regulatory environment of Australia’s energy grid is a ‘key constraint’ to data sharing.
How Darwin’s theory of evolution is being used to build robots that can adapt and learn on their own
The uptake of robotics technology is increasing at a startling rate. In the US, robot sales are predicted to increase by at least 15 per cent per year between 2017 and 2020. Contrasting that to the human race, with an annual population increase of approximately 1.1 per cent per cent,
The US National Transportation Safety Board has released a damning preliminary report on the fatal crash in March between a cyclist and a driverless vehicle operated by Uber. The report does not attempt to determine “probable cause”. Nevertheless, it lists a number of questionable design decisions that appear to have
Uber’s self-driving vehicle which struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona earlier this year had detected the woman prior to the crash, but the car’s emergency braking system had been disabled. In March, the modified 2017 Volvo XC90, which was operating in autonomous mode with a driver behind the wheel,
Annual sales of fully autonomous vehicles (AVs) in the US will reach 5 million by 2026, according to a new report from Juniper Research. Globally that figure will reach 20.7 million in the same year. Juniper defines an AV as vehicle with the ability to drive from one destination to
SWIFT has joined forces with a group of Swift gpi banks from Australia, China, Singapore and Thailand to develop a unique cross-border real-time payments service in the Asia Pacific region. Swift has held exploratory talks with banks from the Asia Pacific region, including ANZ, Bangkok Bank, Bank of China, China Construction
Telstra Ventures has invested in GitLab and will leverage its application to support innovation and optimise collaborative workflows. GitLab lets companies develop new solutions and capabilities more quickly by providing an end-to-end DevOps solution in a single application, while also providing the flexibility to plug into many developer tools such
The University of Technology Sydney is the first academic institution to work with SAS – the leader in analytics – and Cisco in a global Internet of Things (IoT) partnership, creating a new research and teaching facility, the UTS-SAS-Cisco IoT Innovation Lab. The UTS-SAS-Cisco IoT Innovation Lab will create a
Australian packaging manufacturer Visy is making big investments in technology to automate its factories, and maintains it will end up employing more people, thanks to its natural growth. The privately-owned paper, package and recycling company is riding a wave of technological change that’s reshaping the manufacturing and logistics industries.
Brisbane-based Movus, has secured $4.8 million in Series A funding, led by Blackbird Ventures, as well as Telstra Ventures and Skip Capital (Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar’s private investment fund). Movus is the developer of Industrial IoT (Internet of Things) sensor and machine monitoring solution called FitMachine, which has been dubbed ‘the