AI automation FinTech startup, Presagen, has secured its first round of funding as part of the South Australian Early Commercialisation Fund (SAECF). SAECF is a new government grant funding scheme for companies with innovative technologies that have potential for global markets and large revenues. Presagen has been awarded the first of three possible phases of … Continue reading AI automation startup Presagen secures funding
A venture between the universities of California, Stockholm and Uppsala has resulted in them producing a smartphone attachment that is capable of analysing DNA. A paper published in the Nature Communications says that those responsible for creating the device say it could help doctors diagnose many diseases including cancer and tuberculosis. Not only do they … Continue reading Cheap DNA-analysing smartphone attachment
The first Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was held in New York in 1967 with 200 exhibitors showing their wares and 17,000 attendees being wooed and wowed with the latest gadgets and gizmos. Hot items back then were pocket radios and TV sporting integrated circuits. Fast forward 50 years and the show has moved to Las … Continue reading Best of CES 2017
Technology innovations have proliferated and thrived in 2016, and 2017 will be no different. As hi-tech gear starts to take an even stronger grip on how we live – from a truly cashless society through to drones delivering the post – the Jetson era is upon us. So what does 2017 hold in the technology … Continue reading Top tech trends for 2017
The term “artificial intelligence” (AI) was first used back in 1956 to describe the title of a workshop of scientists at Dartmouth, an Ivy League college in the United States. At that pioneering workshop, attendees discussed how computers would soon perform all human activities requiring intelligence, including playing chess and other games, composing great music … Continue reading Computers may be evolving but are they intelligent?
Futek’s IHH500 universal handheld display is a tool compatible with strain gauge sensors. Whether the application involves load cells, torque sensors or pressure sensors, the IHH500 is durable for continual automation applications and precise enough for delicate medical testing. In addition to its universal sensor compatibility, the IHH500 is fully suited to work with Sensit … Continue reading Universal handheld display for continual automation applications
360fly has announced software and firmware updates to its camera and app across both iOS and Android platforms. The updates serve to further enhance recordings, shareability and filming and editing functionality on-the-fly, allowing users to manipulate and share videos instantaneously with family and friends, says the company. One such update gives the device the ability … Continue reading Firmware/software updates for 360-degree camera
Power management company Eaton has launched an Australian developed wall mount power system for oil and gas, mining, and transportation industries that require battery backed DC power. The system is also suitable for industrial control, electrical switching and telecommunications industries as well any business that designs and manufactures large turnkey process control systems. Traditionally, DC … Continue reading Aussie developed mount power system
e2v, a leader in the high-reliability semiconductor market, and Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, have introduced the PE97640, an ultra-low phase noise FRAC-N phase-locked loop (PLL) for commercial space applications. Available exclusively through e2v, the PE97640 is the first new space product since e2v … Continue reading Ultra-low phase noise phase-locked loop for commercial applications
Based on its recent analysis of the video conferencing market, Frost & Sullivan has recognised Pexip with the 2016 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation. Pexip’s solution is founded on an advanced, flexible, and differentiated video conferencing platform that helps organizations scale quickly and affordably, and efficiently connect people to create agile businesses. … Continue reading Frost & Sullivan rewards video conferencing industry disruption
Backplane Systems has released the Neousys Technology Nuvo-6000 Series, a Fanless Box PC based on latest Intel 6th-Gen Skylake platform. It features up to five PCIe/PCI slots to provide the same level of expandability as traditional Industrial Computers, while its fanless design offers superior reliability. Powered by the Intel 6th-Gen LGA1151 socket-type CPU, the Nuvo-6000 … Continue reading New fanless PC
Audio Precision has announced the introduction of the APx1701 Transducer Test Interface. The system integrates instrument-grade amplifiers and microphone power supplies for designers and production test engineers seeking clear insight into the behavior of their electro-acoustic devices. With an industry-leading signal-to-noise ratio of 134 dB, the APx1701 provides 20dB of fixed-gain amplification from DC to … Continue reading Audio Precision raises the bar for electro-acoustic test
Silicon Labs has introduced a comprehensive reference design that reduces the cost and complexity of developing cables and cable adapters based on the USB Type-C specification. Silicon Labs’ new USB Type-C reference design features cost-effective, ultra-low-power EFM8 microcontrollers (MCUs), USB Power Delivery (PD) protocol stacks certified by the USB Implementation Forum (USB-IF), and USB Billboard … Continue reading New reference cable design gives developers a running start
EUROPEAN researchers have developed a ground-breaking real-time wearable personal radiation monitor for use in space.
THE WORLD’s pioneers in robotic surgery are invited to take part in the Surgical Robot Challenge 2016, with the competition finals due to take place from 20 to 27 June 2016.
COMPUMEDICS has signed a $2 million deal which will see its Neuroscan brain research and neurology monitoring products distributed in South Korea by its long-term distribution partner Kwangwon.
Engineers at iSonea have developed technology that asthma patients can use to record and analyse their own breathing.
SOMNOMED has received FDA approval to commercialise their wearable SomnoDent devices, which feature a compliance recording device.
RESONANCE Health, which develops non-invasive liver scanners, will collaborate with CSIRO to enhance its ability to measure liver fibrosis.
COMPUMEDICS has signed a new $7.5 million three-year distribution contract for its sleep diagnostics and monitoring systems with its Chinese distributor, Beijing Bestmed.