Australian energy storage specialist Redflow is selling its batteries in Asian countries where telecommunications have leap-frogged copper lines into wireless telephony and broadband. Many Asian nations have jumped straight to cellular network-based phone and Internet services because they lack the copper-based communication networks that exist in countries like Australia. As a result, Redflow is pursuing … Continue reading Battery manufacturer charges into Asian telecom markets
Fujitsu Laboratories has announced the development of connection control technology for LTE and Wi-Fi to boost communication speed in areas with Wi-Fi. When devices doing high-load communications tasks, such as streaming videos, are concentrated on a single Wi-Fi access point, deterioration in communications speed for each of these devices is a problem. Up to this … Continue reading Fujitsu’s connection control technology boosts connection speeds for portable devices
A computer’s operating system, the layer of software between you and the hardware, has changed remarkably over the past few decades. At the beginning a user had to interact with levers and switches, then came screens and DOS, the Apple’s Macintosh and Microsoft’s Windows, and, finally, the internet. These slowly wormed their way into our … Continue reading Who will be the winner in the next computing revolution?
After a delay of two months, Apple AirPods have finally arrived on Australian shores. No reason was given for the delay other than Apple stating that ‘they weren’t ready’. Given Apple’s penchant at being perfectionists it could have been a myriad of reasons – from performance issues through to design. Retailing at $229, the earbuds … Continue reading AirPods finally arrive in Australia
“Operators are faced with a huge challenge to protect energy generation supply and demand in extreme weather conditions,” says Jeremy Moon, Head of Technical at RES in Australia. “We understand this requires long-term investment and the adoption of new technology and solutions that enable sustainable energy provision now and in the future.” Demand for energy … Continue reading Battery storage could be solution to electricity blackouts
Samsung is concentrating on hardware – specifically the camera – with its 2017 iteration of its flagship smartphone the Galaxy S8, according to ET News. Those keen on taking selfies will be particularly happy as it plans to introduce an autofocus function for the front camera, which should increase the quality of the type of … Continue reading Samsung Galaxy S8 leak – hardware key to new handset
A 5G cellular network that supports the trillions of interconnected devices predicted to be in use in the coming few years is being designed by telecommunications specialists at the University of Sydney. The 5G network will be dedicated to supporting the “Industrial internet of Things” (IIoT). Professor Branka Vucetic, Director of the Centre for Telecommunications … Continue reading 5G network being designed in Sydney
AUSTRALIAN advanced electronics company Codan has entered into a US$7.9 million contract under which it will supply HF radio equipment to a longstanding military customer.
GFK TEMAX has released its research into the market for Technical Consumer Goods (TCG) in Australia.
VODAFONE, Huawei and u-blox have successfully trialled a more efficient, mobile Internet of Things connectivity technology in Spain.
TE Connectivity has opened a new facility in the suburb of Hillsborough, Christchurch.
INTERNATIONAL Data Corporation forecasts spending on Internet of Things to reach nearly US$1.3 trillion in 2019, led by widespread initiatives and outlays, especially across the Asia Pacific region.
RESOURCE exploration and development company Burleson Energy is diving into the communications sector, with its acquisition of a nano-satellite company.
THE global smartphone shipments for 2016 will only show a 5.8 percent annual growth, sitting at 1.34 billion units, claims TrendForce..
FUJITSU has developed the world’s first compact 300GHz receiver capable of wireless communications at tens of gigabits per second.
STMICROELECTRONICS’ advanced motion and proximity sensors will enable Chinese mobile maker OnePlus to provide fast autofocus and camera stabilisation in their flagship phone.
Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the University of California have developed a “reflective” microchip which could reduce the power needed to communicate wirelessly.
AUSTRALIAN researchers are using a radio-tracking drone to locate tagged wildlife in the field.
UNITED States military researchers say the next generation satellite-based communications will use satellites as sky-based cellphone “towers”, global voice and data communications from challenging areas.
MELBOURNE-based smart lighting control provider Organic Response has partnered up with Germany-based global energy company E.ON to provide wireless lighting control across Europe.