UPDATE: Brightgreen has successfully raised $60,000 via Kickstarter to fund Luto, its low-energy screen-mounted smartlight that aims to reduce monitor users’ eyestrain and fatigue.
As Australia struggles through a sweltering start to the new year, a new Bureau of Meteorology tool showing heatwave forecasts is set to make life easier for facility managers needing to implement extreme-weather action plans.
A collaboration between Onyx Solar and The George Washington University has led to a world-first achievement with the installation of a walkable, solar panelled sidewalk at the university campus.
The fall in electricity consumption in Australia over the past three years is mainly due to the impact of energy efficiency programs, a shift in the economy away from electricity-intensive industries, and the response of consumers to higher electricity prices, according to Dr Hugh Saddler, Principal Consultant, Energy Strategies, at pitt&sherry.
The options for fully customised wallpapers, wallcoverings, wall murals and canvas prints have widened with HP’s expansion of its digital printing solution for commercial, retail and residential spaces.
A horizontal rail system offering fixing distances of up to 6 metres and that can be used by six people simultaneously.
Australian businesses are being warned to expect a jump in sophisticated ransomware, malware, hacktivism and targeted attacks this year.
McAfee, which is in the process of being rebranded as Intel Security, says 2014 is a particularly vulnerable year as more businesses move their operations into the cloud, embrace mobile technologies and implement BYOD programs.
ISS has signed a sale agreement with Wilson Security to acquire both the commercial security contracts of ISS Security in Australia and the First Security Business in New Zealand.
Intel will release Intel Device Protection technology this year to help Intel-based Android mobile devices meet most security standards and make it easier for corporations to further develop their ‘bring-your-own-device’ programs.
Standards Australia has published a new standard to support governance leaders to successfully guide major information technology (IT) projects.
The Bowden development, which will eventually be home to around 90 Green Star rated buildings, has been awarded a five-star Green Star Rating before the first new building has even been completed.
Standards Australia has released a new version of AS 1657 – 2013 Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders— design, construction and installation.
The true potential of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) for labour savings and safety improvements in hospitals is starting to be realised.
A higher than expected number of Melbourne’s commercial buildings are being retrofitted, according to the City of Melbourne report 1200 Buildings, Melbourne Retrofit Survey 2013.
A 12-month trial that lets residents earn points to claim discounts and special offers by recycling has been launched by the City of Melbourne.