Fleet Space raises millions to launch 10 satellites for IoT

09 September, 2019

The Aussie-operated satellite network will offer IoT connectivity for less than $3 per device per year.

Iridium launches fully global satellite broadband service

24 January, 2019

The service is suitable for access to all devices, including IoT, in any remote part of the globe.

Australian researchers develop 'smart glass' technology

08 June, 2016

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have developed a method for embedding light-emitting nanoparticles into glass without losing any of their unique properties — a major step towards 'smart glass' applications.

Cybertec 2455 LTE 4G cellular router

20 August, 2015 | Supplied by: Madison Technologies

Designed and manufactured locally to suit Australian environmental conditions, the Cybertec 2455 LTE 4G cellular router provides a high level of reliability with isolated power and serial ports.

Industrial wireless networks — comparing the standards: Part 2

13 July, 2015 by Glenn Johnson, Editor

In Part 1 of this article, we reviewed the history of wireless sensor networks (WSNs) and defined the common standards used in industrial wireless networks. In this part we compare more closely the two prevalent wireless mesh network standards designed for use in process plants: WirelessHART and ISA100.11a.

Red Lion cellular module for Graphite HMI platform

06 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

Red Lion's HSPA+ (GMHSPA) cellular module for its Graphite HMI platform uses an HSPA+ cellular network to provide data communication to remotely located assets across oil and gas, water and wastewater, power, utility and alternative energy applications.

Industrial wireless networks - comparing the standards: Part 1

15 June, 2015 by Glenn Johnson, Editor

Today wireless instrumentation is becoming more commonplace in process plants and is a more specialised implementation of wireless sensor network (WSN) technology. In this two-part article we look at the predominant industrial wireless standards.

ISA100 wireless standard approved by IEC

22 September, 2014

The International Society of Automation (ISA) has announced that ANSI/ISA-100.11a-2011 has been approved by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) as an international standard.

SpeedCast to demo ReadyCONNECT TA12 at APPEA exhibition

07 April, 2014

SpeedCast will host the first demonstration of its ReadyCONNECT TA12 solution at the APPEA Conference and Exhibition in Perth this week.

SpeedCast opens Perth office, unveils streamlined operations

18 February, 2014

SpeedCast has opened a new office in Perth to meet the needs of its oil and gas and mining customers. The company has also announced plans to unveil its new streamlined global operations at the Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference.

Bintech SDS 6100 satellite level system

11 October, 2013 | Supplied by: Bintech Systems Pty Ltd

The SDS 6100 range is based on highly reliable and accurate sensors coupled with a satellite communication module and, to reduce even further reliance on local infrastructure, a solar-powered version is available.

Siemens Scalance WLAN devices

19 September, 2013 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

The latest WLAN components from the Siemens Industry Automation division offer a data rate of up to 450 Mbps, making them suitable for applications with video, visualisation or voice data.

STS GSM data logger communication module

08 August, 2013 | Supplied by: Automated Control Pty Ltd

The STS GSM communication module for the STS range of data loggers is a reliable and durable communication module that can be used to assist in the continuous monitoring of ground and surface waters.

Modernise and maintain: implementing wireless to monitor beyond the P&ID

06 August, 2013 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Many operational and maintenance problems around a plant can be solved by deploying WirelessHART transmitters beyond the P&ID together with an asset management system and other software to obtain asset health information and other additional plant data. However, plant procedures must be written so as to make full use of this new information.

Conlab ZigSense wireless sensing system

28 December, 2012 | Supplied by: Zigsense

ZigSense is an Australian-made wireless sensing system using ZigBee mesh network technology as its core communications layer.

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